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Are Bionic Cells The Future Of Solar?

Are Bionic Cells The Future Of Solar?

Scientists from the University of…

Alternative Energy / Renewable Energy

Big Biomass Boost for Drought-Prone Climates

Big Biomass Boost for Drought-Prone Climates

Jan 20, 2011 at 06:34 | Al Fin

Mike Mickelbart, an assistant professor of horticulture; Mike Hasegawa, a professor of horticulture; and Chal Yul Yoo, a horticulture graduate student, found that a genetic mutation in the research plant…

Green Energy Sector Weekly Update: A Green Giant Emerges

Green Energy Sector Weekly Update: A Green Giant Emerges

Jan 18, 2011 at 08:13 | Green energy Reporter

Duke Energy’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Progress Energy formed the country’s largest power company with a $37 billion market capitalization and a whopping 57 gigawatts of domestic generating capacity, largely…

Clean Energy Investment at Record Levels in 2010

Clean Energy Investment at Record Levels in 2010

Jan 14, 2011 at 08:45 | Jess McCabe

Global investment in clean energy reached a record of $243 billion in 2010, a 30% increase on 2009 levels, according to research house Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

US Targets China in Renewables Subsidies

US Targets China in Renewables Subsidies

Jan 11, 2011 at 10:08 | Gloria Gonzalez

The US government’s case against China for allegedly violating international trade law in its support of its wind sector focuses on the one allegation that’s easiest to pursue because it…

EU in Line to Meet Ambitious Renewables Target

EU in Line to Meet Ambitious Renewables Target

Jan 10, 2011 at 09:00 | Andy Soos

The European Union (EU)27 will exceed its target of meeting 20 % of its gross final energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020. Today the European Wind Energy Association published…

Why the Electric Car Will Never Become a Widespread Phenomenon

Why the Electric Car Will Never Become a Widespread Phenomenon

Jan 08, 2011 at 10:42 | Kurt Cobb

Many automobile enthusiasts believe that the electric car is the wave of the future that will help save the environment while expanding the availability of private transport to the world's…

Biomass Energy Takes a Step Forwards

Biomass Energy Takes a Step Forwards

Dec 28, 2010 at 09:22 | Al Fin

A paperboard packaging company in US Georgia is commencing work to install a 40 MW turbine generator to produce electric power production for in-house use.The mill, which currently produces about…

US Clean Energy Targets to Include Coal and Nuclear Power

US Clean Energy Targets to Include Coal and Nuclear Power

Dec 21, 2010 at 10:50 | Gloria Gonzalez

The next US Congress has its sights on a clean energy standard (CES) that includes clean coal and new nuclear technology rather than a federal renewable electricity standard (RES), a…

Growing Trouble in Europe’s Renewable Sector

Growing Trouble in Europe’s Renewable Sector

Dec 14, 2010 at 08:12 | Charlotte Dudley

Uncertainty about government support for Europe’s renewable sector has deepened, with France suspending feed-in tariffs for new solar photovoltaic (PV) installations and Spain slashing subsidies for wind and solar thermal…

US Government Pushing Renewable Energy

US Government Pushing Renewable Energy

Dec 13, 2010 at 09:11 | Mark Nicholls

Eight US government departments have come together in a major push to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency exports, which includes promises of new financing tools. The Renewable Energy and…

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