Burger, Not Well Done

On November 22, 2010, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Last week, First Energy (NYSE: FE) announced that it was pulling the plug on a planned biomass conversion of its R.E. Burger coal powerplant. This proposed project had been a source of controversy since it was first unveiled in April 2009.  At that time, special favorable treatment was being offered by the state […]

Carbon Offsetting Trends Survey 2008

On September 25, 2008, in Blog, by Frank Ling

EcoSecurities and ClimateBiz have just released their survey on carbon offsetting. For those who are members on our sister site CleanTech.Org, we are proud to have supported this project. Thank you to those of you who participated in this survey. The Executive Summary is as follows: The voluntary carbon markets continue to welcome new participants […]

Send some clean power with Green My Vino

On August 7, 2008, in Blog, by Cristina Foung

by Cristina Foung My favorite green product of the week: Green My Vino Facebook application from Village Green Energy What is it?Green My Vino let’s you bring your passion for clean energy and your Facebook profile together. In a nut shell, you get to send free online gifts of renewable energy to all your friends. […]

Blogroll Review: Credits, Charging, Coffee

On July 27, 2007, in Blog, by Frank Ling

by Frank Ling Don’t Leave Home Without It Many of us use credit cards to collect mileage point and other non-monetary credits. Now, we can use it to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. GE is introducing the Earth Rewards Credit Card, which will invest 1% of customer purchases into carbon off-setting. Joel Makower says developing the […]

Pepsi Generation

On April 30, 2007, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Today, PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP) announced that it was buying from Sterling Planet about 1.1 billion kwh worth of renewable energy credits (RECs) per year for the next three years to offset 100% of its corporate electricity requirements in the U.S., thereby making Pepsi the largest buyer of green power in the […]