Saving wasted energy at the 2011 International Transportation Forum (ITF) on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:30+00:00 May 26th, 2011|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, International Transportation Forum (ITF), Politics, Video, youtube.com|

I was the Hotel Radisson Blu in Berlin, Germany the other day. I put my plastic door card in the holder right inside the door as I entered the room. The lights went on and the air conditioning started. When I leave the room I dont have to look for my key, it's in the [...]

Mark Williams, on Shell Oil Co’s alternative energies on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:30+00:00 May 23rd, 2011|Categories: 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum, Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Fossil fuels, Video, youtube.com|

Berlin, Germany - Mark Williams is the Director of Shell's Global downstream business. Williams hosted a briefing at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum. I talked to Williams about their involvement in Iogen, a cellulosic ethanol, carbon capture storage and CO2 by-products, Gas-to-liquids (GTL) and Shell's involvement with Brazil's Cosan.

Mark Williams, Shell Oil Co., on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

By | 2016-09-25T14:16:10+00:00 May 23rd, 2011|Categories: 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum, Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Fossil fuels, Video|

Berlin, Germany - Mark Williams is the Director of Shell's Global downstream business. Williams hosted a briefing at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum. I asked Williams which alternative energy Shell was having the hardest time mastering. His answer didn't surprise me, carbon capture and storage (CCS). CCS is a process that captures CO2 at it's source, [...]

A foldable electric bicycle at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:31+00:00 May 23rd, 2011|Categories: 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum, Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Berlin, Germany - There have always been electric bikes at the Challenge Bibendum. This year there was one bicycle that captured my eye. It was Daz Konzept Michelin Elektro-Fahrrad, the concept Michelin Electric bicycle. Yann de Parscau, Marketing and Business Analyst for Michelin Lifestyle, showed us the bike. It's a prototype for the urban area [...]