Archive for April 9th, 2010

Chevron launches 3-year trial to find most efficient solar panel technology

| April 9, 2010 | 1 Comment

Chevron has launched one of the world’s largest trials of solar panel technologies, dubbed Project Brightfield, in a bid to identify the most efficiency method of transforming the sun’s energy into electricity. Chevron is now installing 7,700 solar panels from 7 vendors on 18 acres of land in California – a former Chevron refinery – […]

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Give people energy information: Climate Group’s letter to Pres. Obama

| April 9, 2010 | 0 Comments
Give people energy information: Climate Group’s letter to Pres. Obama

The Climate Group and a list of supporting companies and NGOs have sent an open letter to President Barrack Obama, calling for the White House to initiate a strategy to provide consumers and business with energy information. The letter, submitted in association with Google, and with the support of AT&T, Intel, HP, Nokia, APC by […]

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Japan set for massive smart grid trials

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The Japanese government’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has announced a massive US$1.1 billion smart grid trial in four cities and towns, according to Nikkei and other online reports. The reports say that the city of Yokohama, Toyota in Aichi Prefecture, Kitakyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture, and Kansai Science City – including parts of […]

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