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  • InvestorIdeas.com Green Investor Portals – Consumer Choices in Green Cars, Hybrids, Electric, Biofuels and Fuel Cells

    InvestorIdeas.com Green Investor Portals – Consumer Choices in Green Cars, Hybrids, Electric, Biofuels and Fuel Cells Do Consumers Have to Compromise Performance to Go Green? POINT ROBERTS, Wash., DELTA, B.C. - InvestorIdeas.com green investor portals report on choices and trends in green cars including Hybrids, Electric, Biofuels, and Fuel Cell cars. As green and ethical consumerism ...


  • Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ Powers Flights To Rio+20 United Nations Conference In Brazil

     UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ produced from its UOP Renewable Jet Fuel process powered flights to the Rio+20 United Nations Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio+20 Conference brings together world leaders, governments and other participants to discuss worldwide sustainable development. In a project led by the ...


    By Honeywell

  • Green Growth Summit II

    Friends and colleagues, it’s a pleasure to be here today for this second Green Growth Summit. Let me start by saying thank you to all those who have helped bring us together today and to establish the Green Growth Platform: To the EU Corporate Leaders Group for organising this Summit and Green Growth Platform. To the businesses, trade associations, academics and international agencies who ...

  • Written ministerial statement on fuel poverty

    The Rt Hon Edward Davey MP: Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change In March 2012, Professor John Hills from the London School of Economics published his final report into the issue of fuel poverty in which he recommended that the Government move away from the current definition of fuel poverty, which he argued was not fit for purpose. At the time we committed to moving to a new ...

  • The masdar initiative - greening the persian gulf

    On January 21st, 2008, at the World Future Energy Summit held in Abu Dhabi, the capital and second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi unveiled the Masdar Initiative, a plan to invest upwards of $15 billion to establish an international clean technology research centre, the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Independent review on Fuel Poverty final report published

    An independent report has been published today advising the government how it could best tackle the problem of fuel poverty. The latest official fuel poverty figures show 4m households in England in fuel poverty, compared to 1.2m in 2004. Professor John Hills of the London School of Economics started his research in March last year looking at the definition of fuel poverty, targets, and the ...

  • Cutting the cost of keeping warm to tackle fuel poverty

    Future governments will be required by law to help fight fuel poverty by making the coldest, leakiest homes in England more energy efficient. Tackling this problem is a priority for government. Since 2010 the number of households in fuel poverty has fallen every year, thanks to government energy efficiency schemes and the Warm Home Discount. However, the problem could rise again unless action is ...

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Hydrogen Fueling for Current and Anticipated Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, Net Metering for Tribes, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars June 24: Live Webinar ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Jobs 2010 - top ten green jobs for this decade

    A report released by the Center for American Progress indicates that millions of U.S. workers across a variety of occupations have the necessary skills needed to transition into a green economy. Such a transformation of the U.S. into a green economy will benefit everyone, helping defeat global warming while generating new jobs. The Center for American Progress examined six new green strategies: ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Government sets out next steps for Green Deal

    The Government today set out secondary legislation that will give industry the green light to bring the Green Deal energy efficiency market into operation, alongside measures to strengthen consumer protection, reduce industry burdens, and implement the Energy Company Obligation (ECO). More and more families are being hit by the rising cost of gas and electricity, but our inefficient homes are ...

  • Canada`s green jobs, a reality on the ground

    Mike Johnson is an outdoors kind of guy who used to have an indoors kind of job. About two years ago, the lure of energy conservation got the better of him and he completely switched his employment focus. The former custom framer at a downtown Toronto art gallery is now field manager for a small organic landscaping company. 'My job was unfulfilling and it felt like a job - I wanted a career,' ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Energy measures to save £200 annually in fuel bills for a new home

    New energy standards to cut £200 on typical new homes’ fuel bills and large businesses over £60k, compared to build standards before 2010. These changes will also further cut carbon emissions, help tackle climate change and ensure the government is on track to deliver the Budget commitment for ...

  • NRDC Report Helps Guide Major Fuel Buyers to Sustainable Biofuels Procurement

    Amid increasing interest in alternative transportation fuels, a new report shows how federal agencies and other large commercial customers can buy sustainably produced biofuels and avoid those linked to major deforestation, destroyed wildlife habitat and fouled waterways. The report “Biofuel Sustainability Performance Guidelines,” was commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense ...

  • Diesel fuel can be made from Algae - Montana State University

    The same slippery brown algae that covers streamside rocks, making footing hazardous for anglers, contains oil that can be turned into diesel fuel, says a Montana State University microbiologist. Keith Cooksey is one of many U.S. scientists who studied the feasibility of turning algal oil into biodiesel in the 1980s. From 1978 to 1995 a study to investigate algae as a source of fuel and its ...

  • British Green Groups Take Aim at Blair Biofuels Plan

    LONDON, UK (ENS) - A coalition of some of Britain's biggest green groups Wednesday launched an advertising campaign attacking what they are calling 'environmentally destructive biofuels.' The groups want changes in the Blair Government's proposal requiring that biofuels make up a percentage of all UK transport fuels starting in 2008. A coalition including Greenpeace, ...

  • Honeywell Green Diesel™ to be Produced From Bio Feedstocks in U.S. Facility

    UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to license technology to Emerald Biofuels LLC to produce Honeywell Green Diesel™ at a facility in Louisiana. Emerald is expected to use Honeywell's UOP/Eni Ecofining™ process technology to produce 85 million gallons per year of Honeywell Green Diesel from non-edible, second-generation ...


    By Honeywell

  • Lawyers predict `green` law issues to be among top legal trends in 2009

    New laws pertaining to 'green' issues are predicted to be the fourth most important legal trend in 2009. That's what the experts at the legal site Findlaw.com recently announced. The consultancy, owned by Reuters, released a top ten of legal hot topics for 2009 which also lists urban living, employee rights, military rights and legal issues impacting small business as hotly pursued. Green legal ...

  • Green energy controls cut costs and carbon for Wakefield residents

    Residents at the Newfield House Independent Living Scheme in Wakefield are benefiting from affordable, lower-carbon heating and hot water, thanks to advanced metering technology supplied by sustainable energy company ENER-G Switch2.   The company, based in Saltaire, near Bradford, was appointed by Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) to supply and operate a complete utility management ...


    By ENER-G

  • Greening the gas grid – critical issues workshop, renewable biomethane

    The European Commission strategy for energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond is targeting CNG, LNG and biogas/biomethane to increase European energy diversity and energy security.  The European Commission, in its Communication to the European Parliament, Council, and the Committee of the Regions lays the groundwork for its Energy infrastructure priorities for 2020 and beyond ...


  • Chris Huhne and Vince Cable: the green economy is still viable

    The coalition Government"s emergency Budget began to stabilise the public finances and lay the foundations for economic recovery. The next step is to ensure that what emerges from recession is a different kind of economy: rebalanced away from excessive reliance on household debt, property markets and banking, with prosperity spread more evenly across the country, supported by modernised and ...

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