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April Top Ten Players In Green Energy

1: Cape Wind The 420-megawatt Cape Wind project  is big, but the expectations for it are even bigger. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who just last week announced approval for the project amidst some stiff opposition, expects the Nantucket Sound wind farm to do no …

The Week In Green Energy: Tracking The Green Dollar

Week of April 12 – to – April 16, 2010 This week, industry groups released a slew of optimistic reports that highlighted the robust health of the U.S. clean energy sector. In 2009, U.S. solar capacity grew by 29 percent, according to the Solar …

The Copenhagen Climate Summit Was A _____________. (success/failure/dont know)

Not even four months after the event, we are already seeing a reevaluation of the U.N.’s?Copenhagen climate summit and the accord that came out of it. The Vine blog had a piece yesterday reporting that the initiatives that came out of Copenhagen have …

Reblog: How Green Is Chinas Stimulus Package? [VIDEO]

There is obviously a lot of interest in China’s growing renewable energy industry. Over the past year, China’s $586 billion green stimulus has emerged as a serious contender to win the global clean energy race at the expense of the U.S.? In a …

December Top Ten Players in Green Energy: Nos 6-10

6:  Utility Scale Geothermal developers Perpetual motion machines, unicorns… utility-scale geothermal? Unfortunately for geothermal developers, it seems that tapping the earth’s core to generate energy has increasingly been consigned to fantasy land. Swiss authorities shut down one project, backed by former oilman Markus …

China’s superheated green growth

First China trumped the United States in women’s Olympics team gymnastics, now they’re winning the green energy race?  This report, released last week by the Center for American Progress’ Ben Furnas, finds that China plans to invest $220 billion in green energy over …

An update on the stimulus

Daniel Weiss and Alexandra Kougentakis at the Center for American Progress have put together a comprehensive update on the $825 billion, energy-focused, stimulus bills that are making their way through Congress. They report that the $819 billion, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, H.R. …