Denham Capital, a leading energy-focused global private equity firm, announced today that it will invest equity of up to R1,5 billion (US $150 million, 95 million pounds Sterling) in BioTherm Energy, a South African developer, owner and operator of renewable and clean energy generation projects. Commenting on Denham Capital’s investment, Buyelwa Sonjica, South Africa Minister of Minerals and Energy said, “Having opened BioTherm’s... Read more..
They’re called vampire electronics, they suck energy even when turned off and can drive up the energy bills of unwary consumers. Although this eerie-sounding term can result in chilling home energy bills, the solution is not that scary. To keep energy bills down and consumption in check, the key is to identify the electronic culprits and drive a stake through their power-hungry hearts. Counted among the legions of vampire electronics in most... Read more..
Nexterra Energy Corp. announced that it has received an order from Johnson Controls Inc. for a multi-million dollar biomass gasification system at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The Nexterra biomass gasification system is the cornerstone of an $89 million contract for Johnson Controls to undertake a wide range of building management and energy conservation measures at ORNL.... Read more..
Data393, a Managed Data Holdings Company and a leading provider of colocation, managed hosting, disaster recovery and IP network services, announced today the completion of “Green” initiatives to decrease the facility’s carbon footprint. The announcement was made in support of the City of Denver’s role as host of the 2008 Democratic National Convention, which is touted as the “greenest political convention in history.”... Read more..