Corporate Heavies Urge Tripling U.S. Clean-Energy Funding

By MICHAEL BURNHAM of Greenwire Published: June 10, 2010 A new council composed of General Electric Co. CEO Jeff Immelt, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates and other corporate executives is urging the federal government to more than triple investments in clean-energy...

Shenhua Starts Construction Of Carbon Capture Plant In Ordos

June 3 (Bloomberg New Energy Finance) – Chinese coal company Shenhua (SHGCLZ CH) has started construction of the country’s first commercial carbon capture and storage plant in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, Xinhua News Agency reported. The CNY 210m (USD 30.8m)...

DOE Announces Funding For Biomass Production

Posted June 2, 2010, at 4:21 p.m. CST – The U.S. DOE on June 2 announced $5 million in funding for research focused on sustainable production of large quantities of nonfood biomass for bioenergy. The intent of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to quantify...