August 2009

Solar power slumps as demand for photovoltaic panels decreases

August 17, 2009

Solar power has seen a slump, says The New York Times’ blog Green Inc. The statement is based on a run of poor results shown by solar power companies, including LDK Solar and JA Solar, both Chinese manufacturers. The drop seems to be mainly related to photovoltaic panel prices, which have suffered as demanded stalled […]

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U.S. increases use of renewable energy, decreases overall use of energy

August 13, 2009

Renewable Energy World has published a report saying that in 2008 the United States decreased its use of coal and petroleum. On the other hand, consumption of natural gas solar, biomass wind and nuclear increased. The information was based on energy flow charts released by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Geothermal energy use remained […]

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Clean Energy Summit: what the media said

August 11, 2009

Las Vegas yesterday was the epicentre of the renewable energy industry and politics as the city played host to the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0: Jobs and the New Economy. The event brought together a wide array of representatives from the industry, science, government, and advocacy organizations to discuss a policy agenda for the creation […]

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Humanity needs to grow up, says report

August 9, 2009

A report called 2009 State of the Future, the 13th annual Millennium Project report card on the future, has collected intelligence from more than 2,500 leading scholars, futurists, among other experts, and offers a framework for understanding global change and identifying strategies to improve decision-making for a better future. Noticeably, the report compares mankind to […]

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Circle Biodiesel closer to patenting new algae biofuel technology

August 6, 2009

A California algae biofuel company today announced it has been awarded a “Notice of Allowance” (a written notification allowing registration) by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a patent application for its Suction Dredge System and Method. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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