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Alternative Energy

The Fukushima Cloud's Green, not Silver Lining

Jun 02, 2011 at 08:16 | John Daly

The ongoing tragedy of Japan’s Daichi Fukshima nuclear complex will prove to be a boon for renewable energy in Japan, and astute investors should begin carefully to follow Tokyo’s new…

Biofuels About to Take Off - Just Not Yet

Jun 01, 2011 at 20:13 | John Daly

Investors looking for the next big thing after a hydrocarbon economy have a panoply of options, from solar to wind, as well as biofuels. In terms of quickly ramping…

Which Biofuels are the Worst Emission Offenders

Jun 01, 2011 at 08:19 | Professor Chris Rhodes

Not all biofuels are "green" according to where the crops from which they are derived are grown. The worst offenders are palm oils which may have ten times the carbon…

Responding to the Latest Spin From the Wind Energy Association

Jun 01, 2011 at 08:11 | MasterResource

The recently released Annual Market Report, 2010 from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) can be summed up in one word — Spin! I’ve tracked the wind industry’s progress closely…

Are Uranium Prices Ready to Rally?

May 30, 2011 at 08:13 | Angel Publishing

Say what you will about nuclear energy... But it's not going away. Not as smart investors realize Chinese demand far outweighs Japan's nuclear woes. As a result, the biggest drop…

Renewable Energy Given a Boost by Fukushima and Revolutions – E&Y

May 30, 2011 at 08:07 | Charlotte Dudley

Japan’s nuclear disaster and political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa have spurred momentum in the global renewables sector, but declining incentives and access to finance remain obstacles…

US Airforce Speak Out Against Biofuel Use: 10 Times the Cost of Current Jet Fuel

May 27, 2011 at 07:54 | Robert Rapier

Just over a year ago, I wrote an article called Is Camelina the Next Jatropha? If you recall, a few years ago jatropha was all the rage. It could…

Obama Orders 100% Alternative Fuels in Government by 2015

May 27, 2011 at 07:38 | Biofuels Digest

In Washington, President Barack Obama has issued a Presidential Memorandum that all federal car fleets must buy only 100% alternative fuel vehicles by the end of 2015. The memo included…

Fukushima a stake through nuclear industry’s heart

May 25, 2011 at 09:27 | John Daly

Despite the managed media campaign by Tokyo Electric Company, the Japanese government and nuclear industry flacks worldwide, the 11 March 9.0 on the Richter scale earthquake, followed by a tsunami…

North Africa’s Solar Energy Desert Plan Comes Under Fire

May 22, 2011 at 22:37 | SciDev SciDev

A plan to turn the desert sunshine of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) into electricity, both for the region and for export to Europe, has been criticized for…

Panic in The Nuclear Streets

May 22, 2011 at 22:24 | Ferdinand E. Banks

In my forthcoming textbook Energy and Economic Theory (2011), the last chapter contains a section called ‘On the Sunny Side of the Nuclear Street’, which is a shortened version of…

Clean Tech Spending Set to Double Over the Next Two Years

May 20, 2011 at 07:50 | Jess McCabe

Spending by large businesses on sustainability initiatives such as energy efficiency and clean-tech innovation could double in the next two years, according to analysis firm Verdantix.  Business sustainability…

Can 60% of India's Transport Gasoline Come from Waste Biomass?

May 20, 2011 at 07:47 | Al Fin

Transforming agricultural waste into biofuel in India could meet up to 59% of the country’s demand for transport gasoline while creating up to one million jobs, according to a new…

Are Ethanol Subsidies on the Way Out?

May 19, 2011 at 07:33 | Ed Dolan

As recently as last December, the coalition backing U.S. ethanol subsidies appeared to be alive and well, despite the fact that everyone knew they were bad for the environment, bad…

Renewable Energy Could Supply 80% of World Energy Needs - IPCC

May 18, 2011 at 07:35 | SciDev SciDev

Renewable energy could meet almost 80 per cent of the world's energy supply by 2050, and the developing world is home to more than 50 per cent of the capacity…

Amber Light for Greener Flight: Lufthansa’s Extended Biofuel Project

May 17, 2011 at 09:07 | Green Futures

Keen-to-be-greener airlines really do want biofuel to fly. Lufthansa was set to start using it from April, for a six month trial period, in a 50/50 mix with kerosene on…

Will there be a Renewable Energy Boom In Japan?

May 16, 2011 at 07:45 | Jess McCabe

Japan could increase installations of renewable power capacity by up to 3.5GW a year, HSBC Global Research calculates, as the country rethinks the role of nuclear power in the light…

First Hydrogen Station for Fuel Cell Cars Opens in California

May 16, 2011 at 07:40 | David Gabel

On May 10th Toyota celebrated the opening of the first pipeline-fed refueling station in the US. Located in Torrance, California, it is the first hydrogen station to be directly connected…

Geothermal Station that Generates Energy from People to be Opened in 2012

May 11, 2011 at 22:09 | Green Futures

The glow of many a hot and bothered commuter will be harnessed for local heating in Stockholm and Paris. Swedish realtor Jernhusen is investing SEK 1 billion in the regeneration…

Full Speed Ahead for China’s Nuclear Program

May 09, 2011 at 22:17 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

To say that the partial meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power’s Fukushima plant has put a chill on the global nuclear industry would be a vast understatement. Lead stock Cameco (CCJ)…

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