Efficiently-Arranged VAWTs to Offer More Power

We have already covered this subject a while ago, when we presented some CalTech researchers studying the effect of air vortexes on vertical axis wind turbines. It looks like the CalTech guys are not ...

GE announces major wind investment in Europe

GE has announced plans to invest approximately €340 million to develop or expand its wind turbine manufacturing, engineering and service facilities in four European countries – the United Kingdom,...

GE places solar bets on thin-film cells

General Electric, which has long made solar panels using traditional silicon, is converting to thin-film cells, using the same material as industry cost leader First Solar. GE expects to target the ut...

Solar energy to help drill more oil

Solar energy, one of the “hottest” new types of energy, is being tested as a way to produce to more oil. BrightSource Energy is building a 29-megawatt solar steam plant at a California oil field t...

Arise Windpower AB starts trading its shares

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announces that Arise Windpower AB (Stockholm:AWP), a mid cap company within the Utilities sector, today starts trading of its shares on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm...

Nissan Leaf – first electric car

In these times of conservation and preserving our natural resources, every company is out to try and find their niche in this ever-growing market.  From household cleaners to organic produce, everyw...

Tokyo Tests Electric Taxis

The Japanese government wants the EV evangelists at Better Place to electrify some of Tokyo’s taxis, and the cabs with cords could be on the road by January. They will use the Silicon Valley startup...