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Study: Natural gas surge won`t slow global warming

by Associated Press  (Oct. 16, 2014)

Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects. Abundant natural gas in the United States has been displacing coal, which produces more of the chief global warming gas carbon dioxide. But the new international study says an expansion of natural gas use ...

World of clean energy ‘feasible’ by mid-century

by Climate News Network  (Oct. 10, 2014)

A global low-carbon energy economy is not only feasible, it could double electricity supply by 2050 while actually reducing air and water pollution, according to new research. Even though photovoltaic power requires up to 40 times more copper than conventional power plants, and wind power uses up to 14 times more iron, the world wins on a switch ...

John Brown University Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Purification Project

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 15, 2014)

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $14,520 to John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, for a drinking water disinfection project in Guatemala under the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program. Every year, the P3 program helps student teams pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative methods ...

DSM inaugurates Solar Technologies Demonstration Center in India

by DSM Somos  (Sep. 30, 2014)

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Company, today inaugurated its Solar Technologies Demonstration Center at its DSM Engineering Plastics facility in Pune, India. This state-of-the-art solar technology center has been built to demonstrate and showcase the performance of DSM's innovations in solar technology and will also ...

KYOCERA Solar Modules Tapped by Sierra Nevada to Power New Brewery in Mills River, NC

by Kyocera Solar, Inc.  (Jul. 30, 2014)

Nearly everyone enjoys a good beer now and again. A delicious beer sustainably brewed with renewable energy that pours down from the sun might make that happy hour indulgence even more enjoyable. Kyocera Solar Inc. announced today that Sundance Power Systems Inc. has installed 650 kilowatts (DC) of high-quality Kyocera solar modules on Sierra ...

Grundfos is joining forces with the largest nongovernmental organization providing clean water for people in sub-Saharan Africa.

by Grundfos Pumps Corporation  (Oct. 15, 2014)

World Vision, which is  the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world, has together with Grundfos announced a new partnership to provide clean water to 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years. “The partnership of World Vision and Grundfos will help millions of poor people have ...

Soitec has Executed a sales agreement to sell 150 MW of PPA s to Large Solar Services Provider

by Soitec  (Oct. 24, 2014)

This is a major milestone toward realization of a solar project that is expected to deploy up to 83,400 Soitec concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) modules. Soitec, a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, announced today that Soitec Solar Development, LLC ...

EPA Announces $25 Million to Improve Water Quality, Infrastructure in Arizona

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 9, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $25 million in funding to invest in Arizona for statewide improvements in local water infrastructure and the reduction of water pollution. “In an arid environment, water is the most precious natural resource and we are working with our state and city partners to protect it,” said Jared ...

India fuel reform puts diesel under market control

by Associated Press  (Oct. 19, 2014)

India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as it aims to boost the country's economy and overhaul its energy sector. The decision on diesel targets one of India's costliest subsidies for one of the world's dirtiest fuels. Those ...

Solar Power Leader Barbados to Host World Environment Day 2014

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (May 8, 2014)

Barbados, a Caribbean island at the cutting edge of the fight against climate change, will host this year's World Environment Day (WED) global celebrations on 5 June 2014, according to a joint announcement made today by the government of Barbados and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The theme for this year's celebrations is "Small ...

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