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CAN ELECTRICITY SAVE ENERGY? - There is a lot of supporting evidence for a claim that electricity can save energy. Hans De Keulenaer
SCOTLAND - UK GREEN REVOLUTION - Scotland could surpass the 40% renewable electricity target, and could easily provide over half of its electricity from renewable sources. Grant Thoms
IS AMERICA READY FOR WIND HYDROGEN? - It's difficult to match the investor and political enthusiasm for hydrogen. David Gross
CHINA BALANCES THE ENVIRONMENT AND GROWING ECONOMY - China was recently recognized as the world leading investor in renewable energy. China-AsiaStocks.com
125 MW OF "HUERTA SOLAR" PV PLANTS IN SPAIN - Grid-connected solar power plants based on several subsystems, each with their own investor. Edwin Koot
BENEFITS OF 24/7 BATTERY EQUALIZATION - Excess energy is used to bring the underachievers up to par. Mick Abraham
MICRO THERMO ELECTRIC GENERATOR - To provide energy harvesting for low-power applications. Marc Poulshock
LED BUYER BEWARE - If you buy a set of 5 lights for 20 bucks do not expect it to last very long. Frank Patterson
TESLA ROADSTER - ELECTRIC SUPERCAR - The gas-free Tesla Roadster boasts a top speed of more than 130 mph. David Cutter
E85 - AN AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE - FFVs can be fueled with 100 percent gasoline up to 85 percent ethanol. Michelle Kautz
H2 TRUCK - PRACTICAL USE OF FUEL CELL VEHICLES - The H2 Truck is a small vehicle used in many different operation fields - H2 Logic
GREENING AFFORDABLE HOUSING - The green building techniques used by HEB are not radical, and should be accessible to any builder. Habitat for Humanity East Bay
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· PATT FOUNDATION FUNDS FOREST RESTORATION PROJECT IN DOI-SUTHEP NATIONAL PARK, CHIANG MAI, THAILAND
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· SAVINGS ON ENERGY COSTS CREATE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEAT/ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEMS
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· BUDGET SHORTFALL MAY SPELL TROUBLE FOR E85 GROUP
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- Sept 10-13, 2006 - Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Alternative Transport Energies Conference - Perth, Western Australia, Australia
- Sept 11-13, 2006 - Institution of Engineering and Technology Course on Distributed Generation Systems 2006 - New and Renewable Energy Centre (NaREC), Blyth, Northumberland, UK
- Sept 18-20 2006 - Digital Power Forum - Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel in Richardson, Texas
- Sept 20-22 2006 - Cleantech Venture Forum XI - New York City, NY
- Sept 24-27 2006 - Energy in a World of Changing Costs and Technologies - Ann Arbor, MI
- 26th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, this year we have chosen plenary session themes that we believe reflect the key policy
- Sept 25-26 2006 - 8th Renewable Energy Finance Forum - London
- Sept 25-26 2006 - f-cell 2006 - Fuel Cell Congress for producers and users - Stuttgart, Germany
- Sept 30, 2006 - Illinois Solar 101 Workshop - Chicago, IL
- Oct 2-8, 2006 - Global Village - Kerala, India
- Oct 3-5, 2006 - BuilConn/M2M/GridWise - Amsterdam, NL
- Oct 4-5, 2006 - NHA Renewables to Hydrogen Forum - Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Oct 6-8, 2006 - ExperienceGREEN Expo - Palm Springs Convention Center
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- Oct 18-19 2006 - 2nd International Conference Solar Air-Conditioning - Palau Firal i Gongressos, Tarragona, Spain
- Oct 23-25 2006 - International Conference Ocean Energy - From Innovation to Industry - Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum, Bremerhaven, Germany
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