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Ocean-based wind turbines, tested in Europe, may come to a coast near you

March 30, 2015

Ocean-based wind turbines, tested in Europe, may come to a coast near you

Emailnbsp Email Printnbsp Print Advertisement Block Island, a quiet, sparsely populated Rhode Island sanctuary of about 750 year-round residents, will soon become the site of America’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. Construction of five 6-megawatt wind turbines will begin later... 


The truth behind Costa Rica’s renewable energy

March 30, 2015

The truth behind Costa Rica’s renewable energy

This month, Costa Rica’s state-run electricity company announced that the country had gone 75 days using only renewable resources for electricity. Costa Ricans are the first in the world to power their country for so long without the use of fossil fuels, and the record-breaking achievement was quickly picked up by news agencies all over the world. Costa... 


Nation’s biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green energy money

March 30, 2015

Nation’s biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green energy money

Communities Downed power line causes power outage in Biloxi  Read More →


green energy investing

Ecotricity announces funding programme with Aviva Investors

March 30, 2015

Ecotricity announces funding programme with Aviva Investors

Ecotricity has announced a £70 million refinancing deal for its green energy portfolio from leading British institutional investor Aviva Investors. The innovative refinancing deal includes 60MW of operational wind and solar parks across 19 sites, including Ecotricity’s earliest project dating back to 1996 Dale Vince, Ecotricity founder, said the... 


Corporate bonds show green shoots

March 29, 2015

Corporate bonds show green shoots

Vestas wind turbines tower over a tractor and plow tilling farmland near Wasco, Ore., in this photo from 2002.(Photo: Don Ryan, AP) Politicians may disagree over the need to address climate change, but companies and investors are increasingly financing technologies that provide energy more efficiently and cleanly. Among the latest indications is... 


UK Green Investment Bank To Help Finance International Climate Fund

March 25, 2015

UK Green Investment Bank To Help Finance International Climate Fund

Clean Power Published on March 25th, 2015 by Joshua S Hill 1 March 25th, 2015 by Joshua S Hill  In a written statement published on the Department of Energy Climate Change website, the UK’s Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has announced that the UK... 


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Industry, water advocates come together on bioenergy bills

March 30, 2015

Industry, water advocates come together on bioenergy bills

A Minnesota bill will require a certain percentage of advanced biofuels to be derived from cover crops like rye to be eligible for tax credits. (Photo by John S. Quarterman via Creative Commons) Environmentalists and bioeconomy advocates reached an agreement last week to modify a bill moving through the Minnesota legislature that they hope will create... 


Exelon in play for green money

March 30, 2015

Exelon in play for green money

Robert Ray Exelon FILE – This March 16, 2011 photo shows steam rising from cooling towers at Exelon Corp.’s nuclear plant in Byron, Ill. Exelon Corp. says Illinois lawmakers must revamp the power market or potentially see three of that state’s nuclear plants close. The Chicago-based company operates... 


Wind power or hot air? Foes question Christie’s shift on clean energy.

March 30, 2015

Wind power or hot air? Foes question Christie’s shift on clean energy.

ATLANTIC CITY — Just off this city’s famous coastline is one of the windiest stretches of the Mid-Atlantic, where constant breezes can fill a sail or — in theory — turn the blades of a wind turbine. It’s a place the state’s Republican governor invoked in 2010 in pledging to make New Jersey a wind superpower. Left to right: New Jersey... 


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The Future of Mobile Money: Building Seamless Financing Options Through …

March 30, 2015

The Future of Mobile Money: Building Seamless Financing Options Through …

Clean energy in developing economies rests with a seamless, ubiquitous, easy-to-use financing platform based on energy and mobile money. Wireless credit is a very important piece of that platform. Wireless credit is a new financial product that enables customers to build upon their pay-as-you-go (PAYG) energy repayment history and leverage the equity... 


AJ Greentech Holdings Ltd. Analyst Report Issued by BrokerBank Securities, Inc.

March 30, 2015

AJ Greentech Holdings Ltd. Analyst Report Issued by BrokerBank Securities, Inc.

NEW YORK, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – AJ Greentech Holdings Ltd. (OTCPK: AJGH) a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of green energy, recently announced the signing of a MOU with Taiwan Taxi to obtain 1500 taxi models for the purpose of research and development of its renewable energy solutions for the transportation industry....