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Renewable energy agreements signed between Lukoil and Italian company ERG Renew

Lukoil and the Italian company ERG Renew signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set basic terms and conditions for cooperation in the market of renewable energy sources, with a key focus on the wind-energy sector.

14 July 2010 , 07:41Eurasia Review19250

British gas companies ask the government to support green gas

The gas industry is calling on the Government to prioritise action on establishing incentives for generating green gas.

10 June 2010 , 10:01Louise BatemanGreen Wise Business40300

Russian government encouraged to support biofuel projects

The government should support small energy-generating projects that use biofuel by giving them tax breaks and subsidized interest rates, presidential economic adviser Arkady Dvorkovich said Tuesday.

09 June 2010 , 09:37Maria AntonovaThe Moscow Times21410

First Russian hybrid electric car will be unveil this year

Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov plans to unveil prototypes of Russia’s first hybrid electric car this year as the government tries to reduce the country’s reliance on natural resources.

13 April 2010 , 09:43Bloomberg22130

Solar plane made a successful first flight

At the pace of a fast bicycle, a solar-powered plane took to the skies for its maiden flight Wednesday, passing an important test on the way to a historic voyage around the world — a journey that would not use a drop of fuel.

13 April 2010 , 09:16The Associated Press18490

US oil major Chevron fully involved in next-generation solar technologies

INNOVALIGHT, THE Silicon Valley solar energy firm headed up by Irish executive Conrad Burke, is one of seven companies working on next-generation solar technologies which have been selected for a pilot by oil giant Chevron.

02 April 2010 , 08:24John CollinsIrish Times22330

Final solar panels test for Chevron's photovoltaic new technology

Chevron is testing several bold new solar technologies under the banner of Project Brightfield. Drawn from 19 companies, these photovoltaic systems, if proven effective, could soon be backed and proliferated by the oil and gas giant.

23 March 2010 , 09:46Camille RickettsGreenBeat28010

What solar industry can learn from the collapse of the Spanish solar "miracle"

PUERTOLLANO, Spain — Two years ago, this gritty mining city hosted a brief 21st-century gold rush. Long famous for coal, Puertollano discovered another energy source it had overlooked: the relentless, scorching sun.

10 March 2010 , 13:34Elisabeth RosenthalThe New York Times44940

Google is ready to launch its solar energy revolution

Google’s Bill Weihl expresses his opinion, “We see a chance to make a difference in the field of renewable energy and energy information that can help bring the world to a lower carbon and more efficient economy.”

09 March 2010 , 12:58Alternative Energy news18220

Chevron's gigantic revolutionary solar power plant launched in USA

A subsidiary of oil giant Chevron Corp. plans to build what New Mexico officials say will be the largest solar power plant in the nation that uses lenses to focus sunlight onto solar cells.

26 February 2010 , 10:53PennEnergy29070

Solar Millennium's innovation for solar thermal power plants

Solar Millennium, the project development unit of Solar Trust of America, will use advanced dry-cooling technology for its two proposed solar thermal power plants being developed by the company in the Amargosa Valley outside Las Vegas.

26 February 2010 , 09:03Utility Automation/Electric Light & Power18730

Solar energy may be the new turn of Middle East countries

Massive renewable energy projects undertaken by the UAE and other Middle Eastern countries could turn them into solar energy exporters.

10 February 2010 , 11:28Emirates Business25230

Solar revolution for Shell

Reuters reported that SHOWA SHELL SEKIYU K.K. plans to build a solar panel plant which will produce solar cells made of copper and indium.

10 February 2010 , 07:53Reuters23980

Alternate Energy Is Less Problematic

In response to Robert Thorson's Nov. 19 column on alternate energy sources [Opinion, «Geothermal Can Be Earth-Shaking News"]: As a regular person, not the media or a celebrity, I know that photovoltaics produce electricity, not heat…

25 November 2009 , 16:29Henry R. SchwartzThe Hartford Courant16050

Flammable ice a hot prospect for future energy

Scientists predict China will become one of the first countries to begin production of gas hydrates, an enormous untapped energy source.

30 October 2009 , 12:27Wang Qianchinadaily28740

U.S. grants $300 mln for alternative fuel vehicles

The U.S. Energy Department will award $300 million to a clean cities program to help communities buy alternative fuel vehicles, Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Steven Chu said on Wednesday.

27 August 2009 , 11:10thesta15760

Using cooking oil as renewable energy

Some members of the business community here have found it rewarding to sell used cooking oil, which can be converted to renewable energy.

12 August 2009 , 12:47thestar25510

Jatropha tree — new alternative biofuel

The jatropha tree seeds contain oil that can be blended with conventional gasoline or diesel to make 'biodiesel'.

25 June 2009 , 10:18app.com29400

Europe tninks over new Solar Project

An ambitious German-led project to supply Europe with solar energy from the deserts of North Africa will start with a meeting on July 13.

18 June 2009 , 09:21businessweek.com19290

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