green power

US Plans New Approvals Process for Offshore Wind Power Projects

November 24, 2010 / No Comments

A new, major initiative has been announced by the US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, which will speed up the process of sanctioning offshore wind power projects. The US has seen years of delay caused by red tape holding up such projects, which is holding up the progress of renewable energy generation.

Two Solar Panel Companies to Provide Cheap Solutions

March 8, 2010 / No Comments

Two companies that provide solar power systems have decided to expand the availability of solar leases with no down payments. The company Sungevity has just launched a new 10-year residential solar lease, which has no upfront costs.

Sweden Set to Build 2000 Wind Turbines in Ten Years

March 2, 2010 / No Comments

Sweden is set to build 2000 new wind turbines during the next ten years, as a part of its project aimed at dramatically increasing the country's production of renewable energy - this was all revealed in a statement by Enterprise and Energy Minister Maud Olofsson on Tuesday.

Solar Satellite to Beam Energy to Earth Via Infrared Laser: Will We Finally See It?

January 20, 2010 / 1 Comment

The idea of generating power from the sun with solar panels directly in space is certainly nothing new - in fact, it's over thirty years old, and perhaps that's why it doesn't really sparkle any interest when it's suggested anymore. However, Europe's biggest space company seems to be looking for partners to launch an actual demonstration solar power mission.

It may take years for US policy on green jobs to be in place

July 29, 2009 / 1 Comment

Though alternative energy can provide jobs across many sectors in the United States economy, formulation of a policy in this regard may take many years to develop. State laws on “green” power and regional cap-and-trade schemes on greenhouse-gas have been instrumental in impelling local economies to start converting from plants based on fossil fuel to green jobs, US governors told Senate’s ...