eco-power

  • New substance paves the way for better, brighter LEDs in the near future

    Japanese newspapers are reporting today that Mitsui Kinzoku, an Osaka-based mining and smelting company, might have paved the way to more powerful and ecological LEDs in the future. The key is a mix between red and blue phosphor, combined with blue LEDs, which leads to the production of extremely pure white light (wave length: 450nm). Mitsui Kinzoku claims the white light created this way is… Read More

  • Ricoh plans to erect a "green" billboard in New York's Times Square

    Ricoh Japan is planning to set up a  billboard powered by natural energy in New York City’s Times Square in December. The sign will be equipped with 45 solar cell panels and four wind power turbines, producing a maximum of 98 kilowatt-hours of electricity per day. Ricoh’s American subsidiary says the billboard (47 feetx126 feet) might not be illuminated in case there is not… Read More