Biome Research Confirms Next-Generation Bioplastics Could Be Derived from Trees

A research project led by Biome Bioplastics, one of the UK’s leading developers of natural plastics, has demonstrated the feasibility of extracting organic chemicals from lignin — a complex hydrocarbon that helps to provide structural support in plants and trees — for the manufacture of bioplastics. The results stem from …

Global Atlas initiative: Unleashing West Africa’s renewable energy potential: Reports on solar and wind opportunities

Unleashing West Africa’s renewable energy potential: Reports on solar and wind opportunities The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) presents two reports demonstrating its ground-breaking renewable energy resource-assessment tool, concentrating on the region of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Together, these two reports from IRENA present the first …

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills Yoshikazu Tsuno/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An offshore wind turbine off the coast of Fukushima. By HIROKO TABUCHI Published: October 24, 2013 OFF THE COAST OF FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Twelve miles out to sea from the severely damaged and leaking nuclear reactors at …

The Energy Collective: Paying For Climate Change Adaptations And Grid Resiliency

Paying For Climate Change Adaptations And Grid Resiliency | The Energy Collective Daily

July 16, 2013, at 5 pm Hawthorne Valley will host A Declaration of Interdependence

On July 16, 2013, at 5 pm Hawthorne Valley will host A Declaration of Interdependence in celebration of local living economies in the Hudson Valley and Greater Berkshire Region. This year, we will honor Judy Wicks and her new book Good Morning, Beautiful Business: The Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: B Capital Partners acquires €500m wind portfolio for European institution

NewNet Daily Newsletter 4 June 2013 Investors come back to solar sector – see why with a New Energy World Network premium subscription Deal News B Capital Partners acquires €500m wind portfolio for European institution PREMIUM Tidal energy innovator Tocardo lines up global orders for 2013 PREMIUM Denham Capital’s Greenleaf Power purchases 19MW …

Clean Technica: “Fatbergs” In London Sewers To Be Transformed Into Electricity

“   Ethical Markets Agrees  with QE  for  Renewable Energy …much better than for toxic  mortgages  and bailing out stupid bankers  !   – Hazel Henderson, Editor  “ Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: “Fatbergs” In London Sewers To Be Transformed Into …

Solar Energy to Account for Most New Generation in California

Top stories from The Energy Collective on May 3, 2013 Most read on The Energy Collective ·        » Are Fossil Fuel Companies Pouring Money Down the Drain? ·        » Should the U.S. Implement a Carbon Tax? ·        » Is Solar Energy Prepared to Enter a Post-Subsidy World? [VIDEO] ·        » Climate Change and Anthropogenic Sea Level Potholes ·        » Hydraulic …

JPMorgan leads $220m investment into Oklahoma wind farm

JPMorgan leads $220m investment into Oklahoma wind farm EDF EN nears financial close for 3 South Africa wind farms, CFO tells NewNet PREMIUM Australian utility TRUenergy lines up banks for $3bn IPO PREMIUM Dong, Centrica consortium secure £425m for offshore wind farm TWD to help build Ontario biodiesel plant Enfinity completes solar …