Posts Tagged ‘solar’

CCTV Clip: Solar Application at Shanghai Expo

Thursday, February 25, 2010 6:47 Comments Off

An interesting and informative clip on the use of solar energy at this year’s Shanghai EXPO. Anyone know if they will continue to use the panels on the Chinese pavilions afterward?

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China’s Influence on the Economics of Cleantech

Monday, November 30, 2009 0:55 Comments Off

While the traditional focus of discussions surrounding cleantech uptake have been largely market driven. That, for renewable energies to compete with fossil fuels, the price per KwH had to be below the going rate for fossil, regardless of what the negative economic, environmental, or political externalities were.   It was what seemed to me an unreasonable […]

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Understanding China’s Position on Climate Change, and Repositioning Global Discussions

Thursday, November 19, 2009 23:58 1 Comment

Regardless of whether you believe COP15 still has hope, or is a predetermined failure, the fact is that in about 3 weeks a large number of scientists, environmentalists, policy makers, and cleantech funds are going to be in Copenhagen… and the world will be watching. Even prior to the recent announcements from Singapore though, many […]

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Chinese Cleantech Firms Opening Shop in US. Smart

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 8:53 Comments Off

With last week’s congressional fireworks display over the fact that a Chinese firm was going to be receiving TARP money to install the largest wind farm in Texas, and be reaping the majority of the jobs in the deal, it should come as no surprise that Chinese firms are now announcing investments in the US. […]

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Tianjin Staging Up for Cleantech

Thursday, November 12, 2009 21:06 Comments Off

Tianjin’s Economic Development Zone (TEDA) has been one of the premier investment zones in China, and keeping in mind their proximity to the new Singapore invested ecocity, it should come as no surprise that this would lead to some very large cleantech projects for TEDA. Here are three that they recently reported out as part […]

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Will Old School Economic Policies Get be a Hurdle to Green Technologies

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:02 Comments Off

One of the subjects that I have grown more interested in, and worried by, is the fact that while developing sustainable economic and environmental models are in everyone’s best interests there are those who wish to look at things in a different light. That, rather that developing technologies with a priority of solving environmental failures […]

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Restructuring in China’s Solar Industy

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 0:25 Comments Off

The Beijing Review article Going Solar is an excellent piece showing the industry as one is poorly structured, and one that will see changes.

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Help Bring Solar Energy to Qinghai

Monday, May 25, 2009 18:24 Comments Off

A friend from the Qinghai organization Friendship Charity Association has sent me a proposal to bring solar electricty to 400 people in Qinghai. PROJECT PURPOSE/GOAL This Solar electricity generating panel project would provide a reliable source of electricity for Tsanak Tibetan villagers and solve problems as follows: Local villagers, especially the local women and girls, […]

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Shanghai to Add 254,000 kw of Wind Power

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:50 Comments Off

With the World Expo less than a year away, Shanghai has now begun the process of topping off its green goals by installing 34 wind turbines 92 meters high near the Shanghai East China Sea Bridge. The first of a number of planned wind farms, the article states that a total of capactiy 293,000 kw […]

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Rural China’s Solarization

Monday, April 13, 2009 10:15 Comments Off

Canadian Solar Wins a Bid to a Rural Electrification Project in China

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