Briones: Controversial Landfill Converts Into Biomass Renewable Energy Facility

The landfill was the subject of complaints by residents of adjacent communities in 2008 because of allegations that the landfill is not complying with environmental laws and was being used to dump hazardous waste that seriously affected the health of the people.

RecycOil and Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance Provide Biodiesel to Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown

Willie Nelson's Bus Fuels Up With Premium Biodiesel Provided by recycOil; New Belgium's Tour de Fat Also Fills Up as It Heads Out for a Summer of Fun

Solar Engineering & Manufacturing Association to Hold Meeting in San Francisco in July

A presentation reviewing business conditions and economic trends affecting the PV industry as well as information about the SEMA technical/membership update and other association news will be discussed.

FUTURE CITY (LTDW) TO EXHIBIT THE DAIWA HOUSE GROUP¹S EDV-01 DISASTER EMERGENCY MOBILE SUPPORT UNIT

The EDV-01 is the first of its kind. A stainless-steel container about 6 meters long, 2 meters wide and 2 meters high, is equipped with cutting-edge systems to provide water and electricity. A rooftop solar system and fuel cell generates power that is stored in lithium-ion batteries (developed by Elly Power Co), whereas another system collects up to 20 liters of potable water a day from the air, which enough for two adults to live on for about month. The container¹s main attraction is that it does not require any construction. With the flip of a switch, a hydraulic pump raises the walls in four and a half minutes to form a second floor. The first floor contains a kitchen that utilizes induction heating for cooking, a shower and a bio-toilet. The second floor has fold-away beds and an office space with a separate desk. Four hydraulic ³feet² automatically stabilize the containers on rough terrain. The unit is ecologically sound as the container itself does not generate any waste during the installation or dismantling process. Research and development for the EDV-01 took two and a half years. The developers were particularly concerned about design details. For example, the exterior can be used as a billboard and the punched-metal exterior walls are visible from great distances due to the inclusion of light-emitting diodes.

LITTLE TOKYO DESIGN WEEK: FUTURE CITY (LTDW) TO EXHIBIT THE DAIWA HOUSE GROUP¹S EDV-01 DISASTER EMERGENCY MOBILE SUPPORT UNIT

Self-Contained Mobile Container Emergency Housing Unit That Supplies Its Own Electricity and Water for Two Adults for a Month to Be Exhibited

Georgia solar company to install North Georgia's largest solar project

The small town of Dahlonega, Georgia will soon be home to the largest commercial solar array in North Georgia. The install is being handled by Solar Energy USA. Patrons of Northview Orthopaedic Associates will see a live TV feed of the solar power that is being generated to power medical devices.

Annual AREDAY Summit to Advance Economic Opportunities of Rapid Renewable Energy Deployment Via Cros

The eighth-annual American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) will be held August 18 to 21 at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colo. Promoting powerful cross-sector dialogue and collaborations, AREDAY's aim is to foster immediate action that addresses climate change through renewable energy deployment.

Versify expands V-RENEW implementation with NaturEner

Versify Solutions, Inc. (www.versify.com), a leading developer of software and services for the power industry, working with partner Constellation Energy Control and Dispatch (CECD), has signed a new License and Services Agreement with NaturEner USA LLC.

Energy Efficiency @ Work Convention and Exhibition 2011

The SAEE's annually hosts its flagship event, the Southern African Energy Efficiency Convention (SAEEC2011) and exhibition, Energy Efficiency @ Work. This year is the 6th SAEEC2011 and will be held on 16-17 November 2011 at Emperors Palace, Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa.

10 years of energy management training

The SAEE's affiliated trainer, Energy Training Foundation (ETF), celebrates its 10th anniversary of successfully training Certificated energy engineers in South Africa, thereby equipping to the country's skills base to develop the energy efficiency industry in the country.

SAEE invites bursary applications

The SAEE annually awards bursaries to deserving students in the Engineering students who show a natural enthusiasm toward making a difference to the environment and the energy security of South Africa. This is an invitation to students in South Africa to apply for the 2012 academic year.

Latest BTEC Webinar on Biomass Thermal Finance

Register now to attend the Biomass Thermal Energy Council's (BTEC) free webcast on Wednesday, June 29 at 2PM ET.

Anderson Power Products® Introduces SPEC Pak™ High Power Connector

Anderson Power Products® (APP®), a leader in high power interconnect solutions, is proud to introduce the SPEC Pak™ High Power Connector, APP's latest addition to the SPEC Pak™ Connector series of sealed power for environmental conditions.

Hypersonic passenger jet to run on clean fuel is unveiled at Paris Air Show

Super-fast speed — think Tokyo to L.A. in 2 1/2 hours — isn't the only cool feature of the Zero Emission Hyper Sonic Transport proposed by EADS. At the Paris Air Show this week, the aircraft manufacturer and Airbus parent revealed its proposed passenger aircraft, which would be run on, among other sources, liquid hydrogen and biofuel. The aircraft, which EADS said could be standard by 2050, would cruise at Mach 4 speeds nearly 20 miles high — inside the Earth's atmosphere. Demonstration technologies could be ready by the end of this decade. Companies at the Paris show were buzzing about clean-fuel options. Airbus and Parker Aerospace said they would look into fuel-cell technology that converts hydrogen and oxygen into electricity and creates water as exhaust. The pair said that flight tests could happen by mid-decade. The Air Transport Assn. of America, the industry trade group, said a slew of member airlines signed letters of intent to partner with Solena Group. The company produces its GreenSky California fuel from biomass at a Santa Clara County facility.

Southwest Windpower Personal Wind Systems Available for Purchase at Select Home Depot® Locations

Skystream install program helps consumers take advantage of their wind resource

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LG Solar Unveils NeON R with Enhanced Aesthetics and Energy Savings

LG Solar Unveils NeON R with Enhanced Aesthetics and Energy Savings

The NeON R module features "Back Contact" cell technology delivering an entirely black panel that is aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient. The cell's seamless, surface blends perfectly into nearly all rooftop designs while the module's electrodes are positioned on the rear of the cell. Using LG's N-type cell structure, the panels produce 365W of energy, up to 7.3kWp, compared to 5.8kWp of the p-type cell. The module's new design minimizes LID, thereby delivering a longer lifespan and increased energy output.