Cleantech news as it happens — check back for regular updates:
- The EU has given the UK approval to pursue two feasibility studies on carbon capture and sequestration, Point Carbon reports;
- Australia’s Victoria University has enlisted the help of IBM to help it design and build its first green data center;
- The Co-operative Financial Services and WWF-UK are asking Parliament to approve legislation that would require companies to disclose their emissions liabilities for projects such as the Canadian tar sands development;
- In other tar sands news, the Oil Sands Environmental Coalition is asking officials to rescind approval for Royal Dutch Shell’s tar sands expansion plans, arguing the firm has broken its pledge to reduce carbon emissions from the project;
- Ener-G-Rotors Inc. has received the first order for its 50-kilowatt waste heat-to-electricity appliance;
- Chris Malone, Google’s thermal architect, will discuss his company’s data center energy efficiency efforts during the Uptime Institute’s “Lean, Clean & Green” event on 14 April;
- The Ford Motor Company has installed one of Onset Computer Corporation’s Web-based weather stations on the green roof of its Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan.