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Created on Thursday, 29 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, fossil fuels, New Mexico, Wyoming, California
August 29 -- Renewable energy has gotten tantalizingly close to becoming competitive with conventional fossil fuels, and to help bridge the gap, more than 30 states have passed laws requiring energy ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: fossil fuels, pollution, clean energy, energy security, efficiency
... of the global oil market. U.S. oil production may be up 44% since 2008, but so are prices. The costs of crude oil have risen 6% in that time. >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: MLPs, renewable energy, clean energy, oil, natural gas, fossil fuel, solar, wind
May 1 -- Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate aims to level the energy playing field between fossil and renewable energy projects. The bill, titled the Master Limited Partnerships Parity ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 22 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewables, clean energy, renewable energy, fossil fuels, solar, wind
April 22 -- The plunge in the cost of wind and solar power that bankrupted more than two dozen manufacturers is forecast to spur a tripling of investment in renewables by 2030 and to reduce the grip ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: AOL Energy, clean energy, renewable energy, Department of Energy, DOE, ARPA-E, global warming, climate change, fossil fuel
April 18 -- The key to broader penetration of solar energy depends on access to capital markets and innovative financial structures that can reduce the cost of capital for project finance as well ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 21 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: gasoline, fossil fuel, electric vehicles, biofuels, efficiency, hydrogen fuel cells
March 21 -- This week, the National Academy of Sciences put out a massive — as in, 395-page — report on how the United States can cut gasoline use in half by 2030. And, beyond that, how to cut greenhouse-gas ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 21 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, RPS, Montana, clean energy, fossil fuel, Renewable Energy Standard
March 21 -- Most companies on the Fortune 100 list have adopted policies to increase their use of renewable energy. The reason is simple: Renewable energy is good business. America’s largest, most-successful ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, wind energy, bioenergy, renewable energy, fossil fuel, oil
March 19 -- The “energy reserves” contained in wind and bioenergy projects in the U.S. and Brazil are “significant” compared to oil and gas in the countries, according to a study commissioned by BP Plc ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electric vehicles, fossil fuel, oil, clean energy, hybrids, EVS
March 19 -- The electric vehicle is a smart choice that allows Atlanta to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. More than 1,700 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) are registered in Georgia, with roughly ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 14 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: biofuels, RFS, Renewable Fuel Standard, oil, fossil fuel dependence, ethanol, biodiesel
March 14 -- Thirty governors in the Governor’s Biofuels Coalition have issued a letter to all members of Congress urging them to stay the course on the federal renewable fuel standard (RFS). The Iowa Biodiesel ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, nuclear, coal, fossil fuel, renewable energy, clean energy
March 11 -- A glut of government-subsidized wind power may help accomplish a goal some environmentalists have sought for decades: kill off U.S. nuclear power plants while reducing reliance on electricity ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 18 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: natural gas, wind energy, green energy, renewable energy, fossil fuel
January 18 -- We've talked about why, long term, green energy faces tremendous obstacles in making a substantial market impact it's too expensive, and too far behind fossil fuels' existing infrastructure. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: military, renewable energy, national security, energy security, energy diversity, oil, fossil fuels, China, India
December 12 -- Growing demand in huge emerging economies like China and India will drive up world oil prices no matter what the US does, so it's crucial for the US to develop energy alternatives that ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 11 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, east coast, grid, fossil fuels, environment, green energy
December 11 -- Powering the U.S. with renewable energy sources has always seemed to be a long-term dream, so distant that the temptation to stick with fossil fuels — despite the obvious environmental ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: fossil fuels, clean energy, renewable energy, government investment, DoD, solar, wind
December 10 -- Over the past 30 years, society has struggled with an energy dilemma: fossil fuels have been cheap and plentiful, but they pollute the air and water — and much of the world’s oil must ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 06 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: GE, wind energy, NREL, Virginia Tech, renewable energy, fossil fuels
December 6 -- US electrics company GE is to team up with the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop advanced ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, fossil fuel, electricity, RPS, renewable energy mandate, jobs, Governor Paul LePage
November 27 -- In September, Gov. Paul LePage cited a report that said Maine's renewable energy mandate would cost electricity ratepayers $145 million and nearly 1,000 jobs by 2017. The study was ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 06 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, renewable energy, clean energy, coal plant, fossil fuels, electricity, energy policy, Montana
November 6 -- PPL’s announcement that it will mothball its 44-year-old Corette coal plant in 2015 has generated a lively conversation this election season. The plant is old, dirty and uncompetitive ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 02 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind farm, renewable energy costs, clean energy, wind power, PTC, fossil fuel
November 2 -- The cost of running and maintaining wind farms has fallen 38 percent in four years as competition among contractors increased and turbine performance improved, bringing closer the day ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: David Brooks, corporate welfare, fossil fuels, renewable energy, clean technology, political parties
October 23 -- David Brooks’s Oct. 19 column, “A Sad Green Story,” unfairly brands clean technology subsidies as wasteful corporate welfare. He does not mention the numerous subsidies, in the form ... [ +++ ]
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