Ghana must generate 10 percent of its electricity from alternative sources by 2020, and it has cast an eye on quite an unorthodox, yet plentifully available resource: human excrement.
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According to a report issued by Carbon War Room and Trimble, seven energy efficiency technologies could reduce a truck’s fuel costs by $26,400 a year.
The Department of Energy’s online Alternative Fuel Station Locator was launched last year to help alternative fuel vehicle drivers and fleet managers find fuel stations. The DOE just released a new version of the interactive fuel map with even more details for adventurous drivers.
In this week’s installment, we cover how governments and businesses around the world have approached the problem through regulatory and other policy measures, and what is on the horizon.
Patagonia’s new wetsuit represents a real breakthrough for high performance products made from renewable materials. Developed with the company Yulex, it uses a natural biorubber called guayule to substitute for the petroleum-based neoprene used in conventional wetsuits.
RP Siegel interviews Claus Stig Pedersen, the Director of Novozymes Sustainability Development Board about their life cycle assessment processes.
A new energy usage system, developed by Stem Energy, uses atmospheric and environmental data to make a second-by-second decision about whether a building should pull from the meter for its energy, or run on battery power.
The Tesla electric might be considered a “shocking” choice, but considering the stream of superlatives issued by the panel it really seemed to be a shoo-in.
The Spark’s “green” credentials comes with performance that will shock many drivers with its powerful torque, spry road handling and entertainment options.
The Electricity Freedom Act is nothing more than a shameless attempt to repeal Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation in any and all of the 29 states (plus DC) in which it exists, for the simple reason that doing so would increase sales of fossil fuels, let the climate and the people who depend on it be damned.
England’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has just launched a new program called the Government’s Energy Efficiency Strategy. The goal is to cut the equivalent of 22 power stations worth of energy consumption throughout the United Kingdom by 2020.