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Created on Friday, 19 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, federal government, DoD
July 18 -- Just as big businesses across the country, like Walgreens and Wal-Mart, have been installing solar panels on their roofs and cutting costs with energy efficiency, so too has the federal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 22 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy productivity, fuel, Washington D.C., federal government, renewable energy, clean energy
April 22 -- The U.S. government is the nation’s largest energy consumer. It accounted for 1.5 percent of the country’s total energy use in 2009 (the most recent year for which figures are available) ... [ +++ ]
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 Monday, 29 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Chevrolet, Ford, Nissan, Alabama, electric vehicles, military, government, business, clean energy
October 29 -- Alabama may not have to look too far down the road to see a future filled with electric vehicles, and leaders met Friday in Montgomery make sure they’re ready.  As Chevrolet, Ford and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 26 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean technology, government, solar power, Solyndra, Obama
October 26 -- News spread like wildfire in political circles last week that a clean-energy company that received a government grant filed for bankruptcy. What was lost in the chatter is that the clean-technology ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, government, renewable energy, Department of Interior, Obama Administration
October 23 -- Federal officials on Friday approved a plan that sets aside 445 square miles of public land for the development of large-scale solar power plants, cementing a new government approach ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy CEOs, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
May 15, 2012 -- A House Oversight and Government Reform Committee panel will convene a hearing with a title that advertises the lawmakers' questions: "The Obama Administration's Green Energy Gamble: What ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 13 February 2012 / Industry News
Tags: government subsidies for renewable energy
Feb. 12, 2012 -- The extraordinary rise in Chinese exports of silicon solar PV cells and panels to the U.S. could only be sustained with the support of massive government subsidies, according to an NREL ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 21 November 2011 / Industry News
Tags: U.S. government tax incentives
Nov. 20, 2011 -- "There is a big effort to extend the tax credit because the companies that develop the wind farms need to have some certainty about the financials of the commitment of their projects before ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 17 November 2011 / Industry News
Tags: Chinese government renewable energy subsidies
Nov. 16, 2011 -- Chinese wind- and solar-energy companies have left untapped most of the $47 billion in credit lines made available by the government since 2010, undermining arguments that U.S. rivals ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 17 October 2011 / Industry News
Tags: federal government
"The federal government has always been in the energy business, and with good reason." >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 23 August 2011 / Industry News
Tags: Federal government energy use
Aug. 22, 2011 -- The plan could save $11 billion by 2020 but agencies are struggling to curb energy use and cut emissions. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 15 April 2011 / News
Tags: U.S. government, CR, water
The Energy and Water section is funded at $31.8 billion in the CR. This is a 10% reduction âEUR" or $3.6 billion âEUR" from the PresidentâEUR(TM)s fiscal year 2011 request, and a 5% reduction âEUR" or ... [ +++ ]