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Created on Thursday, 29 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, fossil fuels, New Mexico, Wyoming, California
August 29 -- Renewable energy has gotten tantalizingly close to becoming competitive with conventional fossil fuels, and to help bridge the gap, more than 30 states have passed laws requiring energy ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: fossil fuels, pollution, clean energy, energy security, efficiency
... of the global oil market. U.S. oil production may be up 44% since 2008, but so are prices. The costs of crude oil have risen 6% in that time. >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 22 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewables, clean energy, renewable energy, fossil fuels, solar, wind
April 22 -- The plunge in the cost of wind and solar power that bankrupted more than two dozen manufacturers is forecast to spur a tripling of investment in renewables by 2030 and to reduce the grip ... [ +++ ]
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 Tuesday, 11 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, east coast, grid, fossil fuels, environment, green energy
December 11 -- Powering the U.S. with renewable energy sources has always seemed to be a long-term dream, so distant that the temptation to stick with fossil fuels — despite the obvious environmental ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: fossil fuels, clean energy, renewable energy, government investment, DoD, solar, wind
December 10 -- Over the past 30 years, society has struggled with an energy dilemma: fossil fuels have been cheap and plentiful, but they pollute the air and water — and much of the world’s oil must ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 06 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: GE, wind energy, NREL, Virginia Tech, renewable energy, fossil fuels
December 6 -- US electrics company GE is to team up with the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop advanced ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 06 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, renewable energy, clean energy, coal plant, fossil fuels, electricity, energy policy, Montana
November 6 -- PPL’s announcement that it will mothball its 44-year-old Corette coal plant in 2015 has generated a lively conversation this election season. The plant is old, dirty and uncompetitive ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: David Brooks, corporate welfare, fossil fuels, renewable energy, clean technology, political parties
October 23 -- David Brooks’s Oct. 19 column, “A Sad Green Story,” unfairly brands clean technology subsidies as wasteful corporate welfare. He does not mention the numerous subsidies, in the form ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: ACORE, Biofuels, energy security, fossil fuels, national security, renewable energy, Renewable energy finance, renewable energy growth, renewable energy incentives, renewable energy industry, Renewable ...
September 12 -- The Republican and Democratic National Conventions mark the beginning of the end for the 2012 presidential campaign and – one hopes – the end of a regrettable chapter in American politics: ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 28 February 2012 / Industry News
Tags: reliance on fossil fuels, video interview
Feb. 27, 2012 -- "Those who wish to do the United States harm can exploit our over-reliance on fossil fuel," said [ACORE President, Admiral Dennis] McGinn. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 / Industry News
Tags: fossil fuels
Feb. 15, 2012 -- A Republican plan to open new areas of the Atlantic, Pacific, Alaskan and Gulf coasts to oil and gas drilling is unlikely to create more than a million jobs as claimed by GOP party leaders, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 09 January 2012 / Industry News
Tags: fossil fuels
Jan. 8, 2012 -- Renewable energy sources continue to expand rapidly while substantially outpacing the growth rates of fossil fuels and nuclear power. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 28 December 2011 / Industry News
Tags: fossil fuels
Dec. 25, 2011 -- With their investments in new technologies and new resources, the worldâEUR(TM)s largest fossil fuel companies are rapidly redrawing the map of the global energy industry, at a global ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 04 November 2011 / Industry News
Tags: fossil fuels
Nov. 3, 3011 -- The new figures for 2010 mean that levels of greenhouse gases are higher than the worst case scenario outlined by climate experts just four years ago. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 / News
Tags: fossil fuels
May 8, 2011 âEUR" Linking two of the politically volatile issues of the moment, Senate Democrats say they will move forward this week with a plan that would eliminate tax breaks for big oil companies and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 / News
Tags: use of fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions
Apr 4, 2011-- Problems at JapanâEUR(TM)s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant could force 30 of the worldâEUR(TM)s oldest nuclear power plants, representing 14,639 MW of capacity, to shut down, according ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 01 April 2011 / News
Tags: fossil fuels
Mar. 31, 2011 -- We have it within our power to do one of those well, but we cannot do both. Yet that's exactly what our energy policy is trying to do. >>More [ +++ ]