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Editorial - Taxing N.C. hybrid vehicle owners the wrong route

May 23 -- The fossil-fuel industry couldn't have written a better bill to discourage North Carolinians from buying hybrid and electric cars, but it didn't have to. The state Senate budget released Sunday contains a provision that would tax owners of hybrid and electric vehicles because, according to Sen. Bill Rabon, R-Brunswick, "They don't pay the motor fuels tax." >>View Article

Hydropower growth slows, but value remains high

May 22 -- Hydropower is a powerful and plentiful energy source. The U.S. Congress estimates that the country's hydropower industry employs 300,000 workers and generates about 7 percent of total U.S. electricity. The U.S. had 79 GW of installed hydropower in 2011, according to data from the Worldwatch Institute. >>View Article

U.S. Military Seeks to Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon Footprint Through Aggressive Push Into Renewable Energy

May 22 -- The Solar Energy Industries Association released a report Friday detailing the military’s recent commitment to power 25 percent of its electricity intake with renewable energy by 2025. So far more than 130 megawatts of solar voltaic systems have been installed in military bases spanning 31 states and D.C. The panels provide enough electricity to power 22,000 U.S. homes. >>View Article

Berkshire east goes renewable

May 22 -- Now that it's almost summer, snow might be a diminishing thought on most people's minds, but as Jeremy Jones recently pointed out to the U.S. Senate and President Barack Obama, the state of winter isn't anything to sleep on. A recent study co-commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Protect Our Winters found that there is $12 billion in economic value at stake. >>View Article

Clean energy means more jobs, not less

May 21 -- The Arizona Republican Party recently issued a press release stating that I want to “eliminate 1,000 coal jobs” on Navajo land. That statement is so far removed from reality that it warrants a direct response. >>View Article


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