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Ecoark Holdings Inc., which is a well-diversified clean energy company, has announced that it received a new solar technology patent through its subsidiary, Magnolia Solar Inc., from the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).Called “Multijunction Solar Cell Employing Extended...
Around 10,000 compliance certificates for construction materials have been issued by the Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) of the Dubai Municipality, covering a wide range of products. The materials include different batches of concrete blocks, pre-fabricated iron sheets, glass, adhesives,...
A discussion paper by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change in Ontario has proposed a renewable fuel standard (RFS) for gasoline in an effort to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the province.The paper entitled “Developing a...
Residential construction activity in the US has jumped in December 2016, due to the demand for more apartments. Meanwhile, construction of single-family homes has lagged.According to a report by the Commerce Department, housing starts last month have increased 11.3%...
According to an industry report by the Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB), offshore wind power costs in the UK played around $121 per MWh in 2016, representing a 32% drop from four years ago.The OWPB report indicates that the...
In 2016, China made some big steps in reducing its dependence on coal, and such an effort has made the country the top producer of solar energy in the world today.In a report by Reuters, China stated that its...
A Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) certification has been processed by the Virunga National Park and the Aera Group for the Matebe hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo.The carbon-financing firm, Aera Group, stated that its partnership with the...
Cornish Lithium, a company with secured rights to a large unified mineral exploration program in Cornwall, has announced plans for lithium mining at the county’s hot springs.The lithium-rich, salty underground hot springs in the county were previously regarded as...
Israel will see a huge development in clean energy when it opens a huge solar tower in 2018. While the country’s sunny environment provides a perfect setting for solar power, it currently uses only a small percentage of such...
Residential and commercial construction in the Republic of Ireland continues to see sharp increases in activity, according to the latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) by Ulster Bank.Although the growth rate in the bank’s PMI moderated to 58.9, it is...