February 2010 Archives
Cleantech's Yin Yang - 2010-02-28
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge sums up the week in the green sector and comments on the balances of good and evil forces for cleantech.
The Verdict on the Bloom Box and the 60 Minutes Coup - 2010-02-26
Green Chip Editor Chris Nelder takes a critical look at the new Bloom Box fuel cell system, and concludes that it's a modest improvement over standard natural gas-fired power.
Arizona Anti-Solar Bill Defeated - 2010-02-26
Bureaucrats have been forced to kill a bill that would've gutted the state's solar industry.
This Week in Green Chip Living - 2010-02-26
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh recaps the week in Green Chip Living headlines, as well as news from California and Texas start-ups and the results of two important reports.
Change Coming to German Solar Industry - 2010-02-24
Editor Sam Hopkins separates fact from fiction in the plan to cut Germany's feed-in tariff (FIT) this summer.
Arizona Solar Bill - 2010-02-24
Calling out bully bureaucrats that seek to sink solar momentum in Arizona.
Business and the Environment: Time for a Truce? - 2010-02-24
Green Chip Living contributor Jimmy Mengel examines a new report calling for market values to be placed on "natural capital."
UN Report Pegs Corporate Damage on Environment at $2.2 Tril Annually - 2010-02-23
Green Chip Editor Brigid Darragh explains a new report from the United Nations which examines 3,000 of the world's largest corporations and the toll their business takes on the planet.
Debating Climate Change - 2010-02-22
Green Chip's Jeff Siegel explains why debating climate change won't make rich, but reveals some opportune places to look that could.
Bloom Energy IPO? - 2010-02-22
Green Chip editor Nick Hodge dispels rumors of a Bloom Energy IPO after the company was featured on 60 Minutes.
Why the "We" vs. "They" Stuff is Getting Old - 2010-02-20
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge reviews the week in the clean energy sector, commenting on nuclear energy's momentum build via U.S. gov't support, and other green advancements around the globe.
This Week in Green Chip Living - 2010-02-19
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh comments on news in the green sector from around the world and highlights GCL's most-read articles from the week.
Renewable Energy Legislation - 2010-02-18
Justice may be blind, but lawyers always have to see clearly. And recently, Editor Sam Hopkins has met some legal eagles whose sights are fixed squarely on cleantech.
Genetically Modified Foods - 2010-02-18
Green Chip Living contributor Jimmy Mengel explains why Indian farmers are fighting back against genetically modified crops.
American Cities Shift Gears for Plug-In Cars - 2010-02-17
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the U.S. cities prepared for life with electric vehicles and steps other cities should consider making to prepare for the the coming generation of plug-ins.
China's Clean Energy Progress - 2010-02-16
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge discusses China's clean energy progress and how the U.S. is in danger of falling behind.
Sustainable Hotel Industry - 2010-02-15
Green Chip Living contributor Jimmy Mengel reports on Spanish hotel company Sol Melia's recently-awarded status as the first "Biosphere Certified Hotel," and why this certification is significant.
The Continuing Tale of Cleantech's Maturation - 2010-02-13
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge brings you the week's green news and comments on the sector with a continued theme of China as a cleantech stalwart.
The Rooftop Solar Market - 2010-02-12
Green Chip Review Editor Chris Nelder sees the pieces falling into place that will set the stage for an explosion of distributed rooftop solar in the United States.
Tea Party Alternative Energy - 2010-02-12
If the Tea Party practices what it preaches, then it should be a major supporter of alternative energy and environmental protection.
China Reveals Results of Gov't Pollution Survey - 2010-02-12
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh explains the results of China's groundbreaking pollution survey, revealed for the first time this week.
Ford Electric Van - 2010-02-11
Green Chip Living contributor Jimmy Mengel reviews Ford's latest electric offering.
Geothermal Energy in Iceland - 2010-02-10
Green Chip Editor Sam Hopkins breaks down key lessons from his meeting with the head of Iceland's National Energy Authority.
Aloha, Paper Waste - 2010-02-09
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the results of a Hawaii Senate initiative to reduce paper waste, and comments on how effective like-minded programs in federal offices could be.
Investing in Green Chip Stocks - 2010-02-08
Green Chip Editor Jeff Siegel reviews 5 Green Chip Stocks to buy while they're still cheap.
Notes from This Year's RETECH Expo - 2010-02-06
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge reviews the week in green energy news and shares his insight from his seat in the audience at the RETECH Expo in Washington, D.C.
Just Do It: Nike Gets Greener - 2010-02-05
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh reports on Nike's latest announcement to abandon carbon offsets and reduce greenhouse gas emissions while still increasing revenue.
Sugar and Cellulosic Ethanol Stocks - 2010-02-04
Editor Sam Hopkins writes from D.C. today, where he's attending the American Council on Renewable Energy's RETECH expo, and mining the showcases and speakers for new stock picks.
Gas Drilling in Appalachia Produces Harmful Wastewater - 2010-02-03
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the Downside of Water Mining
Green Dividend Stocks - 2010-02-02
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge discusses green dividend stocks, how to identify them, and why they're a good buy during rough times.
Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Opens - 2010-02-01
DuPont Danisco, a joint venture between the American chemicals giant and a Danish company, is opening a demonstration plant in Tennessee in February where cellulose-rich corn cobs and switchgrass will be converted to fuel.