Capturing carbon dioxide and recycling it part 2

Lisa Cohn of EE Markets continues her interview with Byron Elton, CEO of Carbon Sciences, about the company's work repurposing and recycling CO2 produced by coal plants and other industries. The more traditional method is to bury carbon dioxide underground, he explains. … [Read more...]

Is green energy our new plastics industry?

By Elisa Wood December 17, 2009 If The Graduate were written today, Mr. McGuire’s career tip to Benjamin probably would have been “green,” rather than “plastics.”  But it’s likely Benjamin would have responded in the same quizzical way: “Just how do you mean that, sir?” It was difficult to envision the vast number of new products, businesses and … [Read more...]

Obama, poker and what 2010 holds for energy efficiency

By Elisa Wood December 10, 2009 Jon Stewart said it best: Obama is a lousy poker payer. Lucky thing, too, for the energy efficiency industry as it heads into 2010. Stewart’s December 8 “The Daily Show” aired a clip of Obama recently telling business leaders:  “I don't want to tip our hand too much, but one of the things I would be surprised if … [Read more...]

Capturing Carbon Dioxide and Recycling It Part 1

Lisa Cohn of EE Markets interviews Byron Elton, CEO of Carbon Sciences, about the company's work repurposing and recycling CO2 produced by coal plants and other industries. The more traditional method is to bury carbon dioxide underground, he explains. … [Read more...]

District cooling systems: Efficiency in numbers

Lisa Cohn of EE Markets interviews Leo Loflin, the western region business director for Veolia Energy North America. He discusses how Veolia's district cooling system increases energy efficiency and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by serving many buildings with one plant. … [Read more...]

How many negawatts do I need before I retire?

By Elisa Wood December 3, 2009 A candy shop owner on Cape Cod offers a new approach to build a retirement portfolio: put solar panels on your roof. “We looked at the stock market last year and it didn’t look too good so we decided to invest in electricity,” said Ray Hebert, owner of Stage Stop Candy in Dennisport, in an article on … [Read more...]