Next weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the ALT Energy Summit, a New Hampshire event that highlights renewable energy transportation in New England and attracts manufacturers, suppliers and inventors, WMUR reports.
The military now has two hydrogen stations to fuel its vehicles on Oahu, and two hydrogen-powered buses will be starting to ferry tourists around Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports.
Deepwater Wind is expecting to take delivery this week of the foundations that will support the turbines for what will become the country’s first offshore wind farm, off the coast of Rhode Island, USA Today reports.
A house that will generate more energy than it uses for eight months of the year – generated by a roof made up entirely of solar panels -- and cost less than $200,000 to build is being unveiled in Wales Thursday, The Guardian reports.
Greater use of renewable and distributed energy such as wind and solar will be reflected in the updated state energy plan in Vermont, Public Service Commissioner Chris Recchia tells the Burlington Free Press.
Dismissing a story in Canadian media that a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline is imminent, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the State Department is still reviewing the proposed project, The Hill reports.
Environmentalists plan to protest the Obama administration approval of drilling in Arctic waters when the president visits Alaska, while the state’s governor and others plan to push for more oil and gas production, National Journal reports.
Despite New Orleans’ recovery from Hurricane Katrina – hailed by President Obama in a visit Thursday – the federal government is still falling short when it comes to improving flood defenses, according to an analysis from the Georgetown Climate Center, E&E reports.
Oil was rising again Friday after prices a day earlier racked up the biggest single day increase since March, 2009. U.S. benchmark crude for October delivery was up $1.56 to $44.12 a barrel on the Nymex, while in London Brent jumped $1.18 to $48.74, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Seeo – a California-based developer of electric car batteries that holds a licence for patents from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – has been acquired by international car parts company Robert Bosch, Reuters reports.
An analysis prepared for the New England Coalition for Affordable Energy -– which was funded by the American Petroleum Institute and America’s Natural Gas Alliance -– found that New England could end up paying $5.4 billion more for energy if the region fails to upgrade its infrastructure, the New Haven Register reports.
Hercules Offshore didn’t appeal a move by Nasdaq to have its stock deslisted from the exchange in the wake of its Chapter 11 filing, so the company stock – trading for 7 cents a share Thursday afternoon – is now handled in the over-the-counter market, FuelFix reports.
In the heart of Colorado’s drilling boom, Weld County saw the highest rate of job growth in the country even though the state adopted air pollution rules seen as a precursor to those under consideration at the Environmental Protection Agency, E&E reports.