March 2012

Zipcar Launches Electric Vehicle Pilot Program in Chicago

March 23, 2012

Chicagoans now can benefit from the environmental friendliness of electric vehicles without buying one. This is because Zipcar, a leading car sharing network, has launched its first “large-scale electric vehicle (EV) pilot program” in the city. Related Posts:GM Hails More Powerful Electric Car BatteryDanish Company ECOmove To Launch QBEAK Electric CarHybrid And Electric Car Sales […]

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USDA Releases Report Highlighting Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Efforts

March 22, 2012

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week released a report highlighting the ways in which USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) contributes to U.S. energy independence and helps rural small businesses and farmers become more energy efficient. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Baltimore Home With Sun Tracking Solar Energy System Becomes Model of Sustainability

March 21, 2012

Federal Hill in Baltimore has become home to the first residential sun-tracking solar device. The equipment was installed by NEXUS EnergyHomes, based in Stevensville, MD. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Renewable Energy Grows Strong in New Zealand

March 20, 2012

New Zealand is quietly becoming an alternative energy powerhouse. Industrial Info, a provider of global industrial market intelligence, currently tracks 25 local renewable energy projects in the planning and engineering phase that are scheduled to begin construction from 2012 onward. The projects total more than US$4.87 billion in investment value and indicate that New Zealand […]

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Instant Connect Makes Solar Panel Installations Easier

March 19, 2012

There’s a novelty on the solar panel front today. Westinghouse Solar, a company that designs and manufactures solar power systems, announced the release of a new line of fully integrated, plug-and-play solar panels. The company says the new line will make rooftop installations faster and easier. The line is called Instant Connect and it builds […]

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