Environment-friendly regulators and lawmakers have acquisitive power companies wary of potential policy changes on greenhouse gas emissions.
The world’s car makers are racing each other to produce powerful new models that run on ethanol-based fuels for the booming Swedish market.
A new map published by the European Commission shows the photovoltaic solar energy potential of different parts of Europe. Photovoltaic Solar Cells convert sunlight directly into electricity.
The first commercial scale concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in Europe was inaugurated in the Southern Spanish city of Seville in March 2007.
On 30 August 2007, TNT’s Chief executive officer Peter Bakker launched TNT’s strategy to improve transparency on the company’s carbon footprint, to drastically reduce CO2 emiissions from the company’s operations and to stimulate its 159,000 employees to do the same in their private lives.
2006 saw the installation of 15,197 megawatts (MW), taking the total installed wind energy capacity to 74,223 MW, up from 59,091 MW in 2005.
The U.S. wind energy industry is on track to install over 3,000 megawatts (MW) of wind power generating capacity nationwide in 2007, with Texas likely to account for about two thirds of the new installations, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) said on May 10th, 2007, in its first quarter market report.
After helping more than 100,000 people in 18,000 Indian households finance clean energy from their PV solar electric home systems, the United Nations Environment Programme’s Indian Solar Loan Programme has been honoured with a prestigious Energy Globe.
Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia and the Midwest Research Institute in Kansas City have developed a method to convert corncob waste into a carbon "sponge" with nanoscale pores.
Worldwide, 15,200 megawatts of new wind generating capacity was installed in 2006, with about 15 billion euros (US$19.5 billion) invested, an increase of 32 percent compared the previous year, VDMA said in a statement.