March 19th, 2013 | by Andrew
The Dept. of Energy's "Transportation Energy Futures" study provides a template for Pres. Obama's vision of reducing US transportation sector petroleum use and greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050. Realizing gains in vehicle energy efficiency and fostering shifts in demand for different modes of transport, growing use of biomass biofuels, and transitioning to hydrogen and electric vehicles are the three main facets of the TEF strategy
October 25th, 2012 | by Andrew
The federal OCS lease grants NRG Bluewater exclusive right to submit one or more plans to BOEM to conduct activities in support of offshore wind energy development spanning 96,430 acres some 11 nautical miles off the coast of Delaware.
October 15th, 2012 | by Andrew
The new 44% commercial-ready CPV efficiency record bests the previous record of 43.5% that Solar Junction set back in April, marking another milestone in what's been an eventful year for the emerging US CPV manufacturer, as well as CPV technology in general.
September 17th, 2012 | by Andrew
Local governments are taking actions to spur low-carbon green economy development that falls right in line and reinforces initiatives at the regional, national, and international levels, an encouraging sign that real progress can and is being made. Announcements this week from cities and local governments as geographically and culturally separated and diverse as Kolkata and Westport testify to the actions taking place.
July 24th, 2012 | by Andrew
Countering misinformation being spread in the midst of tough economic times and a presidential election year, a US PREF study finds that the federal solar investment tax credit generates a healthy return on taxpayers' investment.