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 …

GEOLAC

Co-hosted for 2014 by The World Bank, GEOLAC gathers key LAC and international stakeholders – governments, utilities, multilaterals, developers, capital providers, and other providers of expertise – to explore opportunities for increased geothermal output, tackle obstacles to development, promote the exchange of knowledge and expertise, and facilitate vital new meetings …

2014 GIB Summit on Sustainable Infrastructure Financing

The world’s leading event for Sustainable Infrastructure Financing, the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit 2014, will be held at the Congress Center Basel in switzerland on 21-22 May 2014.  The summit kicks off with an Interactive Workshop on the Harvard Business School Case Study Method by Prof. John Macomber, Harvard Business School, Boston. …

Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum

Now in its fifth year, CREF has grown to become the largest annual gathering of renewable energy stakeholders in the Caribbean. More than 400 delegates from 40 countries, including representatives from 19 regional governments and utilities, attended CREF 2012. This year’s conference is co-hosted by the government of Aruba in …

Caring Economy Campaign: Looking for a bite-sized introduction to the Caring Economy Framework?

Looking for a bite-sized introduction to  the Caring Economy Framework?    Join Riane Eisler for this popular   FREE one hour webinar!     Wednesday, September 4, 2013   11am Pacific/2pm Eastern  Sign Up To Attend     1. What is a Caring Economy? Three essential components    2. Why now is the time to …

GEA Seeks Entries for the Best in Geothermal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Shawna Seldon [email protected] 917.971.7852     GEA Seeks Entries for the Best in Geothermal -Deadline Extended Until September 6–   Washington, D.C. (August 6, 2013) – The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) has extended the deadline to submit a nomination for GEA Honors 2013 to Friday, Sept. 6.   “After two successful years …

GreenTech Solar: Kosovo Is a Test for the World Bank’s Support of Clean Energy

  LATEST NEWS: Kosovo Is a Test for the World Bank’s Support of Clean Energy  Jigar Shah – May 31, 2013 A moment of truth for the World Bank What an Efficiency Startup Is Learning From Third-Party Solar Financing  Stephen Lacey – May 31, 2013 “We’ve studied the solar industry very …

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica: Mosaic Find 800 Investors Per Million For Crowdfunded Solar Projects

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Mosaic Find 800 Investors Per Million For Crowdfunded Solar Projects Coal Tax To Fund India’s 750 MW Solar Power Capacity Addition Plan In 2013 Top 20 Solar Module Manufacturers Up To 70% Of Market Share …