April 2010 Archives
Biotech Awaits FDA Approval Today - 2010-04-30
Green Chip brings readers a word on the biotech sector, and explains why today is a big day for one small biotech company in particular.
5 Rare Earth Stocks to Hedge Against Chinese Control - 2010-04-29
Green Chip Editor Jeff Siegel discusses the relationship between rare earth metals and alternative energy.
European Cities Converting Trash to Energy - 2010-04-29
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh talks about waste-to-energy plants in Europe and explores United States' hesitation in embracing a method that converts trash to heat and electricity.
Vestas and REC Report the Return of Demand in 2010 - 2010-04-28
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the return of demand to the renewable energy industry that is expected within the next year.
First Carbon Neutral Toilet Paper Rolled Out - 2010-04-28
Green Chip Living's Jimmy Mengel explores the world's first Cradle to Cradle toilet paper...
First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Approved This Week - 2010-04-28
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the recent approval for the building of the first U.S. offshore wind farm
House Passes Florida's Renewable Energy Bill to Senate - 2010-04-28
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the Florida House Bill that could allow Florida to gain ground in the renewable energy sector
Israel Cleantech - 2010-04-27
Sustainable World Capital's Shawn Lesser details the history of innovation, access to capital, scarce resources and other factors propelling cleantech today in Israel.
Start-up Smart Grid Companies - 2010-04-27
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge discusses smart grid start-up companies, their solutions, IPO implications, and public profit opportunities.
Top American Wind Energy Companies - 2010-04-26
Green Chip Editor Jeff Siegel reviews 10 domestic wind energy companies every investor should know about.
Hawaii Biodiversity - 2010-04-26
In the United States, perhaps nowhere is the loss of biodiversity more apparent, or on the minds of a larger segment of the general public, than in Hawaii.
How Wasteful Is Your City? - 2010-04-26
Green Chip Living's Jimmy Mengel ranks the 25 most wasteful cities in the country.
Is China America's New OPEC? - 2010-04-24
Green Chip editor Nick Hodge discusses how the U.S. is now taking cleantech cues from other countries, and how investors can profit no matter where the dollars are flowing.
Environmental Dispute goes to Top Court in the Sunshine State - 2010-04-23
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh discusses an elevated court case in Florida, as the Miccosukee Tribe and Florida Crystals argue a land deal in the Everglades.
U.S. Wind Energy Industry Reports Growth in 2009 - 2010-04-23
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the growth of the U.S. wind energy industry in 2009.
The Draft U.S. Climate Bill Expected to be Revealed Monday - 2010-04-23
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the draft U.S. Climate Bill expected to be revealed on Monday.
The Department of Energy Announces $200 Million for Solar and Water Power - 2010-04-23
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the DOE's recent announcement that it will grant $200 million to solar and water power technologies
Canadian Renewable Energy Trusts - 2010-04-22
Green Chip editor Jeff Siegel reveals another way to profit from Canada's renewable energy agenda.
The History of Earth Day - 2010-04-21
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the history of Earth Day.
Utilities Respond to Earth Month - 2010-04-21
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses what utilities across the country are doing to contribute to Earth Month.
Vice President Biden Announces Ramp-Up Initiative - 2010-04-21
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses Vice President Biden's Earth Day announcement of new energy efficiency efforts.
Starbucks Featuring Fair Trade Coffee in 10,000 Stores - 2010-04-21
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh reports on Starbucks' latest addition to their Fair Trade collection and the effect of Fair Trade on farmers and communities around the globe.
GE and Philips Compete in the Smart Bulb Race - 2010-04-21
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the growing trend in LED light bulbs.
How Canada is Sending Cleantech Stocks Higher - 2010-04-20
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge discusses Ontario's clean energy boom, and how to profit from the Canadian companies making it happen.
Canadian Renewable Energy - 2010-04-19
Green Chip Editor Jeff Siegel discusses how investors can profit from British Columbia's rush on renewable energy.
Earth Day Resolutions - 2010-04-19
A few free-market Earth Day Resolutions
Big-time Conflict of Interest in Monsanto Case - 2010-04-19
Green Chip Living's Jimmy Mengel discusses the conflict of interest in Monsanto's upcoming Supreme Court case...
Shedding the "Fringe" Label - 2010-04-17
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge brings readers the week's news from the West Coast and comments on the transition for green from "fringe" to a way of life.
Green Building Means Big Savings for Penn Residents - 2010-04-16
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh reveals the conclusion of a new report by Pennsylvania-based advocacy group regarding the bottom line with improving building efficiency: saving two kinds of green.
