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Created on Thursday, 31 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: biodiesel, clean energy, vegetable oil.
January 31 -- Two East Coast biodiesel development companies this week announced a Strategic Partnership Agreement to provide the Cational Capital Region (NCR) with clean-burning biodisel fuel made ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: biorefineries, renewable energy, clean energy, biofuels, Hurricane Sandy, oil
January 29 -- With the focus on lofty gasoline prices still fresh on many minds in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and refiners soon looking to transition production from winter to summer blend fuels, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Defense, renewable energy, clean energy, wind, solar, oil, biofuels, energy costs
January 29 -- The U.S. Department of Defense is the largest single consumer of energy in the world, gobbling up 3.8 billion kilowatt hours of electricity and 120 million barrels of oil per year. It’s an ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 16 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy security, fuel supply, biofuels, oil dependence, renewable energy, clean energy
January 16 -- Our dependence on oil is stifling consumer choice and jeopardizing our national security. Fixing those issues means diversifying our fuel supply; that means breaking the oil monopoly. >>View ... [ +++ ]
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 Monday, 10 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Koch Brothers, renewable energy, ALEC, clean energy, oil, coal, RPS
December 10 -- You can say one thing about the Koch brothers: They don't let the facts get in their way.  Of course I'm talking about Charles G. and David H. Koch (above), the billionaire owners ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 07 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: electric cars, clean energy, Ford C-Max, hybrids, oil
December 7 -- Electric car sales reached a record in November for the fourth consecutive month as new models like the Ford C-Max Energi plug-in electric hybrid helped juice buyer interest.  >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 03 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: electric vehicles, Tesla Model S, clean energy, oil, transportation
November 3 -- Behind the wheel in an empty spot of his Cherry Hill law firm's parking lot, Peter Spirgel grinned wickedly. Then he floored it.  Whooah! The Tesla sedan - a Model S Performance, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 03 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: US Senate, military, biofuels, Department of Defense, oil prices, national security
December 3 -- US Senate voted Wednesday to restore the Defense Department's ability to buy biofuels. As the largest petroleum user in the world, the US military says its dependence on oil is a national ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 30 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: senate, oil, biofuels, military, nationak security, dependence on oil, Department of Defense
November 30 -- When it comes to reducing the military’s dependence on oil, senators from both sides of the aisle have the Department of Defense’s back.  By striking down a pair of shortsighted ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 30 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: environment, Whitehouse, green energy, clean energy, oil, petroleum, renewable energy
November 30 -- Supporters of environmentally compatible technology have been arguing of late that "going green" doesn’t only help preserve the environment, it adds to the nation’s employment rate. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 26 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Air Force, military, biofuels, renewable energy, oil
November 26 -- From jet propulsion to space exploration, the U.S. Air Force has long been a pioneer in technological advancements. It's doing the same today, on the important issue of moving our nation ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 20 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: NAVY, biofuels, biodiesel, clean energy, fuels, oil
November 20 -- Tom Hicks, the Navy's deputy assistant secretary for energy, cupped his hands around his eyes and peered into a glass panel at a blue flame flickering inside an industrial boiler. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Colorado, Vestas, energy security, military, renewable energy, foreign oil
November 19 -- As a 35-year veteran of military service, I understand how important energy security is to America.  I, and many others, resolved to change our dangerous dependence on foreign ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 16 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: EPA, biofuels, RFS, renewable fuel standard, biomass, ethanol, clean energy, oil dependence
November 16 -- U.S. EPA today announced that the agency has not found evidence to support a finding of severe “economic harm” that would warrant granting a waiver of the renewable fuels standard (RFS). ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 14 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: oil, algae-based fuel, renewable energy, Bay Area, clean energy, renewable energy
November 14 -- Big oil took a small but significant hit Tuesday when Bay Area motorists began filling up their gas tanks with algae, becoming the first private citizens in the world to use a domestically ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 12 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: national security, climate change, ACORE, renewable energy, oil, drill baby drill, foreign oil
November 12 -- The ideas behind dueling political sound bites like “drill, baby, drill” and “burn, baby, burn” do nothing to address America’s security issues related to dependence on foreign oil, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 29 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, subsidies, Solyndra, Republicans, oil, renewable energy, David Brooks, New York Times
October 29 -- If the notion "he who lives by the subsidy dies by the subsidy" is true, then oil, gas and nuclear companies must be dying a thousand deaths. "A Sad Green Story," the recent New ... [ +++ ]
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, 21 March 2012 / Uncategorized posts
Tags: fossil fuel, U.S. dependence on oil
Mar. 21, 2012 -- As public angst grows over gas prices, President Obama hits the road today in hopes of reinvigorating his argument that the USA must embrace a broad strategy to reduce the nation's dependence ... [ +++ ]
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