Northern California Power Agency Member Uses Public-Private Partnerships to Reduce CO2 Emissions, Enhance Green Energy Usage

The City of Palo Alto recently celebrated its ranking as the number one renewable energy program in the U.S., according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). PaloAltoGreen, a voluntary green energy purchasing program, now boasts a membership of one in five ratepayers. While the national average for enrollment in similar programs is less than two percent, PaloAltoGreen saw a five percent membership increase in 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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Singapore is Becoming One of the Leading Regions in the World for the Solar Energy Industry

With its new location in Singapore, Oerlikon Solar is boosting its presence and proximity to customers in Asia, while continuing to expand production, development and support for their leading thin-film silicon solar energy solutions. The facility will initially employ approximately 100 people and is planned to be completed within a year. Asia is emerging as an important market for solar energy applications, said Dr. Uwe Krüger, CEO of the Oerlikon Group (SWX:OERL). The new location will allow Oerlikon Solar to build the necessary capacity to expand its market-leading position, continued Krüger. Read the rest of this entry »

HHI to Manufacture Symetron Enhanced Ultra-High Efficiency Motors, Generators and Drives

Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Arca:RZ) announced today that it has signed a business cooperation agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) of South Korea, one of the worlds largest manufacturing companies and a leader in the engineering and manufacturing of AC electric motors, generators and power electronic motor drives. The combination of Rasers Symetron technology and HHIs design and manufacturing technologies is expected to produce cost-effective, ultra-high efficiency performance levels. Under the agreement, HHI will manufacture the AC induction motors, generators and drives incorporating Symetron technology. Read the rest of this entry »

U.S. Sustainable Energy Corporation (“U.S. Sustainable” or “the Company”) (Other OTC: CYBR.PK) announced today, “We are currently in final negotiations with Cofitral S.p.A of Milan, Italy. Based on their inspection of our Port Gibson, MS, plant earlier this month, Dr. Attilio Rossini, Chief Engineer with Cofitral S.p.A is submitting a proposed joint venture between U.S. Sustainable Energy and Cofitral to the Kyoto certification board of Italy for approval of a $750,000,000, one-gigawatt green energy plant.

“This joint venture with Cofitral is an excellent opportunity to introduce new bio-fuels to the European / Kyoto marketplace. All 25 Kyoto treaty countries are seeking green energy,” stated John Rivera, CEO of U.S. Sustainable. Read the rest of this entry »

New Ceres partnership with Rolls Royce and Johnson Matthey to address UK’s long-term sustainable power needs

Ceres Power (CPWHF.PK) , the AIM-quoted fuel cell group, today announces that it is partnering with leading engineering groups Rolls Royce and Johnson Matthey, as part of a government-backed programme to deliver innovations in sustainable power generation and supply. The programme stems from the current Energy Review and will help identify long-term solutions to meet the needs of UK industrial and domestic consumers. Read the rest of this entry »