September 2011

Massive Solar PV Farm Opens in Germany

September 30, 2011

A 78 MW part of a 148 MW photovoltaic solar farm was completed on September 24. The project was developed by saferay, which is based in Berlin, while the plant occupies a former open pit mining area near Senftenberg in Eastern Germany. Related Posts:Gehrlicher Solar Builds Solar Park in Record TimeItaly Gets Largest Single-Operating PV […]

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Technology Advances in Cellulosic Ethanol

September 29, 2011

The jury is still out on cellulosic ethanol, which is made out of grass, wood and non-edible parts of plants, as to how green and even viable it is. Related Posts:Switchgrass Shows Potential as Biofuel Material, Say Italian ResearchersCellulosic Ethanol is Making Progress, Industry SaysCellulosic Ethanol Expected to Surge in 2013More Funding For Cellulosic Ethanol […]

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Google Invests $75 million in Residential Solar Power Fund

September 28, 2011

As part of its ongoing commitment to alternative energy, the latest news from Google is that the internet giant has invested $75 million in a residential solar fund with Clean Power Finance, a provider of integrated services and financing solutions for the solar industry. Related Posts:Google Adds More Power to its Renewable Energy PortfolioGoogle Invests […]

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City of San José Promotes Solar Home Tour

September 27, 2011

San José in northern California is one of the most forward cities in the U.S. in terms of green policies, thanks to its Green Vision plan which has put the city at the forefront of the municipal green revolution. Related Posts:San Jose Promotes Solar Energy EventLatin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledSolar Plays Key […]

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Canada Could Be Powered Entirely With Geothermal, Scientists Say

September 26, 2011

Canada gets most of its energy from hydropower, coal and nuclear. But scientists say that geothermal power could meet the country’s energy needs one million times over. Related Posts:Protesters Arrested in Vancouver at Enbridge Pipeline HearingInspiration: Morgan Solar, a Toronto-based Solar Power Start-upNew Research Maps Out Geothermal Potential in the USLondon, Ontario Wants To Be […]

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