Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) announced a major national initiative to expand its roster of landfill gas to energy (LFGTE) facilities. The program will result in the creation of an additional 60 renewable energy facilities across the country — including the potential of two additional facilities in South Carolina — over the next five years.
American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a leading energy technologies company, today introduced a Static VAR Compensator (“SVC”) product line. AMSC also announced that it has received its first transmission-level SVC order from Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), operator of 75 percent of the high voltage transmission grid in the Pacific Northwest.
Costco (NASDAQ:COST) and PermaCity team to deliver 2.4 Megawatts of Solar Electric Power to La Habra, Westlake Village, Simi Valley and Culver City Costco Warehouses.
Encore Energy Systems, Inc. (OTC: ENCS) issued a stockholder update: Jack Tarry, CEO said: "We remain on a rapid and strong path of growth and expansion. We will continue updating stockholder on our progress. We have many exciting developments to report in the coming days and weeks. This update further demonstrates our ability to set goals and deliver accordingly." This sounds more like noise rather than news.
BP (NYSE:BP) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced a major research partnership around energy conversion technologies. The program will explore the conversion of low-value carbon feedstocks such as petcoke and coal to high-value products such as electricity, liquid fuels and chemicals while minimizing carbon dioxide emissions.
Baard Energy, L.L.C. has acquired a technology license from Shell U.S. Clean Coal Energy Inc., part of Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS), to use its Coal Gasification Process in the gasification portion of its proposed $5 billion coal-to-liquid fuel (CTL) project located in Columbiana County, Ohio. The project will produce over 50,000 barrels per day of jet and diesel fuel, and other liquid products from coal and biomass feedstock.
Jon C. Ogg
September 25, 2007
As a reminder, whether you prefer the term "Global Warming" or"Climate Change" is not the issue as far as 24/7 Wall St. covers it.Green business has become big business, and this affects many publiccompanies today.