Archive for October, 2009

President Opens Solar Power Facility In Florida, Emphasizes Need For New Grid

President Opens Solar Power Facility In Florida, Emphasizes Need For New Grid

President Obama recently unveiled the Florida Power and Light’s DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center. Moreover, the President has also announced the creation of an updated electrical grid.

Major California Utility Company to Grab More Solar Power

Major California Utility Company to Grab More Solar Power

According to the largest utility company in California, it plans to purchase more solar power from businesses and individuals.

Renewable Energy Can Reduce 20% of World Goal for GHG Emissions

Renewable Energy Can Reduce 20% of World Goal for GHG Emissions

According to the International Energy Agency, it is possible to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 2741 Mt by 2030 through renewable energy by using accelerated environmental policies.

Japan May Cut Emissions by Less than 25 %

Japan May Cut Emissions by Less than 25 %

Japan cautioned that if rich nations fail to make deep reduction as part of U.N. due deal in Copenhagen in December about greenhouse gas emissions then it could water down planned 2020 cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.

CLIMATE CHANGE: How Eco-Friendly Is Natural Gas?

CLIMATE CHANGE: How Eco-Friendly Is Natural Gas?

Natural gas is mostly promoted as part of the solution to climate change by the gas industry. Although it is non-renewable, it is a plentiful energy source. However, according to some experts, its contribution to global warming is only slightly less than that of coal and oil.

Greenpeace Versus Spanish Nuclear Panel

Greenpeace Versus Spanish Nuclear Panel

In Madrid the Environmental group Greenpeace said that they taken legal action against the government and the nuclear regulator for unnecessary delays in setting up a panel on nuclear safety with public participation.

World Has Less Than Five Years To Stop Uncontrollable Climate Change

World Has Less Than Five Years To Stop Uncontrollable Climate Change

According to a new report, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has warned that the world has less than five years to get carbon emissions under control or the ongoing climate change will become inevitable.

Samsung’s Latest Environmental Phone Launches in Sweden

Samsung’s Latest Environmental Phone Launches in Sweden

Samsung has launched a new mobile phone, the S7550 Blue Earth, by incorporating environmental awareness and technological know-how more fully than before.

In California, Small Clean-Energy Producers Get a Boost

In California, Small Clean-Energy Producers Get a Boost

Two bills were signed recently by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California in order to help the state meet its ambitious renewable energy goals and boost its solar industry.

Britain To Face Energy Shortages

Britain To Face Energy Shortages

The aging energy infrastructure has caused Britain to face some serious power shortages in the next four years as warned by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem), the United Kingdom’s chief energy regulator.

BWEA predicts wind industry will need up to 60,000 new recruits

BWEA predicts wind industry will need up to 60,000 new recruits

The British Wind Energy Association (BWEA) is going to organize a career fair and skills summit next week in Liverpool. The summit which will last from 21-22 October 2009 will help build up recruits in the wind sector in the hope of meeting government plans for creating at least 28GW of capacity from wind energy by 2020.

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