The amount of wind energy connected to the electricity grid on the island of Ireland is set to breach the 1,000MW threshold by the end of this year.
Following the fourth assessment report of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and a gathering of representatives from over 180 countries at this month’s UN Climate Change Conference in Bali, Indonesia, the Dow Chemical Company today unveiled its solutions-based approach for addressing the twin challenges of energy and climate change.
Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a new method for producing next-generation biofuels by genetically modifying Escherichia coli bacteria to be an efficient biofuel synthesizer. The method could lead to mass production of these biofuels.
Millennium Cell Inc. and Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies announced today the completion of a pre-production version of the HydroPak™ portable power generator that incorporates a unique water-activated cartridge syst...
Xethanol Corporation, a renewable energy and clean technology company, today announced an extension of its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) on cellulosic ethanol feedstocks, with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. The agreement has been extended through March 7, 2008. The NREL lab is operated by the Midwest Research Institute under contract to the US Department of Energy.
Greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced by as much as 10 per cent thanks to the efforts of Queensland's cattle and sheep industries.
Americans have always expended energy on their dogs—we love them, we feed them, and of course, we clean up after them. Finally, the dogs of San Francisco are going to return the favor. The city will be the first in the nation to convert pet feces into methane gases for renewable energy.
EPA's clean fuels programs have exceeded expectations in reducing ozone pollutants and air toxics. A new report based on data collected from 1995-2005 finds emission reductions often significantly greater than regulatory requirements.
In a survey of the northern Basin and Range province of the western United States, geochemists Mack Kennedy of the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Matthijs van Soest of Arizona State University have discovered a new tool for identifying potential geothermal energy resources.
The Coastal Habitat Alliance, Inc. today released the results of a scientific review of two proposed wind energy generation projects for Kenedy County, Texas.
EarthFirst Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a turbine supply agreement and a long-term service and warranty agreement with ENERCON GmbH for 15 of their E82-2.0 MW wind turbines. These wind turbines are to be delivered for installation in 2009 at EarthFirst’s Grand Valley project in Ontario, Canada.
According to a new technical market research report, PHOTOVOLTAICS: GLOBAL MARKETS & TECHNOLOGIES (EGY014F) from BCC Research, the global market for photovoltaics (PV) is expected to be worth $12.9 billion in 2007. This is expected to increase to over $32.3 billion by 2012, a compound average annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.9%.
Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., and US Renewables Group have agreed to commercialize the concentrated solar power tower technology and corresponding molten salt storage system developed by Rocketdyne through a new entity known as SolarReserve.
Following closely on the heels of three recent awards through the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership Program, DOE today awarded $66.7 million to the Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC) for the Department’s fourth large-scale carbon sequestration project.
"Sustainable plant" activities emphasize the role of nature in creating production sites that harmonize with their natural surroundings.