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The Daily Sprout

Videoconferencing Takes On Airline Emissions: Videoconferencing technology company Tandberg plans to reduce its carbon footprint per employee by 10 percent by 2009. How will they do it? Videoconferencing, duh! – GreenBiz.

Big Oil Gets In On Renewables Trading: The American Petroleum Institute has launched an online platform, the API Credit Exchange, at the behest of members who are struggling to meet the increased standards for renewable fuels in the gasoline supply – Oil & Gas Journal.

U.S. Power Plant Emissions Jump 2.9%: A new report from the Environmental Integrity Project says that CO2 emissions from American power plants went up 2.9 percent in 2007, the largest single-year increase since 1998 – Clean Edge.

KP Material Efficiency Company Out of Stealth: GMZ Energy, the maker of a highly efficient thermoelectric material, announced today that they have an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Kleiner Perkins. Thermoelectric materials convert heat to electricity and could have a huge variety of applications in heating and cooling – Venture Beat.

New Cleantech Blog – John Geesman, California’s former Energy Commissioner, has launched a new, no-frills blog on the tumultuous landscape of clean energy. From the folks at E2T, welcome GEW! – via SmartPowerBlog.

One Response to “The Daily Sprout”

  1. Green energy is definitely the best solution in most cases. Technology like solar energy, wind power, fuel cells, zaps electric vehicles, EV hybrids, etc have come so far recently. Green energy even costs way less than oil and gas in many cases.