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Created on Thursday, 05 December 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, energy independence, greenhouse gas emissions
December 5 -- Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020. Obama says the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, Washington, energy independence act
October 23 -- In recent weeks, critics have taken renewed aim at a voter-approved state law requiring electric utilities to invest in new renewable-energy resources. The Energy Independence Act, they say, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 23 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, distributed generation, net metering, NEM, solar, New Jersey, clean energy, energy independence
August 23 -- At this moment, the U.S. can reinvent how we produce, store, transport, and consume electricity. With an abundance of domestic energy, our country is on its way to becoming “energy independent” ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, military, national security, energy security, energy independence, Obama, oil
March 26 -- President Barack Obama recently paid a visit to the Argonne National Laboratory where he strongly voiced concerns about the national security threat Americans face from dependence on oil as ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Ken Salazar, oil, energy independence, Department of Interior, renewable energy
March 26 -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said in his Monday farewell speech that realizing a goal since his Senate days of curtailing oil imports was one of his top accomplishments at the Interior Department. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, sustainability, military, DOD, climate change, national security, clean power, energy independence
November 19 -- In an effort to enhance American security and address climate change, the U.S. military is diminishing its footprint. The military is producing cleaner power, reducing energy consumption, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, electricity, Energy Independence, PV, renewable energy, renewable energy growth, smart energy, solar, solar energy, solar panels, solar power
September 24 -- Most people think that rooftop solar panels appeal to tech-savvy early adopters in their prime earning years. Enter the Solar Seniors: elderly residents drawn to solar power amid concerns ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, energy efficiency, Energy Independence, energy security, military, national security, Oil, renewable energy, U.S. military’s use of renewable energy
September 25 -- It started with a simple directive: bring down the casualty numbers. At the time, Former Lt. Gen. Richard C. Zilmer was the commanding general of the most restive province of Iraq in 2006—al ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 25 January 2012 / Industry News
Tags: U.S. energy independence, domestic renewable energy
Jan. 24, 2012 -- The nation will be more energy independent in the future as it boosts its production of oil, natural gas and renewable power such as solar and wind, the U.S. government predicted Monday. ... [ +++ ]