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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...

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...

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...

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...

Australia’s Renewable Energy Future

Australia seems like the perfect land to take advantage of renewable energy sources, such as solar power, on and offshore wind farms, geothermal technologies etc. After all, with the major cities being coastal, Australia has a lot of room in the areas surrounding the major hubs of society. Beyond that, it...

Dramatic Increase of Solar Electric System Installations in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Office of Energy Security (OES) has issued a report which shows that the number of installed solar electric systems in Minnesota has reached a record in 2010. By this week, 178 solar photovoltaic systems have been installed across the state which is more than...

Is Philippines Pushing Investors Away?

If you ask any investor what is one thing that he dislikes the most about countries he’s investing in, he will tell you that it’s limitations. Investors, especially the ones investing in renewable energy, aren’t really keen on investing into a country which has various limitations which, in...

Eastern Christian School Goes Solar

The Eastern Christian School, a private school from New Jersey, has announced that they have decided to go fully solar. The school has several buildings which numerous solar panels are being installed on. John Belanus, the director of operations at Eastern Christian School, said that they are very happy to...

Austin supports Renewable Energy

Austin Energy that supplies electricity to the Texas capital is focused on providing its customers renewable energy, in first place wind power generated energy. On November 3, its Senior Strategy Engineer Mark Kapner revealed more about the energy sources of the city as well as about the future plans at the...

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