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Nov 26, 2020

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.

Lorentz Tracking Systems

Lorentz Tracking Systems

LORENTZ delivers 750 tracking systems for an 8-hectar solar park in Oberruesselsbach close to Nuremberg in Southern Germany. The plant renders 1.7MW and hereby is one of the largest tracked

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ineos to Build Biodiesel Production Plant

Ineos to Build Biodiesel Production Plant

Grangemouth will be a world leader in green fuel production for the 21st century thanks to a new multi-million facility. Petrochemical manufacturer Ineos confirmed this week it is going ahead

Solar Energy System for Google Headquarters

Solar Energy System for Google Headquarters

Google Inc. plans to build a massive solar-electricity system to help power parts of its Mountain View, Calif., campus that it says will benefit both the environment and its bottom

Diesel-Electric Hybrid Train

Diesel-Electric Hybrid Train

Trials will start next year on what is being billed as Europe’s first hybrid high-speed train, which can cut emission levels by up to 50%. The system, which has been

Ontario buys Solar Electricity from Homeowners

Ontario buys Solar Electricity from Homeowners

Homeowners who purchase and install home solar power systems in the province of Ontario will now earn some extra income to help pay for their systems, thanks to the Ontario

George W. Bush on Renewable Energy

George W. Bush on Renewable Energy

Transcript of President Bush’s Oct 12th speech at the Renewable Energy Conference in St. Louis. The president claims that energy is important to himself and also to the nation. He

Olympic Wind Turbine for London 2012

Olympic Wind Turbine for London 2012

The company constructing the Olympic Games site plans to build a wind turbine which would provide enough energy to power about 1,200 homes for a year, it was announced today.

Hydrogen Energy Economy Investment in Europe

Hydrogen Energy Economy Investment in Europe

A Joint Technology Initiative (JTI) has been proposed by 48 leading industry stakeholders on the eve of the European Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Platform (HFP) annual assembly and exhibition

Foot Powered Generator from Freeplay Energy

Foot Powered Generator from Freeplay Energy

Freeplay Energy has released a human-powered electricity generator for commercial sale. Power is generated by pushing up and down with your foot on a step-action treadle. The
FreeCharge
can be re-charged

Corn Ethanol Boom in Midwestern USA

Corn Ethanol Boom in Midwestern USA

The Corn Ethanol Industry in the Midwestern United States is booming. Corn Farmers are excited about the new revenues being generated by the boom. Steadily increasing gas prices have encouraged

NASA Solar Technology Tour

NASA Solar Technology Tour

The Fourth Annual Ohio Solar Tour begins this coming weekend. Hosted by NASA, the tour includes 19 main events and a free tour of the NASA Glenn Research Center. While

Renewable Energy Prison in Nevada

Renewable Energy Prison in Nevada

APS Energy Services has begun construction on a large-scale renewable energy facility as part of the Northern Nevada Correctional Center‘s plan to generate heat and electricity using forest waste products.

Astrolab Solar-Electric Hybrid Vehicle

Astrolab, the world’s first commercial solar car, will be available in January 2008 thanks to automobile designer Sacha Lakic. The car was developed by the French manufacturer, Venturi. The vehicle

Retail Wind Turbines from B&Q Superstore

Retail Wind Turbines from B&Q Superstore

In August the electrical retailer Currys began selling photovoltaic solar panels at selected stores. Now DIY superstore B&Q plans to sell budget-priced wind turbines and solar panels in 300 towns

Airtricity plans Wind Farms in the UK

Airtricity plans Wind Farms in the UK

The Airtricity firm wants to build wind farms on 38 sites in the UK, two of which are in the Harborough district around Kibworth and the Langtons. The first plot