Alternative Energy

Energy Industry

News and Information about the Renewable Energy Industry.

Sep 04, 2015

Energy Industry

This page contains articles about the global alternative energy industry. We currently rely on fossil fuels as a primary energy source. However, higher fuel costs are driving the growth of alternative energy companies, and the expansion of the renewable energy marketplace. Investors are beginning to pay close attention to these new companies.

Solaren Corp. to Launch Solar Panels into Orbit

Solaren Corp. to Launch Solar Panels into Orbit

We keep hearing about harnessing the solar power from space. Some call it tall claims and some dismiss it as too costly an affair or pie in the sky.

NRDC: The Right Way to Use Biofuels

NRDC: The Right Way to Use Biofuels

When we think about sources of alternative energy, we often feel a rush of positive thoughts engulfing us. We often think that while developing alternative sources of energy we

First Public Charging Station for Electric Cars

First Public Charging Station for Electric Cars

During a low-key ceremony just over a week ago, the first public high-voltage charging station for electric vehicles was inaugurated at the Gateway Center in East Woodland California. Representatives

Interactive Renewable Energy Map

Interactive Renewable Energy Map

These days we are incessantly debating over one of the hottest issues, i.e. environmental pollution and rise in temperature throughout the world. An intelligent person always likes to foresee

New Hope For Biomass Fuels

New Hope For Biomass Fuels

Biomass fuel is liquid, solid, or gaseous fuel produced by conversion of biomass. They are actually organic materials produced by plants, animals, or microorganisms. Those plants animals or microorganisms

Fuel Cell Powered Military Surveillance Aircraft

Fuel Cell Powered Military Surveillance Aircraft

It is great news that defense forces are promoting the use of alternative fuels in their own unique way. American army is using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in Afghanistan.

New Wind Turbines for 11 Minnesota Cities

New Wind Turbines for 11 Minnesota Cities

This summer, Anoka, Buffalo, North St. Paul and 8 other Minnesota cities are gearing up for the production of wind energy. They will use recycled turbines for this

Clean Energy Patents Reach New High

Clean Energy Patents Reach New High

We are familiar with the importance of intellectual property. It is an essential indicator of the economic growth. Number of patents issued in any country in a year indicates

Small Wind Farm Ready to Generate Power

Small Wind Farm Ready to Generate Power

While very small wind energy projects are not normally viable due to the cost and effort involved, a small wind farm in the Clay County could easily start generating

Spain Sets Wind Power Generation Record

Spain Sets Wind Power Generation Record

By generating 40% of the energy required by wind Spain set a world record last week. When high winds blew through north-west Spain on Thursday, a massive 11,180 MW

Alaska Becoming Fertile Ground for Green Power

Alaska Becoming Fertile Ground for Green Power

With its windy coasts, untapped rivers and huge tidal and wave resources, Alaska can quickly become a national leader in producing alternative energy. Although Alaska is the second-largest oil

Nevada to Attract Renewable Energy Industry

Nevada to Attract Renewable Energy Industry

As much as possible people are trying to choose clean and green technology for their energy need. They understand the gravity of pollution and its implications in the near

Alternative Energy Investors Optimistic

Alternative Energy Investors Optimistic

Last year many alternative energy investors suffered huge losses when several prominent stocks fell by 70% or more. But they have not lost hope in alternative energy stocks and

Oregon to Lead Nation in Solar Production

Oregon to Lead Nation in Solar Production

Tim McCabe, who is the director of the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department, says that Oregon is focusing resources on “all things renewable.” The state always showed a

Dow Corning Alternative Energy Survey

Dow Corning Alternative Energy Survey

Alternative Energy & Carbon Footprinting: International Survey Reveals Business Attitudes. Companies’ attitudes towards alternative energy and carbon footprinting are revealed in the results of an international research study. The

World’s Most Ambitious Solar Plan in LA

World’s Most Ambitious Solar Plan in LA

The city of Los Angles is taking up the world’s most ambitious solar power project. Till date this project will be the largest solar power plan started by any

Future Perspectives for Renewable Energy in India

Future Perspectives for Renewable Energy in India

India is facing an acute energy scarcity which is hampering its industrial growth and economic progress. Setting up of new power plants is inevitably dependent on import of highly

Converting waste into a renewable energy sources

Converting waste into a renewable energy sources

Consider a technology that not only keeps your surroundings clean it also produces renewable energy at a low cost. Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., a U.S. pioneer for municipal waste-to-energy technology,

Barack Obama on Renewable Energy

Barack Obama on Renewable Energy

Barack Obama has been elected as the 44th President of the USA and with his election, Solar Integrated Technologies rose by 30% yesterday after increases of 22% by Renewable

Agucadoura Generating Power for 1,500 Homes

Agucadoura Generating Power for 1,500 Homes

As the conventional sources of energy are dwindling, scientists are continuously looking for alternative sources of energy. We are frequently reading about generation of alternative and clean energy from

First Degree Program in Wind Energy

First Degree Program in Wind Energy

Officials from Highland Community College (HCC) and EcoEnergy officially broke ground in early October for a facility to house the HCC Wind Turbine Technology Program, the first associates’ degree

Woody Biomass Resources

Woody Biomass Resources

Biomass power is the largest source of renewable energy as well as a vital part of the waste management infrastructure. An increasing global awareness about environmental issues is acting

Alternative Fuel in the Aviation Industry

Alternative Fuel in the Aviation Industry

While alternative fuels are being heavily studied for automobiles, we’re now seeing a push from a different direction. The aviation industry has taken an intense interest in the subject,

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), is a mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol for promoting technology transfer and investment from industrialized countries to the developing world for projects focused on mitigating

Plan for Biggest Wind Turbines in the UK

Plan for Biggest Wind Turbines in the UK

Wind energy has a formidable place in the field of alternative energy but critics always worry about the preservation of bio-diversity and farm birds. It is always a priority

Horizon Wind Energy in Indiana

Horizon Wind Energy in Indiana

Alternative energy giant Horizon Wind Energy wants to trap the immense potential of wind energy. They are planning to open an Indianapolis office for developing up to four new

European Marine Energy to Test Tidal Power

European Marine Energy to Test Tidal Power

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) site is going to be the place where marine energy farm Aquamarine Power is going to become the first Scottish company to test

Solar Panel Demand Exceeds Supply

Solar Panel Demand Exceeds Supply

Many American states are offering incentives to business houses and residents if they are willing to install solar panels for their use. But sadly these incentives are set to

African Solar Could Power all of Europe

African Solar Could Power all of Europe

Mediterranean Union was launched by the French President Nicolas Sarkozy in concurrence with the European Union. This new international organization will include sixteen non-EU states from around the Mediterranean

GE Invests in Acciona’s Dakotan Wind Farm

GE Invests in Acciona’s Dakotan Wind Farm

GE Energy Financial Services, an investor in energy and water industries and a business unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), is investing $141 million into a wind farm. This