Ecosystem Solar Electric Corp. applying for permits to build a 49 MWe Super Peaker. The Super Peaker, a Solar Thermal Electric CSP and Recovered Free Energy Technology, Integrated Storage Component Hybrid Power Plant is to be sited near Boron, a small town located in the vastness of the Southern California Mojave Desert. It will operate 24/7/365 and is estimated to produce over 290,000 megawatt-hours, sufficient to power 45,000 homes and businesses. Construction cost is estimated at $49 million, which is lower than that of a coal-fired power plant. [read more]
CITY OF BURBANK TO PREMIER WORLD'S FIRST PLUG-IN FUEL CELL TRANSIT BUS Demonstration Project to Launch with Zero Emissions Vehicle in Spring 2009
Geothermal technology is moving to the forefront as a clean energy alternative for heating and cooling in Saskatchewan thanks to a robust loan and rebate program announced today by the provincial government.
Sector Confidence for New Year Could Result in Significant Upward Trends
Critical Solutions Inc. (Pink Sheets:CSLI), the designer of renewable energy tower systems, reports that the Company's Titan and MOJO systems were successfully utilized in military and emergency response exercises at the Center for National Response in West Virginia. Utilizing alternative energy power sources including solar panels, wind turbines and hydrogen fuel cells, the towers have been designed to power communications and security systems for both long term and short term requirements. Completely independent of the power grid, they eliminate the costs of trenching and physical bandwidth provisioning, are flexible to place and relocate, and easily upgraded because they utilize COTS (commercial-off-the-shelf) integrated security and communication systems. [read more]
Investorideas.com Announces New Renewable Energy Stock Showcase Company, GWS Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: GWSC) Microgeneration Technologies for CO2 reduction
Wind industry experts gather in Hamburg to discuss the latest European site selection opportunities
JER Envirotech International Corp. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2009 Frost & Sullivan North American Technology Innovation of the Year Award in the field of Biocomposites, in recognition of its outstanding development of low cost 'green' biocomposites.
Instead of fossil fuels going in your gas tank, how about adding a pinch of salt? That may be the case in the future as a new process is under development to convert a type of salt into a biofuel. New properties of imidazolium salts (IMSs) could convert carbohydrates into versatile chemical compounds for biofuel production, according to a study by researchers at Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN). Biofuels are currently the only sustainable source of liquid fuels available, but the lack of highly efficient methods to convert carbohydrates into chemical compounds for biofuel production is one reason for the slow down in any replacement of petroleum feedstock by biomass. [read more]
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The Western Australian Sustainable Energy Association Inc. (WA SEA) welcomes Kevin Rudd's announcement today to fast track the Federal Government's $500 million renewable energy fund over the next 18 months rather than the six years, as previously announced.
Boron, Mojave Desert, CA, United States, 12/12/2008 - A 49 megawatt, $49 million, Solar Thermal Electric CSP and Recovered Free Energy Technology, Integrated Storage Component Hybrid Power Plant is to be sited near Boron, Kern County, Southern California Mojave Desert.
The Western Australian Sustainable Energy Association Inc. (WA SEA), the peak body for sustainable energy industries in WA, welcomes the news that Horizon Power, SunPower Corporation Australia and PowerCorp Pty Ltd are to build the first hybrid solar photovoltaic diesel power stations in the world.
The new 15-watt incandescent-shaped covered Energy Smart® CFL will appeal to people that want the energy savings and long-life performance of a GE Energy Smart® Spiral® CFL with the appearance, size and fit of a traditional incandescent bulb. The equivalent of a 60-watt incandescent bulb, the new 8,000-hour rated life CFL is guaranteed for 5 years based on 4 hours of daily use. The new covered GE Energy Smart® CFL bulb, available only from GE, debuts nationwide at Target on December 28, 2008 . Youtube video demonstration .
Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Data Center Creates New Tool to Calculate Ways to Cut Gas Use
A business owner with a fleet of 10 heavy-duty diesel trucks wants to cut diesel use by 10 percent. Would using a biodiesel blend or investing in onboard power sources that reduce engine idling achieve the biggest drop in petroleum use? An average driver, using 600 gallons of gas a year in a typical sedan, wants to reduce gas consumption by 20 percent. Would using fuel economy techniques such as buying new low rolling-resistance tires reduce gas use the most or would taking the bus to work once a week produce better results?
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