Wind Energy for Oahu: First Wind's turbines in Kahuku operational

Wind Energy for Oahu: First Wind's turbines in Kahuku operational

By Carrie Ann - Mar 25, 2011

A $140million wind energy project, set up by Boston-based First Wind, promises to generate 2 to 5% of the annual electricity consumed on Oahu, powering around 7,700 homes. Hawaii

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Origin Energy

Origin Energy

By Anna Domanska - Mar 02, 2011

Fuelling growth:  Australia’s energy options Origin is the largest owner and developer of gas-fired power generation in Australia. Origin also produces renewable energy from win

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Abu Dhabi takes over Cepsa from Total

Abu Dhabi takes over Cepsa from Total

By Carrie Ann - Feb 17, 2011

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned petroleum holding company International Petroleum Investment Co (Ipic), is all set to take full ownership of Spain’s second-biggest oil company, Ce

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Arizona Space Centre Goes Solar

Arizona Space Centre Goes Solar

By Carrie Ann - Feb 15, 2011

The Challenger Space Centre in Arizona, popular for offering tourists the experience of being in outer space, has started taking concrete steps towards being more energy-wise. The

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Fairtrade, Fairmined gold on sale in UK

Fairtrade, Fairmined gold on sale in UK

By Richard Meryn - Feb 14, 2011

With prices for the precious metal surging on markets all across the globe, Fairtrade and Fairmined gold will go on sale in the UK in a first-ever effort to secure a fair deal for

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Turning into Gold. Rio Tinto

Turning into Gold. Rio Tinto

By Carrie Ann - Feb 13, 2011

Thanks to rising commodity prices, Rio Tinto Group, the world’s third- largest mining company, has reported record profits of £14bn. Primarily powered by surging demand from Asi

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PetroChina to team up with Encana with $5.4 billion investment in Canada Gas

PetroChina to team up with Encana with $5.4 billion investment in Canada Gas

By Carrie Ann - Feb 10, 2011

China’s biggest oil company, PetroChina is all set to grow bigger and better with an investment of Can$5.4 billion in a shale gas project to be developed in Canada by Encana, Nor

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Beer-powered! Canada set to sample ‘beer waste-to-energy’ technology

Beer-powered! Canada set to sample ‘beer waste-to-energy’ technology

By Carrie Ann - Feb 08, 2011

Waste from Beer turned to Energy Give me beer, I’ll give you energy ! A $500,000 modular pilot plant will be set up for ethanol production in Atlantic Canada by the end of this m

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China’s Green Transportation Drive: World’s Largest Solar Roof to power High Speed Rail Station

China’s Green Transportation Drive: World’s Largest Solar Roof to power High Speed Rail Station

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 07, 2011

Could China be turning over a new leaf after more than three decades of letting pollution levels reach record highs with the dramatic economic growth it has witnessed? China is th

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