DuPont, the leading U.S. chemical maker, and Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., a top Chinese PV panel manufacturer, reached a $100 million deal this week with the goal of boosting supplies of solar-energy materials and promoting broader adoption of solar energy worldwide.
The world’s major stock markets and clean energy indices were mostly down this week as Americans headed into the Memorial Day long weekend. The only exception was the EnergyBoom Biofuel Subindex (E•B Biofuel) which increased 1% for the week.
DuPont/Danisco said Wednesday it has chosen Iowa over Nebraska in which to build a cellulosic ethanol plant by 2013. The company said the plant would be in Story County or Webster County, but has not released production objectives or other details.
Environmental Writer and Energy Boom Contributor, Stacy Clark, interviews Eric Pooley in Manhattan about his political thriller, The Climate War.