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2010-08-16 12:19:00

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With 50 percent more sunshine per day than Germany, the world leader in solar installations, Ohio is proving to be the next best place to go solar. Responding to the growing demand of Ohio and Western Pennsylvania energy consumers aspiring to become clean energy producers, Maryland-based solar panel system installer Astrum Solar (www.astrumsolar.com), today announced that it has opened an office in Youngstown, Ohio. Astrum Solar, a...

2010-08-03 04:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a fundamental transformation now taking place in the alternative fuel and clean vehicle transportation sector, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) announces the launch of the Alternative Clean Transportation "ACT" Expo and confirms dates at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center for April 20-21, 2011. Set in Southern California, the recognized mecca for alternative clean transportation fuels and technology...

2010-07-29 16:23:00

LAS VEGAS, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NV Energy (NYSE: NVE) has issued a Request for Offers (RFO) for renewable energy portfolio credits from qualified renewable energy generators. This solicitation requests proposals for the sale of renewable energy credits and all other renewable energy benefits, but does not seek the associated renewable energy from generation sources. Proposals can be for a contractual time length of five to 25 years. Energy credit proposals will be...

2010-07-29 10:00:00

BEIJING, July 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On 19 June the meeting of APEC's Energy ministers ended in the Japanese city of Fukui with a declaration giving directions to improve energy efficiency, advance energy security and increase the clean energy supply in the APEC region. Among the new initiatives prescribed by the Energy Ministers is the "Low Carbon Model City" project, aimed at developing the best practices to achieve low-emissions urban communities. The first to be selected...

2010-07-28 23:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VerbalInk.com, one of the leading providers of transcription services in the industry, announced today that it will offset its electricity usage annually from 2009 onward, starting with a recent purchase of wind-generated renewable energy credits (RECs) from Renewable Choice Energy equaling 100 percent of the company's 58 thousand kilowatt hours of electricity usage last year. The environmental impact of this commitment is similar to that of...

2010-07-09 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to become energy independent and ultimately carbon neutral, Washington, D.C. residents Shelley Cohen and Mike Gala are installing the District's largest residential solar panel system. The 11.96 kW system was installed this week by Maryland-based Astrum Solar. The 52 solar panels will generate 13,754 kW-hours of electricity a year, meeting between 75-85 percent of the home's electricity use. The environmental benefits from this solar...

2010-06-24 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "California BrightSpot: Clean Energy is Putting California to Work," a new website, e-newsletter, and information hub for California's clean energy and clean tech sector, was launched today by the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy. "Gold built the California economy and green is sustaining it," says Susan Frank of the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy. "The clean energy and clean tech sector is one of the few...

2010-06-15 11:21:00

HOUSTON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerex Data is now offering a daily North American indicative price report for the carbon market. The carbon report includes Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) prices, four different types of offset registry prices, five different protocol types under the Climate Action Reserve (CAR) registry, and California CO2 offset prices. In addition to the new carbon report, Amerex offers daily indicative data reports covering the North American natural...

2010-06-10 14:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Thursday spoke on the Senate Floor against the resolution by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) that would prevent the EPA from regulating reductions in greenhouse gases. Leahy's full speech follows: Mr. President, I rise today to speak in opposition to the proposed resolution from the Senator from Alaska. This resolution of disapproval reminds me of a skills competition for young people, promoted by the...

2010-06-09 09:24:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of 24 trade associations representing a broad range of employers that provide jobs to millions of Americans is urging U.S. senators to bar the Environmental Protection Agency from going around Congress to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. The group has sent a letter to all senators urging them to support Senate Joint Resolution 26, a bipartisan measure introduced by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). The...