Category Archives: News Stories

California Passes New Energy Bill

Written by Judith Ceja Apr 13, 2011 at 09:25 PM The future of renewable energy is getting a boost from California’s newly passed energy bill. The bill which was introduced by Democratic Senator, Joe Simitian, increases the requirement that utilities have for generating a percentage of their energy from renewable power sources. The bill was […]

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UPS Demonstrates Commitment to Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Written by Judith Ceja Feb 28, 2011 at 02:23 PM UPS owns and utilizes more alternative fuel vehicles than any other private company in the United States. Their commitment to the environment by utilizing alternative fuel vehicles remains strong. The delivery service company recently ordered new propane delivery trucks and compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks […]

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Can Hydrogen Fuel Cells Really Power Electronics?

Written by Judith Ceja Jan 27, 2011 at 12:39 AM The CEO of SiGNa Chemistry, Michael Lefenfeld, believes that hydrogen fuel cells can be a viable power source for items such as laptops, cell phones, and even electric bicycles. His company has revealed an exciting new development in hydrogen fuel cell technology. The company, which […]

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The Race For Economically Viable Algae-Based Fuel

Written by Judith Ceja Nov 22, 2010 at 03:55 PM Algae is responsible for most of the oxygen we breath and now is being evaluated as an economically feasible biofuel. While the major automotive and oil companies are all looking at algae-based fuels, the major players in this market are emerging biotech companies like Synthetics […]

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Electric Car Maker Tesla Motors Goes IPO

Written by Administrator Jun 28, 2010 at 11:40 AM When electric care maker Telsa Motors Inc. starts selling stock on Tuesday July 29th, the real question is this: By 2012, can the company mass produce and sell 20,000 Model S electric sedans a year? If they can, anyone buying shares of the company will likely […]

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Better Place to mass Produce Low-Emission Vehicles

Written by Administrator Sep 11, 2009 at 04:00 PM One of the world’s leading developers of low-emission vehicles has agreed to produce tens of thousands of vehicles a year starting in 2011, marking one of the most significant developments so far in green transport. In collaboration with the French car maker Renault, Better Place has […]

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Major Advancement in Solar Power

Written by Administrator Oct 08, 2008 at 10:01 PM On Oct 7, 2008, Solyndra Inc, after three years of silence, just announced landing $1.2 billion in contracts on their new thin-film solar power modules. According to their press release, “Solyndra’s photovoltaic (PV) system is designed to generate significantly more solar electricity on an annual basis […]

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