Rt.Hon. Guenter A. Rieger, Using Electric Energy
Mercedes Benz SLS E-Cell THE ULTIMATE MISSION
The engineering masterminds at AMG have undertaken a mission of the most challenging nature. The goal: to create the next generation driving experience. The result: 552 kW (751 hp) --the most powerful AMG of all time and, correspondingly, the world's fastest electrically-powered series production vehicle.
Further proof that electric cars don't need to be boring comes from Mercedes-Benz, whose latest concept, the SLS E-Cell, is almost as quick as the standard V8-engined SLS. It uses four electric motors (one for each wheel) to dash from 0-62mph in 4.0 seconds.
Town’s new subdivisions hot spots for solar energy
MILTON CANADIAN CHAMPION - During a summer that has seen more sun than normal, Miltonians have been capitalizing on the warm rays and transforming their rooftops into mini solar power generation stations.
The Halton Environmental Network (HEN) says interest in solar power has skyrocketed throughout the region, and in town, the abundance of new surveys free from the obstruction of large trees makes Milton an ideal breeding ground for solar energy.
“It’s been an exciting period of time since last fall,” said Graham Flint, the solar PV specialist with HEN.
Flint said Ontario’s Green Energy Act allowed for individuals to become energy generators. “(The act) opens up the electrical generation market to everyone.” Read more......