Archive for November, 2009
25 Nov 2009 DEALS NEWS... First Wind begins 25MW Maine wind farm expansion Citadel Capital acquires two Egyptian solid waste management businesses Clean electric transportation and storage technology company ECOtality gains approval for reverse stock split Click for the newsletter...
NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines SATURDAY VIDEOS, 11-21: * This Is It! * Coal – Don’t Pick It Up * The Cap&Trade Controversy THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT FRIDAY, 11-20: * OIL NOT PEAKING… * …OR IS IT? * THE REAL ANSWER: ELECTRIC TRANSPORT * CAP&TRADE – TOXIC OR TERRIFIC (1)? * CAP&TRADE – TOXIC OR TERRIFIC (2)?
Council Outlines Health Care Principles in Letter to Policymakers In late October, the members of the National Women's Business Council (NWBC) sent a letter to President Obama, SBA Administrator Karen Mills, and key members of Congress outlining principles which emerged from the discussions at the Council's September 30th summit on health care [...]
19 Nov 2009 DEALS NEWS... Pirelli Ambiente increases stake in Solar Utility to 100 per cent Synthetic fuel technology company Oxford Catalysts receives $2.7m award as part of US Recovery and Reinvestment Act Solar Energy Initiatives secures agreement to market solar solutions to over 100,000 municipalities Read the newsletter...
Policy Innovations: Carbon-neutral developing countries, Chinese green stimulus, More Walls to Fall, US-Japan compromise, Biodiversity economics, National Institutes of Energy, Consumption explosion; EVENT: Corporate Web 2.0 Accountability
Check out video from last week's multilateral climate change dialogue with our partners at Japan Society. ARTICLES "We will not die quietly." By Mohamed Nasheed If vulnerable developing countries make a commitment to carbon neutrality, those opposed to change have nowhere left to hide. (more...)
18 Nov 2009 DEALS NEWS... ICP Solar and Universal Power Group cement supply agreement American Superconductor receives $10m order for wind turbines from China’s CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Research Institute Powervation secures new funding from Braemar Energy Ventures Click for the newsletter...
SUMMARY OF THE EIGHTH MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP ON ACCESS AND BENEFIT-SHARING OF THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY 9-15 NOVEMBER 2009
The eighth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was held from 9-15 November 2009, in Montreal, Canada. Approximately 480 participants attended the meeting, representing governments, UN agencies, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, [...]
To Merge or Not to Merge? That Was the Big Question Non-Profit Executives Debated at Annual Boardsource Leadership Forum
By Kemila Velan November 20, 2009 As the busiest fundraising time of the year approaches, and corporations continue cutting budgets, including their charitable contributions, non-profit executives shared possible solutions to their funding challenges at the annual Boardsource Leadership Forum in Orlando on Friday, Nov. 29. “Are there too [...]
Greentech Media: Duke Goes After All of the Grid, PG&E Tackles Smart Meter Claims, and SAP Stakes Its Place in Carbon Accounting
Posted November 23, 2009 Duke Energy wants to redefine business boundaries with its smart grid program, while PG&E is fighting to fend off claims of overcharging its smart meter clients. SAP wants to use its massive customer base as a way to win the carbon accounting software battle. It's not all big company names – small entrepreneurs that [...]
MONDAY, 23 NOVEMBER 2009 The East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress 2009 opened on Monday in Manila, Philippines. Convened by the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme on Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), this five-day event is expected to provide a region-wide platform for dialogue, knowledge exchange, capacity [...]