March 2012 Archives
Big Oil Pays Off Senate - 2012-03-30
Once again, oil money dictates policy.
North Sea Drilling Disaster - 2012-03-30
A gas leak from a platform in the North Sea has officials worried.
Bisphenol-A Vote - 2012-03-30
The NRDC and other groups have requested a ban on the toxic chemical.
Another Fukushima Disaster - 2012-03-30
Is "safe" nuclear in Japan seeping more radioactive water?
First Solar Failure - 2012-03-30
Are First Solar's days numbered?
Monsanto Verdict Challenged - 2012-03-30
The legal fight against the world's most despicable company continues.
India Microgrid - 2012-03-30
Will the developing world embrace microgrids?
Bombardier (TSX:BBD-B) Lands $208 Million Rail Deal - 2012-03-30
Finavera (TSX-V:FVR) wind project moves forward and Bombardier picks up $208 million German rail deal.
Nokia Siemens Clean Energy - 2012-03-29
Shawn Lesser reveals his top ten clean energy highlights of Nokia Siemens
Liquid Metal Batteries - 2012-03-29
Could this be the final piece of the renewable energy puzzle?
The Biopesticide Solution - 2012-03-29
Farmers seek safer insect and weed control with biopesticides.
Virginia Offshore Wind Turbines - 2012-03-29
A new 5 MW wind turbine will soon begin testing in Virginia waters.
The Future of Energy - 2012-03-29
NRG Energy offers a glimpse into the future of energy.
Fox News Promotes Chevy Volt - 2012-03-29
Has Fox News switched gears on the Chevy Volt?
Powering Europe With Wind - 2012-03-29
How will Europe's wind-powered generation get to 20 percent?
Future Wind Turbines - 2012-03-29
The next generation of wind turbines is now being tested.
Another Solar Power Plant Delayed - 2012-03-28
Does the Calico solar project violate environmental law?
Ford Fuel Economy - 2012-03-28
Ford, once known for poor fuel economy, is changing that image.
Japan Seeks Natural Gas Assets In The U.S. - 2012-03-28
Japan looks to share in the American natural gas boom.
Zipcar (NASDAQ:ZIP) Goes Electric - 2012-03-28
Spreading its wings, Zipcar adds electric vehicles to its fleet.
New Electric Car Battery Deal - 2012-03-28
Two major car makers work to advance electric car battery technology.
Californians Embrace Solar Services - 2012-03-28
Solar services ramp up solar installations in California.
Another German Offshore Wind Deal - 2012-03-27
Suzlon to add another 332 megawatts to Germany's offshore wind capacity.
Climate Change Costs - 2012-03-27
A new study pins another $2 trillion to the costs of climate change.
Next Generation Solar Panels - 2012-03-27
MIT researchers offer a glimpse into the world of next-generation solar panels.
GE (NYSE:GE) Lands $200 Million Saudi Deal - 2012-03-27
Saudi Electricity Company ponies up $200 million for GE energy expertise.
Republicans Protected the Environment - 2012-03-27
Did Republicans save the ozone layer?
European Renewable Energy Goals - 2012-03-27
The European Union has a 20% renewable energy target it expects to reach in 8 years.
Electric Bike Sales To Soar - 2012-03-27
New research shows demand for e-bikes is growing.
Cheap Solar Power is Coming - 2012-03-26
Solar competitiveness could be right around the corner with incentives toward local ownership.
Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) Upgraded to $49 - 2012-03-26
A123 Systems (NASDAQ:AONE) to struggle today, but Tesla lands another upgrade.
Solar Hot Water Savings - 2012-03-26
Is solar hot water a good investment over the long-term?
Ford Superior Fuel Economy - 2012-03-26
New technologies enable 71 mpg fuel economy for conventional vehicles.
Monsanto Children's Book - 2012-03-26
Monsanto's latest bit of propaganda focuses on kids.
GMO Labeling Fight Continues - 2012-03-23
Should you know whether or not your food has been genetically modified?
DOE Backs Modular Nuclear - 2012-03-23
The DOE is offering funds supporting innovation in small nuclear modular reactors.
Denmark Wind Power - 2012-03-23
Fifty percent of Denmark will soon by powered by wind.
German Offshore Wind Expansion - 2012-03-23
Germany's very aggressive wind energy goals are at risk.
Another DuPont (NYSE:DD) Solar Deal - 2012-03-23
DuPont (NYSE:DD) does a new solar deal with China Sunergy (NASDAQ:CSUN)
Florida Clean Energy - 2012-03-22
Shawn Lesser discusses the top 10 clean energy highlights of Florida.
Wind Energy India - 2012-03-22
India's wind-powered future is looking strong.
Drilling Will Not Reduce Gas Prices - 2012-03-22
They tell us that more drilling will get us lower gas prices. They're wrong.
Maryland Natural Gas Bill - 2012-03-22
Environmental concerns could result in extra fees for natural gas producers.
