July 2009

Failed nuclear power station becomes solar power station

July 28, 2009

How can you not be lured by a headline like this: “Nuclear power goes solar”? Or so says a piece of news posted on the Greenpeace website a few days ago. So what’s it all about? Well, a former nuclear power station in Austria has been reopened as a solar power station. Yes, you read […]

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Dedicated followers of trash

July 26, 2009

Trash Track project examines impact of trash on the environment with tagging system. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Wind energy set to generate nearly $2 billion in Illinois

July 23, 2009

Chicago is known as the Wind City and now Illinois, the state where the city is in, may well be on the way to get the Windy State moniker. That is because a new economic impact study of wind energy development conducted by Illinois State University’s Center for Renewable Energy has concluded that the wind […]

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2nd Algae Biofuel Summit 2009 takes place in India in September

July 20, 2009

Between 08th and 10th of September, the algae biofuel industry will be focused on the summit that takes place in New Delhi, India. Algae have emerged as one of the most promising sources for biodiesel production thanks to their non-food nature, capability to grow on waste land with sea water and highest oil yield per […]

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Renewable energy: Asian countries switch it on

July 16, 2009

The Washington Post carries an in-depth article about Asian countries’ drive to become leaders in the clean energy technology. Apparently South Korea plans dedicated 2 percent of its annual GDP in “environment-related and renewable energy industries over the next five years, for a total of $84.5 billion”. That’s quite a lot of dough. Elsewhere, “India […]

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