Tag: Alternative Energy


A new report from ExxonMobil predicts that nearly half of the world’s cars will either be hybrids or powered by alternative fuels by 2040. While hybrids now account for just about 1 percent of all vehicles worldwide, the oil giant Read more…


The internet really is a territory of limitless possibilities. Almost on a daily basis we can find something that amazes and inspires us. Springwise, a website dedicated to spreading the word on new entrepreneurial ideas, has an article on Do Read more…


If you own a clean energy business in the Midwest of the United States, or currently studies a related subject, you have until December 5th to enter the Clean Energy Challenge. The main objective of the initiative is to help Read more…


Last week New Energy Technologies went on the road to try out its MotionPower-Express system, which it calls the world’s first electricity-generating rumble strip. The test took place in the City of Roanoke, Virginia. The demonstration took place at the Read more…


ConocoPhillips Company is an American-based multinational energy corporation that has their headquarters in Houston, Texas. It is the fifth largest private sector energy corporation around the globe.


Anyone vaguely interested in international news is probably aware of Greece’s economic crisis. But despite that, or perhaps because of that, the country’s Energy Minister has big plans for solar power. According to a report on Bloomberg, Minister George Papaconstantinou Read more…


With all kinds of new data out there demonstrating U.S. solar growth (here, here and here), we wanted to offer our insights into how these successes are playing out in one of our key campaign states: Pennsylvania. Over the past Read more…


Biofuels remain the orphan child of western energy interests – like adopting children, everyone agrees that it’s a good idea, but not many want an alien rugrat in the house. Now China, arguably the world’s most influential and dynamic economy, Read more…


Small wind generation with vertical axis turbines, also known as VAWT, is one of the most exciting recent developments in small scale alternative energy generation. Last week we caught wind that Sauer Energy, which develops VAWT systems, has attracted huge Read more…


A new advocacy film called Freedom wants Americans to wean themselves off oil and embrace alternatives to fossil fuels, which it says is killing us. Freedom adopts an unabashedly patriotic approach to sustainability advocacy. The trailer includes shots of graveyards Read more…


Maine, one of the most oil dependent American states, has passed a law that requires the region’s oil consumption to be reduced by 30 per cent by 2030 and 50 per cent by 2050, based on 2009 levels. While the Read more…


Solar power is not the first energy type that leaps to mind when we think of New York City. But the Big Apple is starting to assess more seriously the potential of solar power to transform the world’s capital into Read more…


While ethanol made from food crops loses its credibility as a green alternative energy option, other methods of ethanol production are being developed as more sustainable alternatives. One of the companies working to create second generation ethanol out of waste Read more…


Jeremy Rifkin, the founder and president of the Foundation On Economic Trends, talks about the impact that climate change will have on human civilization and what can still be done if we want our species to continue existing. At roughly Read more…

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