There is a lot less hype around the geothermal industry as Geodynamics resumes drilling at Habanero.
Ford joins the EV race; micro-algae lamps that can absorb much more CO2 than trees; solar power-generating ski helmet; and tiny, silver, solar trees.
Mitt Romney’s ‘imaginary world’ of renewables; Obama’s green-auto drive; Toyota’s ambitious hydrogen car plans; Germany delays solar subsidy cuts; new boss at Acciona.
A 16MW floating wind farm for post-nuclear Fukushima; Q-Cells’ $1 billion loss; Scotland says 100% renewables means cheaper energy; and fund raisings for geothermal companies.
US algae producers optimistic about market, expanding capacity; Aqualia’s big plans for micro-algae fuel production.
Set to become the world’s third-largest electricity market in 2012, India has the need and the potential to become a global leader in renewables.
With funding to the US ‘moonshot’ cleantech agency drying up, this year’s ARPA-E Summit was about making the case for spending on innovation.
The US political debate around clean energy has descended so far that a $14m algae grant earns Obama the sobriquet of “scum pond Czar”
The axing of the federal solar hot water rebate illustrates why subsidy-seekers mostly prefer industry assistance to come in hidden forms.
CBD Energy joins the list of solar PV companies reporting dramatic slumps in revenue and a splash of red ink in the latest half. Solar PV developers are now targeting the commercial and large-scale markets. Plus, the future of CBD’s wind joint venture remains unclear.