September 29 -- Speakers at the 5th annual >>View ArticleFinance Forum (REFF-West) focused on the major challenges facing the alternative and landscape in the U.S. The conference was held in San Francisco, CA on September 27 - 28 and drew senior financiers, investors and clean energy executives from North America, including the private sector, government, and various players in the industry.
September 29 -- Michigan and Ohio may soon be facing off on the regional electric grid, where power generated by utilities in each state gets distributed. >>View Article
September 28 -- From biofuels that could propel the Navy’s Great Green Fleet to spending billions of dollars on renewable energy, the Pentagon’s green energy initiatives have emerged as a contentious topic in Washington. >>View Article
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September 27, 2012
Washington, DC – A large coalition of advanced and traditional renewable fuel stakeholders today joined forces to defend America's Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the economic, employment, domestic renewable energy and national security benefits the RFS provides. The new coalition, Fuels America, spans the full spectrum of domestically-grown renewable fuel, national security, renewable energy and other stakeholders.
September 26 -- This past weekend marked the opening of the largest wind farm in the U.S. -- a site that will power 235,000 homes. >>View Article
September 26 -- Southern Co.'s (SO) Georgia utility said Wednesday it plans to buy 210 megawatts of solar power by 2015. Southern's Georgia Power utility already has contracts for 61 megawatts of solar power, enough to serve about 7,600 homes, the utility said. >>View Article
September 26 -- Two major local employers will install a total of more than 8,300 solar panels, making them the latest participants in the growing solar panel industry. Assurant Specialty Property is spending $7 million to put in more than 6,200 solar panels to save money on energy costs and as part of the company’s launch of a bundled insurance program for commercial-scale solar installations. >>View Article
September 26 -- Google said Wednesday that it has signed a first-of-its-kind deal with an Oklahoma utility to buy 48 megawatts of wind energy to help power its data center in that state. >>View Article
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 about rising electricity bills. They’ve become one of the solar industry’s most powerful demographics. >>View Article
September 25 -- Companies are at the leading edge of wind globally, not least in the US. Starbucks recently sent a joint letter with 18 other US companies to Congress to request an extension of the Production Tax Credit which has helped grow installed capacity. >>View Article
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