Daily Archives: August 9, 2015

Last Week’s Cleantech Stocks and Bond Financing Announcements

By Tracey Smith Here are last weeks’ cleantech stocks and bond financing announcements: The post Last Week’s Cleantech Stocks and Bond Financing Announcements appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts:Plan to Convert US to 100 Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Sydney Australia Sets an Example By Moving to LED Streetlights

By Gordon Smith Research on LED technology is raging around the world as lighting companies race to make take advantage of advancement in LED science. The post Sydney Australia Sets an Example By Moving to LED Streetlights appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Top News of the Week Aug 3 – 9, 2015

By Offshore Wind Barge Accident Scars Foundation Off Rhode Island Following the commencement of Block Island offshore wind farm construction, the developer was struck by a hazard. Leeghwater Offshore Wind Project Cancelled Leeghwater, a Dutch pilot project proposing to install fifty to seventy offshore wind turbines off the coast of Zeeland, has been Read Full…

Is This The Future Of Wind Turbines?

By Zachary Shahan There’s a lot of fluff out there regarding “futuristic” wind turbines. (See here, here, here, here, and here for example.) The thing is, when it comes to financial competitiveness, nothing seems to come close to the three-blade, horizontal-axis wind turbine design that dominates the market. That said, the design of Read Full…

5 Most Breathtaking Electric Drives in Europe & More (Videos)

By Cynthia Shahan Originally published on Gas2. If you don’t have the time in the immediate future to travel Europe, contemplate this brief journey through the eyes of a Nissan LEAF. The electric jaunt shares the 5 “most breathtaking electric drives” in Europe. Pass a few moments from Rieti to Rome (serenely riding Read Full…

New one-pot process to produce gasoline-grade biofuel from the bacterial biopolymer PHB

By mmillikin A team from the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii at Manoa is developing a new one-pot process to produce gasoline-grade (C6–C18) hydrocarbon oil from polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB)—an energy storage material formed from renewable feedstock in many bacterial species. In contrast to conventional biofuels derived from plant biomass, the resultant Read Full Article…

Australians fear Coalition is not taking climate change seriously, poll shows

By Guardian Staff Climate Institute survey reveals overwhelming support for wind and solar energy as the Abbott government seeks to limit support for both Australians are deeply worried the Abbott government is underestimating the importance of climate change, new polling shows, as cabinet debates crucial long-term targets for greenhouse gas reductions. The annual polling by…

Reasons Behind Electric Car Adoption In US Cities (10 Charts)

By James Ayre Originally published on EV Obsession. Some of the factors contributing to the relatively fast adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in some American metropolitan markets have been identified and characterized by a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The dominant ones, according to the new report, are: Read Full…

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