International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2010 Calls for Stronger Action on Renewables
11/12/2011 – “The Copenhagen Accord and the agreement among G20 countries to phase out subsidies are important steps forward… …..
U.S. Flushes 12.5 Trillion Gallons of Energy Down the Drain Every Year
Researchers from Newcastle University in the U.K. have done the math, and on the surface it looks pretty grim. Every year, the U.S. flushes about 12.5 trillion gallons of energy right down the drain……
FERC Wants Smaller, Faster, Distributed Storage to Speed Renewables
At the February 17th business meeting,Â FERC proposed that we pay more for the now more valuable fast response energy regulation provided by the newer and more responsive energy-storage technol…..
Hydrogen economy? Maybe not, but Ballard Power is surviving just the same
My Clean Break column in the Toronto Star today takes a look at a formerÂ darling of the fuel-cell industry, Ballard Power â remember those guys? Ballard was the hot kid on the block back in the l…..
Danish Maersk Lines Cuts Shipping Emissions 50%
Shipping is going to need to use a lot less fuel if we still want to have international shipping in the carbon-constrained future that awaits. Even if polluters prevail and no climate laws get pass…..
Enphase Energy Expands into Europe on Heels of Record Sales
Enphase Energy, North America’s leader in solar microinverter systems, announced that it was expanding into Europe yesterday. The company is opening offices in Italy and France in order to capture a â…..
Xerox Researchersâ Finding Can Yield 10 to 30% More Energy for Lithium Ion Batteries
A new printing technology invented by Xerox promises to have the ability of packing more energy into EV batteries. The invention involves the printing of a striped pattern of energy storage materials …..
Farmers Adding Much More Renewable Power Than Expected
According to a new census from the USDA, farmers are reducing their costs by embracing renewable energy to power their operations in very unexpectedly big way. The use of renewable sources focuse…..
Energy programs get Walker ax
From an article by Mike Ivey in The Capital Times: If you like burning fossil fuels â hey, aren’t those Koch brothers in the pipeline business? â then you’ll love Gov. Walker’s proposed budget.Th…..
Climate Science Roundup
Cross posted on Climate Central. Welcome to Climate Central’s weekly science round up. Among last week’s noteworthy research papers were an investigation of over-estimating improved energy e…..
Agriculture Stocks Directory added to Investor Ideas Members Content
POINT ROBERTS, Wash., March 4, 2011 – www.InvestorIdeas.com, a global investor research portal, specializing in sector research, is pleased to report to recent additions to the Investor Ideas member c…..
From Toilets to Tap: How We Get Tap Water From Sewage
Record Hill Wind Approved for a Conditional $102 Million DOE Loan Guarantee
03/04/2011 – U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu recently announced the offer of a conditional commitment to …..
Paper industry sets sites on PSC and renewable energy
The legislative agenda on energy of the Wisconsin Paper Council (from the association’s newsletter): â¢ A limit on the amount of excess electric generation capacity that the Public Service C…..
Announcing Practical Energy Law School: Affordably Priced Programs, Practical & In Plain English!
Announcing the Practical Energy Law School , a series of value-priced online programs that provide practical instruction on energy law in plain english. Courses will cover how-tos, such as how to na…..
2011 Pivotal Leaders Nominations Open
A year ago, Pivotal Investments launched a list of the top prospective clean technology business leaders in the Northwest/Cascadia region. Pivotal is a Portland venture capital firm investing in North…..
The Fierce Urgency of Now: Notes from the ARPA-E Summit
by Matthew Hourihan and Matthew Stepp, Policy Analysts for the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation There are times when the nationâs political leadership in Washington is perfectly i…..
Deep Green â New Tidal Technology Uses Underwater Kites to Generate Energy
The Swedish tidal energy device developer Minesto has revealed its latest technology using underwater kites to produce clean electricity. Unlike other similar systems, the new technology, called Deep …..
SiGNa mobile H2: Water-Fueled Battery Recharges Your Gadgets Cheaply and Cleanly
SiGNa Chemistry Inc has created a kind of a battery that can be recharged with water. At first sight, there’s something fishy with their mobile-H2 in the sense that it only needs water to operate and …..
Global: Mitsubishi makes 2 global cleantech M&A transactions
This week, Mitsubishi enters the cleantech space forming an energy efficiency JV with China-based Shanghai Electric, and acquires a stake in Spanish solar company Acciona Termosolar. …..
Asia Weekly: Accel Partners raises Â£2 billion China focused fund
This week, Accel Partners will launch a fund targeting energy opportunities in China and the U.S., totalling $2 billion. …..
Europe Weekly: 3 new cleantech funds launched in Europe
This week, 3 cleantech focused funds totalling over $700 million were launched in Europe by BlackRock & NTR, Terra Firma, and the Solar Investment Group. …..
N America Weekly: VantagePoint makes 2 cleantech investments
This week, VantagePoint participated in 2 investment rounds: one for solar wafer developer 1366 Technologies which raised an additional $8.4 million, and another for advanced lithium ion battery produ…..
Europe Has Too Much Wind/Solar Energy, Supergrid Needed
The development of alternative energy has to go hand in hand with a reinforcement of the electrical grid, otherwise the latter will eventually become so busy and will cap the production to its capacit…..
Clean Energy Vehicle Stock Alert; Electric and Natural Gas Vehicle Company, EVCARCO (OTCBB: EVCA), Closes Up 38.66%
March 3, 2011 (Investorideas.com renewable energy/green newswire) Investorideas.com a leader in cleantech investor research, reports that clean energy vehicle dealership company, EVCARCO (OTC.BB: EVCA…..
Cleantech Stocks Q&A with Josh Levine of the MicroCap Investor Newsletter
New York, NY, Point Roberts WA, March 3, 2011 – Investorideas.com, an investor research portal specializing in sector investing including cleantech presents a Q&A with Josh Levine of the MicroCap Inve…..
Investor Alert for Lithium/ Battery Stock Lomiko Metals Inc. (TSX-V: LMR, OTC: LMRMF)
Point Roberts, WA – March 3, 2010 – Investorideas.com, a leader in sector research including mining and cleantech stocks, releases recent news and commentary on Lomiko Metals Inc. ( TSX-V:LMR , OTC: L…..
Solar Stocks; XsunX (OTCBB: XSNX) Signs Joint Business Agreement with Solar Module Manufacturer
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – March 3, 2011 (Investorideas.com renewable energy/green newswire) – XsunX, Inc. (OTCBB:XSNX.OB) the developer of hybrid, thin-film photovoltaic (TFPV) solar cell technologies and…..
Funny Exxon Gas Station Sign, butâ¦
The sign above has gotten extremely popular on the internet. It is definitely funny. But it misses some key points, as most news about gas does these days.I reported on Cleantechnica last July that th…..
Biofuel Crops Could Help Fight Climate Changeâ¦But Itâs Not What You Think
The allure of biofuels rests in their potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. That’s all well and good, but a team of researchers has discovered an entirely different way in w…..
Top Ranked States for LEED Green Buildings in 2010 Released
03/03/2011 – The U… …..