ACORE Members in the News
February 14 -- A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the balance between wilderness conservation and the pursuit of green energy across the American West. >>View Article
February 14 -- Boom times are back in the ethanol business.
Major producers of the corn-based fuel are reporting record returns for the fourth quarter thanks to dramatically lower corn prices, increasing demand for motor fuel and strong ethanol exports. >>View Article
"Over 3 Million Americans Are Employed in the Growing Green-Collar Workforce, Which is More Than the Number of People Working in the Fossil Fuel Industry."
February 14 -- The notion of counting the number of "green" jobs in America made us think, oddly enough, of a middle-age guy trying for cool by pairing a sport coat with blue jeans.
Not easy. >>View Article
February 14 -- When a petroleum-dependent mainstream sporting organization like NASCAR says it’s about time to cut through the politics and separate personal mobility from fossil fuels, then it really must be about time. Last week NASCAR announced that it had joined the Obama Administration’s EV Everywhere electric vehicle initiative, and on Monday NASCAR (the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) doubled down with yet another big sustainability promotion deal consisting of a multi-year partnership with the American Council On Renewable Energy, sponsored by Lockheed Martin. >>View Article
February 14 -- Air Force blue is going green.
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson is building a more sustainable future with the largest solar power project at any U.S. military installation in the world. >>View Article
February 13 -- A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the balance between wilderness conservation and the pursuit of green energy across the West. >>View Article
February 12 -- Cogenra Solar today announced that it has been selected by the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for an award of $1.996 million under their new program, Full-Spectrum Optimized Conversion and Utilization of Sunlight (FOCUS). >>View Article
February 12 -- Despite last week's showers, the lack of rain in California this winter is having a dire impact on the rivers and reservoirs that power the state's hydroelectricity plants.
But the abundance of sunshine has been ideal for solar power, which is stepping in to fill the anticipated drop-off in hydroelectricity generation. >>View Article