June 19th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen
In a time where sports cars are fitted with rockets and deployed to Mars it seems appropriate to cover some news about space invaders too. Sorry about the bad joke, but it will become clear in a bit, as naming a particular company SpaceInvader can actually be very meaningful
February 19th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen
Danish company Gamle Mursten (Old Bricks) will actually be the first in the world to supply certified CE marked recycled bricks
February 9th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
About a week ago, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) released the Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook (a report commissioned by the Business [&hellip
December 18th, 2012 | by Andrew
Local and state government leaders joined Abengoa executives in commissioning the Castilla-La Mancha Solar Complex, which created more than 1,700 local jobs and sets the stage for clean energy output that will prevent more than 60,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year
September 10th, 2012 | by Andrew
Having boosted Seagen's energy output 2 GWh since January, the Siemens MCT project team is looking forward to additional deployments in the UK, as well as orders from other tidal power project developers.
August 4th, 2012 | by Andrew
With much of the US continuing to experience high heat and drought, distributed solar, and renewable power sources are helping alleviate the strains on electricity grids. Ongoing progress to integrate more clean, renewable energy into US power grids is threatened by utilities' efforts to derail efforts such as California's Net Metering program, however, according to Protect Net Metering.
July 30th, 2012 | by Andrew
A wave of renewable energy and cleantech innovation is being unleashed on the waves, as well as on land and in the air, including a US crew's attempt at the first solar-powered circumnavigation of the eastern US.
July 16th, 2012 | by Andrew
The first of 140 turbines is being erected on the Oklahoma wind farm, a project developed by TradeWind Energy and owned by Enel NA and GE Energy Financial Services that's expected to inject some $5 million into the local economy, create 150 jobs, and avoid CO2 emissions equivalent to taking 110,000 cars off the road.
July 9th, 2012 | by Andrew
SunEdison's asset sales and service agreements raise cash and secure an income stream as it looks to weather tough market conditions and continue expanding.
July 7th, 2012 | by Andrew
In a last-minute save, California legislators approved funding for a high-speed rail network that is to link Los Angeles to San Francisco. Supporters assert that the infrastructure project is much needed and will yield numerous benefits, creating much-needed jobs while alleviating crowded roads and air space and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
July 7th, 2012 | by Andrew
Renewable electricity generation will surge 40% by 2017 as technological innovation, rapid deployment and supportive policies underpin growth worldwide, creating a "virtuous cycle" of development and deployment, according to the IEA's first medium-term study of the global renewable power market
July 6th, 2012 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Outlook 2012. Analysis included in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Outlook 2012 shows [&hellip
July 2nd, 2012 | by Andrew
CBS Studios is the latest high-profile corporation to turn to fuel cells in an effort to "green" its energy use. Six 90%-efficient UTC Power PureCell systems are to be installed at production and office facilities, resulting in significant reductions in CO2 and NOx emissions, as well as water consumption.
June 29th, 2012 | by Andrew
Leadership from the Obama Administration has set the federal government on the right track in terms of energy use and management while also engaging state and local government, private sector businesses and local public interest groups in efforts to boost energy efficiency and clean energy use. Two announcements this week drive the point home
June 28th, 2012 | by Andrew
Abengoa's Helios 1 solar thermal power plant went live this week, indicative of the leading, but compromised, role Spanish companies are playing in the fast-growing global renewable energy market. Nuclear and hydro power providers have been reaping the benefits of a flawed Electric Power Act that ties the rates they charge consumers to oil prices
June 25th, 2012 | by Andrew
The UK consortium believes they've hit upon a carbon-neutral, potentially carbon-negative, combination of technologies that could result in local, distributed energy-from-waste systems being built across the country.
June 22nd, 2012 | by Andrew
Confounding pessimistic expectations for Rio+20, Ban-ki Moon announced encouraging news regarding the UN's "Sustainable Energy for All" program. The UN Secretary reiterated his assertion that "sustainable energy is the golden thread that weaves together the economy, the environment and equity."
June 21st, 2012 | by Andrew
As the UN Rio+20 conference on sustainable development opened, the US international development bank announced it is investing in renewable energy and energy infrastructure funds focused on financing projects across Latin America, Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
June 20th, 2012 | by Andrew
Chicago's the "Windy City," but EWP's betting that, sited atop Boston high-rises, its vertical-axis wind turbines can make a sizable dent in buildings' energy costs.
June 19th, 2012 | by Andrew
In what's sure to be a closely watched smart grid event, project partners have installed the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project's transaction control system, which, if all goes well, will dynamically manage electricity demand, supply and grid conditions across interconnected assets of 11 utilities.
June 17th, 2012 | by Andrew
Germany's once world-leading solar industry is taking it on the chin due to cheap Chinese imports and subsidy cuts. Trade tensions are rising, as German solar companies hit the insolvency wall and Chinese companies gobble up productive assets on the cheap.
June 13th, 2012 | by Andrew
With Spain and the EU in the midst of an economic and financial crisis, geographic diversification has been a key to Abengoa's continued success. To be one of the largest solar PV projects in the US, the 200-MW Imperial Valley solar PV facility will generate hundreds of local jobs and avoid 63,000 tons of CO2 emissions, as well as clean, renewable electricity.
June 8th, 2012 | by Andrew
One of the ways the US federal government subsidizes the fossil fuel industry is by allowing natural gas, oil and coal investors to form Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). These special purpose investment vehicles exempt companies forming them from corporate income taxes. Legislation from Delaware Sen. Christopher Coons seeks to level the playing field by opening MLPs up to renewable energy investors.