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… …..
Laser âScribingâ to Increase Solar Cell Efficiency
Over the years, thanks to the devoted research work going on for increasing the efficiency of solar cells, today solar cells are no longer flat shaped or unyielding. Ultra thin film-type solar cells …..
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A Former "Most Wanted" Building Gets a Reprieve
“Most Wanted” posters identifying bandits and desperadoes are familiar images to anyone who has ever seen a Western movie. If they still made those posters, and if they offered rewards for turning in …..
Driving "Back to the Future": Flex-Fuel Vehicle Awareness
The 1908 Model-T Ford was the first vehicle designed to run on ethanol, which Henry Ford termed “the fuel of the future.” Today, about 8 million flexible fuel vehicles on our roads can run on either g…..
Geothermal Startup Will Put Carbon Dioxide to Good Use
Geothermal power holds enormous opportunities to provide affordable, clean energy that avoids greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide. One Utah-based startup is working on an innovative project that coul…..
Green Beer: Not Just for St. Patrick’s Day
While green beer is usually limited to St. Patrick’s Day, Manhattan Beer Distributors in New York City will now be able to deliver in a more sustainable way year-round. As part of an American Recovery…..
Mt. Wachusett Community College Makes Huge Investment in Wind Power
Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Massachusetts, with support from DOE, made a huge investment in renewable energy by installing two utility-scale wind turbines on their campus in 2011. Th…..
BLM Lists 2011 Priority Renewable Energy Projects
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced its 2011 list of 19 priority projects for developing renewable energy on national public lands. The priority list includes nine solar projects, five w…..
U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 Participants Bring Innovation to D.C.’s Ward 7
In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011âwhich challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that arecost-effective, energy-efficient, and a…..
Disneyland’s Dry Cleaning Gets an Energy Efficient Upgrade
As the provider of laundry and dry cleaning services for Disneyland Resort’s costumes and hospitality supply items, L&N Costume and Linen Service knows about both quantity and quality. Now, with the h…..
Kansas City Buses Provide Clean Ride for Kids
On March 16, the Kansas City, Kansas School District welcomed some newcomers to their communityâ47 natural gas school buses deployed as part of DOE’s Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Vehicle Pilot Prog…..
BIG Designs Hovering Solar Intersection for a 21st Century Stockholm
This near magical hovering design will be a new entrance portal into Stockholm. But it might as well be an entrance portal into a whole different world.The design is a reflective hovering sphere, the…..
Clean energy highlights of federal budget 2011
Okay, here are budget highlights related to clean energy and technology (in no particular order):1) $97 million over two years to renew funding for technology and innovations in areas of clean energy …..
Nissan Leaf Deliveries Not Affected by Japan Quake, States UK Company Official
Nissan UK has assured its customers that they won’t get left out of Leafs, even if Japan’s earthquake has destroyed most of the transportation infrastructure in the country. So far, 550 orders worth s…..
Kenyan Forests Endangered by European Biofuel Crops, Local Protesters Say
Cutting down forests for the sake of planting zero-carbon biofuel crops is like fighting for peace – war will generate even more war. Kenya’s Dakatcha Woodlands seems to face such an issue, since Euro…..
Sikar II â 100% Solar Powered Vehicle Attends The 2011 World Solar Challenge
Seven faculty members of De La Salle University, Manila and 22 engineering students have conceived a solar powered vehicle that will compete in the 2011 World Solar Challenge on October 16-23. The 3,0…..
Wonât Innovation, Substitution, and Efficiency Keep Us Growing?
While efficiency, substitution are key to our efforts to adapt to resource limits, they are incapable of removing those limits, and are themselves subject to the law of diminishing returns – Part 1…..
Solarball: Ultra-Cheap Solar-Powered Water Purifier for The Poorest of Us
Technology doesn’t always have to be complex to help people. Such is the case of a simple solar-powered water purifier designed by Monash University graduate student Jonathan Liow to help people in po…..
How Community Ownership Can Save Wind Power
Community ownership may provide the solution for increasing resistance to wind power in the United States. Wind power has expanded rapidly in recent years, but the new wind farms have a common charact…..
High Tech Garbage Truck Cuts Diesel Fuel and Emissions by 50%
The U.S. EPA’s Clean Diesel Campaign isn’t about to let a little garbage get in the way of a good thing. The agency has just put a newÂ fuel efficiency system for heavy duty diesel trucks on its E…..
Will feds give SDTC a new lease on life? We find out today at 4:30… stay tuned.
You’ll recall that last year the Canadian federal government refused to inject more funding into Sustainable Development Technology Canada, an agency that has proven crucial to helping Canadian energy…..
Can Nuclear Energy Be Green? Thorium And Traveling Wave Reactors Give It A Shot
Can Nuclear Energy Be Green?The recent events in Japan have sparked renewed debate over the risks of nuclear energy. Nuclear energy advocates defend uranium as a sustainable source of energy that is…..
Eco Engineering Internship at Dancing Rabbit
Are you looking for a clean tech summer internship? Are you an expert in cogen, biomass heaters or solar-thermal? Maybe you can help our project at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. Background Dancing Rabbit…..
World Water Day: 60 Posts on Water & Cleantech
Today is World Water Day. We’ve written quite a number of posts on different ways water is connected to cleantech over the years. Rather than write a whole new post on one or two aspects of this, I’ve…..
Ronald Erickson, CEO, of Visualant Inc. (OTCBB: VSUL), Discusses the Power and Accuracy of its Patent Pending Sensor Technology
Point Roberts, WA – March 22, 2011 – Investorideas.com, an investor research portal specializing in sector research, including security stocks, presents a Q&A interview featuring Mr. Ronald Erickson, …..
Clean Energy Car Stock News; EVCARCO (OTC.BB: EVCA) Displayed Alternative Energy Units at Ft. Worth Auto Show
FT. WORTH, TX – March 22, 2011 (Investorideas.com renewable energy/green newswire) – EVCARCO, Inc. (OTCBB:EVCA) reports the Ft. Worth Auto Show at the Ft. Worth Convention Center opened March 17th thr…..
OÊ»ahu Could Supply 25% of Its Electricity Demand from Onshore Wind & Solar Energy
500 MW of wind power and 100 MW of solar power could supply more than 25% of Oâahuâs projected electricity demand, a new study, the OÊ»ahu Wind Integration Study (OWIS), conducted by HawaiÊ»i Natu…..
E-Reader Going Green: Biblio Leaf
Glad tidings for book lovers with green ethics! Maybe the e-reader does not consume much power. But if you love to read online and think you should do your bit towards using renewable energy, you hav…..
BP Acquires CNAA, Expands its Biofuels Business in Brazil
03/22/2011 – BP recently announced that it has agreed to acquire majority control of the Brazilian ethanol and sugar producer …..
NYSERDA Program Offers $21.6 Million for Fuel Cell Technology Installation
03/22/2011 – The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced an incentive program for businesses, hospitals or other large power consumers interested in installing…..