Tagged Sustainable

Development of Biogas in Colombia: Phase 1 Legislation

By Niyireth Torres Currently this is the ideal time to promote the progression of biogas for urban utilization in Colombia. Global power markets are in favor of sustainable infrastructure, with trends that suggest a permanent shift towards natural gas and renewable. An indication of this shift is the growth of electrification of the world’s secondary…

Jumbo and Goodfuels partner to test drop-in Bio-Fuel Oil on offshore decommissioning project

By mmillikin Leading global heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor Jumbo, and commercial, sustainable marine biofuel company GoodFuels, are partnering to test Goodfuels’ marine Bio-Fuel Oil on an offshore decommissioning project. Bio-Fuel Oil has already undergone three years of intensive testing with marine engine manufacturers. The second-generation drop-in Bio-Fuel Oil—a replacement for…

Two Iowa wind farms earn highest sustainability ratings

By Michelle Froese The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced in July that two of Alliant Energy‘s wind farms were verified as meeting the guidelines for sustainable infrastructure. What’s more is the two projects — Upland Prairie in Everly and English Farms in Montezuma, Iowa — were the first wind projects ever to achieve the…

RES to jointly build 480-MW Texas wind project with Algonquin Power

By Michelle Froese Renewable Energy Systems (RES), the world’s largest independent renewable energy company, has agreed to jointly develop the approximately 480-MW Maverick Creek Wind Project in Texas with Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Maverick Creek Wind is financed through a virtual 15-year PPA with General Mills. “We are pleased to partner with Algonquin on…

Assessing The Decline In German Coal Power

By Patrick Rapa Across most of the developed world, industrial leaders and energy experts are working hand in hand to transition to greener and more sustainable forms of producing the power our society needs. Nowhere has the decline in coal power been more noticeable than in Germany, however, which continues to stand apart from others…

Wind power features big in Alliant Energy’s sustainability goals

By Michelle Froese Alliant Energy released its Corporate Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s efforts to meet the ever-changing needs of their customers in an affordable, safe, reliable, and sustainable way. “Our world is changing – and so are we,” said Alliant Energy Chairman, President and CEO John Larsen. “We’re listening to our customers, employees…

Floating Solar Gets Ready for the High Seas

By [email protected] Floating PV panels could be headed out to sea amid growing interest in offshore solar. Last month, a Belgian consortium including Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME), Tractebel, Jan De Nul Group, Soltech and Ghent University announced plans to build a solar farm in the North Sea, in combination with offshore wind or…

3 of the Best Ethical Alternatives to Fossil Fuels

By sipur joseph In recent years, ethical issues regarding our energy use and systems have increasingly been at the forefront of the global conscious. Growing awareness of climate change has led us to question how we’re producing and using energy, and how sustainable these practices are.These ethical considerations are more important now than ever. The…

Invenergy to sponsor youth leadership organization, the National FFA

By Michelle Froese Invenergy’s three-year commitment will help FFA chapters nationwide. Invenergy, a Midwest-based developer and operator of sustainable energy, recently announced a historic sponsorship of the National FFA Organization. Invenergy is the first sustainable energy company to establish a nationwide investment of this scale with the organization. The FFA is youth organization that prepares…

A catalyst for sustainable methanol

Scientists have developed a new catalyst that converts CO2 and hydrogen into methanol. Offering realistic market potential, the technology paves the way for the sustainable production of fuels and chemicals. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

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