December 2010

10 Facts About Renewable Energy in 2010

December 31, 2010

As the year draws to an end and a new decade kicks off, let’s have a look at some of the alternative energy facts that made the news in 2010. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy GoalAlternative Energy in the Spotlight at Rio+20Maine Moves To Reduce Oil ConsumptionNew Report Reveals 20% of Global Energy Came […]

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EPA Releases Updated Guidance For CFLs

December 30, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this week updated its guidance on how to properly clean up a broken compact fluorescent lamp (CFL). CFLs are widely regarded as more environmentally friendly because they save energy and last longer. Related Posts:Comparing Energy Efficient TechnologiesNew Rules for Incandescent Light Bulbs from 2011; New Light Bulb Packaging […]

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SunPower Sells 44MW Solar Park in Italy

December 29, 2010

San Jose-based SunPower on Monday (27) announced that it has completed the sale of its 44-megawatt Montalto di Castro solar park to a consortium of international investors that include MetLife, Fondo PPP Italia and Voigt & Collegen. SunPower designed and built the solar power plant and will provide ongoing operations and maintenance services for the […]

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Ford Focus Promotion: Winners Help Favorite Cause and Go to Madrid

December 28, 2010

In order to promote the new Ford Focus, Ford has created a social media promotion whereby participants can help a charity of their choice and win a trip to Madrid to take part of the Focus Global Test Drive between February 18th – 20th. Applicants need to register at Ford’s Facebook page and create a […]

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Small Scale Renewable Energy Helps the Environment – And the Poor

December 27, 2010

Over the Christmas break, the New York Times published an insightful article about how small scale renewable energy can improve the lives of people who dwell in places such as Africa where it’s common not to be reached by the grid. Related Posts:Washington DC Solar Community Inspires Others to Go SolarFarmers Prefer Solar PowerWal-Mart goes […]

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