U.S. Senate extends to 2011 aid to ethanol

The proposal has to go through the House of Representatives, with Democrats nail Obama for agreeing with the Republican tax cuts, but it is not likely to aid cut of 45 cents per gallon (4.5 liters) of...

Wind power takes off in Colombia

The Colombian legislation for the development of wind power goes against what is happening in the world despite the wind potential of Colombia, amounting to 35,000 MW. Wind power, for wind energy has ...

Wind in the Canary Islands

Half the power consumption of La Gomera is covered with renewable energy. It will enhance production from wind, solar and especially hydroelectric power, as it has the advantage of large dams already ...

Obama opens the way for solar energy in the U.S.

California has approved nine solar thermal power plants with a capacity of 4,100 MW in August, and Arizona and Nevada also built several solar thermal power plants. The U.S. government issued guidelin...

Electric vehicles will emit sounds in the U.S.

The law, approved Thursday by the House of Representatives, states that in 18 months, federal authorities adopt minimum levels of noise for electric and hybrid vehicles. Electric cars in the United St...

Global electricity demand will grow 36% by 2035

According to the International Energy Agency, the annual increase will be 1.2% by 2035. The global energy demand growth will add 36 percent in the period between 2008 and 2035, an average of 1.2 perce...

Audi to go electric

The electric vehicle is one of the cornerstones on which Audi is basing its strategy, seeking her help to the trends taking shape in society and market developments. Audi has already completed the fir...