Applied LNG Technologies USA, LLC announced an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Border Valley Trading for use in their new fleet of LNG fueled trucks used in the distribution of their feed products. Border Valley, founded with a primary goal of becoming the best export forage company in the industry, is now one of the largest exporters of compressed hay products in the state of California. Long a leader in feed safety, Border Valley... Read more..
Public transit agencies in San Diego, CA, Las Vegas, NV and Phoenix, AZ have undertaken major expansions of their compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered bus fleets. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq:CLNE) currently contracts for CNG fueling services with the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, the Phoenix Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA) and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC). With the addition of new CNG... Read more..
AFS Trinity Power Corporation today reported independent test results demonstrating that the company’s “Extreme Hybrid” technology that utilizes batteries in combination with ultracapacitors will enable a plug in hybrid vehicle using the system to have a useful life that is 6 times greater than plug ins that use lithium batteries alone — 150,000 miles for an AFS Trinity Extreme Hybrid versus 25,000 miles for a conventional... Read more..
SolFocus today announced its latest Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) solution — the SolFocus 1100S. This new CPV system achieves panel efficiencies of 25% resulting in systems which produce the highest energy density and highest energy yield of photovoltaic systems available today. SolFocus customer EMPE Solar will deploy the SolFocus 1100S in its recently announced 10 megawatt large-scale project, expected to be the largest deployment of CPV... Read more..
ilumisys, Inc., developer and producer of next-generation solid-state lighting technology, announces that IHNcorp and Ecogreen Solutions Inc. are now channel partners and retrofit suppliers of ilumisys lighting. Orange County-based IHNcorp and its subsidiary Ecogreen Solutions Inc. now offer the ilumisys line of alternative energy lighting products — including patented light emitting diode (LED) tubes — designed to directly replace standard... Read more..
Cree, Inc., a leader in LED lighting, announces that the University of Notre Dame is joining the LED University(tm) program, an international community of universities working to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient LEDs across their campuses. The university is implementing four pilot installations to evaluate the feasibility of LED lighting across the campus. These pilots include LED step lighting from BEGA-USA on the new Irish Green, recessed... Read more..
The Joint Water Pollution Control Plant (JWPCP) is a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility serving over 3.5 million residents and thousands of businesses and industries in Los Angeles County. The facility was recently honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with the National Clean Water Act Recognition Award for Outstanding Operations and Maintenance at the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference... Read more..
Merrick Engineering, Inc, one of the largest manufacturers of a wide variety of hangers and closet accessories in the United States, has achieved outstanding energy efficiency and greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions, qualifying them to participate in the Cool Planet Project. Launched by Southern California Edison and The Climate Registry, Cool Planet is the first program of its kind to reward the installation of large energy-saving projects and promote... Read more..
Southern California Edison (SCE) announced completion of the largest environmental project of its kind in the United States – a 175-acre artificial giant kelp reef off the coast here. With the placement of 120,000 tons of rock on the ocean floor, the project is expected to produce the nation’s first sustainable artificial kelp forest attracting many species of coastal fish and invertebrates dependent on such underwater habitats for shelter and... Read more..
Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing USA, Inc., a U.S.-based China engineering and manufacturing company specializing in photovoltaic module technology and international contract manufacturing for products in the solar energy, aerospace, wireless telecommunications, medical equipment and automotive industries, today announced the establishment of a new solar module production and R&D facility. Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing has leased a 128,000-square-foot... Read more..