Minnesota, the North Star State, is currently one of the top producers of environmental technologies and renewable energy in the United States. This state is currently setting the pace the nation needs to follow in the race to eliminate the consumption of fossil fuels and carbon footprint reduction. In 2007, Minnesota created their own renewable energy standard, citing (more…)
For the past 40 years, Denmark has been synonymous with world-class green high-tech solutions. It began with wind technology as a solution to the 1970s oil crisis, but since then the Danish cleantech sector has evolved and now offers technologies within all types of sustainable energy, climate-friendly (more…)
Delaware’s industrial sector is the largest consumer of electricity in the state due to a number of energy-intensive industries such as chemical plants, a major petroleum refinery and a number of large manufacturers. As well, its entire transportation sector is petroleum fuel dependent. It was estimated (more…)
Maine is the largest producer of renewable energy throughout New England and has been increasingly committed to the development of bioenergy, offshore wind energy, as well as ocean wind energy resources for the national market. As such, Maine has become a national leader for the development of offshore renewable energy, bringing hundreds of (more…)
Though the Obama Administration has taken some serious steps to help accelerate the market for offshore wind power in the United States, a new report from Pike Research reveals that it is Europe that is in the driver’s seat, and that China is the other prime contender for world leader over the next decade.
The market for offshore wind in Europe is more (more…)
As part of an official initiative to attract clean energy companies to the province of Ontario in Canada, Samsung and SMA Solar Technology have entered a partnership to build industrial-size solar inverters at Celestica’s facilities in Toronto.
Inverters are electric devices that convert energy (more…)
To increase the research, development, and utilization of clean technologies, the United States have created a number of program incentives, including grants, loans, rebates, and other funding opportunities. It is the belief of the United States that if more businesses and private individuals had the (more…)