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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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