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Image - Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil Renew Algae Biofuels Research Agreement

Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil Renew Algae Biofuels Research Agreement

Synthetic Genomics, Inc. and ExxonMobil announced today that they have extended their agreement to conduct joint research into advanced algae biofuels after making significant progress in understanding algae genetics, growth characteristics and increasing oil production. ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics have been jointly researching and developing oil from algae for use as a renewable, lower-emission alternative to traditional transportation fuels since launching the program in 2009. Work c...

Bio Jan 18, 2017


Image - Emerson Selected to Help Convert UK Coal-Fired Plant to Biomass

Emerson Selected to Help Convert UK Coal-Fired Plant to Biomass

EPH Lynemouth Power has awarded Emerson a contract to help convert the 44-year-old coal-fired Lynemouth Power Station to a new biomass-fueled power plant. As main automation contractor and main electrical contractor, Emerson is responsible for helping the project come online within budget and on time. When the conversion is complete in late 2017, the plant, near Newcastle in the United Kingdom, will be fueled by approximately 1.4 million tons of wood waste per year, supplying the national gr...

Power Generation Jan 18, 2017




Image - AGL, GE and CATCON Join Forces to Build $450 Million Silverton Wind Farm, Located in Western NSW

AGL, GE and CATCON Join Forces to Build $450 Million Silverton Wind Farm, Located in Western NSW

GE, in collaboration with AGL Energy (AGL) and civil engineering construction company, CATCON, today announced a major contract to develop and build the $450 million Silverton Wind Farm, in what will be the sixth largest wind farm in Australia. The Silverton Wind Farm is the first greenfield development under the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), a partnership between AGL, QIC and Future Fund for the development of approximately 1,000MW of large-scale renewable energy projects. ...

Wind Jan 19, 2017


Image - SolarWindow Technologies Develops Electricity-Generating Flexible Glass

SolarWindow Technologies Develops Electricity-Generating Flexible Glass

SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: WNDW), the leading developer of transparent electricity-generating coatings for glass windows and flexible veneers, today announced plans to develop electricity-generating flexible glass. SolarWindow scientists and engineers recently applied layers of the company's liquid coatings on to Corning(r) Willow(r) Glass and laminated them under conditions that simulate the high pressure and temperatures of the manufacturing processes used by commercial glass an...

Solar Jan 18, 2017


Image - Petrogas Acquires 161 Acre Oil & Gas Federal Lease in Colorado

Petrogas Acquires 161 Acre Oil & Gas Federal Lease in Colorado

Petrogas Company, Inc., today announced that it participated in a government auction by the Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") and successfully purchased 161 acres of oil and gas leases in Colorado. More specifically, the company purchased leases in Lincoln County, CO. The leases are on a 10-year primary term and the company will pay 12.5% in royalties to the government once production begins. "We are pleased to have participated in these government auctions and won. These leases will be ou...

Oil and Gas Jan 18, 2017


Image - World Bank Launches Global Solar Atlas in Partnership With International Solar Alliance

World Bank Launches Global Solar Atlas in Partnership With International Solar Alliance

The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), launched the Global Solar Atlas, a free, web-based tool to help investors and policymakers identify potential sites for solar power generation virtually anywhere in the world stated the World Bank. It will allow users to overlay additional data such as transmission lines and protected areas to identify possible zones or sites for solar development. The tool is expected to allow for better project planning and developm...

Solar Jan 19, 2017


Image - the Potential for Carbon Capture and Storage in China

the Potential for Carbon Capture and Storage in China

Continued heavy dependence on coal for electricity generation is one of the world's top environmental challenges and yet the future of coal depends largely on only one country. China is simultaneously the world's leader in renewable electricity capacity and the world's largest emitter of energy-related carbon dioxide, with around half of these emissions coming from coal-fired power stations. Despite encouraging signs that China is limiting new coal plant construction, China currently has over 9...

Storage Jan 17, 2017




Image - Envision Solars EV ARC Transportable Solar Powered EV Charger Featured at Chevrolet Bolt Launch Promotion in San Francisco Bay Area

Envision Solar's EV ARC Transportable Solar Powered EV Charger Featured at Chevrolet Bolt Launch Promotion in San Francisco Bay Area

Envision Solar International, Inc., the leading renewable energy, outdoor advertising, EV charging and energy security product company, announced today that its EV ARC(tm) product will be featured during a promotional event for the new Chevrolet Bolt in Dublin, Calif. on Jan. 18, 2017. The EV ARC(tm) unit will be equipped with an outdoor advertising panel, which will display Chevrolet promotional materials while the new Chevrolet Bolts are charged using clean solar energy. Visitors to Dublin ...

Solar Jan 17, 2017


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