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September 6 -- Five years after Ohio’s renewable energy standard took effect – and a few months before it will be challenged again in the state legislature – an economist with the state’s utility regulator tried to assess how the law was working out. >>View Article

Friday, 06 September 2013 13:53

Geothermal Power Has Nearly Doubled Since '96

September 6 -- Worldwide geothermal power generating capacity will hit 12 gigawatts by the end of the year, nearly doubling its global footprint since 1996, according to a report published this week. The Geothermal Energy Association's report said construction on geothermal plants in Indonesia and the United States will be among those adding substantial supplies of the renewable resource to the grid in the coming years. >>View Article

Thursday, 05 September 2013 16:11

Report Shows Geothermal Continues To Grow

September 5 -- According to a new report, there are strong growth signals in the international market for geothermal power. Released by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), “2013 Geothermal Power: International Market Overview,” identifies 70 countries moving forward with nearly 700 geothermal power projects. >>View Article

September 4 -- The Strip’s historic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign will glow with solar power this winter. Clark County commissioners approved on Tuesday a plan that will install solar trees nearby, putting that alternative energy into the sign’s lights, which have brightened the Strip’s south edge since 1959. >>View Article

Thursday, 05 September 2013 12:56

Making Michigan Wine With Cheaper Solar Energy

September 4 -- Crain Hill Vineyards in Leelanau County is touted as the first in Michigan to run 100% on solar power, and a start-up energy business sees an opportunity for homes and farms because of the steep price drops to install solar in the last year. >>View Article

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 14:25

A Bet On The Environment

September 3 -- Just after his sophomore year at Yale in 2002, Billy Parish stood before a rapidly retreating glacier in India that feeds the Ganges River, convinced that he had come face to face with climate change and that he had to do something about it. >>View Article

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 14:22

Solar Has Bright Future In Georgia

September 3 -- Despite an abundance of sunshine, Georgia lags behind other states in installing solar power. That’s poised to change, and as it does, solar is making new friends out of old rivals. >>View Article

August 30 -- Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn's tenure as president and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) ended today, following his unanimous confirmation by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment before the August recess. >>View Article

August 30 -- The U.S. Energy Department proposed new efficiency standards that would cut expenses and emissions from commercial refrigerators and coolers, ending months of delay by the White House. >>View Article

Friday, 30 August 2013 15:32

Bio-fuels winning on the race track

August 30 -- Competing in the Prototype 1 Class in the 2013 American Le Mans Series, the Lola-Mazda-powered Dyson team car is putting a bio-isobutanol/gasoline blend to the test. And the renewable bio-fuel is coming up a winner. >>View Article

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