Investing & Finance
By Silvio Marcacci on March 20, 2012
Despite uncertainty over government subsidies and international trade wars, biofuels, solar photovoltaic energy, and wind power combined for $246 billion in global revenue in 2011.
Category: Energy Industry, Investing & Finance | Tags: biofuels, China, Clean Edge, japan, LCOE, Levelized cost of energy, Photovoltaic, solar, solar pv, Subsidies, united states, venture capital, wind | 4
By Timothy Hurst on February 17, 2012
One of the world’s most promising ocean power companies has been acquired by global energy and engineering leader Siemens AG, which has acquired the remaining stake in UK-based Marine Current Turbines for an undisclosed sum.
By Silvio Marcacci on December 28, 2011
The minerals known as rare earths are likely the most important, but least understood factor in our transition to a low-carbon, clean-energy future. But, China dominates worldwide rare earth supplies and production, and their monopoly could corner the world economy. energyNOW! chief correspondent Tyler Suiters explores how U.S. dependence on China’s rare earths could affect our energy future and high-tech lifestyles.
By Allison Leahy on June 23, 2011
ForageSF’s Underground Market has brought together hundreds of passionate players in the flavor game–the supportive community of creators, makers, eaters, and enjoyers sees 50 new vendor applications each month. Now, with more members than the health department can snap a latex glove at, they are saying “cease and desist”.
By Zachary Shahan on June 20, 2011
Solar power is growing like hardly anything else, in the U.S. and around the world. Solar costs are dropping like crazy and that trend is expected to continue (as it has for decades). But solar stocks are struggling.
Category: Energy Industry, Investing & Finance | Tags: solar, solar costs, solar energy, solar energy stocks, solar growth, solar industry, solar industry stocks, solar power, solar power costs, solar power growth, solar power stocks, solar stocks, stock market | 5