Paris tests 40 urban innovations directly on public

kristy Trendspotting

SmartPlanet Daily SmartPlanet Member | April 13, 2012 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. — Paris tests 40 urban innovations directly on public PARIS — The French capital becomes a living laboratory as prototypes pop up city-wide to innovate everyday life while giving …

Renewable Power Trumps Fossils for First Time as UN Talks Stall

kristy Green Prosperity, Resource Efficiency

Renewable Power Trumps Fossils for First Time as UN Talks Stall By Alex Morales – Nov 25, 2011 8:13 AM ET Enlarge image Renewable Power Trumps Fossils for First Time Blades for Vestas Wind Systems A/S wind turbines are stored at the company’s factory in Tianjin, China. The findings indicate …

London’s Striking Modern Tourist Information Centre Harvests Rainwater and Geothermal Energy

kristy Green Prosperity

Alternative Energy * London’s Striking Modern Tourist Information Centre Harvests Rainwater and Geothermal Energy * Channel Problems Keep BIPV Out of the Money * Should We Monetize Personal Energy Consumption Data? * $1.78 Billion to be Invested in Asia’s Largest Solar Park (500 MW) in India * World’s First Solar …

SSE sells off £61.3m share in windfarm to Climate Change Capital

kristy Green Prosperity

30 June 2011 DEAL NEWS SSE sells off £61.3m share in windfarm to Climate Change Capital Catapult invests £750,000 into wind support company Renewable Technical Services Canadian company QSolar wins US solar module order GP Joule looks for partners, investors for solar portfolio Silicon company Soitec looks to raise €150m …

PNOC Renewables pumps $335m in hydro projects

kristy Greentech

14 July 2010 DEALS NEWS… PNOC Renewables pumps $335m in hydro projects Beacon Power receives $2.25m federal grant to develop advanced energy storage system First Solar seals NextLight Renewable Power acquisition Biogas-fuel innovator LanzaTech raises NZ$18m to commercialise conversion process Click here to read the newsletter.