Why hydroelectric power dams aren’t pro-environment
GreenTech

Why hydroelectric power dams aren’t pro-environment

Several developing nations consider hydro-power as a renewable unlimited electric energy source. Such as C. Rinzin, director of Bhutan’s Druk Green Power Corporation for Bhutan, Indian corporations and The African Union Commission for the continent Africa. It´s a popular energy source, because the largest hydroelectric power dam Itaipu generates 12.600MW which can power more than 37.600.000 houses. It´s jointly owned by Brazil and Paraguay. On the second-place stands Guri dam (Venezuela) with 10.300MW and the largest in USA is Grand Coulee power station with 7.600MW. In this article we’re going to look at how hydro-power dams work and the pro’s/con’s. Continue reading

Maglev trains: traveling as fast as the speed of sound
UrbanisationTech

Maglev trains: traveling as fast as the speed of sound

With the rise of mega-cities many companies are currently fighting for the next big technological lype with public train transportation. In the future we need fast, durable and efficient transportation from city A to city B. One of the promising solutions is the Maglev train, which was initially proposed in 2012 by E. Musk, CEO at Tesla Motors. A hyper-tube pod, that can travel as fast as the speed of sound: 1000 km per hour. They are selectively being operated in China, Germany and Japan, but why aren’t Maglev’s widely available today? We answer this and give you an update about the development of tomorrow’s train transportation. Continue reading