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2012-03-20 06:21:27

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seventy-five percent of North Carolina voters favor more development of U.S. oil and natural gas resources, and more than ninety percent believe more oil and natural gas development would provide major benefits to the nation, including more U.S. jobs, according to a new poll released today by Public Opinion Strategies and Frederick Polls. "Voters in North Carolina know developing more of America's domestic energy would lead to more jobs,...

2012-03-19 19:08:42

Study shows it takes 10 units of alternative electricity sources to offset a unit of fossil fuel-generated power Technology alone won't help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York. In a newly published paper, York argues for a shift in political and economic policies to embrace the concept that continued growth in energy consumption is not sustainable. Many nations, including the United States, are actively pursuing...

2012-03-06 08:52:00

MADISON, Wis., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Focus on Energy a 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in recognition of its continued leadership in protecting our environment through energy efficiency. Focus on Energy's accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on March 15, 2012, which marks the 20th anniversary of ENERGY STAR. Focus on Energy, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2006, will...

2012-02-13 18:38:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's 2013 budget gives financial muscle to his State of the Union energy efficiency message, the Alliance to Save Energy said today. If Congress approves the president's allocations, the United States will be able to better achieve the triple promise of energy efficiency - a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and energy security. (Logo:...

2012-02-13 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna issued the following statement today in response to energy tax increases in President Obama's proposed budget: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/MM41823LOGO) "It's disappointing that President Obama is once again proposing to bar companies that produce oil and natural gas and that manufacture fuels and petrochemicals from taking the same business...

2012-02-07 13:12:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority's energy efficiency plans are within the achievable range of potential energy savings for the region, a study commissioned by TVA shows. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The study by Global Energy Partners said the Tennessee Valley could reduce energy use over five years by 2.2 percent to 5 percent by taking advantage of energy efficiency programs offered by TVA and...

2012-01-25 15:23:00

DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "In his remarks in the State of the Union address, President Barack Obama again called for a national focus on developing a long-term energy plan for America. I agree we should use every available American resource. I applaud President Obama for highlighting natural gas and for calling on Congress to better promote its use. "The expanded use of natural gas in America­ in power generation and transportation­ has enormous bipartisan...

2012-01-24 14:27:00

FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith, Air Force General John Handy (Ret.) focus on the need to reduce oil dependence and traffic congestion through effective transportation policy WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of Securing America's Future Energy's (SAFE) Energy Security Leadership Council (ESLC) discussed a new report released today, Congestion in America: A Growing Challenge to U.S. Energy Security, which emphasizes the crucial interaction between...

2012-01-12 13:10:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Data Center Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, and Carbon Offset Investment Best Practices: A Guide to Greening Your Organization's Energy Consumption" is now available from RealEnergyWriters.com and The Daily Energy Report. The guide offers insight into cutting-edge strategies implemented by green pioneers in IT and shows how other organizations - whatever size or sector - can benefit. Readers will learn scalable, low-risk, and...

2012-01-09 13:26:00

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities' statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, today announced new programs to better serve qualifying residential customers. A summary of new programs offered in 2012 include: Residential Rewards Program: Provides incentives for prequalified water heaters, furnaces and boilers. Additional incentives for attic insulation, other building shell improvements and renewable energy will...