BIO India 2012 to be held Sep 12 – 13, 2012 in Mumbai, IN
According to an analysis from USA Today, the average electric bill is $1,419 a year. Homeowners are looking for new and proven ways to cut their bills. Many of those homeowners are buying green lights and taking other initiatives to cut their energy consumption. However, they often overlook one of the biggest energy sinks in their home: water heating.
Doyon Utilities, LLC held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate the opening of the first landfill-gas-to-energy project in Alaska, which is powered by GE’s ecomagination-qualified Jenbacher gas engines. Located on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, a joint U.S. Army and Air Force base, the project will provide approximately half of JBER–Richardson’s 13 megawatts of peak demand power.
SPS is seeking, on an annual basis, approximately 88,705 MWh of “other” renewable energy generation as defined by the New Mexico Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), or an equivalent amount of biogas of approximately 665,300 MMBtu (one million British thermal units) to be in commercial operation no later than January 1, 2015. SPS prefers that the biomass resources be located in New Mexico.
If you know people who wish to become more familiar with solar energy endeavors from businesses belonging to Minneapolis’ Kingfield Neighborhood Association, take a look at this post from Clean Technica. Photos via tenKsolar [repostus hash=5e9b6a57b09a4e69c4cda7cf927fdcc7 title=Solar+Business+Tour+in+Minneapolis host=Clean+Technica short=1gZg3 snip=%C2%A0Nice+story+form+the+folks+over+at+Clean+Energy+Resource+Teams+%28seems+like+a+good+way+to+promote+solar+and+eco-friendly+businesses%29%3A+On+June+2%2C+Minneapolis%E2%80%99+Kingfield+Neighborhood+Association+%28KFNA%29+held+it%E2%80%99s+Let+the+Sun+Shine+Solar+Tour%2C+featuring+Kingfield+businesses+that+have+recently+installed%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2441252 jump=5]
Encouraging news about IKEA activities using solar. [repostus hash=e9451d535d2a1882fa411e374a1c9760 title=IKEA+Proposes+Two+of+the+Largest+U.S.+Solar+Panel+Installations+on+Record host=Ecopreneurist short=1fqqP snip=IKEA+already+counts+itself+as+the+world%E2%80%99s+largest+retailer+of+home+furnishings+and%2C+with+a+recent+announcement%2C+looks+to+become+one+of+the+largest+solar+energy+producers+and+consumers+in+the+United+States.+The+company+has+long+marketed+itself+as+an+eco-friendly+alternative+to+many+other+%E2%80%9Cbig+box%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2293352 jump=1]
Follow renewable energy in Mexico. Photo: woody1778a [repostus hash=631c20b2ec1c4370695dfd2b170bd3ae title=Mexico%E2%80%99s+Solar+Energy+Investment+and+Capacity+Doubles host=Ecopreneurist short=1fh5K snip=According+to+solar+and+wind+systems+producer%2C+Conermex%2C+Mexico+will+reach+a+total+of+12+MW+of+electricity+generated+by+solar+energy+by+the+end+of+2012%2C+doubling+its+current+potential.+Mexico+currently+has+6+MW+of+solar+energy+capacity+installed%2C+but+with+a+growth+spurt+in+investments+and+new+projects%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2278424 jump=4]
IEA Report: Natural Gas Is Not The Answer To Climate Problem, Existing Cleantech Is — And It Could Save $100 Trillion By 2050
Thanks very much to Zach Shahan at Clean Technica and Joe Romm from Climate Progress for posting this information about Cleantech based on an International Energy Association report. [repostus hash=1e3e2a3a50c53762517c732ed29e7f92 title=IEA+Report%3A+Natural+Gas+Is+Not+The+Answer+To+Climate+Problem%2C+Existing+Cleantech+Is+%E2%80%94+And+It+Could+Save+%24100+Trillion+By+2050 host=Clean+Technica short=1emHV snip=%C2%A0When+I+repost+an+article%2C+I+don%E2%80%99t+often+include+the+same+title%2C+but+in+some+cases%2C+I+see+no+better+option.+The+title+above+says+it+all%2C+in+my+humble+opinion.+Natural+gas+is+not+a+wonder+drug+that+is+going+to+get+us+out+of+a+hellish+and+catastrophic+future+%28which+all+measurements+indicate+has+already%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2188262 jump=3]
First Solar to Provide 159 MW in Solar Power Projects for AGL Energy Under Australia’s Solar Flagships Program
The Australian Government’s Solar Flagships Program is one of a number of programs and market mechanisms providing unprecedented support for the development of a broad range and scale of solar energy projects and technologies in Australia. The Solar Flagships Program …
The system combines high-performance solar modules, DEGERenergie MLD “maximum light detection” tracking technology, and a battery storage management system. For storage solutions, DEGERenergie has coined the term MSS, “Maximum Solarpower Storage.” Approximately 6,000 kilowatt hours can be generated each year by combining the MLD and MSS technology.
Synergy Dairy and CH4 Biogas to Launch New York State’s Largest On-Farm Co-Digestion Biogas Project Estimated to Power 1,000 Homes
State’s Largest On-Farm Biogas-to-Energy Project and First On-Farm Facility Specifically Designed for Co-Digestion to Help Reduce Dairy’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Good news comes from Joshua Hill at Clean Technica on clean energy investments in the US – we’ve regained the world’s number-one spot! Graphic credit: agm92 [repostus hash=cc00cf5002cf6d60b9864ff9ee39f582 title=US+Retakes+%231+Spot+in+Clean+Energy+Investment+in+2011 host=Clean+Technica short=19dg0 snip=%C2%A0+New+research+on+clean+energy+financing+in+the+Group+of+Twenty+%28G-20%29+nations+released+by+The+Pew+Charitable+Trusts+shows+that+investment+grew+to+a+record+%24263+billion%C2%A0in+2011%2C+a+6.5+percent+increase+over+the+previous+year%2C+with+the+United+States+beating+out+China+in+the+race+to+secure+private+clean%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F1479993]
IKEA Plugs-in 4 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Tempe, AZ; Ninth IKEA Store in U.S. to Complete Installation of Units
Home furnishings giant IKEA today officially plugged-in four Blink Pedestal electric vehicle charging stations at its Tempe, Arizona store as part of its partnership with ECOtality, Inc., a company specializing in clean electric transportation and storage technologies.
Two different types of environmentally sustainable homes are being incorporated into neighborhoods or developed as their own neighborhood community across the country giving people the choice to not only be green but to be entirely sustainable in their living situation. They are Modular
To create a sustainable planet, we need new products that are not introduced for complete new uses but rather new innovations are applied to existing frameworks of need that are already widely used and in demand. In the energy conservation sector, Onyx Solar is one such company that has developed some impressive solar innovations.