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Investment in Green Technologies Decreased In 2012 But Good Hopes for 2013

1. May 2013

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Investment in Green Technologies Decreased In 2012 But Good Hopes for 2013

According to statements from the Cleantech Group, released in the year of 2012, the overall investment in clean technology decreased heavily. Investors run away from risky and valuable deals, causing the investment in this area to decrease at a fast pace. The Cleantech Group, an analysis company that is based in San Francisco, pointed out [...]

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‘Net-Zero’ Households – Say Bye to Electricity Bills

10. March 2012

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‘Net-Zero’ Households – Say Bye to Electricity Bills

It is now possible to have monthly electricity bills of USD 0, or just around that figure. Homebuilders are following various guidelines to be able to properly install solar power, insulation and energy-efficient appliances into smart green households. An example of a strong homebuilder company of environmentally friendly households is Shea Homes. The SheaXero concept [...]

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Green Buildings In India – Chennai Leading With 42/212

29. February 2012

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Green Buildings In India – Chennai Leading With 42/212

In India, Chennai is known for being stroked by significant power shortage. However, according to Green building Council, India houses an intense number of certified eco-friendly buildings in India. There are at total 212 certified green buildings and 42 of them are found in Chennai. In third position we have Mumbai, which houses 29 green [...]

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Large Wind Power Projects Coming To Pakistan: 17 proposals for 3,000 MW Project

11. December 2011

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Large Wind Power Projects Coming To Pakistan: 17 proposals for 3,000 MW Project

The biggest wind turbine manufacturers are seeking turnkey EPC contracts. Some of the world’s largest company involved are Vestas, Siemens, GE, Goldwind, Nordex and SUNEC. In addition, to the 500-MW wind power plants that are expected to be finished by 2013; Pakistan’s Alternative Energy Board (AEDB) has been having more than 17 companies providing offers [...]

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Toyota: Greening Technology Exhibit

18. October 2011

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Toyota: Greening Technology Exhibit

Toyota Biotechnology and Afforestation Laboratory hosted, last week, in Aichi Prefecture, the Toyota Motor Corp’s exhibition to show the latest developed technologies in their biotechnology and afforestation research departments. The event showcased three main research directions: Yeasts as bio-fuels. The Japanese company has developed a new yeast designed to increase ethanol bio fuel yield from [...]

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Supply of Wind Energy Can it be Speculated?

1. September 2011

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Supply of Wind Energy Can it be Speculated?

Japan’s earthquake produced pandemic problems, especially when associated to the Fukushima nuclear power complex. On the other hand, Japan’s nearby wind farms were almost totally unaffected. It is an established fact that wind turbines does not always run on 100 percent, there are moments of intermittence. Yet, there are already clear that other sources of [...]

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Opinion’s On Wind Turbines

27. August 2011

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Opinion’s On Wind Turbines

Wind power is one of the benchmarks of renewable energy. However, in some region of the world, the reputation of wind turbines isn’t the best. There are even instances when the negative effects of wind turbines – makes wind energy ostensibly alike dirty green energy with some regions having signs indicating “Stop the Turbines”. From [...]

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Metso Supplying one of the World’s Largest Biomass Boilers to US Power Producer

12. July 2011

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Metso Supplying one of the World’s Largest Biomass Boilers to US Power Producer

Metso is a global technology corporation formed in 1999 for the supply of process industry machinery, power, paper, mineral resources, automation solutions and equipment. Their primary role as a service industry is to the processing of pulp and paper industry, acting as a power producer, retain a strong expertise in mining, construction, energy and environmental [...]

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Ghana Is A Winning Country In Renewable Energy

20. June 2011

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Ghana Is A Winning Country In Renewable Energy

Ghana has won one of the worlds’ most prestigious international prize for green energy of this year’s Ashden Awards. Furthermore winners from Pakistan and India participated in the event VIP ceremony, presented by the British Minister for Change of Climate Greg Barker. The Ghana News Agency in Accra last Friday mentioned that the Prince of [...]

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Study Confirms GM Is on Top of 2010 US Clean Energy Patents List

30. April 2011

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Study Confirms GM Is on Top of 2010 US Clean Energy Patents List

A study released last Friday said that General Motors in Detroit, Michigan received more patents on clean energy than any other company in the year 2010. The Clean Energy Patent Growth Index analysis revealed that nearly 14 percent of the 1881 United States patents awarded to organizations last year were represented by General Motors; One [...]

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