February 2012

European Energy Companies Form Alternative Energy Alliance

February 29, 2012

European energy companies have come together to call for 2030 targets in emissions reductions, alternative energy and energy efficiency. Related Posts:Big Solar Power Plans for TunisiaProtest in London Against UK Biofuel SubsidiesGreece Looks To Solar Power To Boost EconomyBiofuel Indirect Land Use on European Commission Agenda in 2011Recession has driven reduction in greenhouse emissions

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Wind Power Blowing Stronger in Central America

February 28, 2012

Honduras has become home to Central America’s largest wind farm. The 102 MW Cerro de Hula facility, which started commercial operation in December 2011, is also Hondura’s first wind farm. Cerro de Hula will produce more than 360 GWh/year, which is enough to supply power to 150,000 Honduran households using clean and alternative energy. Related […]

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See-through Solar Technology Achieves New Breakthrough

February 27, 2012

New Energy Technologies’ SolarWindow is a promising photovoltaic solar technology that we have been following for a while. SolarWindow’s promise is to generate electricity on see-through glass. In conjunction with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the company has successfully fabricated the largest-area organic photovoltaic (OPV) module ever produced at the Laboratory Scientists developing SolarWindow succeeded […]

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Incentives Spur Solar Power Growth in Ukraine

February 24, 2012

Alternative energy advocates always say that official incentive is key to promote the adoption of clean energy. Ukraine, in Eastern Europe, is the latest case in point. 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 History of Solar PowerIKEA Starts […]

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New Video Illustrates Humanity’s Dependence on Fossil Fuels

February 23, 2012

There are several animated videos on the web that describe humanity’s current situation in relation to the finite resources of the planet. Related Posts:Alternative Energy Has Progressed, But Fossil Fuels Still Dominate

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