Music fans at the ongoing Isle of Wight Festival (ongoing, to Sunday 16th) are taking part of an experiment, although not of a sonic nature. British cell phone company Vodafone is using the festival to try out the Power Pocket, a wearable gadget designed to power peripherals with body heat and…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/british-cell-phone-company-vodafone-debuts-energy-harvesting-clothes-at-uk-festival/ (UK) United Kingdom, amazing renewable energy, Biofuels, body heat, Electronics and Computer Science Department, energy efficiency, Energy Harvesting, Environment, Green Business, News, Tech, Vodafone
Posts tagged ‘Green Business’
Ford probably isn’t the first company that comes to mind when you think “green.” however, it has become quite the green leader, as some of the numbers below will show.
Just two days ago I was praising Ford for its plugin electric vehicle (PEV) options and its PEV sales. Well, those…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/ford-cuts-carbon-emissions-37-percent-per-vehicle-ford-earth-day-every-day/ car, earth day every day, Energy, ford motor company, Green Business, News, PEV sales., plug-in electric vehicles, plugin electric vehicle (PEV), Transportation
At a recent event on renewable energy choices, a proud homeowner showed a picture of his gleaming new rooftop PV array, and pointed out that he’d chopped down all the trees on his lot to make sure nothing got in the way of his roof.
I chuckled, having just planted some trees to save money…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/are-solar-panels-worth-the-cost-recent-event-on-renewable-energy-choices/ Efficiency, Electricity, energy efficiency, Green Business, new rooftop PV, reduction program, renewable energy, Renewables, Solar Panels, Solar Power, trees
This past May appeared to be a dismal month for the electric vehicle business. Coda went bankrupt, Better Place filed for liquidation, Fisker was expected to file for bankruptcy, Fiat-Chrysler announced that it was losing $10,000 on every 500e car it sells, and The Economist wrote that…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/electric-vehicle/electric-vehicles-in-may-2013-electric-vehicle-business/ automobile industry, better place, electric car, electric vehicle business, ev, Finance, fuels, Green Business, hybrid vehicles, petroleum engineers, Promoting EV technology, technological solution, Transportation, transportation market
Global Grid Energy Storage Market to Reach $10.4 Billion in 2017 “strategic valuable partnerships are key to success”
Lux Research have released a new report which states that grid storage demand will grow to $10.4 billion in 2017, and that “strategic valuable partnerships are key to success”.
The grid storage market has grown surprisingly fast, starting from a modest $200 million in 2012, making the $10.4…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/energy-finance/global-grid-energy-storage-market-to-reach-10-4-billion-in-2017-strategic-valuable-partnerships-are-key-to-success/ advanced energy storage, Cleantech, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Global Grid Energy Storage Market, Global Grid Storage Market, Green Business, grid infrastructure, Lux Research, News, SEIA, smart meter, Solar Energy Industries Association, Storage
We’re just five months into 2013, and we’ve already seen a number of new records in cleantech deployment. Here are five recent stories worth highlighting.
Renewables Power Portugal Into 2013
In the first quarter of this year, Portugal got 70 percent of its electricity from…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/five-cleantech-milestones-worth-celebrating-video-solar-pv-now-installed-worldwide/ Cleantech, Efficiency, Electricity, energy investment, Finance, germany solar power, Green Business, Renewables, Solar Power, Solar PV Now Installed Worldwide, technology deployment, Wind
Denmark: Community Wind Energy Movement in Retreat [INFOGRAPHIC] may provide 50% of the country’s electricity consumption by 2020.
Denmark is the great wind power success story. What began as a local, popular, self-help movement during the oil crisis of the 1970s may provide 50% of the country’s electricity consumption by 2020.
Electricity generation from wind power is supported by the general public in Denmark and all…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/wind-2/denmark-community-wind-energy-movement-in-retreat-infographic-may-provide-50-of-the-countrys-electricity-consumption-by-2020/ Cleantech, cost effectiveness, Denmark, Electricity generation from wind power, Energy and Economy, Environmental Policy, Finance, Green Business, Politics & Legislation, public attitudes, Subsidies, Wind, wind energy industry
First off, I’m very excited about a new conference Greentech Media and I are teaming up on. In Menlo Park in September, we’re going to host a crowd of limited partners, family offices, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other industry participants for the first “NextWave…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/define-significant-cleantech-investment-and-deployment-first-nextwave-greentech-investing/ Carbon and De-carbonization, clean energy innovation, Cleantech, Climate, Efficiency, Electricity, Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Green Business, new conference Greentech Media, Renewables, technology deployment
Offshore Drilling in Virginia Threatens Economy, Environment, and Naval Operations Research Associate for Ocean Policy at the Center for American
Shiva Polefka is a Research Associate for Ocean Policy at the Center for American Progress where Michael Conathan is the Director of Ocean Policy.
Fleet Composite Squadron 6 conducts boat operations off coast of Naval Station Norfolk, VA. (Credit: U.S. Navy)
Terry McAuliffe, Virginia’s…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/offshore-drilling-in-virginia-threatens-economy-environment-and-naval-operations-research-associate-for-ocean-policy-at-the-center-for-american/ Center for American, Climate, Energy Security, Environment, Finance, Green Business, Naval Operations, Ocean Policy, Offshore Drilling in Virginia, offshore oil drilling, offshore wind, Oil, Politics & Legislation, Public Health, Research Associate, Risk Management, Threatens Economy, Virginia, Wind
Solar Energy PV Market to Grow to $155 Billion in 2018 new research report from Lux Research predicts
A new research report from Lux Research predicts that the solar photovoltaic market is expected to grow to a $155 billion industry by 2018, “as market forces engineer a turnaround to a healthy 10.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).”
The report produced a “most likely scenario” in…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/solar-energy-pv-market-to-grow-to-155-billion-in-2018-new-research-report-from-lux-research-predicts/ Cleantech, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Green Business, Lux Research predicts, new research report, News, PV Market to Grow, solar energy, Solar Power, solar pv market