Boynton Beach Company Named One of World’s Most Promising Startups

Posted on: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

A Boynton Beach startup was named one of the 50 most promising startups in the world by Global Entrepreneurship Week. Peerless Wind Systems is developing a wind turbine for the urban market, President and CEO Jay Moskowitz said. The helix-shaped turbine, designed by a kinetic artist to be visually appealing, can be mounted on a pole or a […]

Imagine 1000 gigafactories – That’s What’s Coming

Posted on: Monday, November 24th, 2014

Imagine 1000 gigafactories – that’s what we’ll be seeing in the coming decade. Tesla is everyone’s favourite motor car company, a darling of investors large and small. Rev heads who have driven a Tesla give it the nod, even Japanese uber conglomerates are lining up to get in on the action. It’s a marriage between high tech performance […]

‘Miracle’ Tech Turns Water into Fuel

Posted on: Thursday, November 20th, 2014

If we’re going to make a move away from fossil fuels, it’s not going to happen overnight; too much of our existing infrastructure and technology is based on coal and petroleum, which would take a lot of time and money to replace. However, synthetic fuels would be a good interim option, especially if they could […]

Tampa Bay Utility Is Installing Region’s Largest Solar Array At Tampa International Airport

Posted on: Monday, October 6th, 2014

Tampa’s electric utility is installing the equivalent of more than five football fields of solar panels at the Tampa International Airport, a project that will be the largest solar array in the Tampa region.Tampa Electric Co. is installing 280,000 square feet of solar panels on top of a parking garage at the airport, a 2-megawatt […]

Technology Transfer Brings "More Than Money" to University Communities

Posted on: Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Just how valuable is “technology transfer” for universities? This question is addressed in “More than Money: The Exponential Impact of Academic Technology Transfer,” an article from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) that examines the impact of landmark 1980 legislation that facilitated technology transfer from the academic inventors’ “bench” to commercialization and the far-reaching and […]

Limitless Clean Renewable Energy – Crowd Energy

Posted on: Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Crowd Energy, having completed construction and successful testing of its first generation prototype of the Ocean Energy Turbine, will launch a major Kickstarter campaign in March 2014 to construct a second generation turbine and move the project to (SNMREC) Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Florida Atlantic University for verification and open water testing.

FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center Successfully Tests Research Turbine Offshore

Posted on: Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) recently conducted the first at-sea tests of its ocean current research turbine offshore Fort Pierce. Two, one-hour tow tests provided researchers with new data on the turbine’s behavior for further design, development and validation.

CNG Symposium & Showcase Nov 5-6, 2013

Posted on: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

You are invited to attend the CNG Symposium & Showcase that will be on Nov 5-6, 2013 at Tallahassee Civic Center.  The symposium begins with a Welcome Reception and Dinner, Sponsored by Nopetro, on November 5th at 6:00 p.m. at the City of Tallahassee’s CNG fueling station at 440 Capital Circle NW.  The agenda for November 6th is given below.  Registration is […]

Innovation Concourse of the Southeast – The 2013 Event

Posted on: Monday, October 7th, 2013

On September 24-25, UCF hosted the first Innovation Concourse of the Southeast event that combined MegaWatt Ventures, the Florida Cleantech Acceleration Network in partnership with Florida Energy Systems Consortium (FESC) and the newly formed Innovation Concourse of the Southeast. This unique event unveiled new energy and environmental technologies and products with an over-arching goal to […]

Record Set to be Smashed as Germany’s Solar Output Soars

Posted on: Friday, July 12th, 2013