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  • Turning surface water in Thailand into clean drinking water

    A new sustainable water treatment system from Grundfos is designed to turn river water and surface water into drinking water for the residents in 15 Thai villages. The project is funded by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency of Thailand, which focuses on implementing efficient and sustainable solutions in remote areas. Insufficient access to clean water in rural areas ...


    By Grundfos

  • EcoCAR 2 Competition Announces Year Two Winner: Penn State University

    EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future today named Pennsylvania State University its Year Two winner at the EcoCAR 2013 Competition in San Diego. The 15 universities competing in EcoCAR 2 gathered in Yuma, Arizona last week for six days of rigorous vehicle testing and evaluation on drive quality and environmental impact at ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Continuing international support for Eco Expo Asia

    Exhibitors coming from over 15 countries and regions are participating in Eco Expo Asia, taking place 26 – 29 October 2011 at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. The region’s leading trade show for environmental products, technologies and solutions, is retaining strong support from various consulates, governments and international chambers. Among them are the USA’s Center for ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Will the US become a climate change leader?

    The United States, which for a long time stood defiant and largely alone on climate change issues, is now on the verge of becoming a climate change leader in the international community. The US is looking to adopt a carbon cap and trade system and has signaled a willingness to discuss binding emission targets. The new position will require the support of the Whitehouse and possibly could ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • DOE Awards Contract for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensed Facilities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Spectra Tech, Inc. for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensed Facilities procurement. The NRC Licensed Facilities contract is for managing Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) storage facilities and licenses under NRC regulations. The scope includes the management and operation of the Fort Saint Vrain (FSV) Independent ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • An opportunity missed, but hopefully not lost

    It could be called the ’Everyman’s Budget. Everyone stands to get something from the fiscal measures brought down by Canadianfederal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. While there were some ’green’ elements among the flurry of spending proposals, there were some notable gaps. At a time when our most important trading partners are moving strongly in the direction of creating more sustainable economies ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • DOE funded research projects win 30 R&D awards for 2008

    US Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman has announced that researchers from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Laboratories and Y-12 National Security Complex have won 30 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential.  The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Now comes the hard part

    President-elect Barack Obama’s job jar for his first day in office after the January 20th Inauguration will be rather daunting: 'Deal with the worst global economic crisis since the Great Depression; End money-sucking and clearly unwinnable wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Restore international confidence in the American economy; Create 5 million new green jobs; Clean up the environment; Deal with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • UK at forefront of a low carbon economic revolution

    A comprehensive plan to move the UK onto a permanent low carbon footing and to maximise economic opportunities, growth and jobs was published by the Government today. The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan plots out how the UK will meet the cut in emissions set out in the budget of 34% on 1990 levels by 2020. A 21% reduction has already been delivered – equivalent to cutting emissions entirely from ...

  • Are there too many shades of Green?

    ‘Green Collar’ is the new buzzword floating around business these days. As environmental values move down the supply chain, the definition of what constitutes a green job is expanding to include everyone from sales persons to steelworkers. Many now question whether the ‘green’ mantle being used too leniently? At one time a ‘green’ job indicated a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • SwRI Acquires 2011 Plug-In Electric Vehicle to Include Its Batteries in EssEs Consortium Matrix

    Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) recently acquired an extended range electric vehicle to include its batteries in the Energy Storage System Evaluation and Safety (EssEs) Consortium. Information obtained through evaluation of the batteries will be included in the EssEs database that is available to all members. The consortium is a cooperative research project ...

  • U.S. Mayors Seek Federal Help to Protect Climate

    SEATTLE, Washington, November 5, 2007 (ENS) - Mayors of the nation's largest cities are leading a climate protection movement that seeks to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050 but say they cannot do it alone. At the Seattle Climate Protection Summit Friday, more than 100 mayors stressed the importance of forming a federal partnership to boost energy independence and avert ...

  • U.S. Mayors Take the Lead in Fighting Climate Change

    LOS ANGELES, California - Cities throughout the country, regardless of size, have initiated a host of actions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, without significant support from their state and federal partners, finds a new survey released Friday during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 75th anniversary meeting in Los Angeles. As of June 21, 540 mayors had signed The U.S. Conference of ...

  • Mixed bag for global cleantech in 2012 predicts consulting & analysis firm Kachan & Co.

    The amount of venture capital entering cleantech will decline in 2012 for the first time since the global economic downturn in 2008, according to cleantech analysis and consulting company Kachan & Co. The firm, with offices in San Francisco, Toronto and Vancouver, has  ...


    By Kachan & Co.

  • GLOBE 2008: changing the world for tomorrow

    At times it would appear that the world is at a crossroads where many competing pressures and demands are on a collision course. Climate change, energy security, unchecked urbanization, population growth, scarcity of clean water, rising levels of toxic emissions all seem to be cascading into an impossible conundrum - and it is the environment that will pay the ultimate price. GLOBE 2008, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New ORNL catalyst addresses engine efficiency, emissions quandary

    A catalyst being developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory could overcome one of the key obstacles still preventing automobile engines from running more cleanly and efficiently. The mixed oxide catalyst could solve the longstanding problem of inhibition, in which nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons effectively clog the catalyst ...

  • B.C. on front line of electric vehicle revolution

    In just 20 years, one in every three vehicles on British Columbia's roads could be electric, according to a primer released by the Pembina Institute today, coinciding with the start of a four-day electric vehicle conference in Vancouver. Pembina's primer explores the air quality and climate benefits of electric vehicles operated in B.C., as well as other hot topics, such as charging ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Synterprise Global Consulting Introduces Widespread Availability of the Ecotube System to Deliver Significant Biomass Combustion Improvement and Emissions Reduction

    Chattanooga, TN.  Synterprise Global Consulting, a leading combustion engineering and CMMS, Reliability, and Outage Management ...


    By Synterprise

  • Murray Darling team win top CSIRO award

    The team of scientists who developed The Murray Darling Basin Sustainable Yields Project has been awarded the 2008 CSIRO Chairman’s Medal. The team led by Water for a Health Country Flagship Director, Dr Tom Hatton, delivered the most comprehensive and complex whole-of- basin water assessment ever undertaken in Australia. The award recognises the success of the team in increasing the knowledge ...

  • MOVE Systems and ALLCOT sign agreement to develop first ever New York based carbon credit generation project

    MOVE Systems International, LLC, a company which delivers safe and clean energy solutions to the mobile food industry, has begun a joint venture with ALLCOT Group to develop the first ever carbon credit generation project based in New York City. The main objective is to replace traditional food carts powered by noisy, pollution spewing gasoline generators with MOVE’s new state of the art ...


    By ALLCOT

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