The Center for Resource Solutions announced today that renewable energy certificates (RECs) brokered by MotivEarth, LLC are now eligible to be Green-e certified.
Air-source heat pumps typically deliver 1 1/2 to three times more heating energy to a home than the electric energy they consume. This is possible because heat pumps move heat rather than convert it from a fuel.
Climate change will have a huge impact on human health and bold environmental policy decisions are needed now to protect the world’s population, according to the author of an article published in the BMJ today.
Nanotech-enabled energy technologies, printable electronics and nanobiotechnology are just three of the many panel topics to be presented at the IBF's 2008 Nano Applications and Advanced Materials Forum that will take place February 5-6 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa at Indian Wells, California.
"Renewable Energy Certificates in North America," a new report published by Energy Business Reports, examines Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) or Green Tags, which are a market-based commodity designed to facilitate transactions between buyers and sellers of renewable energy, free from the constraints of the electricity grid.
The new generation of cork floorings from Portuguese company Amorim manufactured with BASF's innovative binder Acrodur® are more eco-efficient than all other compared floorings. This was the result of an Eco-Efficiency Analysis carried out by BASF together with Amorim, the world's biggest producer of cork products.
Defense Holdings, Inc. (DHi) announced that the New York City Department of Buildings has formally granted a Materials and Equipment Acceptance (MEA) number to the company's breakthrough AfterGloTM High Performance Photoluminescent Green safety paint.
Deloitte has released a study identifying 10 emerging trends in technology.
Efforts to create a “hydrogen economy” to reduce U.S. oil imports will get a boost from a new laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that will evaluate tests, materials, mechanical properties and standards for hydrogen pipelines.
Businesses and consumers have learned that sustainable development or "green technology" results in both environmental protection and economic growth. And with some help from EPA, college students around the country are also catching the "green wave." Fifty-eight university teams were awarded $580,000 in EPA grants to work on sustainable solutions for environmental problems.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a method that opens up new opportunities for the use of lignin-containing wood fibres and other natural fibres as well as fibre products.
Researchers in the laboratory of Miami University chemist Hong-Cai Zhou, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, report development of a microporous material with the highest methane storage capacity ever measured. It can hold almost one-third more methane than the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) target level for methane-powered cars, they report in a new study.
Two grants to ASU for development of new solar energy technologies show how ASU’s solar energy research has grown in new and important ways.
Capping a year of record growth in 2007 for GE Energy's wind business, the company's agreement with Invenergy LLC of more than $1 billion marks one of the largest commitments for wind turbines to be delivered in a single year in the history of the global wind industry.
The European Commission has today agreed on a far-reaching package of proposals that will deliver the European Council's commitments to fight climate change and promote renewable energy. The proposals demonstrate that the targets agreed last year are technologically and economically possible and provide a unique business opportunity for thousands of European companies. These measures will dramatically increase the use of renewable energy in each country and set legally enforceable targets for governments to achieve them.