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2010-03-30 11:03:00

ATLANTA, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power recently signed a long-term contract with Waste Management (NYSE: WM) that will produce electricity from landfill gas. This contract will take effect after Georgia Public Service Commission approval. Georgia Power and Waste Management Renewable Energy LLC entered into a 10-year deal for electricity that will be generated from everyday household trash. The power will come from Waste Management's new energy-generating facility at its Superior...

2010-03-17 13:29:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy (FARE) has announced their final agenda for their Annual Renewable Energy Conference. This year's conference "Florida's Next Decade of Renewable Energy" is set to be held March 26th through March 28th, 2010 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The conference will feature Friday and Saturday panel discussions and seminars and a Sunday golf tournament at the Celebration Golf...

2010-03-16 07:00:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Agile Energy, Inc., a developer of utility-scale renewable power generating projects, announced today that it has closed a Series A investment from Good Energies, Inc., one of the world's leading private investors in renewable energy and enabling technologies. The financing provides Agile Energy with both cash and credit support which will fund the company's growth and development activities. Agile Energy is focused on developing...

2010-03-10 01:01:00

LONDON, March 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - ViaLogy Technology Extended to Green Energy - Goal is Reduction of Exploration/Drilling Risks/Costs VIALOGY PLC ("VIALOGY") ViaLogy (LSE:VIY) announces signing of a contract with Enel North America, a subsidiary of Enel Green Power, the Enel Group company operating renewable energy sources in 14 countries, including the US. Enel Green Power is one of the world's leading players in the renewables industry and a global leader...

2010-03-04 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) has introduced The Clean Energy Act of 2010 to promote the nation's clean energy and nuclear technologies to ensure adequate electricity for all Americans, including consumers in low-income households and communities. "We must ensure that all Americans, especially those in low-income families and communities, will have the power they need at prices they can afford," said Congressman Fattah. "This is a...

2010-03-04 02:30:00

LONDON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kyoto Protocol and EU 2020 energy targets are slowly altering the energy industry landscape, gradually shifting energy consumption from coal, oil and natural gas, towards renewable energy sources. To meet stated renewable energy goals while concurrently severing dependence on foreign oil and gas imports, EU governments are laying favourable groundwork for attracting investments into the renewable energy industry and other carbon abatement technologies. A...

2010-02-03 09:49:00

Health Sector in Vanguard of Clean Energy Programs Targeting Health, Environment HERNDON, Va., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recent months, three U.S. hospitals signed energy contracts that will save over $1.7 million in energy costs, provide them with up to 10 percent clean energy. The green energy will avoid 11,829 metric tons of CO2 being released to our atmosphere, which is equivalent to taking 2,052 cars off the road or not burning 56 railcars' worth of coal. Some of the human...

2010-01-28 07:07:00

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., and OTTAWA, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD) (Nasdaq: ENER) and Enfinity Corporation today announced plans to collaborate on the development of a 10MW portfolio of rooftop solar installations in Ontario, Canada. ECD and Enfinity will partner to co-develop a series of rooftop solar projects throughout Ontario, Canada under the province's new feed-in-tariff program. The companies expect to complete construction of approximately...

2010-01-22 11:00:00

Boosting Renewable Energy Use, Addressing Climate Change Important for Secure Economic Future HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With much of the U.S. still feeling the lingering effects of the recession, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today that Pennsylvania and the entire nation can chart a path to a stronger economy if it commits to a green, sustainable future. Speaking at Aqua America's 1.1-megawatt Ingram's Mill Solar Farm--one of the newest and largest such...

2010-01-21 12:54:00

CFA Also Approves $150,000 Tourism Loan for Business in PA Wilds Region HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania will strengthen its position as a leader in energy innovation and will help to create about 170 jobs with the latest round of investments from the state's ambitious Alternative Energy Investment Fund, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. The $9.2 million in grants and loans the Commonwealth Financing Authority approved today, he added, will benefit...


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