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2011-03-16 09:05:00

ATLANTA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, the retail energy business of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, will supply renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for the 2011 Globalcon Conference & Expo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/DA52541LOGO) The RECs, which will be Green-e® Energy Certified, will match the electricity consumed at the Pennsylvania...

2011-03-01 12:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, issued the following statement today in response to an announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the agency's Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program: "EPA's action delaying the reporting deadline under its Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program is a sensible step that will benefit both the American people and businesses across the nation...

2011-02-16 11:15:00

Voters trust EPA to protect public health, oppose Congressional interference WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just one day before the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a bill that would severely impact the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ability to protect public health from air pollution, the American Lung Association has released a new bipartisan survey examining public views of EPA's updating and enforcing clean air standards. The bipartisan...

2011-02-03 10:55:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Corporation of America, Sony DADC, Sony Electronics and Sony Pictures Entertainment in the U.S., under the umbrella of Sony Corporation of America, announced today that they have come together to purchase more than 143 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually for 2011, which is enough green power to meet an estimated 49 percent of these entities' electricity use. As a result of this purchase, Sony Corporation of America ranks No. 27...

2011-01-20 09:29:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM EnviroTrade has expanded the bid and offer period in its monthly Sage auction of solar renewable energy certificates to provide greater flexibility to market participants. Additionally, sellers can offer currently eligible certificates from any year. "The change results from our market participants' feedback, which we appreciate," said Adrien Ford, president of PJM EnviroTrade. "We're affording participants more liberty regarding...

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2010-12-24 07:51:00

The Obama administration said Thursday it will regulate greenhouse gas emission from power plants, setting up for a possible climate change war with the newly appointed and skeptical Congress, which seats in January. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it will set standards, beginning in 2012, for fossil fuel power plants and petroleum refineries that emit nearly 40 percent of US greenhouse gases. "We are following through on our commitment to proceed in a measured and careful...

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2010-12-18 07:38:31

California has approved an extensive carbon-trading plan aimed at cutting greenhouse emissions. State regulators passed a "cap-and-trade" framework that allows companies to buy and sell permits, giving them an incentive to emit fewer gases. The goal is to create the second-largest market in the field. State officials hope that the scheme will become a trend through the U.S., but opponents say that it may harm California's growth and lead to higher electricity prices. California's Air...

2010-12-16 21:09:00

Emissions trading market serves as model for national system SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for adopting an innovative program today that will cap and reduce global warming pollution, while growing the state's clean energy economy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100202/EDFLOGO) "California is turbo charging its already fast-growing clean energy economy by...

2010-12-16 11:29:00

WILTON, Conn., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The top renewable energy integrator in the northeast, Alteris Renewables, has introduced monitoring solutions into all residential solar panel installations effective immediately. As one of the first renewable energy integrators to offer every residential customer the opportunity to actively track their energy production - anytime from anywhere with an Internet connection - Alteris is reaffirming its commitment to bringing reliable, sustainable...

2010-12-15 11:50:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 125 small/mainstream businesses, cleantech companies and business associations - representing tens of thousands of employees around the state - issued a letter today urging the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to adopt a proposed emissions trading program (also known as cap and trade) that will reduce carbon, grow the economy, and create jobs, with the goal of creating a better future for all Californians. The ARB Board will...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.