Power technology company American Superconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: AMSC) said today it will acquire The Switch Engineering OY, based in Finland, for €190 million in cash and AMSC shares ($265.43 million at today’s 1.00 EUR = 1.40 USD).
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As U.S. officials ponder a 2012 budget that would strengthen clean energy, the governments of Indonesia and Finland this week signed a cooperation agreement marking the beginning of a bilateral program to promote the use of wood-based biomass and agricultural waste as energy sources.
Finland's comprehensive "green highway" proposal will likely set a world standard for efficient, renewable energy travel.
College and university students from all over the world are preparing for the Solar Decathlon Europe 2010.
Once selected, students from nine countries will design and build real self-sufficient, solar-powered homes. The teams have 10 days to assemble their solar homes onsite at the Solar Village.