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  • Canada Elevates Biomass Energy to Innovate on Forestry
    on January 19, 2018 at 4:39 pm

    The Canadian government has allocated funding to support research and development of biomass projects for heating and power in an effort to innovate the country’s forest sector and combat the effects of climate change. […]

  • Federal Regulators Approve McGinness Hills Geothermal Project Expansion
    on January 19, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) yesterday said Ormat Technologies Inc. can move forward with its expansion plan for the McGinness Hills geothermal project in central Nevada. […]

  • Massive Urban Growth Will Challenge Smart City Design
    on January 19, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    The World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week presented with some dizzying facts and figures that highlighted the challenge facing those who plan and build the smart cities of today and the future. […]

  • Trump Says Section 201 Solar Trade Case Decision Coming Soon
    on January 18, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would announce a decision soon on whether to slap tariffs on imported solar panels, and quipped that when countries dump subsidized panels in the United States, "Everybody goes out of business." […]

  • Shell Bolsters Renewables Bet With Stake in US Solar Company
    on January 18, 2018 at 2:09 pm

    Royal Dutch Shell Plc is investing in a U.S. solar energy developer, continuing its recent expansion into the electricity business. The Anglo-Dutch oil and gas producer will acquire a 44 percent stake in Nashville’s Silicon Ranch Corp., which owns and operates about 100 solar facilities across the U.S.&nbs […]

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  • The President’s Climate Change Executive Order: Wrong Pretense March 30, 2017
    The President announced on Tuesday, March 28th at the Environmental Protection Agency his new Executive Order based on protecting 75,000 US coal jobs by threatening over 3 million US clean energy jobs. Some context: According to MorningConsult The order directs officials to review the Environmental Protection Agency regulations on new and existing power plants, withdraw […]
  • UPDATE: Perry Confirmed as DOE Secretary March 2, 2017
    Update: On March 2, 2017, U.S. Senators confirmed Rick Perry as the new Secretary of Energy of the United States. The vote was 62-37 with nine democratic senators casting "yes" votes. 
  • Sustainable Women Series: Building & Powering an Award-Winning Net Zero Energy Home September 28, 2016
    Can a home be beautiful, powered entirely by solar energy, use sustainable heating and cooling systems and save it’s owners roughly $3,500 a year? Why, yes it can. Just ask Joanne Coons, who built her award winning, single-family, Net Zero Energy Home in 2010. Sustainable Woman Joanne talks Net Zero standards, efficient appliances and goods, […]

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