Presentation on theme: "SCOPE Introduction to Green Technology"— Presentation transcript:
1 SCOPE Introduction to Green Technology The Need for Eco-friendly TechnologyAreas of ApplicationCleaner and Better World: The Ultimate GoalGreen Engine and AviationFuture of Green TechnologyDrawbacks of Green Revolution
14 Why we need Green Technology? Population vs. ResourcesRisks to Human HealthGo Green - If Not For Love Then Profit
15 Why we need Green Technology? Population vs. Resources9 billion by 2050Strains our finite resourcesPreserve what is leftIncrease the lifespan of water and natural resourcesSeek alternatives
16 Why we need Green Technology? Risks to Human HealthImproper disposalHousehold batteries and electronicsGroundwater pollutionContaminate food and water supply
17 Why we need Green Technology? Go Green - If Not For Love Then ProfitGood businessReduce their energy billSafer and healthier productsIncreased awareness
18 Areas of Green Technology SolarMost powerful renewable energyVariety of commercial and industrial uses
19 Areas of Green Technology SolarFree and inexhaustibleFastest growing energy sources
20 Areas of Green Technology WindCleanestMost sustainableCost-competitive energy resources
21 Areas of Green Technology WindPakistan Total Production: 15000MWUS Wind Energy Production alone: 25000MW
22 Areas of Green Technology HydropowerFlowing water creates energyTurned into electricityLargest source of renewable power worldwide
23 Areas of Green Technology HydropowerHelp decrease dependence on fossil fuelsReduce the threat of global warming.
24 Areas of Green Technology OceanProduce mechanical energyCurrents represent a largely untapped source of energy
25 Areas of Green Technology OceanPowerfulHighly-concentratedClean energy resource
26 Areas of Green Technology BiomassProduce electricity, transportation fuel and chemicalsConstitutes trees, grass crops, forestry, agricultural, and urban wastes.
27 Areas of Green Technology BiomassBiofuels1.8% of the world's transport fuelBioethanolFuel for vehiclesUsed as gasoline additive
28 Areas of Green Technology BiomassBiodieselWaste vegetable oil to soybeansDiesel enginesLandfill gaschemical reaction in landfill
29 Areas of Green Technology BiomassBullet 580Runs on “algae”Bio-fuel that can be developed from brackish and waste waterMaximum speed of 80 mphCapable of carrying loads of 2,000lbs up to 20,000ft
30 Areas of Green Technology GeothermalEarth's internal heatElectric power productionLarge and complex powerSimple pumping systems
31 Areas of Green Technology GeothermalGeothermal energyFound almost anywhereAffordableSustainable solution
32 Areas of Green Technology Green ConstructionGreen BuildingCurrent and future environmental impactHealthiest possible environmentMost efficient and least disruptive use of land, water, energy and resources
33 Areas of Green Technology Green ConstructionEnergy efficientUse of Recycled contentEnvironmentally sustainable materialsSustainable use of construction siteUse of locally manufactured goodsIndoor environmental air qualityVegetative Green Roofs
34 Areas of Green Technology Green ConstructionApparently expensiveEconomical in the longer runIncreases the initial building costs, butReduction in size and cost of the buildings’ heating and cooling system
35 Green Construction Example Colorado Court, Santa Monica, USA
36 Ford Dearborn Truck Assembly Plant, Michigan, USA Green Construction ExampleFord Dearborn Truck Assembly Plant, Michigan, USA
42 Areas of Green Technology Green NanotechnologyManipulation of materials at the scale of the nanometerTransform the way everything is manufacturedApplication of green chemistry and green engineering principles
43 Goals of Green Technology Sustainability"Cradle to Cradle" designInnovationMinimizing PollutionSource ReductionViability
44 Goals of Green Technology SustainabilityEnergy ConservationSolar, wind and hydroelectric powerUtilization of energy efficient devicesEnergy Saver bulbs or CFLs
45 Goals of Green Technology Cradle to Cradle DesignReplacing the "cradle to grave"Achieved through RecyclingMost common green technologiesHelp reduce waste/pollution.
46 Goals of Green Technology InnovationTransportationHybrid CarsGasoline-electricBatteries helps reduce fuel emissionsMinimize air pollutionLiving a cleaner, less expensive life
47 Goals of Green Technology Minimizing PollutionWater and Waste ManagementSewage TreatmentAir PurificationSolid waste management
48 Goals of Green Technology Source ReductionPatterns of production and consumptionGreen PackagingMinimizing the amount of packagingMinimizing the energy usedUsing reusable packagingUsing recycled and recyclable itemsUsing biodegradable materials
49 Goals of Green Technology ViabilityCenter of economic activityCost savingsNational security issueEfficient and cost effective business operations
50 Green Engine VITAL Aims to reduce Aircraft engine noise Carbon dioxide emissionsMajor PartnersSNECMAAirbus FranceVolvo AeroRolls Royce
51 Green Engine Contra Rotating Turbofan (CRTF) Two fans turning in opposite directionsReduce the fan rotating speed by 30%Same performance as a conventional fanSlower tip speeds, reduces fan noiseHigher bypass ratio, results inlower fuel burnReduced carbon dioxide emissions
52 Future Developments Lilypad Project Futuristic concept Series of floating self-sufficient ocean-going eco-city islands.Support great deal of biodiversity.Collecting pools located in their centers would gather and filter water for use on board.For adventurers and refugees alike as water levels rise around the world.
53 Future Developments Bahrain World Trade Center Three massive wind turbinesAccelerates air moving between towersGenerate even more powerLargest wind-powered design in a massive building
54 Future Developments MagLev Wind Turbine Using magnetism to levitate the bladesTheoretically survive for centuriesPower up to 750,000 homes1 maglev wind turbine equals to standard wind mills
55 Future Developments Solar Tower Surrounded by 600 steel reflectors Sunrays directed at a single pointTurn water into steam.The steam moves through turbines and generates energy.
56 Future Developments Dongtan Eco-City Environmentally, socially, economically and culturally sustainable cityRelies on its own wind and solar energy as well as organic farming strategiesPrototype for large-scale city planningFully eco-friendly mindset.
57 Future Developments Lighthouse Skyscraper 1000-foot-tall office skyscraperDesigned to use about half the water and energy of a typical high-rise buildingSolar energy collection and wind farming techniquesImprove recovery of energy and water within the building.
58 Future Developments Orbiting Solar Arrays Array of solar panels placed into orbit.Beam the solar power back down to a receptorConverted into electricity.No interruption of the flow due to adverse weather conditions or being night.
59 Future Developments Smart Grids Overcome current electrical grid problemsMore efficient and cost-effective distribution and consumption of energyIntegration of alternative energy sourcesPower flows optimizedCarbon dioxide emissions reduced substantially
60 Problems with Going Green DrawbacksProblems with Going GreenInconsistent WeatherNot possible everywhereCost of solar panelsShort lifespan of energy infrastructureHybrid car drawback
62 Conclusion Time to diversify our energy sources Increased usage of solar, wind, water powerExcess energy back to the national power gridGood business opportunityPromoting practices that will benefit our environmentSolar energy has surpassed wind power generationSolar markets are growing at ten times the rate of the oil industry,
63 Conclusion Reduce energy consumption Enhance energy independence Reduce operating costsReduce electronic wasteImprove public healthGenerate positive public relationsCreate new economic opportunitiesStrengthen our countrySTART NOW
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