Green Mountain Energy offers customers more than just another choice in energy providers. Green Mountain Energy offer its customers the opportunity to make a difference for the environment by supporting cleaner, renewable sources of energy instead of limited and polluting fossil fuels.
Dongfang Electric Corporation is China’s third largest Wind Turbine producer in China along with being the largest power equipment producer. The company has managed to grow impressively like the rest of the Chinese and is seeking expansion in foreign markets as well.
Chesapeake Energy, the second-largest producer of natural gas in North Texas’ Barnett Shale, has plans of selling off one of its pipeline units, Appalachia Midstream Services, L.L.C., to Chesapeake Midstream Partners LP. Chesapeake Midstream Partners LP is the entirely owned Chesapeake Midstream Development, L.P. subsidiary of that holds its Marcellus Shale midstream assets.
This year end has seen a rise in the prices of crude oil for the sixth day, adding 0.1% or 11 cents to $101.45 a barrel on Globex during Asian trading hours. This has been the highest level for crude oil in the past six months.
The wind power sector is growing rapidly in many mid-western states. Clean Line Energy has taken advantage of this quickly expanding energy sector. The Kansas Corporation Commission has unanimously approved the renewable energy-focused transmission company, Clean Line Energy’s proposal to conduct business as a public utility. This has marked Clean Line’s step forward in the Grain Belt Express.
Electronic waste, or e-waste, has been a problem for some time, with local governments trying to do their part to handle the millions of tons of obsolete electronics that are disposed of every year. E-waste and e-recycling programs may be common in cities, but it’s just recently that big business and industry leaders have taken notice that recycling e-waste is not only good for the environment, but is also good business.
Due to weak economic growth projections in the United States, slumping manufacturing activity in China, and continuing instability in Europe, oil prices dropped yesterday to under $97 a barrel. Crude oil prices are falling despite stronger demand from the U.S and China and a decrease in oil supplies in the U.S. Prices at the Pump [...]
The first curbside recycling program started in France in 1884, the first entirely synthetic plastic created in 1907. However, plastics recycling does have its hiccups. Not all plastics are recyclable like clear water bottles. Plastics such as flower pots and detergent bottles aren’t recyclable at all. So, what’s companies and countries doing about this gap, and what are they doing to do their part in plastics recycling?
Solar industry jobs may be on the rise, but stiff global competition and the closing of manufacturers shows that the solar energy industry isn’t the silver bullet to energy… yet. Prior to the recession, the industry could barely keep up with worldwide demand for solar energy. Now, there are signs that the solar energy industry [...]
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford who promised his supporters a private garbage collection and disposal system during his campaign days has delivered on his word by winning a proposal to contract out waste management in the west end of the city. The Toronto City council approved the proposal, allowing Mayor Rob Ford to please his supporters and with great timing- at the one-year anniversary of his phenomenal win in the elections last year. Mayor Ford celebrated the happy news by announcing his desire to run for office for a second term as well.
After the nuclear safety disaster that happened in Japan earlier this year, governments and representatives of different countries are in discussion regarding the various nuclear hazards and safety concerns that arise out of maintaining nuclear reactors as sources of fuel. In light of these discussions, France and India have agreed to up the ante and [...]
North Dakota has seen two previous almost-booms, oil rushes that almost made it but then failed. Understandably, the locals as well as those traveling from all over are a little wary of the feasibility of the current oil boom. Most people are traveling to the region to make the most of the opportunity but aren’t looking to settle down in the region. Those who’ve witnessed first two oil booms are worried about “too much happening too fast”.
India’s Green Torch Bearers Rays Experts is one of the best solar companies advising and developing the largest network of solar power plants in India. With extensive international experience and in-depth local expertise, Rays Experts is working towards developing as many solar power plants as possible towards developing a green and clean future. Rays Experts, [...]
A leading South African thermal coal producer, the portfolio of Continental Coal Limited includes producing and advanced coal projects located in South Africa’s major coal fields. With two currently operating mines, Vlakvarkfontein and Ferreira, producing 2Mtpa of thermal coal for the export and domestic markets, Continental’s aim for 2011 is to develop two more thermal [...]
Zero-energy, flexible light displays that project the city of tomorrow as being an array of buildings with a constantly changing, customizable display arena, UrbanTiles is a concept created by Israeli industrial designer, Meidad Marzan, for his graduation project at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. The concept involves the use of a matrix of [...]
Giving Birth to Tomorrow’s Solutions Founded in 1914, WACKER Chemie AG is a global leader in the manufacturing and energy sectors, specializing in silicones, binders and polymeric additives for diverse industrial sectors to bioengineered pharmaceutical actives and hyperpure silicon for semiconductor and solar applications.. Spanning the globe via five business divisions, 26 production sites and [...]
Recording an all-time high for the fourth consecutive session, gold prices touched a never-before price of $1,910 earlier today reinforcing prevalent investor sentiments regarding gold being a safe haven, while equity markets across the world witness massive ups and downs. With the U.S and European economies continuing to look shaky, the precious yellow metal has [...]
While the debt ceiling issue and the credit rating downgrade have been keeping the U.S under intense global scrutiny over the past few months, findings by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) that production of electricity from coal in the United States has dropped to its lowest ever in the last 30 years is definitely very [...]
Marelli Motori says the time and energy it has invested in the African market in the last few years is starting to pay off. The global Italian generator giant’s regional manager for Africa, Dean Pratt: “During the past three years we have invested a lot of time and energy in growing the Marelli [...]