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Dec 11, 2016

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.

U.S. Leads World in Wind Energy

U.S. Leads World in Wind Energy

The United States has taken over from previous champion Germany in wind power production. For this USA has to be thankful to nature and human resource that produce technology.

Solar Energy Plant Coming to Philadelphia

Solar Energy Plant Coming to Philadelphia

A company called Green Energy Capital Partners based in Philadelphia is planning to build what they term as the second largest solar energy plant in the nation, in the

Mariah Power – Low Cost Wind Energy

Mariah Power – Low Cost Wind Energy

Wind energy is ‘sustainable energy’, just like solar energy and water power. We already know the benefits of wind energy and why we should opt for it. But currently

Solar Lens Towers To Power California

Solar Lens Towers To Power California

A Utah based solar company (IAUS) has begun construction on the first phase of a project they claim could produce electricity for Californians for a cheaper price than either

Bio-Fuel Market Set to Grow by 1,000%

Bio-Fuel Market Set to Grow by 1,000%

Middle Eastern oil sheiks move over. There’s a new kid on the energy block! Bio-fuel is the new green, completely clean fuel source. It’s also known as “agro-fuel”

Texas Approves New Wind Power Project

Texas Approves New Wind Power Project

Much solar and wind power are generated far away from the real consumers. It’s a great problem to transport the generated power to its genuine users because vast amount

Canberrans Warm to New Solar Energy Law

Canberrans Warm to New Solar Energy Law

The new Electricity Feed-in (Renewable Energy Premium) Bill 2008, empowers the Canberrans to generate their own electricity, and the beauty of this bill is they can sell back the

Cheaper, More Efficient Solar Panels

Cheaper, More Efficient Solar Panels

HP and Xtreme Energetics (XE), a solar energy system developer based in Livermore, Calif., have announced that they have entered into an agreement for the development of a solar

Alternative Energy Leads Green Gold Rush!

Alternative Energy Leads Green Gold Rush!

We all are familiar with the current scenario of the conventional sources of energy. Oil prices are rising and sources of conventional energy are depleting fast. They are not

Green Collar Jobs

Green Collar Jobs

Green collar jobs are related to products and services that are environment friendly. The organizations that incorporate environment friendly practices are termed as “green” and the jobs arising out

Are Rising Oil Prices a Blessing in Disguise?

Are Rising Oil Prices a Blessing in Disguise?

With oil prices crossing the $135-dollar barrier the alternative energy company executives are really rubbing their hands in anticipation. In just May the oil prices have risen 20% and

Alternate Energy Markets Growing

Alternate Energy Markets Growing

Business is often viewed as an enemy of the environment, but still we feel positive when the stocks of the alternative energy companies begin to do well. Business, by

Landfill Powered Garbage Trucks

Landfill Powered Garbage Trucks

The government of California is backing an initiative between the Linde Group and Waste Management to build a liquefied natural gas facility that will produce clean liquid fuel from

Get a Degree in Renewable Energy

Get a Degree in Renewable Energy

This fall, Wisconsin’s Mid-State Technical College will be offering three new renewable energy degree programs. These will include biorefinery technology, renewable electricity technician and renewable thermal energy technician training.

500MW Solar Plant Coming to California

500MW Solar Plant Coming to California

Pacific Gas and Electric has announced plans to work with BrightSource Energy to three four or more huge solar thermal electric generators in the Mojave desert. The first plant

How Green is Your Web Host?

How Green is Your Web Host?

The recent explosion in green websites has prompted us to post this survey so we can get an idea of just how many sites are actually green. A few

SeaGen Gets Ready To Go

SeaGen Gets Ready To Go

Paul Taylor: World’s first commercial-scale tidal stream turbine set to be installed. Bristol-based Marine Current Turbines (MCT) is set to deploy its 1.2MW SeaGen Tidal System in Strangford

Sierra Geothermal Power: CEO Interview

Sierra Geothermal Power: CEO Interview

Living in Vancouver, where a lot of small mining companies have set up their headquarters, I was quite shocked to stumble upon a large number of geothermal energy companies

Ethanol Pipeline Proposed by Producers

Ethanol Pipeline Proposed by Producers

Ethanol producers are considering whether a dedicated pipeline might be the best method for transporting the fuel. The ethanol industry is currently reliant upon traditional transport methods, such as

Oil Companies Promote Alternative Energy

Oil Companies Promote Alternative Energy

I was watching the television on Saturday night and would you believe there was a commercial about alternative energy? I was amazed. Alternative energy education right at home in

White Collar, Blue Collar, Green Collar?

White Collar, Blue Collar, Green Collar?

We are all quite familiar with the colorful distinction of the different employment sectors. White collar employment includes salaried professionals and clerical workers. Blue collar employment involves manual labor.

Pyromex Waste to Energy Technology

Pyromex Waste to Energy Technology

Swiss Company Pyromex has been developing waste management technologies for almost twenty years. Their goal is to lower emissions and reduce landfill waste with their patented ultra-high temperature

First Wind Turbine at Ski Resort

First Wind Turbine at Ski Resort

The First Wind Turbine at a Mountain Ski Resort Begins Producing Power – Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in Hancock, MA begins generating its own power today. Friday August 3,

Seagen Tidal Power Installation

Seagen Tidal Power Installation

Paul Taylor: Installation Of The World’s First Commercial Tidal Current Power System Confirmed. Marine Current Turbines has today (June 6th 2007) confirmed that installation of its SeaGen commercial tidal

Cradle to Cradle: Rethinking Sustainability

Cradle to Cradle: Rethinking Sustainability

It is time for our civilization to rethink the way we live, work, travel, design, build and consume. To think that we are doing our part simply by driving a

Sustainable Energy Blueprint

Sustainable Energy Blueprint

The Sustainable Energy Blueprint was originally prepared by a number of the member groups of the Sustainable Energy Coalition (not formally affiliated with the Sustainable Energy Network). To date, 190

Manitowoc Wind Power Crane

Manitowoc Wind Power Crane

Manitowoc Crane Group will launch a new technology designed for the assembly and maintenance of wind turbines. The Grove GTK1100 will be unlike any crane available to the market today.

Biofuels Markets Americas 2007

Biofuels Markets Americas 2007

Green Power Conferences
will be hosting the Biofuels Markets Americas conference on April 3rd and 4th, 2007 at the Sofitel Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Biofuels Markets Americas is part

Energy Planet Directory

Energy Planet Directory

A brand new energy directory has been creating quite a buzz in the online community. The stated goal of the Energy Planet is to provide a useful web directory of

Wave Power in Scotland

Wave Power in Scotland

The development of the first subsea commercial wave farm by a Scottish company took another important step forward today (Tuesday February 20th 2007) with news that Scottish wave energy company,