Since January of 2007, Cogentrix Solar Services LLC, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, has been sitting on a series of exclusive solar applications for Nevada land which together involve as much land as all other solar applications in that state combi
The Scottish government recently announced that it would aid in the creation of 22,000 new green jobs in the next four years.
The jobs will span manufacturing, scientific research, and innovation in both the renewable energy and carbon industries.
For a number of years, notes ecologist and UC Santa Barbara Professor Emeritus Daniel B.
Big Stone II was a 2004 proposal for a roughly 500-megawatt coal-fired power plant near Milbank, South Dakota, which would have expanded the capacity of the existing Big Stone 450-megawatt plant and delivered power primarily to a large and growing Twin Cities (Minnesota) population.
California is building a zero-carbon city, Ford is staking its business future in electric and hybrid vehicles, and Iberdrola is planning to build Europe's largest on-shore wind farm.
These are just the macro announcements. There have be many other amazing discoveries and developments this week that could have lasting effects on the clean energy sector.
Arizona celebrated its first commercial-scale wind power project in a big way.
Ken Salazar, the U.S. Interior Secretary, joined federal, state and local officials, energy industry leaders, ranchers and school children in the celebration at the dedication of the Dry Lake Wind Power Project.
This week watermelon and cassava left the dining room table and entered the fuel tank; Scotland gave word that the Isle of Islay will soon be generating all its electricity from tidal energy sources; Nissan announced it will be manufacturing an affordable electric vehicle; and a portable geothermal power generator was designed by an Alaskan resort owner.