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:: A Global Marshall Plan for a Better World
Dr. Franz Alt is moderator, journalist and author. He published several essays and books concerning the use of renewable energies and worldwide securing peace.Among other decorations he received the human rights prize ”Award 2003.” Read more...
December 2009  
27.Dec.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Study: Next Decade One of Progress for Global Offshore Wind Industry
  • Wake Up, Freak Out – then Get a Grip
  • EU Joint Research Center shows GHG emission sources and amounts: new visualisation tool
  • Ontarians get the green light for 700 rooftop solar projects
  • Climate change: New study dispels myth of EU's claimed climate policy leadership
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
20.Dec.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Solar Energy Could Meet 15% of US Electricity by 2020
  • First Solar Becomes First PV Company to Produce 1GW in a Single Year
  • Innovation puts next-generation solar cells on the horizon
  • Solar Energy: Key Solution to CO2 Challenges in the Developing World
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
13.Dec.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Tipping Elements in the Earth System: How Stable is the Contemporary Environment?
  • Sea Level Rise could reach 1.9 Metres this century
  • Industry Leaders Show Solar Energy Can Ramp up Quickly to Help Meet Global CO2 Challenges
  • Running dry?
  • Ferrostaal inaugurates the first Palestinian solar thermal plant
  • Barack Obama: "I cannot stand idle in the face of threats to the American people"
  • Philips extends play with the world's first solar-powered LED football floodlighting solution
  • Global Climate Risk Index 2010 - reflecting most severely affected countries over almost two decades
  • Solar for All” contest for innovative PV off-grid power supply system solutions with integrated market approach
  • Just 51% of Americans Believe in Global Warming, Down from 71% in 2007
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
06.Dec.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Climate Scientists make 'Copenhagen Diagnosis'
  • Peat fires drive temperatures up
  • As an indivial you can effect a lot ...
  • Smaller glaciers more vulnerable, WWF-India report says
  • Does Solar Power on My Roof Make Sense?
  • Ambitious climate protection targets are needed -
  • New Energy Finance: Solar power 50% cheaper by year end, other clean energy sources drop 10%
  • Climate change the second most serious problem faced by the world today
  • ABO Wind finances another large wind farm in Ireland
  • The world’s first osmotic power prototype opens now
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
November 2009  
29.Nov.2009 ENGLISH NEWS:
:: Advent Calendar on sustainable development 2009
:: How Will Japan's Environmental and Climate Policies Change?
:: Al Gore: Our Choice - A Plan to solve the Climate Crisis
:: Scotlands First Minister launches Oyster
:: High-Performance CS Modules Series Set New PTC Ratings Records for P-Type Silicon Modules
:: China: The Solar Dragon
:: Small wind turbines are becoming the latest subject of interest in the renewable energy sector
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
22.Nov.2009   Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
15.Nov.2009 ENGLISH NEWS:
:: FAO calls for world hunger strike against hunger
:: Dhaka, Manila and Jakarta top list of Asian cities facing brutal climate future
:: With us wind power plants keep on spinning
:: Nanostructures on Optical Fiber Produce "Hidden" Photovoltaic Cells
:: The Red Book
:: 60 Nobel Laureates: Copenhagen must be a Turning Point towards Global Sustainability
:: New Study Shows Reducing Energy Intensity is Critical in Curbing CO2 Emissions
:: Climate friendly policies pay off, report shows
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
08.Nov.2009 ENGLISH NEWS:
:: New EU-US Energy Council to boost transatlantic energy cooperation
:: PHOTON Consulting projects global PV installations will more than double in 2010, expects price crash by 2013
:: President Obama joins FPL for commissioning of nation's largest solar PV power plant; announces $200 million in smart grid funding for FPL's 'Energy Smart
:: Copenhagen: Deal or no deal?
:: Plugging into an electric vehicle revolution
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
01.Nov.2009

ENGLISH NEWS

  • Towards an Effective and Equitable Climate Change Agreement
  • IREC Releases 2009 Updates and Trends Report on Renewable Energy At Annual Meeting
  • Shipwreck an ecological disaster for southern Madagascar
  • Sharp Develops Solar Cell with World’s Highest Conversion Efficiency of 35.8%
  • New Monte Rosa Hut SAC opens its doors
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
October 2009  
25.10.2009

:: ENGLISH NEWS ::

