Solar is already cheaper than coal

Solar energy may already cheaper than coal, at least for New Mexico, USA. To Bloomberg : ” First Solar, the world’s largest maker of thin-film solar panels, may sell electricity at a lower rate than new coal plants earn. “ ” El Paso Electric Co. agreed to buy power from First Solar’s the 50-megawatt Macho… Continue reading Solar is already cheaper than coal

Research on algae biofuels is booming

If traditional / first generation biofuels based on cereals are nowhere near being sustainable, the ones based on algae could be a good or even great solution in the not so far future… Some entrepreneurs and scientists are sharing this opinion as the New Mexico Business Weekly reports than at least three different companies are… Continue reading Research on algae biofuels is booming

3 US States to cut emissions by 25 % below 1990

Are the United States staying idle in the climate change fight ? At the federal level, it seems to be the case. But at the State level, the situation is different as more and more of them are moving forward. Indeed, as CleanTechnica notes that ” Massachusetts joins California and New Mexico to cut GHGs… Continue reading 3 US States to cut emissions by 25 % below 1990