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Sixth Annual Energy Technology Conference

Ardour Capital Investments, LLC and Baker & McKenzie LLP are hosting a energy technology conference on October 16, 2008, at the Baker & McKenzie Conference Center (New York). The following is their press release concerning the event: Ardour Capital Investments, LLC, a leading research and investment bank focused on Energy Technology / Alternative Energy & […]


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Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid Vehicle – BlueHybrid

The following is the MBUSA press release for the Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid Mercedes-Benz is launching its first passenger car model equipped with a hybrid drive system in summer 2009 – the S 400 BlueHYBRID. The combination of a modified V6 petrol engine and a compact hybrid module makes the S 400 BlueHYBRID the world’s most […]


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Post Debate T. Boone Pickens Rally

Interested, I visited T. Boone Picken’s website to review the much advertised energy plan. While at the site I signed up for the newsletter updates. And today, around 6:30PM, I rec’d an invitation to participate in what the folks promoting Pickens’ energy plan hope is the largest internet rally for energy independence in history; scheduled […]



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Oil Obit – Building the Coffin

Will McCain or Obama help us write the obituary for our dependence on foreign oil? Both are proposing they will. John McCain “Elimination of our dependence on foreign oil is a fundamental key to us restoring our economy, creating millions of jobs and also ensuring that America is secure and not dependent on oil from […]


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Mercedes-Benz S 400 BlueHYBRID

Mercedes-Benz is launching the S 400 BlueHYBRID, its first passenger car model equipped with a hybrid drive system, in summer 2009. The combination of a modified V6 petrol engine and a compact hybrid module makes the S 400 BlueHYBRID the world’s most economical luxury saloon with a petrol engine. The NEDC combined fuel consumption is […]


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Links to Energy Careers and Jobs

Resources for careers in energy and energy-related job listings. Career Information Association of Energy Engineers A source for information on the dynamic field of energy efficiency, utility deregulation, facility management, plant engineering, and environmental compliance. Careers in Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Lists resources that discuss the kinds of education and skills, both technical and non-technical, […]


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The Green Mercedes-Benz

Lithium-Ion Batteries to Power a New Class of Mercedes-Benz Hybrids We have learned that Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to produce the first hybrid cars with powerful lithium-ion batteries. The cars are slated for the assembly line in 2009. Expect Mercedes-Benz to unveil additional details this week concerning the new car battery to be used in […]




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Greenspot Program Needed in All 50 States

What do you do with unwanted computers, monitors, TVs, cell phones, audio-video components and other electronic waste? Landfill? Do you have any other option? Southern California residents do. They can now recycle unwanted electronics at dozens of convenient “e-waste” drop-off locations known as GREENspots. California has established 126 GREENspots statewide making it easier for California […]