  • Monsoon model indicates potential for abrupt transitions
  • Polarstern on its way into the Antarctic
  • Harvest and save water to increase crop yields, say researchers
  • SunPods rolls out new transportable, modular Solar Power platform for Agricultural use, water distribution, irrigation, wells and remote sites
  • IMEC’s spray-coating technique holds promise for cheap fully solution-processed organic solar cells
  • PG&E signs second major solar deal with NextLight
  • Kofi Annan launches ‘Beds Are Burning’ Global Musical Petition
  • Largely Open Arctic Seas in Summer within Ten Years
  • Maldives Cabinet goes underwater for official meeting
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
18.Okt.2009

:: ENGLISH NEWS ::

  • IRENA set the path for its 2010 work
  • Schwarzenegger signs two major solar initiatives, vetoes 33% plan
  • Solar Europe Initiative funding: positive but incomplete way forward
  • National Poll Shows More Than Nine Out of 10 Americans Want Solar Now
  • UN Climate talks in Bangkok: Too little, too slow, too unambitious
  • 2009 Right Livelihood Awards: Wake-up calls to secure our common future
  • Ontario Rockets to Top Ten of Solar PV in North America
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
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September 2009  
27.09.2009

:: ENGLISH NEWS ::

  • Ontario Launches Comprehensive System of Feed-in Tariffs
  • Solar modules production world-wide almost doubled in 2008
  • Fraunhofer ISE develops new photovoltaic technologies; New concepts for n-type silicon solar cells with great efficiencies
  • Suntech Sets Another World Record for Multi-Crystalline Module Conversion Efficiency
  • New PV Module Efficiency Record by Q-Cells
  • SolarWorld presents 2009 Einstein Award to Dr. Rupert Neudeck
  • TEP Unveils Plans for Giant Photovoltaic Array and New Solar Power Plant
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
20.09.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • SERIES 3: Wind Energy International 2009/2010 - USA
  • If you need another reason to act - think Antarctica
  • Carmakers divided on CO2 cuts
  • Mitsubishi Electric Making High-Output Solar Panels for Major Overseas Markets
  • Rainforest
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
13.09.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: If you need another reason to act - think northern peatlands
:: Research Contract to Solar Roadways
:: Lower-Cost Solar Cells to Be Printed Like Newspaper, Painted on Rooftops
:: Innovalight Achieves Record Efficiency Silicon Ink Solar Cell
:: China May Boost Solar-Power Output Capacity 13-Fold by 2011
:: Mitsubishi, IHI to Join $21 Bln Space Solar Project (Update1)
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
06.09.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Time to Tap Climate Change-Combating Potential of the World’s Ecosystems
:: Relationships Matter. Part I
:: Biophysical controls on organic carbon fluxes in fluvial networks
:: World’s largest companies need to double the pace of CO2 reduction to avoid dangerous climate change, according to new report
:: Costs of adapting to climate change significantly under-estimated
:: Canadian Solar Obtained Development Rights for a 500 MW Project in China
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
August 2009  
30.Aug.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Tipping Elements remain 'hot' issue
:: Study: Nuclear energy on downward trend worldwide
:: The U.S.: the fastest-growing market for wind energy
:: Better Place Targets Tokyo Taxis for Battery Switch Application
:: New solar power world record
:: Australia: Renewable Energy Target passage through Parliament
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
23.Aug.2009   Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
16.Aug.2009 ENGLISH NEWS:
:: The reasons to (not) act ... …so why should I go through the trouble to change?
:: Obama Administration Awards More than $54 Million for State Energy Programs in Four
:: The Yearbook Wind Energy International 2009/2010 - Forword
:: GreenTech made in Germany 2.0
:: Jatropha biofuel has potential to reduce hunger and to fight climate change
:: IREC releases 2008 Solar Market Trends Report
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
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  July 2009  
26.Jul.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: If you need another reason to act - think Arctic sea-ice
:: Tomorrow’s Electric Vehicle
:: Ontario, Canada, Making It Easier To Buy Electric Vehicles
:: Waste: The True Cost of What the Global Food Industry Throws Away
:: The European solar thermal industry’s leading-edge technology creates jobs and economic wealth
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
19.Jul.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Report Gives Sobering View Of Warming’s Impact on U.S.
:: Interior Report, Salazar Highlight Potential and Benefits of Offshore Wind
:: Solarmer Breaks World Records for Plastic Solar Technology
:: Senior Wall Street Team Launches First Investment Bank Dedicated Exclusively to Alternative Energy and Cleantech
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
12.Jul.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: The floating climatic house
:: The papal state is showing a growing fancy for energy from the heavens: 100 MW is a big chunk of power
:: NanoMarkets Sees Repositioning of Printed Electronics Toward Printed Solar Panels
:: China hikes 2011 solar power target
:: Sunny future for renewable energy
:: Greek program “Photovoltaics on the roofs”
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
05.Jul.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Electricity from the Sahara for Germany?
:: 1.02 billion people hungry
:: United Nations and Marketing Industry Leaders Launch “Hopenhagen”
:: What’s the worst that could happen?
:: Study says that commercialisation “valley of death” for low carbon technologies is widening
:: Video: Solar Thermal Energy Industry Still Growing Worldwide
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
June 2009  
28.June.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • CONFERENCE RESOLUTION AND COMMUNIQUÉ
  • Solar slide: uses for unsold panels alluring
  • Solar Thermal Energy resists the economic turmoil and celebrates a strong growth
