Electric Car Association Founded in Iceland

December 21, 2012 / No Comments

Iceland is a place with renewable energy almost too cheap to meter. The latest move to make Iceland an EV-friendly country has happened through the move to give shape to the Icelandic EV Association by an Icelandic entrepreneur named Gisli Gislayson and his team. Majority of the population lives in Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital city. The rural areas can also be connected ...

Geothermal Projects Pick Up Steam in Japan

January 7, 2009 / No Comments

Mitsubishi Materials Corp, Electric Power Development Co, or J-Power, Nittetsu Mining Co Ltd and Kyushu Electric Power Co are stepping up efforts with the help of Tokyo to make more geothermal power stations. Why not? Japan has more than its share of active volcanoes. And Japan needs a home grown source of energy. What's more, geothermal power plants emit far less ...

Mitsubishi Wins Order for Five Geothermal Plants in Iceland

June 14, 2008 / 1 Comment

I love it when a plan comes together. I love it more when countries work together to make the world a better place. In this case, Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will be working together with the Iceland Power Company, Reykjavik Energy, to build five 45-megawatt geothermal power plants in the small country to the north of the European continent. The new ...