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Intel Purchases More RECs

Over the years, computer chip designer and manufacturer Intel have been one of the leaders in renewable energy credit (REC) purchases. In 2010, Intel purchased 1.43 billion kilowatts hours, and has furthered that commitment by 75% for 2011, taking the total amount of kilowatt-hours to 2.5 billion. The 1.43...

Florida Researching Electricity Usage

Research is being done in Florida by the UCF in order to understand the usage (And mis-usage.) of electricity in the average Floridian’s home. It is believed that by 2020, the average cost to the electricity bill for the population will rise by $85. Currently, there is a decrease in the use of electricity,...

Superbowl Powered By Wind

Texas, to many people, is known as a land of gun lovers and those who go yeehaw when something goes right. Despite these stereotypes, it is currently the leading state in America for wind power capacity. This is a great boost for Texas, as this area has created more jobs and training for the population, as...

Merck announces Presentation of Innovative Products at FPD International

The German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA has announced that it will present its new and highly innovative products at the FPD International in Makuhari, Japan, one of the most famous and recognized events in the flat screen (flat panel display) industry which is going to be held from November 10th to...

Iron Pyrite Enters the Solar Industry

Iron pyrite is a mineral that can be found in Earth’s crust. In layman’s terms, it is known as fool’s gold, and in the eyes of gold diggers, it’s worthless. However, iron pyrite has lately been tested in the solar industry and proven to be useful. A research conducted at the...

10 Solar Plants in Italy acquired by Platina Partners

Platina Partners LLP, a British based stock fund management firm that is specialized in investments in renewable energy (in first place in wind and solar electricity generation infrastructure) and special buyouts has announced that it has bought 10 solar plants from an Italian construction company Degennaro...

Renewable Energy subsidies $57 Billion in 2009

According to the economist Faith Birol from the International Energy Agency (IEA) the renewable energy industry received $57 billion in subsidies worldwide in year 2009. He also said to the reporters that fossil fuels received $312 billion in the same year. Birol expects that the financial stimulation to the...

Edison Mission Energy has started the Construction of Community Wind North Project in Minnesota

A subsidiary of Edison International, Edison Mission Group has stated its subsidiary Edison Mission Energy has started the construction of its wind project in Minnesota (10th in a row). The wind farm called the Community Wind North project in Lincoln County in the southwestern Minnesota will be powered by 12...

A New Solar Facility In India

Mahagenco, a power generation company from Maharashtra State in India has announced that they are going to set up a new solar power plant in Chandrapur. The capacity of the new solar facility will be 4MW. This is just another project that’s being done by Mahagenco in this state. Their plan is to make...

Electric Vehicle Training for Emergency Officials

Governor M. Jodi Rell has announced on November 5, 2010, that the local emergency officials and the state will participate a special training on how to handle electric vehicles in emergency situations next week in New York City. The training that is offered by Chevrolet is aimed to help firefighters, police...

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