A company Riversimple presented a city car which works on hydrogens. While there is only one copy of this machine. In the near time, guidance of the company plans to get financing for creation 10 prototypes and them subsequent tests.
A hydrogen car was developed by the companies Riversimple and Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies jointly with universities of Oxford and Krenfild.
A novelty is equipped by hydrogen fuel elements and operated which move an electromotor, energy for which is produced in the process of chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen.
Supply fuels counted on 384 kilometres. High speed equals 80 k/h, and acceleration from a zero to 48 kilometres per hour occupies 5,5 seconds.
Expected, that the first serial hydrogen car of company Riversimple will appear at a sale in 2012 years.
General wind energy on heights about 10 kilometres, in 100 times exceeds the necessities of humanity, and it can be “ladled” by Wind Systems, look like air serpents, forth above large cities, such as New York, Tokyo or Seoul, the American scientists write in the article in a magazine “Energie”.
Research authors, Cristina Archer from the Californian university and Ken Caldeira from Institute of Karnegi, first made the map of winds stream motion on large heights.
Toyota МC, plans to begin the mass production of cars with hybrid engines in 2012 years, reports Reuters.
New models of hybrid cars will be more economic. These cars will be to charge by a home wall outlet (plug-in hybrid car). On the first production year it is planned to produce 20-30 thousand hybrids.
The cost of new car will make 47,8 thousand dollars approximately.
Ukraine is seeking U.S. investment in its biomass, wind and solar power industries. The idea is to use renewable energy to curb its reliance on fuel imports from Russia, which annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region last month and has troops massed on the border.
The cabinet of Ministers authorised Ministry of fuel and energy to license a production, storage and realization of oil-fuel from biomass and biogas.
About it it is talked in the decision of government № 829 from July, 29.
The proper changes were brought in this document in the list of organs of licensing, which is ratified by the decision of Cabinet of ministers № 1698 from November, 14, 2000.