The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is working on making fuel for vehicles from water, wind, and sun. This idea isn’t as pie-in-the-sky as it first sounds.
The two top performing companies in the EnergyBoom Clean 100 Index (E•B Clean 100) last week were Capstone Turbine Corporation (NASDAQ: CPST) (+21.2 percent) and FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL) (+18.8 percent).
Capstone and FuelCell each provides distributed (off-the-grid) power generation systems they claim are cleaner and more efficient than the most commonly used off-the-grid systems powered by diesel engines.
In a recent speech at the National Press Club, Steven Chu, U.S Secretary of Energy, compared the success of China and other countries in alternative energy to the mobilization of American scientific and technological innovation following Sputnik in the 1960s.
Shares of Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTI) were down 13 percent to under $4 in mid-day trading after the development-stage company announced it expected to raise $20.25 million from an underwritten public offering of 5.25 million common shares priced at $4.15 per share. The company expects the offering to close November 16.
Other news: Tesla Motors, Inc., WaterFurnace Renewable Energy, Inc., BioFuel Energy Corp., Aleo Solar AG.
This is the first part of my three-part Q&A with Al Ebron, executive director of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC). In this first part Ebron talks about the history and mission of NAFTC, his background, and why NAFTC is a pioneer.
ROBERT GLUCK: What is your background and how did you arrive at NAFTC?
U.S. Geothermal, Inc. has confirmed a strategic investment partnership with Enbridge Inc.
Every day seems to find news about record progress in the development of better electric vehicles (EV). Now the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 2.5 has set a new world EV speed record.
In the depths of winter, on the harrowing Simplon pass connecting Switzerland to Italy 6,578 feet above sea level, Volkswagen (VW) successfully completed