Wind Projects Lead European Renewable Energy: New statistics from the European Wind Energy Association show that wind capacity in Europe grew 18 percent in 2007, more than any other renewable energy technology. 8,554 MW of wind capacity were added, bringing the European total to 56,535 MW – Renewable Energy Access.
Australian Parliamentary Report Finds No Case for Ethanol: The research paper said there would be costs and benefits to a mandated ethanol blend, but notes that “no prima facie economic case for a mandate has been established” – Green Car Congress.
Canadian Enbridge Takes on CO2 Sequestration Project: Enbridge, an oil and gas transporter, announced it will lead 19 energy industry participants in the Alberta Saline Aquifer Project to test long term sequestration of carbon dioxide – Enbridge.
GM Wants to talk to YOU About the Environment: The automaker is hosting an online chat Wednesday, Feb. 6 and from noon and 1pm EST North America Vice President of Field Sales, Service and Parts Brent Dewar will be on hand to field questions about GM’s environmental impact and responsibility – Autoblog Green.
The Economy Isn’t Affecting the Solar Industry: David Neubert says that government subsidies, the amount of sunlight hitting earth, technical innovation, and petro-energy prices all have more influence on the solar industry than the economy at large – Seeking Alpha.