June 2012

Alternative Energy in the Spotlight at Rio+20

June 20, 2012

At the Rio+20 conference, the International Renewable Energy Agency hosted a discussion panel on energy efficiency and renewable energy as solutions to make cities more sustainable. Related Posts:Alliance Launches 100% Renewable Energy GoalRio+20 Achieves Little, Says Brazilian Research OrganizationWorld Environment Day 2012Living Planet Report Highlights Alternative Energy For Sustainable FutureMaine Moves To Reduce Oil Consumption

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Clean Energy Trends on Twitter

June 18, 2012

As the world converges in Rio de Janeiro for the biggest sustainability conference of the year, the Rio+20, twitter activity is booming. One of the most popular hashtags today was #endfossilfuelsubsidies, which aims to end subsidies for fossil fuel energy. Related Posts:Video: A Chronology of Fossil Fuel DependencyProtest in London Against UK Biofuel SubsidiesLet’s drill […]

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Experts Say Solar Power Needs Global Collaboration

June 14, 2012

An expert panels of IEEE members, representing the world’s largest technical professional association dedicated to advancing technology, yesterday said that collaboration is key to develop the global solar energy marketplace. They were speaking at the Intersolar Europe 2012 trade fair, which goes on until tomorrow in Munich, Germany. The IEEE expert panel provided leading industry […]

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Comparing Energy Efficient Technologies

June 13, 2012

Improving the energy efficiency of a building is a quick and economical way to mitigate the impact that a building has on the environment. Related Posts:Siemens Promotes Smart Grid Technology Innovation ContestDesign watch: “Lit” Offers Greener Lighting OptionEnergy Saving Web Platform Gets RevampApps to Save Electricity, Money and the EnvironmentWill Apple Grow on Solar Power?

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First Solar and Intermolecular Enter Efficiency Research Agreement

June 12, 2012

First Solar and Intermolecular yesterday announced a collaboration and licensing agreement aimed at accelerating the efficiency roadmap for First Solar’s cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) technology. First Solar is the world’s largest thin film PV solar module manufacturer and the leader in thin film PV utility-scale solar power plants. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power […]

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