February 2010

Competition for non-profit videomakers

February 26, 2010

If you work with video to promote alternative energy, this one may be for you too. The 4th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards is currently accepting submissions from small, medium and large non-profit organizations. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Bloom Energy’s clean energy technology

February 23, 2010

The internet is buzzing with Bloom Energy’s “Bloom Boxes”, which are small fuel cell boxes the company says could meet the electricity needs of any household. The flurry of media coverage was sparked by an interview on CBS’s 60 Minutes (see video below), which called the invention “a power plant in a box”. Related Posts:Verizon […]

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Electricians: go green or go obsolete

February 19, 2010

Image via Wikipedia “In the next ten to twenty years, ‘electrical contractor’ will no longer be a suitable job title for electricians. They will transition into “energy contractors” to support the fast-growing green construction market”, says Houston Neal in a must-read article for Software Advice. Related Posts:Latin America starts to migrate to renewable energyNorway to […]

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New wave of criticism against biofuels hits the media

February 15, 2010

Image via Wikipedia The week has not started off on a good note for biofuels. As the European biofuel industry prepares to meet in Amsterdam in mid-March, a new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) warns that “business-as-usual agricultural expansion to meet biofuel production targets for 2020 will take […]

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Report says wildlife negatively affected by corn ethanol crops

February 8, 2010

Image via Wikipedia A new report by National Wildlife Federation exposes a very undesirable consequence of corn biofuel production. The report says that wildlife in the Prairie Pothole Region is suffering from the ever expanding production of corn ethanol, which, thanks to government incentives, is driving farmers to convert land into corn production. As a […]

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