Walgreens Sets Goal to Build Nation’s First Net Zero Energy Retail Store in Evanston, Ill.
07 March 2013 2:00 PM | No Comments
DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Walgreens today announced plans to build what the company believes will be the nation’s first net zero energy retail store, which engineers predict will produce energy equal to or...Read More
NRG Begins Operations at 26 MW Borrego Solar Photovoltaic Facility
05 March 2013 7:02 PM | No Comments
PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar, announced the start of commercial operations for the Borrego I Solar Generating Station, a 26 megawatt (AC)...Read More
Zayed Future Energy Prize Opens Submissions for 2014 Award in U.S.
03 March 2013 8:41 AM | No Comments
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, will open for ...Read More
First Solar Sets New World Record for CdTe Solar Cell Efficiency
26 February 2013 9:01 PM | No Comments
TEMPE, Ariz. & PERRYSBURG, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it set a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) solar cell conversion efficiency, achieving 18.7 percent cell...Read More
Wheelchairs Run on Sunshine: KYOCERA Solar Modules Generate Energy to Charge Electric Wheelchairs
26 February 2013 1:07 PM | No Comments
KYOTO, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) announced that an exceptional solar project utilizing the company’s solar modules has been awarded the 2012 Swiss Solar Prize: The wheelchairs of ten inhabitants at the...Read More
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Posted on December 8, 2011 | No CommentsDURBAN, South Africa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–While governments continue to face uncertainty in their negotiations to replace the Kyoto Protocol, the private sector has some ideas on solutions to climate change. ...
Carbon offsetting through the CDM delivers only one-third of buyers’ money to environmental projectsPosted on December 7, 2009 | No CommentsNew research shows that most of the money spent on carbon offsetting through the Clean Development Mechanism is lost to investors, brokers and other actors, rather than being spent on environmental projects.The CDM is a large scale UN programme through which projects such as wind farms and hydroelectric dams are built in poor countries. Buyers in rich countries fund the projects by paying for carbon credits, which are used to offset their carbon footprint. But.