Tag Archives: Solar Power

It’s an EV Party! The IGO EV Event Recap

11 Apr

Last night’s IGO EV Member Party was filled with fun, information, and intrigue. After toasting (yes, toasting!) IGO’s EV start with a plastic cup of champagne, the IGO CEO explained some of their plans on moving forward with their EV releases. There were plenty of snacks and drinks going around while people enjoyed good discussion, thoughts about the program, and yes, even some test rides in the their new Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi i-MiEV.

 

 

 

 

Some recap and insight:

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Solar?

10 Feb

Being green doesn’t mean you always have to make a statement. I came across this article about the largest solar array in Manhattan. What struck me is that even though this is so big it was very well blended into the current architecture. It is simple moves like this that are so powerful, hiding some solar panels among a similar colored south facing roof.

Deutsche Bank Solar

http://greenbuildingelements.com/2012/01/24/largest-manhattan-solar-array-completed/

I-GO Solar

14 Dec

I-GO recently announced that they will be constructing 18 solar charging stations and will be adding 36 electric vehicles to its fleet. One of the locations for these solar charging stations will be right here on the IIT campus.

Rendering of Solar Charging Station

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PopSci New Green Tech

28 Nov

The December 2011 issue of Popular Science is their annual Best Innovations of the Year and included two in their Green Tech section that stood out to me. The first is Wysips, a flexible, transparent solar film.

Wysips, from Popular Science

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