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Sep 21, 2019

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2007 Alternative Energy Investments

2007 Alternative Energy Investments

2007 is likely to become a boom year for alternative energy. The rising popularity of alternative energy technologies will attract venture capital funding, legislative incentives and support, and growing investment

JPod Transportation Concept

JPod Transportation Concept

Minnesota based JPods LLC and Swiss-based Festel Capital have signed a letter of intent to begin raising capital to commercialize JPods’ patented form of Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) in Germany,

Invest in Renewable Energy in China

Invest in Renewable Energy in China

China is gaining speed as a world leader in the development of renewable energy technologies. Its booming population is straining the energy infrastructure and putting ever increasing pressure on the

Build a Solar Space Heater

Build a Solar Space Heater

Retired Aircraft Engineer Gary Reysa has published plans on how to build your own solar heating system. Complete plans and instructions are available online including detailed information about how the

Incentives to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Incentives to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

A New Zealand company has applied to patent Celsias.com, the world’s first online community that allows regions, businesses or community groups to be paid for reducing the carbon emissions from

Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition

Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition

The Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition (OREC) was founded in 2005 by Sean O’Neill (founder of Symmetrix) and Carolyn Elefant (Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant). The mission of OREC is the

Discuss Alternative Energies

Discuss Alternative Energies

2007 is set to be an exciting year for the online alternative energy community. Our technical Guru has just completed preliminary work on our new alternative energy forums. This latest

One Million Pixels for Social and Environmental Harmony

One Million Pixels for Social and Environmental Harmony

The Million Campaign Homepage (MCH) is offering one million pixels to groups and organizations involved in furthering peace, liberty, democracy, environmental prosperity, education, health, bread and water, an open and

Water-Fuel Converters Project

Water-Fuel Converters Project

The Water/Fuel Converters Project is specifically designed to clarify how hydrogen based fuels can be used to enhance carbon based fuels. The purpose is to educate the general public about

Biodiesel banned in Texas

Biodiesel banned in Texas

Come December 31st, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is set to effectively ban biodiesel in the state’s largest markets. The problem, they say, lies with the fuel’s nitrogen

Hydel Power and Poverty Alleviation

Hydel Power and Poverty Alleviation

Harnessing hydel energy can be an effective way of reducing poverty. China and India have already done that successfully. It is not a fruitful idea to keep discussing as to

Ocean Energy Bionics

Ocean Energy Bionics

BioPower Systems is developing a new ocean energy technology in Australia that will use bionics to mimic natural systems in order to produce energy. Both bioSTREAM and bioWAVE technologies use

BMW Hydrogen 7 Production

BMW Hydrogen 7 Production

BMW has announced the start of production of the new
BMW Hydrogen 7
, the world’s first hydrogen-powered luxury saloon car. Destined to make its first public appearance on 28 November at

P3 Award: Environmental Design for Sustainability

P3 Award: Environmental Design for Sustainability

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring an exciting environmental design competition for undergraduate and graduate students. It’s called the “P3 Award” (People, Prosperity and the Planet), and it

Ecotricity – Clean Energy Company

Ecotricity – Clean Energy Company

Ecotricity is the U.K.’s first clean energy company, offering business and residential customers the opportunity to lower U.K. pollution levels and support the growth of alternative energy in Europe. Since

Waste to Energy needed in Pakistan

Waste to Energy needed in Pakistan

Growing urbanisation and changes in the pattern of life, give rise to generation of increasing quantities of wastes and it’s now becoming another threat to our already degraded environment. However,

Pedal Powered Electricity Generator from Windstream

Pedal Powered Electricity Generator from Windstream

The pedal powered generator from Windstream is perfect for emergencies, power failures, remote locations, and off-grid applications. It can be pedaled or cranked by hand to charge 12 volt batteries

Tidal Energy Industry Boom

Tidal Energy Industry Boom

Small tidal power companies are taking advantage of the rising interest in alternative energies. Large amounts of coastal waters are being reserved on both coasts of North America by small

Advantages of Biodiesel Fuel for Transportation

Advantages of Biodiesel Fuel for Transportation

Modern diesel engine technology has advanced to the point where the advantages of biofuel usage are becoming much greater than the disadvantages. Modern diesel engines produce less noise, smoke or

Mesquite to Ethanol Machine

Mesquite to Ethanol Machine

Mesquite is a deciduous tree, commonly found in Northern Mexico and the United States. Because of its long roots and ability to flourish in dry climates, mesquite trees can be

Ambient Energy Generator Technology

Ambient Energy Generator Technology

Ambient energy generators have the potential to replace battery power as an energy source in a variety of practical applications, particularly in remote locations. Research has shown that it is

Green Steam Energy

Green Steam Energy

Robert Green, an American Inventor, has developed a brand new technology which generates kinetic energy through the conversion of waste heat (as well as many other fuel sources). The Green

Pelamis Offshore Wave Energy in Portugal

Pelamis Offshore Wave Energy in Portugal

A Portuguese energy company called Enersis is funding a commercial wave energy project in Northern Portugal. Construction will begin at the end of October 2006. The project will use Pelamis

Energy from Pollution

Energy from Pollution

Researchers at the Center for Biotechnology at The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University are developing an amazing new technology which will potentially have the ability to extract electricity from

Micro Hydro Power – Pros and Cons

Micro Hydro Power – Pros and Cons

Small-scale micro hydro power is both an efficient and reliable form of energy, most of the time. However, there are certain disadvantages that should be considered before constructing a small

Recycling Waste Vegetable Oil – Easy?

Recycling Waste Vegetable Oil – Easy?

It’s almost too good to be true. Restaurants produce a large amount of waste vegetable oils. Currently they have to sell this grease to oil-recycling companies and are charged a

Ocean and Offshore Renewable Energy Policy

Ocean and Offshore Renewable Energy Policy

Ocean and Offshore Renewable Energy Policy in the United States After the Energy Policy Act of 2005. This document examines the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which was signed into

Renewable Ocean Energy: Tides, Currents, and Waves

Renewable Ocean Energy: Tides, Currents, and Waves

Mr. Sean O’Neill, President of Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition, on Renewable Ocean Energy: Tides, Currents, and Waves. Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition is a trade association founded to promote energy technologies

New Battery Technology for Hybrid Vehicles

New Battery Technology for Hybrid Vehicles

A battery developer is claiming its technology can extend the range of hybrid electric vehicles. Technology Research Laboratories Inc. (TRL, Research Triangle Park, N.C.) claims its battery technology can extend

Tesla Roadster and the Electric Car Future

Tesla Roadster and the Electric Car Future

Interview with Martin Eberhard, Engineer and Founder of Tesla Motors. The company was co-founded in 2003 with fellow Engineer Marc Tarpenning. Their plans to develop electric cars were met with