Green Star Products in San Diego is getting an enthusiastic response to their Algae-to-Biodiesel program according to this article by Fox Business. Algae growth needs only sunlight, non-potable water (salt, briny or wastewater) and CO2, which is the major global warming … [Read more...] about Algae Produced Biofuels Too Good To Be True?
Archives for December 2007
On December 17th SunEdison, Americas largest solar energy services provider, announced that they activated a 8.22 Megawatt solar plant in Alamosa, Colorado. This is the largest solar photovoltaic plant in the US for a major public utility. Colorado passed a lot in march … [Read more...] about Nation’s Largest Commercial Solar Plant Now Online
Just the yesterday I was reading discussion about the expense of solar power opposed to coal plants and how solar will never be as cheap as coal; and then I found out that Nanosolar, a Silicon Valley company funded by the founders of google, has announced that it has shipped it's … [Read more...] about Groundbreaking New Solar Panels
We certainly live in exciting times for solar energy; Just days ago the nation's most powerful solar plant went online in Colorado and now the U.S. Air Force has one upped it. The new solar array at Nellis AFB will put out enough power to supply 25 percent of the power used by … [Read more...] about Nations Largest Solar Plant Goes Online at Nellis AFB
The king of all cheap, environmentally conscious things that everyone can do; the compact fluorescent light bulb. These little gizmos generally save 30 bucks in energy over the life of the bulb and save about 2,000 times their own weight in greenhouse gases. In addition they … [Read more...] about Compact Fluorescent Bulb Disposal Tips