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Concentrating Solar and Rankine Cycle Heat Engines

Sopogy’s concentrating solar collectors combined with Pratt & Whitney’s Rankine Cycle heat engines will produce clean, renewable energy. Sopogy Inc. Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has signed a contract with Sopogy, Inc., of Hawaii for…


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More Wind Power for Mexico

Gamesa’s wind turbine blade manufacturing facility in Albacete, Spain. Gamesa Gamesa, one of the world’s leading corporations in the design, manufacture, and maintenance of wind turbines and a top wind farm developer, has signed an…


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DOE Funds Fuel Cell Research and Development

A 5-kilowatt elecric power fuel cell. (cc) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The U.S. Department of Energy is accepting applications for a total of up to $74 million to support the research and development of clean,…


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Ford Powers-Up its Electric Vehicle Line

Ford builds on it’s line of fuel-efficient vehicles with the Focus Electric. Ford Motor Company Differentiating itself with an electrification strategy that emphasizes customer choice, Ford is introducing a family of electrified vehicles, including its…


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Feedstock for Sierra BioFuels Plant

Sierra BioFuels will convert 90,000 tons of MSW into 10.5 million gallons of ethanol per year. Fulcrum BioEnergy Fulcrum BioEnergy now has two suppliers of post-sorted municipal solid waste for its Sierra BioFuels Plant, the…



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Plutonic Expands into Ontario Solar Market

First Solar Plutonic Power Corporation and GE Energy Financial Services have agreed to acquire a 50-megawatt (alternating current) portfolio of three photovoltaic solar facilities to be built in Ontario from First Solar, Inc., marking Plutonic’s…




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Biofuel From Pine Tree Sugars

Virent and HCL CleanTech will research more efficient ways of turning non-food feedstocks into biofuel. Virent Energy Systems Virent Energy Systems and HCL CleanTech have been awarded a $900,000 grant from BIRD Energy, a program…


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WindTamer Expanding New York Operations

WindTamer’s Diffuser Augmented Wind Turbine. WindTamer Corporation has been awarded a package of state and local incentives valued at approximately $1.5 million. The package is in support of WindTamer’s proposed expansion at its Rochester, New…