Enterprise Rent-A-Car and VeraSun Energy Corp., one of the nation's largest ethanol producers, today announced the first "VE85(TM)/FlexFuel" rental branch location in South Dakota.
In recent years, the sustainability movement has heightened the awareness of green technology in virtually every industry, and the printing business is no exception. More than ever, printers are rethinking the products they use and the impact those products have on the environment.
Solar energy is moving into a new phase in Taiwan with the start-up of the country's first, large-scale thin film solar cell manufacturing plant. BOC Lien Hwa, Taiwan's leading electronic gases supplier, has been selected to supply NexPower in Taichung, central Taiwan, with a wide range of high purity gases used in the manufacturing process.
A123Systems, developer and producer of Nanophosphate(TM) lithium ion batteries, today announced that U.S. patent 7,338,734 entitled "Conductive Lithium Storage Electrode" has been granted, adding to one of the industry's most comprehensive high-power lithium ion patent portfolios.
Neah Power Systems, Inc., a leading developer of fuel cells for military application and portable electronic devices, announced today that it has transitioned to the larger (43x43mm) electrodes, from its previously used 30x30mm electrodes.
How well ocean reefs recover from the growing damage caused by warming sea temperatures depends both on how much the tiny coral polyps can eat, and how healthy they can keep the microscopic algae that live inside their bodies.
Research from ancient sediment cores indicates that a warming climate could make the world’s arctic tundra far more susceptible to fires than previously thought.
Hitachi, Ltd. announced today that it has received an order for lithium-ion battery systems from General Motors Corporation (GM). Hitachi’s lithium-ion battery systems will be installed annually in more than 100,000 hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV), which is scheduled to launch in North America market in 2010.
Frost & Sullivan announces the launch of its “Green Excellence Awards,” recognizing companies that are pioneering technologies that exhibit exceptional innovation and leadership. To recognize recipients of these Awards, Frost & Sullivan will host the first annual Global Green Excellence Award banquet on September 17, 2008 in Monterey, California.
Cereplast, Inc., manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, announced today its multi-year contract with Pace Industries, a maker of high quality printable plastic sheets and rolls for the graphic arts industry.
Alcoa today announced it has reached an agreement with the government of Quebec on a new, renewable energy contract to supply all three of the Company’s aluminum smelters in the province.
The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have awarded GE Consumer & Industrial the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year "Sustained Excellence" award for the third straight year.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named J. C. Penney Company, Inc. a 2008 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for outstanding energy management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Most diggers and construction machines discharge unfiltered exhaust fumes into the air. This is because special vehicles are made in small batches, and each requires a different filter geometry. Diesel soot filters of varying shapes can now be produced at competitive prices.
Latin American nations could become important suppliers of ethanol for world markets in coming decades, according to an Oak Ridge National Laboratory study released recently.