Cleantech Videos

Featured Cleantech Videos

The Operation of a Hydrogen Fuel Cell

This video demonstrates how a hydrogen fuel cells works and how it can be used to replace an internal combustion engine with a clean, quiet, pollution-free power source. In this case the operation of a PEM fuel cell is explained.

Explanation of How an Electric Car Works

This video demonstrates how an electric car works and the differences between an electric car and a convention internal combustion vehicle.

Lend Lease Ventures Involvement in Clean Technology

Anthony Pascoe, CEO of Lend Lease Ventures tells us about their $100m investment fund that focuses on clean technology. He goes on to explain why Lend Lease is interested in this arena, in particular the areas of energy, water and building technologies and why they are investing in emerging growth companies with viable commercial technologies.

Review of the Hottest Green Cars from the 2009 LA Auto Show

A review of the hottest green cars from the 2009 LA Auto Show. The contenders include: Toyota Prius; Chevrolet Silverado; BMW 7-Series; Mini E and: VW TDi.

Calibration of Aquaprobe from Aquaread

See how easy it is to calibrate the AP-1000 Aquaprobe in this quick video. Calibrations are performed using Rapidcal & pH4.01 solution along with Zero & 100% calibrations for Dissolved Oxygen.

Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations Tutorial

A short discussion on EV charging stations with Coulomb Technologies CEO Richard Lowenthal

Washington - Leading the Clean Technology Revolution

This video shows how Washington is becoming a green state. They feel that they are leading the clean technology revolution both with the development of technologies and initiatives, as well as their commitment to reducing energy consumption, reducing their carbon footprint and developing alternative energy sources. The commitment extends from government, right through to industry, where they are looking to develop technologies for sale to the rest of the world.

Kipp & Zonen's Corporate Video

Kipp & Zonen is the world-wide specialist in the measurement of solar radiation. We offer a range of instruments for the measurement of global, diffuse and direct radiation. This video shows our Passion for Precision.

Dont Let Earth Become Like Evil Twin Venus-Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking explains why life survives on earth and warns that Earth could become as uninhabitable as Venus because of global warming

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An Explanation of Global Warming

This National Geographic video explains global warming in easy to understand English. Production of greenhouse gases by human activity and burning of fossil fuels is largely responsible and this effect is explained. The effect of global warming on Earth and our environment such as melting of polar ice caps is also explained as are simple actions we can take to reduce its effect.

Interview with Brendan Batemen, Head of Climate Change Group at Calyton Utz

We speak to Brendan Bateman from Clayton Utz who heads up their climate change group. He tells us about the various areas in clean technology that they are involved in such as their involvement in the emissions trading scheme, energy efficient buildings and how they can assist with investment

Time-lapse of a Kipp & Zonen SOLYS 2 sun tracker at a concentrating solar power plant

The SOLYS 2 tracks the sun and keeps the pyrheliometer pointing at the sun the whole day to measure direct irradiance. Two pyranometers measure global and diffuse solar radiation.

The Different Types of Environmentally Friendly Vehicles Explained

The different types of environmentally friendly vehicles are explained. These include: Solar cars; Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV); Hybrid vehicles and; Hydrogen vehicles. It should be noted that these are not just restricted to cars. They relate to other forms of transport such as scooters, planes and submarines.

Energy Usage Comparison between an Incandescent, CFL and LED Bulb

This video compares the energy consumption of a 60W incandescent bulb, a compact fluorescent (CFL) bulb designed as a direct replacement and an LED bulb. They also go on to compare light output between the 3 different bulb types.

Explanation of How a Hybrid Vehicle Works

Explanation of how a hybrid vehicle works. Hybrid vehicles being those vehicles with two power sources, which can use used individually or in combination. This demonstration features the Toyota Prius.

Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan on Global Warming

Two of the most influencial scientists of our time, Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan talk about climate change

How Wave Power Works

This video shows how the motion of waves can be used to generate power. Wave power is an renewable energy source.

A Review Of The Safety Of The Volvo C 30

A short summary of the saftey features of the new Volvo C30. Produced by Fully Charged.

How Tidal Power Works

This video shows how the motion of the tides can be used to generate power. Tidal power is a renewable energy source.

Aquareed's New AP-7000 In Action

Take a look at the new cleaning concept designed by Aquaread! All sensors are cleaned, and the brushes are easily replaceable.

Optimizing Wind Turbine Design

A short video beautifully demonstrating how wind turbine design is optimized.

The Lifeport Modular Solar Powered Garage System

The Lifeport solar kit. This kit from Envision Solar is a turnkey solution that can be used for car ports, garages or small buildings such as home offices. This solar powered kit also features steel frames made from recycled steel.

Is Carbon Dioxide Linked to Global Warming

Is there a relationship between carbon dioxide and global warming? Al Gore and expert climatologists debate this, with evidence being produced to support their arguments.

