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Striking Geothermal Steam in Menengai, Kenya

The Menengai Geothermal Field in Kenya has a potential of 1,600 megawatts. GDC Kenya’s state-owned Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has struck steam in the Menengai volcanic caldera in Kenya. The company said the first well…



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Wood Biofuel Not Yet Ready For Primetime?

A new study evaluates the viability of the wood-based transportation fuel sector in the United States. Wood biofuel projects attract strong private and public investment, and advance federal energy policy objectives. Published by Forisk Consulting…


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Solar Power Rebates in New Mexico

The sun is shining for New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce members. New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce The New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce is partnering with SunPower Corporation to offer rebates to all…



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GM Leads in Clean-Energy Patents

GM received 135 clean-energy patents last year, more than any other company. General Motors General Motors received more clean-energy patents last year than any other organization, according to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index of…



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Replacing Foreign Oil With Biofuel

Increasing biofuel production could reduce American dependance on foreign oil. (cc) Tredford01 Feeling the pain at the pumps? In the United States, it’s commonly held that part of the problem is the country’s dependance on…



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U.S. Wind Industry Shows Strong Growth In 2011

The U.S. wind industry continues to show strong growth. (cc) David Grant The U.S. wind power industry installed 1,100 MW of new capacity in the first quarter of 2011 alone and entered the second quarter…


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Solar Power Array at Tucson Water Treatment Facility

Tucson Water’s new SunPower solar photovoltaic Tracker array. Tucson Water The City of Tucson, Arizona has doubled its solar power capacity with the completion of a a 1-megawatt, ground-mounted solar power system at the Tucson…