October 2011

Small Wind Power Grew in 2010, Says AWEA

October 25, 2011

A new report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) says that America’s small wind turbine industry saw “substantial growth” in 2010. There was a 26 per cent expansion in the market for small wind systems with 25.6 megawatts (MW) of capacity added, as well as a robust increase in sales revenue. Nearly 8,000 small […]

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Solar Power “Going Mainstream”

October 24, 2011

Perhaps the term ‘alternative energy’, as applied to renewable energy sources, will have to be revised some time in the not-so-distant future. That’s because clean energy such as solar is going mainstream. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm UnveiledSolar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank SaysLet It Shine Chronicles The […]

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Protest in London Against UK Biofuel Subsidies

October 22, 2011

Biofuelwatch and Campaign Against Climate Change have joined forces to stage a protest in London, UK, today. Related Posts:Biofuel Indirect Land Use on European Commission Agenda in 2011Volvo debuts Bio-DME truck fleet in SwedenUN panel issues statement on biofuelsStudy Highlights Midwest Alternative Energy PotentialProtesters Arrested in Vancouver at Enbridge Pipeline Hearing

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Cellulosic Ethanol Expected to Surge in 2013

October 21, 2011

The first commercial cellulosic ethanol (ethanol made from non-edible parts of plants, grass, crop waste etc) will start production in 2013, and it will “open the floodgates” for this type of fuel, said Bloomberg. Related Posts:Cellulosic ethanol: closer to becoming a reality?Switchgrass Shows Potential as Biofuel Material, Say Italian ResearchersCellulosic Ethanol is Making Progress, Industry […]

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Ecotech, the Alternative Energy College

October 20, 2011

Ecotech Institute is the only college in the US entirely focused on training its graduates for careers in renewable energy and sustainable design. Related Posts:Women Join the Green RevolutionSolar Power Spurs Job Creation in the USMoving Planet Invites the World to Take Climate ActionLondon, Ontario Wants To Be Alternative Energy HubWhere To Get a Green […]

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