The Cost of Coal - 2012-03-22
A new documentary sheds light on the true cost of coal production.
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Sells 50 Megawatts - 2012-03-22
First Solar finds a buyer for a 50 MW solar project in Nevada.
Dominion Virginia Power Goes Offshore - 2012-03-21
Dominion Virginia Power has plans to develop a 113,000-acre offshore wind energy property.
EPA Fracking Announcement Questioned - 2012-03-21
Residents claim water still not safe after EPA fracking announcement.
UK Embraces Electric Cars - 2012-03-21
When gas prices rise in the UK, drivers seek electric options.
Solar New York City - 2012-03-21
New York City ups the ante again by turning an old landfill into a power plant.
Personal Health Sustainability - 2012-03-21
If you want to see an inspirational film that has the power to transform your health - this is the one!
Fossil Fuels Gain Momentum - 2012-03-21
Drowning in our own complacency as the world embraces clean energy.
Oil Company Biofuel Profits - 2012-03-21
BP and Shell are taking the lead in the commercialization of biofuels.
Solar Tariff Does Not Change Fundamentals - 2012-03-21
Daqo New Energy (NYSE:DQ) reminds us why the solar tariff decision really doesn't help anyone.
Solar Tariff Irony - 2012-03-20
New import fees on Chinese solar panels prove to be an exercise in irony.
India Wind Power - 2012-03-20
The extension of a key wind energy tax credit may be extended in India.
Electric Vehicle Oregon Roadtrip - 2012-03-20
With fast-charging stations on I-5, electric vehicle road trips begin.
Another Solar Stock Disappoints - 2012-03-20
JA Solar (NASDAQ:JASO) announces another loss and IBC Advanced Alloys (TSX-V:IB) blasts off into space.
More Uncertainty Weighs On Solar Stocks Today - 2012-03-19
LDK Solar (NYSE:LDK) updates guidance and India looks to continue wind energy tax breaks.
Climate Policy Falls Short - 2012-03-19
A new study shows that cap and trade may have an adverse effect on clean tech innovation.
China Solar Trade War - 2012-03-19
The last thing we need is a solar trade war with China.
Electric Car Battery Costs - 2012-03-19
Within ten years, electric cars will be no more expensive than comparable internal combustion engine vehicles.
More Sustainable Aquaculture - 2012-03-19
Tuna is one of the most over-fished species on the planet. Is this one solution?
Electric Cars Invade San Diego - 2012-03-19
Will the next generation of car sharing be electric?
Canadian Solar Expansion - 2012-03-16
Canadian Solar agrees to build 4 solar plants in England.
LED Breakthrough Opportunity - 2012-03-16
New research shows engineers how to create an LED with an efficiency greater than 100%.
Colony Collapse Disorder Discovery - 2012-03-16
New research may have identified one of the sources behind colony collapse disorder.
Solar Stocks Impress on Guidance - 2012-03-16
Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RSOL) and ReneSola (NYSE:SOL), announce earnings.
Sustainable Cities - 2012-03-16
Shawn Lesser reveals his top ten smart, sustainable cities.
Fracking Regulations - 2012-03-16
A new poll suggests that Americans support increased regulation when it comes to fracking operations.
Smart Growth Opportunities - 2012-03-15
A new study shows the economic and environmental advantages of smart growth.
Chinese Wind In North Carolina - 2012-03-15
Chinese wind turbine maker, Ming Yang Wind has opened up a research facility in North Carolina.
European Water Shortages Coming - 2012-03-15
New data show that Europe must prepare for serious water supply issues in the coming decade.
German Solar Growth Continues - 2012-03-15
Germany's solar market sees continued uncontrollable growth despite massive reductions in tariffs.
ABB (NYSE:ABB) Lands $100 Million Contract - 2012-03-15
ABB (NYSE:ABB) picks up a $100 million deal from Rio Tinto, and Alstom (PINK SHEETS:AOMFF) may be ponying up a few billion for a wind turbine manufacturer.
The Big Fix Exposes Big Oil - 2012-03-15
New documentary exposes what we already know about oil and politics.
Electric Car Pollution - 2012-03-14
What you should know about junked electric cars.
Dong Energy Embraces Offshore Wind - 2012-03-14
As Dong Energy puts the kibosh on fossil fuels, the company invests heavily in offshore wind.
100% Renewables Not A Pipe Dream, Study Shows - 2012-03-14
A new study reveals the potential for Minnesota to get 100% of its power from wind and solar.
Sustainable Aquaculture - 2012-03-14
This company has developed a more sustainable and humane aquaculture technique.
Expensive Nuclear Power - 2012-03-14
If renewables have become cheaper than nuclear power, should we continue invest in the nuclear?
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Lands Major Deal With FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) - 2012-03-14
First Solar creates 125 jobs and ABB works with ECOtality to integrate electric vehicle charging stations.
Public Transportation Rises As Gas Prices Increase - 2012-03-13
As gas prices soar and more folks go back to work, public transportation ridership is soaring.
