June 2010

MIT releases report on natural gas

June 28, 2010

According to a new MIT report, natural gas will play a leading role in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions over the next several decades, largely by replacing older, inefficient coal plants with highly efficient combined-cycle gas generation. That’s the conclusion reached by a comprehensive study of the future of natural gas conducted by an MIT study group […]

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Wal-Mart goes green

June 26, 2010

Guest blog post by Dan Auld If you want to heap plaudits on Stuart Woolf for going sustainable way before sustainable was cool, go ahead. He just wonders what all the fuss is about. Related Posts:Small Scale Renewable Energy Helps the Environment – And the PoorNon-profit takes solar-powered mobile technology to developing worldSolar power: the […]

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Charity brings solar power to island community

June 21, 2010

SolarAid, an NGO that works to promote solar power for the world’s poor, recently announced that the charity’s Tanzania chapter completed an installation of solar power for the whole of Chole Island, bringing renewable power to over 1,000 inhabitants. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledSolar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, […]

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June 19: national day to celebrate solar energy

June 19, 2010

Events across the country are being held today to mark SolarDay 2010, a date created to celebrate solar power, energy independence and the environment. Over 40 cities will be hosting events to help residents to find out about energy options, solar rebates and how to improve energy efficiency. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power […]

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Home solar financing company wins prestigious award

June 18, 2010

SunRun, a home solar financing company, earlier this week announced that founders Edward Fenster and Lynn Jurich received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the Cleantech category in Northern California. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledSolar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank SaysLet It […]

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