Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘economy’

Green Business: Solyndra’s Lessons: Challenges of the Global Energy Market

Green Business: Solyndra’s Lessons: Challenges of the Global Energy Market

In September 2011, Solyndra, a US-based solar panel manufacturer, declared bankruptcy.  The Solyndra case illustrates the complexity of developing renewable energies.  Many globalization factors influence the production and distribution of  renewable energy, such as economics, politics, science and technology policy, and commodity markets, to name a few. The demand for energy continues to rise as [...]

Sustainable energy in Brazil: Wind Power Park in the Northeast

Sustainable energy in Brazil: Wind Power Park in the Northeast

Today I decided to have fun writing, revisiting my long-lost past in research and natural sciences. The topic I chose showcases one of the family’s trips to Natal, Rio Grande do Norte in 2010, while husband went to visit the Wind Power Park. A little bit of background: A few years back, a drought in Brazil that cut [...]


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