Dutch Wind Turbine Purchase Sets World Crowdfunding Record

LONDON — Raising €1.3 million in just thirteen hours, 1700 Dutch households that came together to buy shares in a wind turbine have set a new world record for crowdfunding. All 6,648 shares in the electricity from the Vestas V80 2-MW wind turbine were sold, at a share price of €200. Each household …

The Next Green Revolution (This Time Without Fossil Fuels) By Jonathan Latham

The Next Green Revolution (This Time Without Fossil Fuels) By Jonathan Latham Oxfam Great Britain A Cambodian farmer transports his rice harvest by oxcart in Tra Lach village. In Brief: A method of growing crops called the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) produces yields that can be four or five times …

Alternative Energy : Engineers generate world-record mmWave output power from nanoscale CMOS

Alternative Energy Engineers generate world-record mmWave output power from nanoscale CMOS Nissan Leaf Taxi Pilot Launched In New York City Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Coming Out Party In Shanghai GreenTech Automotive & JAC Motors Team Up For 100% Electric Car Assembled In US Ohio Manufacturers Fight To Keep Energy Efficiency …

Icelandic Anger Brings Debt Forgiveness in Best Recovery Story

Hat tip to our colleague Paul H. Ray! The population of Iceland did not bail out their rapacious banks and financial pirates and lo and behold, Iceland is back on track — in contrast to Greece whose leaders have capitulated. There is a lesson in here, both for the Greeks …