Hydro will introduce at Batimat 2007 in Paris a new way of using photovoltaics in its aluminium building systems, which can achieve significant savings in energy consumption.
The prototype “solar systems” a...
Alcoa announced today that it has strengthened its commitment to improving and maintaining high standards of environmental management, particularly in the conservation of biodiversity and plants by signing separate memorandum of understandings (MOU) with two world-renowned conservation institutions, the Conservation International Foundation and The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. has announced that its Oklahoma-based distributor, Pioneer Builders, will begin delivery before the end of 4th Quarter 2007 of more than 800 gallons of the Company's patented thermally insulating and corrosion resistant coating, Nansulate, to the new biofuel facility being built by Greenlight Biofuels, Ltd. Pioneer Builders will apply the nanotechnology-based coating on large tanks, lines, and other refinery equipment being installed in the new facility.
The biodiesel production from vegetable oils or animal fats produces a large percentage (as much as 10%) of glycerine as a by-product.
In an effort to help clients benchmark and improve efficiency of their IT operations and reduce their environmental impact, IBM has announced the industry's first corporate-led initiative to enable clients to earn energy efficiency certificates for reducing the energy needed to run their data centers.
Silverado Green Fuel Inc. is less than three years away from having a fully operational facility to demonstrate how its green fuel technology can replace many of the industrial applications for oil at a fraction of the cost, without releasing greenhouse gases or damaging the environment.
China Holdings, Inc. announced today the Company has executed its 2nd development contract for the exclusive rights to develop and construct the 2nd Biomass Renewable Energy Project (Power Capacity: 50 MW) through its controlled subsidiary "China Power, Inc." with the local government in AnHui Province, the People's Republic of China.
The subject of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions is prompting five of the world’s largest aluminum companies to send their top executives to the TMS 2008 Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be held March 9-13, 2008, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid has tested a new protection technique that consists of the electrodeposition of a conductive polymer (polypyrrole) over the surface of a material like copper that is easily oxidised.
IBM has announced an innovative new semiconductor wafer reclamation process pioneered at its Burlington, Vermont manufacturing facility.
The new process uses a specialized pattern removal technique to repurpose scrap s...
Severe United States wildfires can contribute as much as vehicles to carbon emissions in some US states, although the amount is highly variable. New research published in the online open access journal Carbon Balance and Management quantifies these emissions and suggests fires will complicate emissions monitoring and modelling efforts.
An article in the November 2007 issue of BioScience describes the history and summarizes the benefits and challenges of green roofs—roofs with a vegetated surface and substrate.
Tom Kelly, director of the Office of Sustainability at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss Bill Clinton’s new initiative with Wal-Mart to make sustainability efforts more affordable for cities.
Britain could throw away a lead in biopesticides because of outmoded styles of regulation, researchers at a University of Warwick conference have warned today.
Around 30 students from the University of Technology in Darmstadt, Germany, led by professors Thomas Hartkopf (renewable energies) and Manfred Hegger (architecture), have won the one-week international "Solar Decathlon 2007" held in Washington D.C. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the competition awards prizes to homes that are particularly energy efficient and sustainable.