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UK Warned Against Cutting Incentives

In April last year, the British government put in place incentives for the solar power industry to start building solar panels and for the introduction of solar panels to old and new buildings and structures. Many companies and invested decided to take these incentives up (Also know as feed-in tariffs.),...

Bill Gates Talks About the Future of Energy

When you hear the name Bill Gates, you automatically think about Microsoft and all the software that they produce. However, Bill Gates is not just the main man behind Microsoft — he’s also a philantropist and an investor. He’s been in the energy field for a long time, investing in many...

Evergreen Solar Moves to China

Evergreen Solar is a big company in the solar industry. It is the 3rd largest solar panel producer in the United States at the moment, and it evolves and grows all the time. However, due to high production costs in USA, the company is moving it’s production to China. This comes as a surprise,...

Bord Gais announces Investment into Wave Power

Bord Gáis has announced it will invest in the company Tonn Energy which will develop an electricity system that will generate energy from wave power from the sea. The leading energy provider in Ireland will become a 20% stake owner of the wave power company which is a joint project of Irish company Wavebob...

New Solar Power Plant For Arizona

With the need for changing habits from reliance on fossil fuels to renewable green energies becoming more and more needed each year, large-scale projects are welcomed. Many governments, such as the U.S. government, are helping to fund projects and research in this area. A new development is being planned for...

Germany To Connect To North Sea Wind Farms

ABB Group, one of the biggest engineering companies in the world, issued a statement yesterday on their official website that they have won a $1 billion order from TenneT Holding BV, a German-Dutch company, to provide a connection between North Sea wind farms and Germany (their mainland grid). ABB Group is...

Offshore Wind Farms

In recent years, there’s been a lot reported about in the media about renewable energy sources, and many are quite commonly known. The usual green energy sources include land-based wind farms, solar power, geothermal, hydroelectric power, nuclear and wave and tidal power. It is hoped, that for the sake of...

Wrightspeed raises $5 million from a Private Investor

Ian Wright, founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley based company Wrightspeed has announced he has raised $5 million for Wrightspeed from a private investor on November 4, 2010. The Company that is best known for its X1 Prototype newly acquired $5 million will be used for improvement of its Digital DriveSystem...

Federal Funding For 3 Solar Companies

Following years of pressure from green groups, researchers, experts and scientists, the U.S. government is attempting to undo years of neglect in the renewable energy resources sector by offering grants and incentives to companies and developers. It is hoped that, following the realisation that fossil fuels...

Renewable Energy Is The Future

While not the first state to do this, you will soon find that many energy providers in the Lone Star state are starting to get their power through means of alternative energy. Alternative energy comes in lots of different forms – the sun, the wind, the ocean. Lots of people rely on alternative energy and a...

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