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Why Hasn’t Hollywood Embraced The Electric Car?

August 22nd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

From James Dean’s Mercury coupe in Rebel Without a Cause to Burt Reynolds’s Trans Am in Smokey and the Bandit to Jason Statham’s McLaren in the new Fast and Furious film, cars have been stars in many a Hollywood classic. However, as a recent Bloomberg article points out, electric cars are still waiting for their big-screen breakthrough


Hollywood Promoting Electric Cars, Sustainability

October 20th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

Tesla's cars have become popular with many of Hollywood's biggest stars. But more recently, many of those who are behind the scenes on today's television and movie sets are embracing the electric car and clean energy.


Shake Remote, Turn Off Television

September 28th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

With potential laptops powered by typing and watches powered by moving one's arm, energy harvesting is a growing field with a number of cool products. In Japan, Murata Manufacturing is firmly on board the trend with sensors to detect and convert vibration, temperature gradient, ambient heat, and light into small amounts of electricity. Their most recent offering uses a variety of their sensors in combination with a flexible plate to send several different signals without the need for batteries


Energy in an Hour {Infographic}

May 17th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Ever wonder how much energy is used by your different major appliances or electronics? Or how much energy all such appliances and electronics in the U.S. use? Here's some info on that for four big ones: TVs, computers, clothes dryers, and refrigerators



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