Archive for 'Alternative Energy'

Solar Power Plant Opens in Abu Dhabi

Solar Power Plant Opens in Abu Dhabi

The oil-rich state of Abu Dhabi has officially opened the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant. – TheNationalNewspaper [...]

Apple Rated Poorly For Its Massive Energy Use

Apple Rated Poorly For Its Massive Energy Use

Large corporations often own many factories and warehouses from which their products are produced. This means consumption of energy, and lots of it. Greenpeace has been keeping tabs on mega corporations and grading them based on [...]

U.S. Navy Goes Green

U.S. Navy Goes Green

More people are beginning to realize that the planet is in a dire state. Scientists are on the scramble to look for alternative fuel sources that leave a lighter imprint on the environment. Not only are [...]

Twin Creek Introduces Thinner Cheaper Solar Cells

Twin Creek Introduces Thinner Cheaper Solar Cells

The world of solar energy is one of the most vibrant energy production technology on the horizon. The reason is simple, it’s a green technology, providing power without any of the current side effects of coal [...]

US – China Trade War Over Solar Panels

US – China Trade War Over Solar Panels

Trade wars initiated by trade sanctions are nothing new. In fact they happen in many industries, especially those that are highly competitive. But it may be a surprise to learn that a trade war over solar [...]

US Licenses First Nuclear Reactors Since 1978

US Licenses First Nuclear Reactors Since 1978

Last week the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the construction of two new nuclear reactors for the Southern Company, to be added to their existing Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia. These reactors are the first to be [...]

Renewable Energy Deals Hit Record High in 2011

Renewable Energy Deals Hit Record High in 2011

There’s no question that our current energy sources aren’t sustainable. The scientists have sounded the alarm years ago now, and politicians along with businesses are slowly starting to catch up. Still, the transition to renewable energy [...]

Google Receives the first Ford Focus Electric

Google Receives the first Ford Focus Electric

Ford has been producing its Focus model since 1998. During the last two years the company has been showing different model variations to take advantage of power systems that don’t eat gallons of gas at the [...]

Energy Efficient Christmas Lights

Energy Efficient Christmas Lights

Christmas lights are one of the biggest features of the season. If you are the kind of person that loves draping your home with Christmas lights, you might want to consider an energy conscious alternative this [...]

Beacon Power – Another One Bites The Dust?

Beacon Power – Another One Bites The Dust?

The Tyngsboro, Massachusetts-based Beacon Power Corporation of filed for Chapter 11 protection on Sunday in bankruptcy court in Delaware, listing assets of $72 million and debts of $47 million. The energy storage company that received a [...]