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2013-07-01 12:22:53

Demolition of 1960s-era Port Everglades Power Plant scheduled for July 16 will be Florida's largest JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just days after Floridians celebrate our nation's independence on the Fourth of July with a bang, another type of independence will be celebrated with a boom. Florida Power & Light Company has officially started its countdown to energy independence in anticipation of the exciting controlled-explosive demolition of the iconic red and...

2012-08-08 10:21:18

American Petroleum Institute continues to peddle same misinformation on Renewable Fuel Standard and ethanol WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to Big Oil's latest attack on the Renewable Fuel Standard, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis issued the following statement: "When the Renewable Fuel Standard was passed by Congress and signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2007, it set goals to reduce our nation's dependence on foreign oil, and encourage the...

2012-05-11 14:20:26

ROCKPORT, Ind., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana Gasification today welcomed the decision by the Obama campaign to include clean coal as part of the president's all-of-the above energy plan aimed at reducing America's dependence on foreign oil. "President Obama has set a 10-year goal to develop and deploy cost-effective clean coal technology," the campaign website said. Clean coal was not included on the list of energy sources posted on the Obama-Biden campaign...

2012-04-11 02:21:27

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three decades after testifying before Congress about America's vast stores of natural gas, Robert A. Hefner III continues his promotion of the fuel as the only realistic and scalable alternative for the energy needed to grow the U.S. economy and to remove the vice grip of foreign oil in a new documentary titled The Grand Energy Transition: Natural Gas - The Bridge Fuel to Our Sustainable Future. The film, based on Hefner's book of the same name,...

2011-07-29 07:30:00

Pew Clean Energy Program poll finds strong support for ambitious standards WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Against a backdrop of sharp differences on a variety of current public policy issues, new polling by the Pew Clean Energy Program demonstrates strong support from American voters for immediate action on vehicle fuel economy. In a national poll* conducted for Pew by the bipartisan polling team The Mellman Group, Inc. and Public Opinion Strategies between July...

2010-06-21 17:20:00

LIVONIA, Mich., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Before he became the Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger played a "terminator" in big-budget action films. Now he is working towards terminating his state's dependence on foreign oil and recently hosted the Summit on Advanced Transportation Industry which highlighted a variety of alternative fuel options, including the ROUSH® liquid propane-powered vehicles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100615/DE21426LOGO-b)...

2010-06-17 13:24:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week in Washington D.C. Alliance AutoGas President Stuart Weidie announced the launch of Autogas for America. Autogas for America aims to eliminate thousands of tons of harmful vehicle emissions and to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Billed as "the unified voice of the U.S. Autogas market," the initiative encourages and enables U.S. vehicle fleets to use propane Autogas instead of gasoline. Autogas for America will bring together Autogas...

2010-06-08 11:13:00

In wake of Gulf disaster, dozens of events across the country amplify American commitment to clean energy solutions WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As oil continues to gush into the Gulf and our country spends more than a billion dollars a day on foreign oil, groups of Americans across the country are showing their support for clean energy by participating in "American Clean Energy Now" events across the country. Throughout the month of June, as Congress returns for a brief...

2010-06-04 11:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As oil continues to gush into the Gulf and our country spends more than a billion dollars a day on foreign oil, groups of Americans across the country are showing their support for clean energy through "American Clean Energy Now" events. Beginning this week, as Congress adjourns for Memorial Day recess, Repower America, a project of the Alliance for Climate Protection, is holding dozens of events across the nation showing urgent support for...

2010-05-04 13:50:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) announced that 13 regional energy organizations have pledged to renew their investment in NEEA with $192 million for the 2010-2014 period. NEEA's funding backs an aggressive plan to save the region 200 average megawatts (aMW) of power by 2014 at a projected cost of under 3.5 cents per kilowatt hour, enough energy to power 138,000 homes for a year, and at a cost less than any other type of...