September 2010

Abandoned Sites to Become Solar Fields

September 24, 2010

Brownfield sites are abandoned or underused industrial and commercial facilities available for re-use. Often, redeveloping such sites is hampered by real or perceived environmental contamination. Related Posts:New report outlines how clean energy can generate jobs in the U.S.Frugality drives renewable energy participation; solar tops preferences

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Bio Architecture Lab and Statoil Enter Macroalgae Ethanol Partnership

September 23, 2010

Macroalgae grown off the coast of Norway will provide the material for the production of “renewable, sustainable and low cost” ethanol. Related Posts:Australia Pumps Money Into Aviation Biofuel ResearchIsraeli Researchers See Biofuel Potential in SeaweedProtest in London Against UK Biofuel SubsidiesNorway Launches Energy + To Promote Alternative EnergyCellulosic Ethanol Plant Gets Loan Guarantee from DOE

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The Difference Between Renewable and Sustainable

September 22, 2010

Climate change, renewable energy, green this, eco that … We are constantly flooded with information about the need to shift towards a different, planet-friendly economy in order to preserve the atmospheric condition in which life as we know it can thrive. Related Posts:Video: Argonne National Laboratory’s Director on Alternative EnergyRichard Branson on Clean EnergyRio+20 Achieves […]

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Ontario’s feed-in tariff scheme boosts business, says solar power company

September 20, 2010

A Canadian solar photovoltaic (PV) development company called Enfinity Canada Ltd says it has seen interest in solar installations grow since it launched its rooftop lease program in January this year. Related Posts:Inspiration: Morgan Solar, a Toronto-based Solar Power Start-upLondon, Ontario Wants To Be Alternative Energy HubOntario Increases Support For Alternative EnergyCanada Now Home To […]

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Remember the ozone layer? It’s still there

September 18, 2010

A new report due out in 2011 says that international efforts to protect the ozone layer, the shield that protects life on Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays, are a success and have stopped additional ozone losses, a facts that contributed to mitigating the greenhouse effect. It is the first comprehensive update in four […]

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