Lufthansa is going to mix biofuel with kerosene for its planes starting from 2012 . The EU is mandating the ETS system for the flight industry from 2012 ,therefore to reduce the costs of emitting carbon Lufthansa is being compelled to think of using biofuel.I am not a fan of carbon certificates as it benefits […]

Choosing an Alternative Energy ETF – Seeking Alpha Gives a good idea on which ETFs are out there to invest in green technology,though you would have to research the merits of them by yourself Can drip irrigation break Africa’s hunger cycles? – Reuters Water Scarcity is going to be the biggest problems of the 21st […]

Green IPO’s which were being planned with the recovery in the world economy and renewed interest by investors have shuddered to a halt.The European debt problems has put a question mark whether the governments which are the prime drivers of green companies can continue their support. This combined with the market gyrations which are being […]

EU Carbon prices which had gone ups after the 2009 lows on the back of economy recovery are also falling again.Would make sense since the economy would slow down requiring less amounts of carbon offsets by industries. Note I am not a fan of the carbon offsets where big industries and financial players are reaping […]

We all know what happened in Spain in 2008.Due to extremely generous feed in tariffs for solar , installers went on a spree installing 2.5 GW of solar in 6 months compared to the world’s global capacity till date of lessĀ  than 20 GW . This led to a sharp revision and crash of the […]

IMS has released the top 10 suppliers of solar panels for 2008-2009.What is striking about the the rankings is that the Chinese solar companies have improved their ranking in the top 10 , all the Japanese companies have had their rankings decreased . The low cost capabilities of the Chinese has led to this change.I […]