Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
apasolini@gmail.com
Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. He edits Energyrefuge.com, a top web destination for news and comment on renewable energy, and contributes articles on emerging technology to Gizmag. He is also a happy herbivore.

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6 years 11 months ago

300px-pemfuelcell2Bing Energy, a company that manufactures components for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs), which recently entered a partnership with Florida State University (FSU), has been subcontracted by the University of Central Florida (UCF) to develop a low-cost and high-efficiency 500 W portable PEMFC system.

Bing Energy’s two-year subcontract is financed by a grant UCF recently received from the Department of Energy to assist in the Hydrogen, Fuel Cells &...


6 years 11 months ago

windpowerA report released yesterday by international conservation group World Wide Fund (WWF) said the world could be powered with renewable energy by 2050.

The Energy Report compiled by the NGO took two years to prepare and takes a global view of the issue and also includes transportation in the calculations.

“If we continue to rely on fossil fuels, we face a future of increasing anxieties over energy costs, energy...


6 years 11 months ago

algaeoilA California-based company called OriginOil this week announced that it has received the first commercial order to deploy is algae oil extraction system in an industrial setting.

The order was placed by MBD Energy, a company that converts captured flue-gas emissions into oil-rich algal biomass, and an extraction unit will pilot at one of Australia’s three largest coal-fired power plants. OriginOil’s technology will support a pilot Bio-CCS (Bio-based Carbon Capture and Storage) algal synthesizer system at Queensland's Tarong Power Station.

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6 years 11 months ago

3564_belo-monte-cpAn Avatar-style battle is being fought out over the future of the Amazon region in Brazil and the prospect of turning the region into a hydropower hub. At the center of the battle is Belo Monte, a dam project to be built in the heart of the Amazon, which environmentalists and tribal populations have called an environmental and human disaster.

A new chapter of the battle started this week when the new government headed by President Dilma issued a partial licence to allow Belo Monte Dam Complex to break ground on the margins of the Amazon’s Xingu River.

The...


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