  • Wind Energy Market worldwide continues strong growth in spite of global economic crisis
  • Neste Oil Building Europe's Largest Biodiesel Plant
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
21.June.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Declaration on the formation of IRENA
  • Humanitarians must adopt a new mindset and respond to the global economic crisis by fostering a cost-effective culture of prevention
  • Sharp Develops and Introduces New Solar Module for Mobile Devices with Thickness of 0.8 mm, the Industry’s Thinnest Level
  • Solar Millennium and Southern California Edison signed power purchase agreements for solar thermal power plants with total capacity of up to 726 MW
  • 525-MW Austrian Pumped Storage Plant Opened
  • 8th World Wind Energy Conference 2009 - South Korea
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
14.June.2009 English News:
:: New study calculates carbon exposure of the S&P 500
:: Wind Energy Basics Revised: A Guide to Home- and Community-scale Wind Energy Systems
:: 8th World Wind Energy Conference 2009 - South Korea
:: Concentrator PV power plant feeds solar electricity into public grid with 23% AC efficiency
:: Advanced Nanotech system SOLARIS revolutionizes production of crystalline solar cells
:: Economic Crisis Hits EU and US Clean Energy As Emerging Economy Investments Rise 27% to $36 billion
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
07.June.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Wind Energy Basics Revised: A Guide to Home- and Community-scale Wind Energy Systems
:: SOLON Black 160/05: PV system for roof integration
:: HOME - June 5 2009 - A date with our planet
:: National Semiconductor’s SolarMagic Wins Intersolar Award
:: AZUR 2P by AZUR Solar: A highly innovative coating avoids wear and soiling
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
May 2009  
31.May.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Nobel Laureates call for a global deal on climate change
:: Vermont FITs Become Law: The Mouse That Roared
:: The German photovoltaic market – solid as a rock
:: SANYO reports energy conversion efficiency of 23 % for HIT solar cells
:: SunPower Announces the Planet's Most Powerful Solar Panel
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
24.May.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Better Place Unveils an Electric Car Battery Swap Station
  • National Geographic’s 2009 Greendex Survey of Consumers in 17 Countries finds increase in green Consumer behavior worldwide In their
  • How China wants to lead the world market for electric cars
  • Renewables Global Status Report: Energy Transformation Continues Despite Economic Slowdown
  • UN's first Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction launched Sunday in Bahrain
  • Ontario Gives Green Energy Act the Green Light
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
17.May.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Second biggest killer of under-fives being ignored
:: South Korea Taps Germany To Help Grow Its Solar Industry
:: Laudatio to Hermann Scheer, the Winner of the 2009 Karl W. B
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
10.May.2009   Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
3rd Mai 2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • ECN achieves world-record efficiency for innovative solar module
  • Swinburne University of Technology and Suntech Team to Develop Next Gen Solar
  • More eco-friendly products for a low carbon future
  • Research Firm Forecasts Solar Downturn, Expects Rebound by 2011
  • Pope to Pursue Heavenly Power in Europe’s Biggest Solar Plant
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
April 2009  
26.April.2009   Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
19.April.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Solar Report Card Highlights Potential for Governments to Spur Robust Solar Markets
  • The Atlas of the Real World
  • SolarCity Joins Air Quality Management District, Board of Rabbis to Provide Solar Power for ‘Blessing of the Sun’ Observance
  • Gore releases new book to help solve the climate crisis
  • World’s Second Largest Solar Plant to be Built in Florida
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
12.April.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • President Obama in Prague: "A world without nuclear weapons"
  • Solar Report Card Highlights Potential for Governments to Spur Robust Solar Markets
  • Solar Energy Industry Group Reports US Solar Market Hit Record Growth In 2008, Despite Economic Crisis
  • A Unique Approach for Splitting Water
  • Suntech's Breakthrough Pluto Technology Achieves Efficiencies of 19% on Mono- crystalline PV Cells and 17% on Multi-crystalline PV
  • BTM Forecasts 340-GW of Wind Energy by 2013
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
5th.April.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Video: Barack Obama's brilliant speech NATO Summit Strasbourg | 03.04.2009
  • Nation’s First Solar Highway Generating Power in “Rainy” Oregon
  • President Obama Announces $2.4 Billion in Funding to Support Next Generation Electric Vehicles
  • South Africa introduces feed-in tariff for renewable energies
  • Air pollutant climate forcings within the big climate picture
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
March 2009  
29.Mar.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • BioSolar to Commercialize BioBacksheet for Thin-Film Photovoltaic Modules
  • GreenVolts and NREL to Commercialize Advanced IMM Solar Cells
  • Sencera Demonstrates 8.7% Efficient Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cell
  • Ontario Aiming to Lead North America’s Green Economy
  • California Green Corps: Putting Federal Economic Stimulus Dollars to Work Training California's Youth to Excel in Emerging Green Jobs
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
22.Mar.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Key Messages from the International Scientific Congress Climate Change
  • Oil spill clean-up kills more fish than spills themselves, says Queen’s biologist
  • Drought and water overuse in Europe
  • Fronius has the world's first TÜV Süd certified fuel cell system
  • Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
15.Mar.2008

