An international panel of judges has presented Peabody Energy with dual honors at the 10th Global Energy Awards in New York City: The Award of Excellence honors Peabody’s industry leadership, and the Strategic Energy Investment of the Year recognizes Peabody’s global transformation to capitalize on high-growth, high-margin markets. The Award of Excellence honors Peabody’s leadership in being the only energy company in the world recognized... Read more..
The stunning collapse in oil markets accelerated Friday, sending a barrel of crude plunging below $78 as investors grow more pessimistic about resolving a mushrooming global economic crisis. Oil hasn’t been this cheap in 13 months — a rare silver lining for consumers amid a rapidly imploding financial landscape. Crude prices have almost been cut in half since surging to a record near $150 barrel over the summer. Energy experts believe... Read more..
The second day of the Americas Conference presented by The Miami Herald, the State of Florida and Florida International University (FIU) continued with discussions by area leaders including Florida governor, Charlie Crist; Haitian president, René Préval; Vice-president of Argentina, Julio Cobos; and Vice-president of Panama, Samuel Lewis Navarro. Florida governor Charlie Crist kicked off the last day of the conference with a discussion on the importance... Read more..
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. announces that it has received a US$2.0 million award from the US Department of Energy (DoE), in support of OPT’s wave power project in Reedsport, Oregon. The DoE grant will be used to help fund the fabrication, assembly and factory testing of the first PowerBuoy® to be installed at the Reedsport site. This system will be a 150 kilowatt-rated PB150 PowerBuoy, major portions of which will be fabricated and integrated... Read more..
PureSpectrum, Inc. has continued the expansion and strengthening of its intellectual property portfolio by filing a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL). In addition to filing for full patent protection for the dimmable CFL bulb design, the company has also begun proceeding to upgrade patent protection from provisional patent to patent application for a two-wire dimming device and... Read more..
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Biomass to Biofuels Market Potential 2008” report to their offering. As the world scrambles to meet its increasing energy demands the search for renewable energy sources is more and more desperate. Our cars, trucks, planes, trains and economy will screech to a HALT without a sufficient supply of transportation fuels. And it will only get worse. Energy experts predict a 25% increase... Read more..
Several of the nation’s top energy experts and economists are slated to headline the seventh annual Global Market Trends Conference next month in Chicago, where they will lead three days of seminars and discussions on the most important emerging trends in technology today — alternative energy sources, green building, and the need for energy efficiency in a world that’s placing increasing demand on our natural resources. Topics to... Read more..