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Hans De Keulenaer

Ben & Jerry's May Make Warm Ice Cream to Reduce Emissions · Environmental Lea... - 0 views

  • Unilever, maker of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, is pondering how to make an ice cream that is made, shipped and sold warm, with the consumer taking the final step of actually freezing the product.
Colin Bennett

Utility boosts payments to home energy generators - 0 views

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    "Paying Home Gen customers 15p for every unit of electricity they generate is groundbreaking," said Juliet Davenport, CEO and founder of Good Energy. "It sets the benchmark for a UK feed‐in tariff and signals the importance of rewarding total generation, not just exported electricity."
davidchapman

Pint-size hydro power on tap | CNET News.com - 0 views

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    Rentricity, a start-up in New York City, has come up with a hydroelectric generator that lets municipal water facilities generate power. Pressurized water from the facility passes through a turbine, and the turbine produces electricity. The water subsequently comes out of your faucet
davidchapman

Scotsman.com News - Scotland - Connection costs hit green power - 0 views

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    THE Highlands and Islands are penalised by a "tax on geography" according to a report which reveals energy producers face crippling costs to connect consumers.

    Research found renewable energy producers in the region could pay 30 times more to connect to a national grid than counterparts in other parts of Europe.

Colin Bennett

Associated Press Business News: Wind Energy Can Be a Blessing or a Curse - MSN Money - 0 views

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    Companies investing in renewable energy may begin asking a familiar question following FPL Group Inc.'s second-quarter results: What happens when the wind doesn't blow or the sun doesn't shine?
davidchapman

2006 Wind Installations Offset More Than 40 Million Tons of CO2 | Worldwatch Institute - 0 views

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    The 15,200 megawatts of new wind turbines installed worldwide last year will generate enough clean electricity annually to offset the carbon dioxide emissions of 23 average-sized U.S. coal-fired power plants, according to a new Vital Signs Update from the Worldwatch Institute.[1] The 43 million tons of carbon dioxide displaced in 2006 is equivalent to the emissions of 7,200 megawatts of coal-fired power plants, or nearly 8 million passenger cars.
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