Do Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shorts Get Burned? - 2012-03-13
Energy Focus (OTCBB:EFOI) moves to China and Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) shorts are scratching their heads.
New York City Organic Produce - 2012-03-13
Organic produce is now being grown on rooftop greenhouses in Brooklyn.
Water Contamination Growing - 2012-03-13
Chemical fertilizers and animal manure are exacerbating a water contamination problem in Salinas.
Energy Efficiency Solutions - 2012-03-13
Energy efficiency mandates (some of which were vilified by Michele Bachmann), will save us $1.1 trillion.
The Logic Of Renewable Energy - 2012-03-12
Craig Shields offers a compelling argument for the integration of renewable energy.
China Invades European Wind Market - 2012-03-12
Chinese wind turbine manufacturers have finally broken into the European wind energy market. This is a game-changing moment.
Wind Energy Realities - 2012-03-12
Stephen Lacey and Richard Caperton debunk an error-riddled Wall Street Journal editorial on Wind Energy.
U.S. Nuclear Safety Check - 2012-03-12
A new report raises some serious concerns about the safety of U.S. nuclear power plants.
Ohio Fracking Earthquake - 2012-03-12
Research in Ohio officially links fracking waste disposal wells and earthquakes.
Good News For First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR)? - 2012-03-12
First Solar lands power plant deal in Tuscon and Vestas lands massive turbine deal in Mexico.
Monsanto Rootworm Crisis - 2012-03-12
Once again, we're finding that Monsanto's sick inventions are hurting farmers.
112 MPG Hybrid Unveiled - 2012-03-09
Toyota goes above and beyond with the introduction of its 112 mpg next-generation Hybrid concept car.
Scotland Wind Power Expansion - 2012-03-09
Scotland continues to expand its wind power dominance.
Sacramento Clean Energy - 2012-03-09
Shawn Lesser reveals the top 10 reasons Sacramento, CA is a leader in Clean Energy.
A Vegetarian Game-Changer - 2012-03-09
This is a game-changer that could change the way we feed the world.
Cheap Solar Power - 2012-03-09
How the Ampulse Corporation can get solar down to $1 per watt installed.
Linn Energy (NASDAQ:LINE) On A Buying Spree - 2012-03-09
Ocean Power reports Q3 and Linn Energy continues to acquire assets.
Algonquin Lands Major Wind Power Project - 2012-03-09
Continued exposure to the U.S. wind energy market seems to be the name of the game.
Texas Wind Farm - 2012-03-06
U.S.-based wind energy manufacturer, DeWind Co., announces the completion of its new 20 MW Frisco Wind Farm in Northern Texas.
Japan Solar Apartments - 2012-03-06
With fewer Japanese interested in nuclear power, the demand for solar apartments is growing.
Siemens Electric Car Development - 2012-03-06
Siemens is constructing the evolution of electric cars.
Monsanto Hacked! - 2012-03-06
As retribution for basically being one of the most disgusting companies on the planet, Monsanto becomes a target for hackers.
UK Organic Food Market - 2012-03-06
A new report from the UK Soil Association analyzes the latest organic food market data.
Finally, Some Good News For Satcon (NASDAQ:SATC) - 2012-03-06
After a devastating year, Satcon finally nabs a deal.
Wind Power Saves Nuclear Shortfall - 2012-03-05
After an unexpected nuclear power malfunction, UK wind power picks up the slack.
Chevy Volt Temporarily Halts Production - 2012-03-05
GM is about to get blasted by the media bullies who live to see the Volt fail.
North American Wind Energy Growth - 2012-03-05
Despite uncertainty over production tax credits, the North American wind power market is expected to grow rapidly.
Is This The Death Knell For The Chevy Volt? - 2012-03-05
In case you actually wanted to read some objective coverage on the Chevy Volt.
Ford Focus Electric EPA Rating - 2012-03-05
Will Ford's new electric car take the lead?
Another Shortsighted Climate Goal Study - 2012-03-05
UK relying on natural gas for its future power generation needs is, for lack of a better word, stupid.
Dallas Clean Energy - 2012-03-02
Shawn Lesser explains why Dallas, TX is a leader in clean energy development.
Factory Farm Abuse to Stay Hidden - 2012-03-02
Iowa, we expected more from you!
A123 Systems Expands - 2012-03-02
A123 Systems is spreading its electric wings. . .
Electric Car Battery Development - 2012-03-02
Guest contributor Stephanie Ginter discusses new advances in electric car battery life.
Pre-Market Rush On Veolia (NYSE:VE) - 2012-03-01
Veolia pops in pre-market. Here's why. . .
Secret Tar Sands Memo - 2012-03-01
Check out this confidential memo intended for the federal government's top bureaucrat.
Juhl Wind Expands - 2012-03-01
Wind power pioneer Dan Juhl expands into the small scale wind market.
Electric Car Sales - 2012-03-01
Think electric cars aren't selling? Think again!