Electric Bikes Rolling Into China: “Up to 120 million e-bikes are estimated to be on the roads in China, making them already the top alternative to cars and public transport, according to recent figures published by local media.” — Physorg.com.
Pull The Plug!: A new blog called This Week In Batteries, run by Venkat Srinivasan, a researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies (BATT) recently launched and is providing fascinating reading. — ThisWeekInBatteries.
GE Smart Appliances at the Olympics: Why? Seems to be no other reason than there’ll be a whole lotta people at the Olympics and GE wants to show off it smart appliances — release.
Singularity to Solar: Ray Kurzwiel, aka that Singularity guy, takes a look on his personal blog at 4 cutting-edge clean technologies that use super computing — TriplePundit.
Developing World Set to Live Under E-Waste: “Waste from discarded electronics will rise dramatically in the developing world within a decade, with computer waste in India alone to grow by 500 percent from 2007 levels by 2020, a U.N. study released Monday said.” — CNET.