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  • Cranfield Opens New Clean Energy Research Centre

    Cranfield University’s new £2 million high-tech energy laboratory was officially opened on Tuesday by Jonathan Holyoak, Head of Policy for the Office of Carbon Capture and Storage, on behalf of Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Ministers. The Energy Technology Laboratory houses a range of near industrial-scale equipment for research and development of clean ...


    By Cranfield University

  • BC researchers clearing the way for clean energy

    Two British Columbia researchers are making a significant contribution to the development of clean energy through their study of the genetics of the poplar tree. In 2010 both the Government of BC and the Government of Canada mandated a minimum of 5% renewable fuel content in gasoline. Additionally, BC has gone as far as requesting both a 10% reduction in carbon emissions, and a 33% reduction in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • South Africa to Stimulate Research and Development in Clean Energy

    Johannesburg - South Africa is set to play a more meaningful role in international energy affairs, particularly in the research and development of new energy technologies and strategies. South Africa, through the newly-established South African National Energy Research Institute (Saneri), together with the International Energy Agency (IEA) are hosting the first joint collaborative workshop to be ...

  • Energy Secretary Moniz dedicates Clean Energy Research Center, new supercomputer

    During a visit to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today dedicated the nation’s first major research facility focused on clean energy grid integration and wide-scale deployment. The new Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) will help manufacturers, utilities and public and private sector researchers overcome the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Secretary Chu announces U.S. Centers for U.S.-China Clean Energy Research

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that two consortia - one led by the University of Michigan and one led by the West Virginia University - will receive a total of US$25 million over the next five years under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC). The funding will be matched by the grantees to provide at least US$50 million in total U.S. funding and will facilitate ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New Market Research Forecasts the Advanced Clean Energy Storage Device Market

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Advanced Clean Energy Storage Devices - Global Market Size, Market Analysis by Major Storage Device, and Competitive Landscape to 2020" to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit ...


    By Marketwire

  • Research and Markets: Renewable Energy & Clean Tech Industry Guide 2012

    Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/36434b09/renewable_energy) has announced the addition of the "Renewable Energy & Clean Tech Industry Guide 2012" directory to ...


    By Research and Markets

  • MIT researchers harness bacteria to produce energy, clean up environment

    In the search for answers to the planet's biggest challenges, some MIT researchers are turning to its tiniest organisms: bacteria. The idea of exploiting microbial products is not new: Humans have long enlisted bacteria and yeast to make bread, wine and cheese, and more recently discovered antibiotics that help fight disease. Now, researchers in the growing field of metabolic engineering are ...

  • Clean Energy Business Models are in the Midst of a Transformation, According to Pike Research

    As the clean energy industry emerges from a challenging period caused by the global economic downturn, it is entering a stage of rapid change in which business models are being transformed against a backdrop of regulatory uncertainty.In several key sectors, the market is shifting back toward business structures and technologies that were once abandoned, but are now being revived.A new white paper ...


  • Clean energy infrastructure

    Preferred bidders in the Government’s £1bn CCS Commercialisation Programme were announced in March 2013. Since then, my Department has taken forward detailed negotiations with these bidders to draw up and agree specifications and contracts for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies of their projects. Developing carbon capture and storage infrastructure forms part of the ...

  • Clean-energy trends 2008

    The following is an excerpt from Clean-Energy Trends 2008. To read the full report, please download the PDF file by clicking on the link below. Amid a challenging economic outlook—plummeting housing prices, rising foreclosure rates, record-high oil prices, sinking consumer confidence, looming recession—2007 was another banner year for clean energy, with no signs of a slowdown in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean Energy Trends 2010

    Two weeks ago, Clean Edge launched its annual Clean Energy Trends 2010 report. Since then, it has received extensive media coverage. In general the report notes that 2009 will go down as one of the worst years in economic ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Competing in the Clean Energy Sector

    Canada's clean technology sector is a major driver of job growth and innovation, and could be worth $60 billion by 2020 barring current federal policy and financing barriers, says a new report by the Pembina Institute. Competing in Clean Energy:  Capitalizing on Canadian innovation in a $3 trillion economy details the opportunities and challenges facing Canada in the global ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Department of Energy Selects U.C. Berkeley to Lead Consortium for U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center’s Energy-Water Track

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected the University of California, Berkeley to lead a consortium of university, nonprofit, utility, and national laboratory partners in a new technical track under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) that addresses water-related aspects of energy production and use. Once the award is finalized, the U.S. consortium will match or exceed DOE ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Market Research Library of Clean Technology Reports

    Reportstack in collaboration with GBIResearch announces the whole catalogue for clean technology industry reports. The clean technology industry library covers Green buildings, energy efficiency, Bio-fuels, E-waste, Transportation, Smart Grids and Energy Storage. Clean technology series provides key information and analysis on the market opportunities in the ...


  • Suncor funded for clean technology research projects

    Suncor Energy has received funding from Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) for two Suncor-led clean technology research and development projects. The projects are two of sixteen projects chosen from over 200 initial submissions, and address carbon capture and storage and energy efficiency. "Together with our industry partners we are pleased to have received funding for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • `Green Clean:` Researchers determining natural ways to clean contaminated soil

    Researchers at North Carolina State University are working to demonstrate that trees can be used to degrade or capture fuels that leak into soil and ground water. Through a process called phytoremediation – literally a “green” technology – plants and trees remove pollutants from the environment or render them harmless. Through a partnership with state and federal government agencies, the military ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Bentley selected to join consortium for U.S.-China clean energy research center on building energy efficiency

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced that it has been selected to join the consortium, led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, for a U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) focused on building energy efficiency. ...

  • Energy Department, NREL Announce New Research Center to Boost Clean Energy Technologies on a Smarter Grid

    The Energy Department and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today announced the Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) in Golden, Colorado, as the latest Energy Department user facility and the only one in the nation focused on utility-scale clean energy grid integration. The facility’s first industry partner – Colorado-based Advanced Energy Industries – has ...


    By US Department of Energy

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