Europe could save €30/MWh on renewable electricity generated in the deserts of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), if the three regions integrated their power networks, according to a new study published on Thursday.
A BP executive has hit out at opponents of biofuels who he said have helped stall investment in the sector by protesting against all production, rather than recognising some fuels can cut carbon emissions and prove environmentally sustainable.
BrightSource Energy looks set to further cement its role as one of the largest solar projects developers in the US, after it emerged the company had tabled the top bid in an auction for the 500MW Palen solar project in California.
(Reuters) - Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems has dropped plans to build a wind turbine factory in Britain after it secured no orders for the plant, in a blow to the UK government's drive to boost manufacturing to help revive a stagnant economy.
EBay has become the latest internet giant to announce green datacentre plans, revealing that a new facility in Utah will be run using power from 30 fuel cell units.
(GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) - CleanTech Biofuels, Inc., an early stage development company focusing on producing cellulosic biomass from municipal solid waste for conversion to renewable energy, advanced biofuels, and bio-based chemicals, has appointed James E.