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3/2/07 --- A CORRECTION AND UPDATE: ZINC: TRIED AND TRUE, A SIMPLE, CLEAN, QUIET CARRIER OF ENERGY. Featured company Power Air corrects error regarding zinc pellet consumption.

3/2/07 --- EVOLUTION, NO, REVOLUTION NEEDED IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY. All -plastic, ethanol-fueled concept car from Bayer and Rinspeed.

3/4/07 --- THE SUNSHINE STATE: READY FOR A GREENING. Florida could meet half of its future energy needs with efficiency and renewables; solar, ethanol and waste wood projects profiled.

3/6/07 --- FROM DO-IT-YOURSELF TO FACTORY BUILT, THE ROAD TO GREENER VEHICLES. Verizon builds its own hybrids; other companies contribute to the introduction of low emission, high fuel economy vehicles.

3/8/07 --- NINE (9) SOLAR STORIES. Solar projects completed, new solar products, more solar production capacity.

3/9/07 --- A SMALL STEP TO SAVE A SPECIAL PLACE. Hybrid electric school buses delivered to Manatee County, Florida

3/12/07 --- WORKING TO PUSH THE COST OF SOLAR DOWN. Process to manufacture concentrating solar modules completed by Delta of Taiwan. BP Solar, Konarka win funding in solar cost reduction program.

3/14/07 --- WOW! THAT’S BRIGHT! LED LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY READY FOR NATIONAL PUSH FOR EFFICIENT LIGHTING. Osram launches 1000 lumen LED, Philips heads effort to phase out incandescent bulbs in US.

3/17/07 --- TAKING THE COURSE OF LEAST RESISTANCE: THE SUCCESS OF THE PELLET STOVE INDUSTRY. Sales of pellet stoves grow in US; Does pelletized biomass fuel make more sense than than liquified biofuels?

3/19/07 --- CLOSE TO HOME; THAT’S WHERE SOLAR ENERGY NEEDS TO BE. Sacramento Municipal Utility District and Lennar Homes partner to build solar homes.

3/22/07 --- READY WHEN NEEDED: DISPATCHABLE WIND ENERGY. Company wants wind turbines to compress air, not make electricity.

3/23/07 --- FROM BIOPLASTIC TO BIODIESEL. Recycled plastic bottles could one day be a source of biodiesel fuel.

3/25/07 --- THE X PRIZE FOR CARS. $25 million contest to build 100 mpg equivalent car being readied; three examples of technologies that could be employed.

3/27/07 --- OH, SO SWEET, A SUGAR FUEL CELL BATTERY: A COMMON-GROUND TECHNOLOGY? Refuelable battery that runs on sugar water has attributes that could please many.

3/30/07 --- SMALL SOLUTIONS TO GREATER FUEL EFFICIENCY: STOP IDLING, MANAGE AIR CONDITIONING. Stop-start systems and air condtioning management technology from can cut fuel consumption.


4/2/07 --- CATCHING UP WITH THE WIND. Small wind tax credit makes its way through Congress. Wind projects in North Dakota and Wisconsin, turbine orders for GE, Horizon Wind sold.

4/3/07 --- AN EARTH-MOVING DECISION, BUT ACTION NOT EXPECTED SOON. US Supreme Court says EPA has the right to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles.

4/4/07 --- SOLAR NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE. Solar stats on Germany, projects in Spain and Portugal, new solar company on-line in China, solar supply agreement.

4/8/07 --- A PLANET IN TROUBLE - A TAXING SOLUTION? Could a tax on carbon emissions help get climate change under control?

4/10/07 --- GRID TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND PLUG-IN HYBRIDS: A TWO-WAY CONNECTION. Utility company demonstrates Vehicle-to-Grid plug-in hybrid.

4/12/07 --- SLICK MARKETING TO SAVE THE PLANET? Auto dealership chain AutoNation launches program to attract buyers to more fuel efficient vehicles.

4/15/07 --- CLIMATE CHANGE: A THREAT TO GLOBAL SECURITY Retired generals and admirals foresee problems of immigration, health and resource shortages because of global warming.

4/17/07 --- NEXT GENERATION SOLAR: READY FOR PRIME TIME? Two German companies advance CIS solar.

4/18/07 --- NEW OIL NOT KEEPING UP WITH DEMAND. Survey shows a drop in oil production despite new exploration.

4/22/07 --- BIOBUTANOL COULD REPLACE ETHANOL; POLICY COULD PUSH ASIDE BIODIESEL. BP and Dupont push biobutanol. IRS ruling could put biodiesel in jeopardy.

4/22/07 --- EARTH DAY MESSAGE. Increasingly politicians and business leaders understand the need for action on climate change and energy dependence, but is it enough?

4/24/07 --- NEW BIOPLASTIC; PLASTICS EDUCATION NEEDED. ADM, Metabolix form new company to make biodegradable plastic; survey shows most Americans don't know plastics are made from oil.

4/27/07 --- ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND PLUG-IN HYBRIDS: A FUTURE HINGED ON LITHIUM. New source of lithium brings hope that more lithium is on the planet than once thought.

4/30/07 --- WELCOME TO AMERICA, ACCIONA. Spanish sustainable development and renewable energy developer/ manufacturer to build wind turbines in Iowa.

 

 

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