National Clean Energy Summit 2.0

PR| 2009-07-16:  ETC Green will be an exhibitor at the 2009 National Clean Energy Summit.  The Summit will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada in the Cox Pavilion which is located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on August 10th. Senator Harry Reid is hosting the 2nd annual Summit and has invited Vice President Al Gore, President Bill Clinton, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, T. Boone Pickens, the Secretary of Energy, Dr. Chu and several other regional governors, senators and corporation representatives.  ETC Green has been working with Senator Reid’s office on various Green Energy and Climate Change related technologies over the past 3 years.  For more information about the Summit please go to http://cleanenergysummit.org. 2009-08-12: ETC Green Blog Entry about the Summit…...

Birth of a Nevada Forest

PR| 2009-07-07:   ETC Green has planted its first Jatropha orchard.  Direct from Zambia, Africa, the seeds have been planted in a nursery and will be moved to a research and seed stock orchard when the saplings reach a height of about 1 meter. Jatropha Curcas grow to a height of 1 meter about 1 month after germination.  These trees will bear fruit and seeds themselves in about 8 months.  ETC Green has also acquired seeds from Australia and Central America for additional research orchards. ETC Green has set a goal of planting 5,000 acres of Jatropha orchards or about 4,000,000 trees over the coming years.  While the rainforests of the world are still being leveled, we are planting new Jatropha forests to reduce CO2, increase oxygen, stabilize the soils and produce bio-oils to reduce US dependency on foreign petroleum.  An acre of Jatropha trees will produce over 400 gallons of biodiesel per...

Project Manager

PR| 2009-06-20:  ETC Green welcomes Anthony Peterson as a Project Manager for Green Energy Projects throughout Nevada. Mr. Peterson has a 4 year degree in Construction Management and Engineering and has 8 years previous experience in the field working for major Nevada developers.  Mr. Peterson will be working with the ETC Green Team developing project plans for various Green Energy power production...

Survey Vehicle Selected

PR| 2008-12-05: ETC Green has selected the Jeep Grand Cherokee to serve as the company Green Energy Survey Vehicles.  The Jeep has a 3.0L Common Rail Diesel engine designed and manufactured by Daimler. The Jeep runs on biodiesel blends which lowers U.S. dependency on foreign oil and reduces emissions over petroleum only diesel fuel.  This Jeep provides the 4WD necessary for off-road surveys and construction and has the towing capacity necessary for hauling trailers for Green Energy asset installations (wind turbines, solar panels, geothermal equipment, …).  Even though the vehicle has a powerful 215HP/376lb-torque engine, it runs as smoothly and quietly as most sedans and achieves 26mpg on the...