Energy

Obama Administration Aims at a ‘Secure Energy Future’ (Video)

April 6, 2011 / No Comments

The Obama administration has released a Blueprint for a Secure Energy Future imbibing the spirit of the comprehensive national energy policy envisaged by it since its inception. The blueprint aims at developing America’s energy supplies by exploiting its natural resources in order to produce more energy at home and to become a leader in the global energy economy. Besides, it focuses ...

Building a 21st Century Clean Energy Economy

March 31, 2011 / No Comments

New programs and initiatives are underway in the United States so as to transform the country into an energy economic powerhouse. As part of this, the authorities have come up with many strategies -  especially with regard to the considerable reduction in oil exports. The latest news from the White House has it that the government is considering a certain ...

US Govt to Set Aside $50.5 million Towards Offshore Wind Plan

February 9, 2011 / 1 Comment

President Barack Obama’s goal of developing 80% of the total power required for the country from clean energy sources by 2035 is getting the thumbs up from the federal agencies as well as the administration.

Solar Pyramids to Power Abu Dhabi’s Homes

February 8, 2011 / No Comments

The project entitled Lunar Cubit develops pyramid shaped solar complex which can develop enough power to thousands of homes. The project is based in Abu Dhabi and the motto of the project goes “Renewable Energy Can Be Beautiful”.

Dubai’s ENOC Brings in Eco-Sensibility into Petrol Stations

January 10, 2011 / No Comments

Dubai-based Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) is attempting to pump in eco-sensibility into petrol stations. The company is doing this by opening new green stations in Emirates Hills, and thereby trying to lessen environmental damage.

US Stays Away from Coal Plants in 2010, Coal Sector Faces a Gradual Death

January 4, 2011 / No Comments

Amidst the climatic changes and related issues during the past one year, there is certain subtler news to be happy with.  The Washington Post has analyzed the 2010 investment trends in the energy sector and the same provides some hope for environment enthusiasts.

Times Square New Year Ball Illuminated with Thousands of LEDs

January 3, 2011 / No Comments

The time ball at Time’s square which marks the place’s New Year celebrations, and designed by the renowned Waterford Crystal is illuminated with thousands of LED lights. Waterford Crystal had designed the new LED ball back in 2008. The structure has been made in such a way that it could withstand high winds, precipitation, and temperature fluctuations throughout the year.

Philips AmbientLED Replaces Common Incandescent Bulbs; It’s Green & Saves Power Too

December 17, 2010 / 2 Comments

Philips is bringing in a new illuminating low-energy alternative bulb with the promise of doing way with the over 425 million 60 watt incandescent bulbs sold annually. The new Philips  AmbientLED can effectively replace those bulbs and can provide the same illumination as a 60 watt white light incandescent at 12 watts.

China to Achieve 500 GW of Renewable Power by 2020

December 7, 2010 / No Comments

China is all set to hit a total of 500 Gigawatts of renewable energy on the grid by 2020. Estimated increment in the sector of wind power is 150 GW in the place of current 25 GW, electric power would come from adding 100 GW to make 300 GW of hydro power, adding 125 GW to have 150 GW of ...

Climate Change Committee Ceases to Exist

December 3, 2010 / 2 Comments

GOP is closing down the house climate change committee. The house of representatives has made it clear that it is longer going to concern itself with climate change. The most striking aspect in this regard is that 50% of the new Congress doesn't believe climate change is real.