Lithium battery technology offers new opportunities for off-grid use

The latest lithium technologies provide new and very profitable solutions.

LINDA RUSSO PROMOTED TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AT CONSERVATION SERVICES GROUP

CSG promotes industry veteran Linda Russo to senior vice president of marketing. Russo has been with CSG since 1993 and has been involved in all phases of marketing communications for the national energy services firm and its clients.

Innovative Green Business Offers First Franchise Opportunity

'g' Green Design Center is the first in the country to offer entrepreneurs a chance to participate in a unique business model targeting green home building and remodeling.

China Subsidizes Alternative Energy Autos

China plans to subsidize purchases of alternative energy vehicles to expand domestic demand, boost the domestic auto industry and reduce emissions according to the Ministry of Finance. For passenger vehicles, the maximum subsidy for a hybrid vehicle will be CNY50,000 ($7300), for a purely electric vehicle CNY60,000 ($8775), and for a fuel-cell vehicle CNY250,000($36500). Subsidies for alternative energy buses will range from CNY420,000 ($61400) to CNY600,000($87,700) per vehicle.

Xantrex signs agreement with BP Solar

Xantrex Technology Inc., a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, has signed an agreement with BP Solar, one of the world's leading solar companies. Under the agreement, Xantrex is supplying residential grid tie (GT) solar power inverters to BP Solar for use in its complete solar package solutions.

Entegrity Wind Systems Installs 18 Wind Turbines to Complete Alaska's Largest Wind Farm

Boulder, Colo. - Entegrity Wind Systems recently completed the installation of 18 EW50 wind turbines in Nome, Alaska. The new wind farm is located in the Snake River Valley and is now Alaska's largest wind farm, producing 10 percent of the energy needs in Nome.

Turbines Spinning in Antarctica

The Princess Elisabeth Station will be officially inaugurated in Antarctica on February 15th, 2009. This station is the only polar base operating entirely on renewable energies. It marks a major change as most stations rely on diesel generators because no wind turbines, until now, were thought to be robust enough for such extreme conditions. The turbines will endure the most severe weather conditions on Earth. They will be operating in average winds of 53 mph and winter gusts of over 200mph, while still providing 230V electricity for the stations heating, computers, lights and scientific instruments. The electricity generated is expected to be the highest output of any small wind power system in the world.

Turbines officially spinning in Antarctica

Eight wind turbines in Antarctica are withstanding temperatures of -60 degrees Celsius and winds of over 90 m/s.

Qatar invests in UK's largest renewable energy show

Qatar MICE Development Institute (QMDI) has acquired a majority stake in All-Energy, the UK's largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, .

BIPV Growth in Europe

Currently, there is substantial amount of interest in this market (Building Integrated Photovoltaics) due to its high year on year growth, as well as an increasing number of countries which now have legislation supporting BIPV technology. The key to understanding BIPV market hot spots is pinpointing the countries that have passed BIPV-friendly legislation. It is no secret that the countries with this kind of legislation have seen the most growth. Led by Germany, and followed by Italy, France and Spain, these markets in particular are ripe for investment. Countries such as Greece, Portugal and Switzerland are moving in the same direction. Although still in the preliminary stages, these markets are something for investors to keep their eyes on as they are emerging into potential BIPV hotspots.

New Five Year Research Partnership

Aquamarine Power Limited is pleased to announce that it has agreed a new five year research partnership with the highly acclaimed Wave Power Research Group at Queen's University Belfast.

Alabama Schools Turn the Lights on Energy Savings

The Daleville (Ala) City School System is implementing $571,000 in energy efficiency enhancements designed to improve operations and comfort at its facilities. TAC Energy Solutions will complete the work as a performance contract and guarantees that the School district will save $34,000 annually

The countdown to the start of the solar revolution has begun

In a few years, photovoltaic solar energy will have become a competitive energy source in major markets in the world. Without the need for subsidies. This will be the start of a revolution in the world's energy supply and usage. Are we prepared for this?

Redpoint Joins Forces With Trilemma

London, 12 January 2009 - Redpoint Energy, the specialist energy consultancy, has announced that it has formalised an agreement to collaborate with Trilemma UK Ltd.

Enviro Energies Signs Brand License Agreement with Living With Ed

Distributor of Revolutionary Mag-WindTM Vertical Axis Wind Turbines will team up with hit TV series and Hollywood's 'greenest' actor to promote Wind Power technology

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