The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has signed a collaboration agreement with biofuel producer Hawaii BioEnergy LLC, an international consortium leading the alternative fuels race in Hawaii, to develop clean, renewable fuels for aviation.
The latest data from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency's (NOAA) Earth Systems Research Laboratory shows that carbon dioxide levels have reached the highest the laboratory has ever recorded in its 50 year history.
Here are the Top 10 Renewable Energy News Stories You May Have Missed this Week:
1. Air Force Scientists Collect 99 Percent of Wave Energy - A growing industry, wave power technology is increasingly becoming more efficient. Scientists at the U.S. Air Force Academy base in Colorado Springs have demonstrated that submerged wave energy converters can harness up to 99 percent of the kinetic energy inherent in an ocean wave.
Seoul-based CT&T United, which bills itself as the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, has secured a deal to build an assembly plant in Hawaii that will eventually produce as many as 10,000 vehicles a year and employ up to 400 people.
With so many talking about the green economy, the World Congress on Zero Emissions Initiatives wants to buck the trend and talk about a blue economy.
This past week, at the Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy in Honolulu, Hawaii, the U.S. DOE revealed its intentions to pursue advanced biofuels and those algae-based, that can be drop-in replacements for diesel and gasoline.
A new report from the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) [pdf] makes a bold claim with big numbers--and we all love big numbers don’t we?