Corruption in the Wind?: In upstate New York the permitting and zoning laws are controlled by the same people who sell concrete to the wind farms developers – NYTimes.
Big Blue Launches “Green Sigma”: IBM has launched Green Sigma, a new consulting practice focused on reducing energy and water usage by using networked sensors and data analysis software – CNET.
“More Energy-Efficient Ethanol”: Researchers at Washington University are taking a cue from breweries in an effort to reduce the energy costs of ethanol production; oxygen-less vats of bacteria can produce methane to help power the process – MIT Technology Review.
House Majority Leader: “Let’s Invest in Clean Energy”: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) opines in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal today on what he’d do with a hypothetical $10 billion dollars – WSJ.
Une Campagne Anglaise Pour Tesla: The Tesla Roadster has been visiting some European prospects including Richard Branson and Jay Kay of Jamiroquai. Zut alors! – Tesla Blog.