Wind and Geothermal Deals; More Efficient Heat Pumps- The Week In Cleantech: 5/25/2012
May 21: Are more wind deals a sign that the bottom is in sight?
- Western Wind Energy (WNDEF.PK) and Alterra Power (MGMXF.PK) both announced deals to acquire wind development pipelines last week. Is the recent flurry of deals a sign that the worst may be over for wind developers? More here.
- New tests conducted at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have
revealed that US warplanes are capable of flying faster and
carry more payload on missions, when flying with synthetic
fuels, including biofuels, compared to conventional military jet
fuels made from petroleum. The House is considering a bill which
would block the use of such fuels unless they are cheaper, as
well as better. More
May 22: US Geothermal (HTM) secures funding
TK: The deal
with Lincoln Park Capital fund provides for the market price
issuance of shares for $750,000 upon closing, and up to $10
million subsequently, at the company's discretion, with no
discount to the market price.
May 23: Does organic food make you a jerk?
JS: Does organic food make you a jerk? This is the question that's been popping up in all kinds of anti-organic food blogs over the past week or so. And it all started after a new study suggested organic foods reduce prosocial behavior and harshen moral judgments.
What a load of crap!
Before I even read the study, I suspected it's findings would be
about as reliable as Chinese drywall. And I was right. Although
one of my favorite writers today, Jess Zimmerman, did the best job
at proving how ridiculous this study was to begin with. You can
read her piece on this one here.
May 24: Proxy Battle at Renewable REIT
May 25: The Next Generation of Geothermal Heat Pumps
May 26-8: Have a great 3 day weekend!
TK: Long WNDEF, MGMXF, HTM, AXPW, PW, WFIFF, LXU
JS: No positions.