Book Review – Clean Energy Nation

Joanna Schroeder

This week I read Clean Energy Nation by Congressman Jerry McNerny and Martin Cheek. I can’t quite put my finger on it, but I found myself likening the book to the classic Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Subconsciously I think it was because one of the recurring themes in Brave New World, first published in 1932, is the Fordship’s desire, …

Alternative energy, book reviews, Clean Energy, Opinion

Biodico & Navy Sign Advanced Biofuels Contract

Joanna Schroeder

Biodico has signed an agreement with the U.S. Navy for the development and evaluation of advanced biofuels and bioenergy. The goal is to jointly develop renewable fuel and energy technologies that are appropriate for use at U.S. Naval and Department Of Defense (DOD) facilities worldwide. The co-project is supported, in part, by grants from the California Energy Commission. The collaboration between …

advance biofuels, Alternative energy, bioenergy, biofuels, biomaterials, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy

Kyocera Completes Large Solar Project in Australia

Joanna Schroeder

The Townsville RSL Stadium in North Queensland, Australia is now the site of the largest photovoltaic (PV) installation. The solar modules for the 500 megawatt hours system were supplied by Kyocera Solar. With the completion of the renewable energy project, featuring 1,800 solar modules, nearly two-thirds of the stadium’s energy needs will be met by solar energy. Ergon Energy installed …

Alternative energy, Clean Energy, Electricity, International, Solar

LS9 Top 10 Venture-Backed Company

Joanna Schroeder

According to the Wall Street Journal, LS9 has been selected as one of the 2012 Top 10 Venture-backed Green Companies. This is not the only award bestowed on LS9 this month, they also were named to the 2012 Global Cleantech 100, a list of the top private companies in clean technology and are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology …

Alternative energy, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy