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2014-01-30 12:23:57

West Virginia is Not Alone: 10 Similar "Sacrifice Zones" Identified in CO, LA, MA, ND, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX & VT; Warning That Water Will Be Subject to Repeated Disasters in Absence of Water/Energy Roadmap, Clear Priorities. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty groups from across the United States called on President Obama today to issue an executive order protecting water availability and quality in the U.S. from haphazard energy exploration, warning that in the...

2013-05-29 23:29:37

Commercial customers can benefit from rebate programs for energy efficiency. Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Worldwide Energy finds that businesses looking to implement energy efficiency changes can benefit from several incentives. In fact, most utility companies provide rebates for energy efficiency projects such as lighting retrofits. These programs help to reduce operating costs while increasing efficiency of commercial buildings by providing incentives to lower the cost of retrofit...

2011-12-04 08:00:00

Department of Energy Approved Solyndra and Other Projects Allegedly Without Required Oversight, Say Plaintiffs. Inland Empire, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2011 On November 28, 2011, CAlifornians for Renewable Energy (CARE) and Michael Boyd filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Case# 1:11-cv-02128; to challenge more than two dozen alleged federal loan guarantees illegally issued by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under Section 1705 of the Energy Policy Act...

2010-06-18 11:23:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Demand Response Coordinating Committee (DRCC) today announced the availability of a new report summarizing state policy activities in the area of demand response, smart meters and smart grid. The survey report, "Demand Response & Smart Grid -- State Legislative and Regulatory Policy Action Review: October 2008 - May 2010," was produced by the DRCC as an update to its 2008 review of state and federal policy actions in the wake of the...

2010-03-31 10:48:00

Agencies Move to Increase Energy Security and Fuel Efficiency WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama announced today that the Federal Government will lead by example in replacing older cars in the federal fleet with fuel efficient hybrids and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, reducing our dependence on foreign oil as well as cutting carbon dioxide and other pollution. The U.S. General Services Administration will double the federal hybrid fleet this year and has...

2010-02-16 11:16:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation has been notified by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that it is being offered a conditional commitment for federal loan guarantees to help fund its participation in Units 3 and 4 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Nuclear Plant near Waynesboro, Ga. Oglethorpe Power is a 30 percent owner of Plant Vogtle's existing Units 1 and 2 and will own 30 percent of the two new units as well. The loan guarantee announcement was made by President...

2009-08-28 13:50:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Energy Advisors, LLC (USAEA) was awarded a five year program management contract on July 1, 2009 to administer the U.S. Department of Energy's federal process for awarding loan guarantees under Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 as amended by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. A principal purpose of the program is to encourage early commercial use of new or significantly improved technologies in energy projects, as compared...


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