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Commission dishes the dirt on the importance of soil
  • Key Messages from the International Scientific Congress Climate Change
  • A breath of fresh air for investors
  • International RIO 9 - World Climate and Energy Event
  • UN warns of widespread water shortages
  • Silicon Genesis Bridges the Gap with 20um “Kerf-free” PV Foil
  • Next Wall to Fall - An Open Letter to the G20 leaders - in the Spirit of Yunus
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
08.Mar.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Why people will get arrested to stop the burning of coal
  • New Berkeley Lab Report Shows Significant Historical Reductions in the Installed Costs of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in the U.S.
  • Renewable Energies in North Rhine-Westphalia: Science Park Gelsenkirchen
  • Geo risk expertise pooled on a new Globe of Natural Hazards
  • World fisheries must prepare for climate change
  • Nicholas Stern: Spend billions on green investments now to reverse economic downturn and halt climate change
  • Many Solar Companies Won’t Survive the Recession
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
01.Mar.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • France's Nuclear Failures
  • Natural Resource Management Critical to Peacebuilding
  • First Solar passes $ 1 per Watt industry Milestone
  • Awards for green urban living
  • Princess Elisabeth Antarctica: Last Stage to the First "Zero Emission" Research Station
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
February 2009  
22.Feb.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Moving the U.S. Off Carbon With Less Pain, More Gain
:: Europe's half-hearted plan to finance climate action
:: Greener technology helps create auto sector jobs in Kitchener, Ontario
:: Irish Firm Claims World's Most Efficient Solar Hot Water Panel
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
15.Feb.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Wind Power Experiencing Exponential Growth Globally
:: Human Rights Situation in Tibet: Annual Report 2008
:: Leading the Nation: GRU’s Solar Feed-in-Tariff
:: Global glacier melt continues
:: Sea level rise could be worse than anticipated
:: India to join International Renewable Energy Agency
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
08.Feb.2009 :: ENGLISH NEWS ::
:: Tibetan glaciers rapidly melting
:: Al Gore’s address to the US senate panel on climate change
:: CPUC staff report solar programm doubled installations in 2008 compared to prior year
:: European shark plan needs more teeth
:: Ontario Government Joins Forces With Innovative Auto Part Supplier
:: Applied Materials Urges Quick Action on President Obama’s Reinvestment Plan
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
01.Feb.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Where Will Your Solar Installation Go?
  • North American Trees Dying Twice as Fast
  • IRENA has 75 governments as founding members
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January 2009 Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
25.Jan.2009    
18.Jan.2009

ENGLISH NEWS :

  • International Energy Agency 'blocking global switch to renewables'
  • Wind Energy for a New Era
  • Founding an International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • New EU pesticides law falls short of real progress
  • 120 Gigawatt of wind turbines globally contribute to secure electricity generation
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
11.Jan.2009

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • Hackers help destroy the Amazon rainforest
  • A Robot Inspects Wind Energy Converters
  • Baylor Researchers Create Car Parts From Coconuts
  • The Bridge at the Edge of the World
  • Increasing importance of renewable energies
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
04.Jan.2009    
December 2008  
28.12.2008

ENGLISH NEWS:

  • New European Commission Report shows 60% increase in solar panel production in 2007
  • Making the Photovoltaic Industry DoubleGreen
  • Economists See Roots of Income Inequality in Ancestral History
  • SunPower to Build Largest Solar Power Tracking System in Australia
Newsletter Franz Alt Sunpage
     


 
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