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Green tech finds, 10/13/11

Green tech finds, 10/13/11

Teenagers build a really fast hybrid, GM’s got an all-electric vehicle in the works, and Nissan has a concept for charging a car in ten minutes: your green tech finds for the week.

Another EV1? Let’s hope not. Chevy plans to start selling the Spark EV (above) in limited US markets in…

Brooklyn recreated with LEGO

Brooklyn recreated with LEGO

Boerum Hill resident Jonathan Lopes has spent the last four years putting together and recreating a mini-Brooklyn made out of LEGO blocks in his 400-square-foot living room. The result is rather impressive. A four-foot model of the Williamsburg Savings Bank is also on display at his local cleaners (Boerum Hill Dry Cleaners at 391 Pacific…

Green tech finds (2/10/11)

Green tech finds (2/10/11)

Pyramid power, flying yachts, and solar soup… your green tech finds for the week.

Rent a Volt: St. Louis-based Enterprise Rent-a-Car now offers the Chevy Volt for rental at its Ontario, California branch.
The case for building efficiency: Energy efficiency measures aren’t as sexy as solar panels, but Heather Clancy shows how they’re paying off… which makes the Obama administration’s Better Building Initiative a smart move in today’s political climate.