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  • Space technology optimises windmill efficiency

    A French start-up company from ESA’s Business Incubation Centre in the Netherlands has developed a small instrument to measure wind speed and direction from the ground up to heights of 200 metres – information that is vital when deciding where to build a wind turbine to produce electricity. The French company Leosphere developed their system Windcube using ‘lidar’ (light detection and ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • City Windmills Ltd. (CYW.F) Attends the GovEnergy Workshop and Trade Show

    City Windmills, Ltd. (FRANKFURT: CYW) (www.citywindmills.com) announces it attended the GovEnergy Workshop and Trade Show August 7 - 10, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The "GovEnergy Workshop and Trade Show" provides effective energy management training to federal employees and their associated stakeholders. In doing so, it ...


    By Marketwire

  • New Showcase Frankfurt Listed Wind Stock, City Windmills, Ltd. (FRANKFURT: CYW); Combining Clean Energy and Green Outdoor Advertising

    Investorideas.Com, a Leader in Cleantech Investor Research Announces New Showcase Wind Stock, City Windmills, Ltd. (FRANKFURT: CYW) (Ticker: 3Lwg41 / ISIN: Gb00B3Lwg419). the Company is Taking a Unique Approach in the Wind Markets, Generating Revenue from the Production of Clean Energy from Small Wind Turbines, in Addition to Green Outdoor Advertising. City Windmills© was founded in early ...


  • British Columbia`s troubled waters

    British Columbia has been recognized globally as a leader with respect to climate change.  The government has implemented many measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to promote development of green energy alternatives. Some decisions have been contentious - such as the universal carbon tax, which under any circumstances carries political risks. Other measures, such as ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Abandoned water wells can present risks

    Household water well owners should act to address any improperly abandoned wells on their property as they can present threats to both people and animals, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Abandoned wells can be a physical danger to people and animals who may fall into them, but an even greater threat may be the pathway that an abandoned well provides for surface ...

  • NOV Mono provides solar solution for welsh water

    As part of a major project to improve treatment efficiency, NOV Mono has installed a solar powered recirculating pump at Welsh Water’s Llanrhidian WwTW, a remotely located wastewater plant on the Gower Peninsular which has no power supply. Llanrhidian WwTW, which consists of a biological filter bed and two final tanks, was found to be drying out during long spells of dry weather, killing ...


    By NOV Mono - Mono Pumps Ltd

  • Panta Rei of Italy ties up with LR T for water treatment solutions

    Panta Rei of Italy has announced its partnership with LR T India, the largest manufacturer of ring travellers in the world, catering to the requirements of over 3,500 spinning mills in over 35 countries worldwide, to offer complete solutions in water treatment in India. LRT is a group company of Lakshmi Machine Works (LMW) of Coimbatore and is the global leader in the field of ring travellers. ...


    By Panta Rei Srl

  • Millions of dollars in savings on energy, water bills expected for 500 northern Michigan businesses, churches, and homes involved in new conservation project

    Earth Keeper Energy Summit: Everyone invited to free conference next week that provides ways to cut energy and water consumption across northern Michigan Marquette, Michigan - Nearly 500 northern Michigan businesses, churches and homes are expected to save millions of dollars in power and water costs as part of a new conservation initiative that will be discussed Wednesday at a free ...


  • With a boost from innovation, small wind is powering ahead

    The Solarium, a new 8-story apartment building in New York City, is part of a new wave of green buildings in Gotham. Its exterior is made from 100 percent recycled material. The burnished floors are sustainably farmed bamboo. The apartments lack bathtubs in order to save water. Perhaps the most novel green accoutrement of the Solarium, however, is a small, black windmill perched on a short pole ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Syncronys International Inc. Approved for OTC Listing

    Syncronys International Inc., ("Syncronys") (PINKSHEETS: SNTL), a Company committed to the use of alternate energy sources in the replacement of fossil fuel energy generation equipment, announced today that it has received approval from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, "FINRA," to be quoted on the OTC Markets and has commenced trading ...


    By Marketwire

  • Worlds largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

    The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year. The farm, off the coast of Kent in southern England, is part of a major renewable energy initiative spearheaded by the previous British government. Swedish energy company Vattenfall will operate the farm after having invested around ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management Marks First Year Generating Green Energy for 7,500 Homes Across Pacific Northwest

    For the communities of McMinnville, Ore., and Seattle, Wash., the "circles of sustainability" are now one year old.   That's how long it has been since Waste Management began providing residents in these communities with renewable energy – generated from garbage collected, in part, from the ...


  • World Environment Wins the Green Media Award at the Green Mind Award Ceremony: The Greenest Gala Night of All

    A glamorous gala dinner was held at the Royal Pavilion in BIEL on the 31st of October during which the winners of the Green Mind Awards were announced. This annual awards ceremony, which was organized by the NGO Green Mind and e-EcoSolutions, seeks to promote sustainable economic and social best practices. The Green Mind Award is the most important green award in the MENA region. This ...


    By PRWeb

  • Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

     Environmentalists say allowing offshore drilling along the U.S. East Coast from northern Virginia to the Georgia-Florida border could lead to a catastrophic oil spill devastating to the crucial tourism industry. But business and petroleum groups say they want to be able to explore whether significant oil and gas reserves exist that could stabilize energy prices and help the economy overall. ...


    By Associated Press

  • How a Wind Turbine Works

    This week we’re celebrating the launch of a new series on Energy.gov: How Energy Works. Join us today on Twitter at 2 p.m. ET for our How Energy Works live Q&A answering everything you want to know about wind turbines. Use #HowEnergyWorks to submit questions and follow the live discussion. From massive wind farms ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • McDonald`s announces `Global Best Practices` in sustainable supply and green initiatives

    From turning cooking oil into bio-fuel and potatoes into gas, McDonald's Corporation today announced a world of sustainable best practices in its supply chain and restaurants. The 'Global Best of Green', updated from 2009, and the 'Best of Sustainable Supply' can both be accessed at a new interactive website, or downloaded as PDFs at: ...

  • Nova Scotia to fund tidal power research

    Nova Scotia has taken the first step toward harnessing the potential tidal power available in the Bay of Fundy, which could supply up 15% of the province's electricity needs. Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald announced North America's first in-stream tidal technology research centre. Three Canadian companies - Clean Current Power Systems, Nova Scotia Power Inc. and Minas Basin Pulp and Power - ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Chu: US can `lead this new industrial revolution` in clean energy

    Over the next few months, Congress will decide on historic energy legislation that would create a generation of clean-energy jobs here in America, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and prevent the worst effects of climate change. I believe passing a strong energy and climate bill is the single most important step we could take to secure our economic prosperity and leave a healthier planet for ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Powering the world - endless energy is possible

    A new study - co-authored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson and UC-Davis researcher Mark A. Delucchi - analyzing what is needed to convert the world's energy supplies to clean and sustainable sources says that it can be done with today's technology at costs roughly comparable to conventional energy. But converting will be a massive undertaking on the scale of the moon landings. What is ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Big food companies fear pressure and criticism from environmental activists

    Kraft Foods Inc. uses a cream cheese byproduct to help power a New York plant. Sara Lee Corp. plans to run a New Mexico bakery using solar energy.   Al Gore's campaign against global warming is turning up the heat on the food industry. After years of taking on the oil and coal companies, ...

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