Photovoltaic Systems - How They Work

This video explains how solar energy is created and compares this to conventional electricity. The various components of a solar power system are explained including photovoltaic cells, inverters and batteries. The benefits domestic solar energy systems are also explained.

Daniel G. Nocera Talks About His Latest Work On Solar Energy

An interview with the Professor of Energy and Chemistry at MIT, Daniel G. Nocera. Here he talks about his latest work on artificial photosynthesis and the upcoming Rio+20 conference in Brazil. To here more about this and how you can get involved, please see the AZoCleantech interview with Dr. Hans Herren

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The Trailer for 'The 11th Hour'

A trailer for an exciting new documentary on sustainability, The 11th Hour, narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio with input for Prof. Stephen Hawkings

Transport Pollution - Using Infrared Cameras to Observe Pollution in Real-Time

FLIR’s infrared imaging technology is being used by researchers at Kings College London to visualise, in real-time, the pollution caused by transport in the UK.

Taking a Leaf Out Of The Tree's Book-Artificial Photosynthesis

This video displays a revolutionary technology pioneered by the great Daniel G. Nocera, which aims to mimic the natural process of photosynthesis to harness sunlight and convert this to useable energy.

Reducing Energy Use of Buildings: Rex Lehmann, SkyCool

Rex Lehmann, CEO of SkyCool, talks to AZoCleantech about innovative roof coating solutions and energy efficiency.

Aquaread and 'Just a Drop' Join Forces

Aquaread has recently become partners with the 'Just a Drop' clean water initiative. Here is just some of the good work that they do.

Bluglass RPCVD Technology to Produce Solar Cells with Higher Conversion Rates

Giles Bourne from Bluglass tells us about their RPCVD (Reactive Plasma Chemical Vapour Deposition) technology that has the potential to produce solar cells with higher conversion rates. This will be achieved by increasing the indium content into the solar cells.

Creating a Offshore Wind Park Using the Windflip Installation Vessel

Computer simulation of how the windflip offshore wind turbine installation vessel works to create an offshore wind park.

Muscogee County, GA Tests Alternative Fuel

A video showing the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office in Georgia test driving propane-driven vehicles

GPS Aquameter & AP-800 Aquaprobe- High Performance Multiparameter Water Quality Testing from Aquaread

A detailed introduction to the GPS Aquameter and AP-800 Aquaprobe from Aquaread. This video shows how easy the meter is to use and reveals the electrodes within the Aquaprobe

Australian Clean Technologies Competition 2012

The Australian Clean Technologies Competition was launched in 2011 as a way to identify the best ways of addressing the challenges of climate change and sustainability and for the development of businesses in Australia. The 2012 competition was launched in May and provides another opportunity for Australian cleantech companies to develop their businesses further.

Webinar On The Installation Of Public EV Charging Stations

A detailed Webinar on how to begin planning and installing public electric vehicle charging stations, presented by Plug In America

Bluglass Technology for Producing High Efficiency Solar Cells

Bluglass was originally established to commercialise a low cost technique for producing LEDs. The technology involves the Remote Plasma Chemical Vapour Deposion (RPCVD) process for producing gallium nitride films. This low temperature process can also be applied to the production of photovoltaics, where their process can be used to produce films with a higher indium content, wich can effectively boost the efficiency of the solar cells.

Water Saving Devices: Robert Porter-Coote, H20 Organiser

Robert Porter - Coote, from H20 Organiser talks to AZoCleantech about their innovative water saving devices.

Sustainable Pallets: Laurence Dummett, Biofiba

Laurence Dummett of Biofiba talks to AZoCleantech about using natural organic matter to form a timber substitute for pallets.

'The Environment Still Matters'- RSA Keynote Speech By Lord Chris Smith

Are clean technology and commercial growth ever compatible? Yes, is the emphatic answer from Lord Chris Smith, delivering the RSA keynote speech on 8th May 2012

Test Drive And Public Opinion Of The Mitsubishi MiEV

The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is driven around the streets of London by the toughest critics in the world-the general public. Presented by the knowledgable Mike Brewer.

Sustainable Software: Deb Noller, Switch Automation

Deb Noller from Switch Automation talks to AZoCleantech about their new software platform that sits over the top of all the physical hardware in a building.

How a Fuel Cell Works

This video demonstrates how fuel cells work and their various potential applications. A detailed breakdown of a fuel cell into its various components is provided and a basic explanation how the method of operation is provided. Also included is the problems that have hampered their commercial usage to date.

Energy Efficient Air Conditioning: Bill Ellul, Rotary Heat Exchangers

Bill Ellul, CEO of Rotary Heat Exchangers talks to AZoCleantech about reducing energy usage of air conditioning in buildings.

Trailer for the movie 'Fuel'

Trailer for the movie 'Fuel', which covers the future of biofuels, wind turbines and more. This movie can be watched for free on Youtube.