• Many Americans aim to go "green" in 2008: survey

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three-quarters of Americans, the world's largest polluters, plan to be more environmentally responsible in 2008 by reducing household energy or recycling more, a survey showed on Monday. Half of those polled said they would make a "green" New Year's resolution, according to the survey by GfK Roper and commissioned by marketing consultancy Tiller LLC. >> Read the Full Article
  • New York, Ottawa Order Over 1,000 Diesel-Electric Hybrid Buses

    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario - Daimler Buses North America has received orders totaling 1,052 Orion VII Next Generation diesel-electric hybrid transit buses from some of North America's largest transit authorities. MTA New York City Transit has ordered 850 and the City of Ottawa (OC Transpo) 202 Orion VII Next Generation diesel-electric hybrid transit buses. These buses will be powered by BAE Systems' Hybri Drive(R) diesel-electric hybrid propulsion system and delivered into 2010. >> Read the Full Article
  • Low Cost Method for Production of Bio Diesel Developed

    LOS ANGELES - BioGold Fuels Corporation has developed a low cost, high output system for producing Bio-Diesel to feed the hungry $100 billion dollar per year U.S. market for Bio-Diesel fuel. >> Read the Full Article
  • Largest Solar Array in North America: Nellis AFB

    Las Vegas, NV - Today the U.S. Air Force announced, and celebrates the completion of North America's largest solar photovoltaic system at Nellis Air Force Base, a massive PV solar array covering thousands of acres in the Nevada desert. >> Read the Full Article
  • South Africa Sees Potential in a Hydrogen Economy

    The Dept. of Science & Technology (DST) is instrumental in charting the future course of development in South Africa. Of late, it has been busy finalizing a national Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Strategy that aims to take advantage of some of the natural advantages South Africa’s rich mineral resource base confers. News broke nationwide end of November that South Africa’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research was joining with North West University to establish a hydrogen-fuel cell “Centre of Competence”. The news, however, was “a bit premature,” according to a DST executive. >> Read the Full Article
  • Russia delivers first nuclear fuel to Iran

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has delivered the first shipment of nuclear fuel to Iran's Bushehr atomic power station, a step Western powers worried by Tehran's nuclear ambitions had urged Moscow not to take.

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  • SSE gets planning consent for Scottish wind farm

    Scottish and Southern said construction work was expected to start next year and that the wind farm scheduled to be commissioned in 2010.

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  • Energy Software Enhanced to Track Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Good Steward Software announces the release of EnergyCAP Enterprise 5.0. The second major upgrade in 2007, this release features over 100 valuable new energy efficiency software improvements including Greenhouse Gas Tracking, Automatic Weather Data Updates, and an interface to the EPA's ENERGY STAR building rating system. >> Read the Full Article
  • Why Biofuels When Cheaper Measures are Available for Climate Protection?

    PARIS - "We need to concentrate on the most cost-effective measures to reduce CO2 emissions in transport", stressed Jack Short, Secretary General of the International Transport Forum, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali on Thursday. Too often high cost and low impact measures are being chosen, he criticised. Because the challenge for the sector to reduce its CO2 emissions is immense, neither industrial nor developing countries can afford to get priorities wrong. "By achieving the required emission reductions at the lowest overall cost, it is possible to protect the climate with minimal damage to welfare and economic growth." >> Read the Full Article
  • Tesla Revisited, Company Offers New Induction Lighting System

    LONG BEACH, Calif. - US Lighting Tech, a manufacturer of commercial lighting products, has launched "induction lighting". They are targeting for businesses and municipalities that want to reduce costs and carbon emissions while improving quality and safety. >> Read the Full Article