June 2011

Major Solar Power Farm in Austin Under Construction

June 29, 2011

By December the city of Austin in Texas will have a 30-megawatt solar project feeding into its grid. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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GE Competition Awards Alternative Energy Companies

June 28, 2011

Last week General Electric unveiled the winners of the second round of its Ecomagination Challenge: Powering Your Home. The 10 winners will receive a cool $36 million prize. Most of the elected companies are in the software business but two of them work in the alternative energy field. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find […]

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Africa Discusses Transition to Renewable Energy

June 27, 2011

A conference taking place in Abuja, Nigeria, will discuss what African countries need to do to foster the adoption of alternative energy. Related Posts:Small Scale Renewable Energy Helps the Environment – And the Poor

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Support for Solar and Geothermal Power

June 26, 2011

This week the U.S. Department of Energy made a couple of announcements related to alternative energy. Related Posts:Alternative Energy Beats Nuclear in Q1Understanding How Photovoltaic Panels Work

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Company Focus: Prudential Locations Embraces Solar Power in Pursuit of Sustainability

June 25, 2011

Prudential Locations, a leading estate agent in Hawaii, made a commitment to reducing its carbon footprint when it installed solar panels in 2008. Since then, the new 87-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system at the company’s Honolulu office have reduced CO2 emissions by an estimated 650,721 kg, and produced more than 382,000 kWh of energy. Related Posts:No […]

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