Posts Tagged ‘clean energy’

Rentech fuel passes validation flight

by Wally Northway Published: May 4,2010

Tags: airlines, biofuel, clean energy, energy

ADAMS COUNTY — Rentech Inc. announced that a successful engineering validation flight was conducted by United Airlines using Rentech’s certified synthetic jet fuel (RenJet). The flight marks the first time a U.S. commercial airline has used synthetic jet fuel in flight and underscores Rentech’s leadership role in a lower carbon future with the use of […] [...]

SED installs Centrex system

by Wally Northway Published: April 22,2010

Tags: clean energy, energy, LEED

STARKVILLE — Cemtrex Inc. of Farmingdale, N.Y., has completed the installation of its Green DCV system for the Starkville Electric Department (SED). The system was installed to help reduce energy consumption, monitor indoor air quality and help attain LEED points for the building. According to Cemtrex, its Green DCV reduces energy consumption by up to […] [...]

State lags in hybrid car sales

by Associated Press Published: April 22,2010

Tags: automakers, automobile industry, clean energy, hybrid vehicles, retail

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippians aren’t very green when it comes to car buying habits. Cars.com’s annual ranking of the greenest U.S. cities puts the state’s six metropolitan areas near the bottom of the list of 210 for interest in hybrid vehicles as a percentage of total car shopping activity. Listed at number 160, the Columbus-Tupelo-West […] [...]

Enerkem plans to build smaller plant

by Associated Press Published: April 20,2010

Tags: biofuels, clean energy, construction, energy, REFINERY

PONTOTOC — A Canadian company has scaled back its initial plans to build a biofuels plant in Pontotoc County. Enerkem Corp. said last year it would invest $250 million in a new ethanol-producing plant that would create 150 jobs. It also would generate another 300 construction jobs during construction and startup phases. However, Marie-Helene Labrie, […] [...]

Kight strikes deal with Danish company

by Wally Northway Published: April 20,2010

Tags: clean energy, energy, solar energy

MADISON — The Danish company SolarVenti has signed Kight Energy as its newest distributor in the United States for its line of solar powered heating and ventilation products. Terms were not disclosed. Kight Energy is an energy consulting, marketing and distribution company. “We are excited to add this great product to our line of solar […] [...]

Forum: Nuclear energy is best clean energy option

by Amy McCullough Published: January 20,2010

Tags: clean energy, energy, nuclear power

Working in a nuclear power plant is safer than working in a bank. Environmentalist and nuclear energy advocate Dr. Patrick Moore cited this conclusion from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics safety information at a nuclear energy forum held at Jackson State University Tuesday. Moore is well known for being the “sensible environmentalist.” A member of […] [...]

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