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2011 Green Year in Review

2011 Green Year in Review

As we bring 2011 to a close, we look back on a year filled with green technology. Primarily brought on by President Barack Obama, the US has seen a rise in the amount of green technology [...]

U.S. Gets a B For The Development of Green Technology

According to the Bloomberg news report, John Doerr, a billionaire venture capitalist at world’s leading venture capital firm, has awarded a “C” grade for United States for alternative energy development. Doerr said United States should practice [...]

Yosemite activates biggest solar installation in a U.S. park

The Yosemite National park is now the house to biggest solar energy project in the United States having superior solar batteries from the Solar World. By cutting the ribbon for this 5.8 million USD solar energy [...]

UK To Be World Leaders in Offshore Wind Turbine

The United Kingdom will likely be the largest market for offshore wind with a combined pipeline of nearly 50 GW of projects. Based on an estimated capacity of 30 GW of offshore wind by the year [...]

SPI Solar and Nugen

SPI Solar and Nugen

SPI Solar, a leading developer of photovoltaic solar energy facilities recently announced it has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction contract with EPC contractor for a 1.69MW DC photovoltaic solar project in the great state [...]

No Energy Conservation System at Oregon State University

No energy conservation system is 100% effective; alas, there is always some energy that gets wasted. One common example is the automobile engine which gets quite hot. Some of the waste gets recovered by heating the [...]

Renewing Renewable With the IPCC

Sustainable and renewable sources like solar and wind could supply up to 80 percent of the planet’s energy requirements by 2050 as well as play a role in fighting global warming. But the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel [...]

Google Does Alternative Energy

A new report says Google is investing $168 million in an alternative energy project aiming to produce enough solar energy to light 140,000 homes. That’s right, 140,000! The commitment, which, was announced last Monday is part [...]

The Jobs Project

The Jobs Project

A group devoted to creating alternative energy jobs in Central Appalachia, The Jobs Project is building a set of rooftop solar panels, assembled by unemployed coal miners and contractors. The 40- by 15-foot solar array is [...]

Austrian Company To Use Crematorium As Alternative-Heat Source

Founded in 1907, Bestattung Wien is Austria’s top funeral director and among the largest in Europe. During the course of its history, its tradition-steeped enterprise has organized two million burials – a number that ranges from [...]