energy infrastructure

Majora Carter's ECO HEROES: Shai Agassi

Majora Carter's ECO HEROES: Shai Agassi

Shai Agassi courageously works to change the nature of transportation in Israel; Mr. Agassi’s company has the eventual goal of expanding their operations to countries all around the world. As founder and CEO of Project Better Place, Mr. Agassi created his business based on the idea that consumers can support a shift from fossil fuel…

Iowa Plans Energy Independence By 2025

Iowa Plans Energy Independence By 2025

Wind turbines in Wisconsin generate power bought by Alliant Energy to serve Iowa customers. (Photo by Todd Spinks courtesy NREL) DES MOINES, Iowa, December 14, 2007 (ENS) – Iowa’s initial Energy Independence Plan, submitted to Governor Chet Culver and members of the general assembly today, calls for the state to set standards that will reduce…

Energy [R]evolution

Energy [R]evolution

In a world where nothing seems to happen unless somebody, somewhere, gets really rich for signing papers, there is finally hope for global environmental health. A new joint report has been released by the European Renewable Energy Council and Greenpeace. This report states, among other things, that the U.S. could create electricity consistent with rising…