Author: Tina Casey
Read the open letter to CBS by venture capitalist Vinod Khosla in rebuttal to the January 5 error-ridden, misleading 60 Minutes story “The CleanTech Crash.”
John Deere partners with federal agencies, academic institutions and 17 other companies to form the Manufacturing Innovation Institute in North Carolina. The focus of the institute will be on developing the next generation of semiconductors that could shrink the energy use of an electric vehicle fast-charging station down to the size of a household microwave oven.
Freedom Industries, the company responsible for the West Virginia chemical spill, is a distributor for a coal binding agent produced by the Koch brothers.
New York State races up the path to energy independence with new statewide community solar and distributed solar initiative to reduce solar “soft costs.”
The Associated Press is out with a report on recent pollution complaints related to gas and oil fracking in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Texas.
The Pennsylvania fracking industry has been dealt a significant blow by a new PA Supreme Court ruling, which held that new statewide regulations violated the “Environmental Rights” clause of the state Constitution.
SC Johnson issues one-year anniversary wind power report for two turbines at its Waxdale, Wisconsin facility, but conservative legislators continue to obstruct future growth in the state’s wind industry.
Sustainable aquaculture in the Coachella Valley may get a boost from OriginOil’s new showcase integrating algae farming with fish farming at Aqua Farming Technology.
A new partnership with WWF Climate Savers will help LEGO reduce supply chain emissions while increasing sales to Asia markets and broadening appeal to girls.
Cleveland Browns showcase food waste-to-energy system that reclaims food waste and manure for conversion to biogas, and the rest of NFL will hopefully follow.
The South African company Sasol has teamed up with GE Power & Water to develop a new wastewater treatment system for recovering biogas from industrial wastewater.
Declining productivity of fracking wells in shale gas formations could lead to the need to drill more than 6,000 additional wells annually, introducing industrial hazards into more rural and non-industrial communities.