In a breakthrough that could make fuel cells practical for such small machines as lawnmowers and chainsaws, researchers have developed a new mechanism to efficiently control hydrogen fuel cell power.
Denmark is the only European Union (EU) country that is a net exporter of energy and has kept consumption flat over the last 25 years even as its economy has grown by 50 percent. Low wastage and big investment in renewable energy sources such as wind farms have contributed to that success.
Investment by North American venture capitalists in renewable fuels and other so-called clean technologies hit a record $933 million in the third quarter according to industry group Cleantech Venture Network LLC.
Wind farm construction in Canada doubled in 2006 from a year ago, enabling it to power 370,000 homes with the renewable energy, Canadian Wind Energy Association President Robert Hornung said on October 23, in Manitoba, Canada.
Climate Protection Initiative: Reducing global warming pollution and improving air quality
There were cars of all colours at the British International Motor Show in London on Tuesday, July 18, 2006 but just one unifying hue -- green.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to change the course of a Siberian oil pipeline to eliminate risk to the UN World Heritage site of Lake Baikal, the world's oldest and deepest lake containing 20 per cent of Earth's surface fresh water, was welcomed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and people around the world.
In an unusual partnership announced on February 3, 2006, the United Nations refugee agency has linked up with a Dutch fundraising agency to help Bhutanese refugees living in Nepal move to clean energy through solar power.
The struggling US automobile industry may do well to take some lessons from its non-motorized brethren because bicycles are selling like hotcakes.
The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) on June 14th announced that it is making nearly $2.5 million available to 18 Native American tribes to advance the use of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies on tribal lands.