Ford Motor Company
While hybrids and electric vehicles provide numerous benefits, the government will soon implement new regulations requiring green vehicle manufacturers to install sound alert systems. Because hybrids and electric vehicles are so quiet when travelling at low speeds, the vehicles pose potential threats to unsuspecting pedestrians, bikers and the hearing and visually impaired.
Home charging stations for the new Ford Focus Electric will be available for purchase at Best Buy stores across America.
Two fuel cell companies were among the six top performers in the EnergyBoom Clean 100 Index (E•B Clean 100) over the five trading days leading up to the Christmas break.
Shares of FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL) were up 28.7 percent (down 44.5 percent year to date) and shares of Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDP) were up 14.5 percent (down 16 percent YTD).
Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Renewable Energy Leader's Forum.
Every week this Forum will feature leading executives from the cleantech and renewable power industries.
These leaders will share information about their companies and products, while also expressing thoughts on the energy industry as a whole and what the future has in store.