What The Chamber Is Forgetting To Mention About Energy - 2010-04-16
A few things the Institute for 21st Century Energy always forgets to mention.
Green Stocks 2010 - 2010-04-15
Green Chip Editor Jeff Siegel reveals three green stocks that could easily double your money... if you get in now.
BioCoal Company Soars Amidst Coal Industry Blunders - 2010-04-14
Green Chip Living's Jimmy Mengel explains the meteoric rise of a Bio-coal company...
Cap and Trade Legislation is Fatally Flawed - 2010-04-13
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge reverses his position on cap and trade, and offers a way to profit from the alternative.
Environmental Damage Endangers Vacation Spots - 2010-04-12
Green Chip Living's Jimmy Mengel explains why many of America's most cherished vacation spots are vulnerable for extinction...
Just How Deep Do Cleantech Roots Reach? - 2010-04-11
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge comments on the week's headlines and stories from the green sector as cleantech's roots are deeper reaching than ever before.
Follow the (Green)Leader - 2010-04-09
Green Chip Living's Brigid Darragh brings readers the week's stories, focusing on examples set for sustainable lifestyle.
Electric Car Benefits - 2010-04-09
Felix Kramer reports on the Electrification Coalition Report.
Clean Coal Myth - 2010-04-09
Guest editor Tom Schueneman reviews the fallacy of clean coal.
Utility-Scale Energy Storage Innovations - 2010-04-09
Green Chip Editor Chris Nelder surveys some interesting new utility-scale electricity storage applications, and sees a $200 billion market just getting started.
Bringing Down the Mountains - 2010-04-08
Green Chip Living's Jimmy Mengel explains the EPA's attempt to cut down on mountaintop coal mining.
How Market-Makers Impact Stocks - 2010-04-08
Green Chip's Nick Hodge discusses various ways market-makers can impact the value of stocks, and how you can follow them to easy profits...
Chinese Solar Company Raises Sales View - 2010-04-07
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses increasing demand for Chinese solar products in the wake of European subsidy cuts.
World's Second-Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Announced - 2010-04-07
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses DONG Energy's bid to build one of the world's biggest offshore wind farms
Renovalia Energy SA May Sell a Stake of at Least 25 Percent - 2010-04-07
Green Chip contributor Hilary Stingley discusses Renovalia Energy SA's plans to sell new shares to institutional investors this month.
Bulgaria Renewable Energy - 2010-04-07
The latest on Bulgaria's renewable energy agenda.
Offshore Marine Energy - 2010-04-07
International Editor Sam Hopkins looks at where the real and lasting power of offshore energy is being invested in today.
Solar-Powered Plane Makes First Test Flight in Switzerland - 2010-04-07
Green Chip Contributor Hilary Stingley discusses the Solar Impulse initiative, a plan to create a plane that has zero emissions.
DC Tax on Plastic Bags a Wild Success - 2010-04-06
Green Chip Living Editor Brigid Darragh reports on the wild success of plastic bag taxes and bans in D.C. and cities around the world.
Pearl Jam Plant Trees to Offset Tour Pollution - 2010-04-05
Green Chip Living's Jimmy Mengel outlines some of the ways rock bands are reducing their carbon footprints.
Colorado Boosts Renewable Energy Standards 30% - 2010-04-05
Green Chip Editor Jeff Siegel takes a closer look at Colorado's latest renewable energy law and the companies that could profit from it.
The Case for Cleantech: Old Myths and New Realities - 2010-04-04
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge brings you a "Then & Now" scenario for the cleantech sector and continues to dispel myths about a great young industry.
SKS Microfinance IPO - 2010-04-02
The first microfinance institution in India to go public.
A New Breed of Sustainability - 2010-04-02
Green Chip Living's Brigid Darragh sums up the week in the green sector, from the Oval Office to local Maryland neighborhoods.
A Month Without Monsanto? - 2010-04-02
Green Chip Living's Jimmy Mengel discusses one woman's attempt to go a month without eating, drinking, or wearing Monsanto products.
Sustainable Non-Profits: Project Crossroad & Daddy Does - 2010-04-02
reen Chip Editor Nick Hodge discusses the nonprofit side of sustainability, and how you can help enact the changes you'd like to see in the world...
Sustainable Giving Opportunities - 2010-04-01
Green Chip Editor Nick Hodge discusses the nonprofit side of sustainability, and how you can help enact the changes you'd like to see in the world.
Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers Talks Energy Independence - 2010-04-01
Editor Sam Hopkins reports from a major panel on how best to capitalize on Obama's offshore drilling announcement through clean energy ETFs.