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Siemens Expects Euro 40 billion in Green Revenue by 2014

November 10, 2010 / No Comments

By year 2014, Europe’s largest conglomerate, Siemens A.G. anticipates that its green technology activities would have generated revenues close to 40 billion euros ($55.83 billion). The company has declared that its 2010 fiscal year saw revenue generation from it environmental portfolio touching 28 billion euros, a figure that already outstrips the target that the company had set for 2011, which ...

Canon GreenNation Campaign Makes It Easier For Offices To Go Green

July 12, 2010 / No Comments

The imaging products and technology giant, Canon launched its GreenNation campaign this month. Earlier, in March the company had officially announced a range of green products in Japan, and an Asia release of these products came in April. Now, Canon’s eco-friendly equipment has been launched in the Philippines too.

Japanese Town, Kuzumaki, Kicks Dependence on Fossil Fuels

December 30, 2008 / No Comments

The small Japanese town of Kuzumaki (coo-zoo-mah-key), not to be confused with uzumaki (whirlpool) has just 8,000 residents that are showing the rest of the world how things might be done ... that is, kicking the fossil fuel habit. How green are they? Electricity is generated from cow dung. Dozens of wind turbines decorate nearby Mt. Kamisodegawa (kah-mee-so-de 'like in dead'-gah-wah) 25% of schools ...

Drax to Build Three Biomass Stations in the UK

October 29, 2008 / No Comments

Drax, a major energy companies in the UK has revealed that it plans to build three biomass stations in the UK, at a cost of £2 billion. All of the biomass stations will run on biological waste from forestry or industries such as woodchips, straw, sunflower seeds, peanut husks and agricultural products such as sugarcane, hemp or willow. [caption id="attachment_2216" align="aligncenter" ...