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Arkema Sustainability Additives interview

There have been quite a few interviews and several conferences this year that I was not able to post in the blog due to schedule and deadline constraint. I’m hoping to catch up eventually this summer and I’ll start with Arkema’s new Sustainability Additives Group. The Americas business of French chemical company Arkema officially formed […]

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Weekly News Roundup

It’s a little rare these days for me to be able to post the Weekly News Roundup on Monday so I’m patting myself in the back. Lots of green goodies from last week by the way. Verdezyne in ethanol dealIndustrial biotech company Verdezyne and Lallemand Ethanol Technology signed a deal to develop and commercialize genetically […]

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Weekly News Roundup

Another “better late than never” post in this week’s news roundup! I guess one of my wish list this holiday is to have an elf or two helping me in my social media operations. I wonder if Santa has a twitter account…. = )Lithium-ion in smart gridsAdvanced lithium-ion battery maker EnerDel enters the utility-scale energy […]

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Weekly News Roundup

For those who thought the blog forgot its Weekly News Roundup, I was actually considering not doing it this week as I wasn’t able to compile them last week. Fortunately, my Google Reader came to the rescue! Here are last week’s news in no particular order. I will put a separate post about the DOE’s […]

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Weekly News Roundup

A very exhausting but productive weekend for the green blogger covering Lanxess’ first World Rubber Day celebrating the centennial anniversary of synthetic rubber. There was talks about issues on rubber recycling and possible development of biobased synthetic rubber but for Lanxess, that is not yet in their portfolio, according to CEO Axel Heitmann. Lanxess, however, […]

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Weekly news roundup

Ok, I did promise to post another news roundup yesterday but unfortunately I had to scramble to get back into the “work” mode after a week of vacation bliss. This week is also my deadline for my China alternative energy article (coming out on September 21) as well as preparing for an alternative transportation fuel […]

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Shell’s got cold feet on wind and solar

Yesterday, ICIS News reported that Shell is focusing more on biofuels and carbon capture and storage (CCS) for their renewables project rather than wind and solar where according to Shell’s downstream director Mark Williams, “Wind and Solar have struggled to compete even with substantial subsidies.” A Reuters report expounded that Shell doesn’t plan to make […]

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Weekly News Roundup

March is here and New York City will be 12 in. deep in snow today after the South got blasted by rare snowstorm on Sunday. Climate change anyone??? By the way, I hope you all like the new blog layout. Hopefully it’ll get better with more features (such as blog links) in the future. For […]

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Weekly News Roundup

A lot of acquisition activities seems to be happening recently in the global solar and wind markets. I guess with the volatile stock market these days, some companies are ripe for the picking. I do wonder if these M&A activities will continue next year and if this is a good omen or a bad one […]

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Weekly News Roundup

The US presidential race is now in full speed as both democratic and republican parties officially nominate their candidates. The future of the US renewable energy market will be at stake as each presidential nominee tries to solve the soaring energy price crisis. In other news, the 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy conference in Valencia, […]

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