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2008-09-15 15:00:30

By DIANA MARRERO Washington -- Green is in these days. From large-scale wind farms to solar panels on homes, schools and businesses, the renewable- energy industry is experiencing rapid growth in Wisconsin and elsewhere. But that growth could stall next year if lawmakers in Washington fail to extend key energy tax credits that have helped fuel a rise in wind and solar power across the country in recent years. With just two weeks to go before Congress' targeted adjournment,...

2008-09-15 00:00:28

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fbff9f/analyzing_green_el) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Green Electricity in Australia" report to their offering. Green energy is a term used to describe sources of energy that are considered to be environmentally friendly and non-polluting. These sources of energy may provide a remedy to the systemic effects of global warming and certain forms of pollution. Green energy is commonly thought of in the...

2008-09-13 00:00:28

By Paul Monaghan Paul Monaghan says that there is no doing things by halves should you decide to make your business environmentally friendly The Co-operative, which sponsors this year's Climate Clinic, was one of first UK businesses to recognise the need to significantly cut its carbon dioxide emissions and energy consumption in order to help tackle climate change. The Co-operative, which has interests in food, funerals, travel, pharmacy and financial and legal services, has made...

2008-09-10 12:00:44

Sunrise Solar Corp. (OTCBB:SSLR). Your vote matters! With energy prices high, fossil fuel reserves low and global temperatures rising, our future energy policy will be influenced by who becomes our next president. Where do the candidates stand? Here is your Sunrise Solar Voters Guide: Sen. McCain Sen. Obama ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Renewable Energy - keep tax credits in - require 25% of retail place until renewable...

2008-09-10 00:00:23

Schools in Derbyshire can receive free solar panels worth pounds20,000 as part of a national environmental scheme. The Co-operative's Green Energy scheme has already led to solar panels being installed at St Laurence Catholic Primary School, in Long Eaton. Another pounds1m funding will enable 60 other schools to install panels, which produce enough energy to power a computer for 33,000 hours. Co-operative members can nominate their school between now and November 5. More details can...

2008-09-04 09:00:42

Sunrise Solar Corp. (OTCBB:SSLR) today introduces new carbon offset strategies for investors. With 40% of carbon dioxide emissions coming from electricity generation, solar energy solutions deliver a very high carbon offset to solar energy investors. The need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions has become so severe that in some states, such as Hawaii, legislatures have begun to mandate solar installations in new home construction. State Senate Bill 644 would require the incorporation of solar...

2008-08-25 06:01:01

The sunny predictions that came from this week's National Clean Energy Summit at UNLV largely ignored the dark clouds hovering above the Cox Pavilion. (No, they didn't come from a coal-fired power plant.) They represented the handful of environmental extremist groups that are all for a renewable revolution, as long as it doesn't involve the construction of wind turbines (they might kill birds), solar power arrays (they take up too much land and displace threatened bugs and rodents) or...

2008-08-21 12:01:21

NORWAY, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - The Government of Canada is investing in renewable energy projects across Prince Edward Island, thanks to investments in projects through the ecoENERGY for Renewable Power Program. Mike Allen, Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the first project at the Norway Wind Park, on the northwestern tip of Prince Edward Island. The Norway Wind...

2008-08-20 18:00:00

By BETH QUIMBY Skyrocketing oil prices are sending more Mainers in search of solar-powered heat and hot-water systems. Solar-energy equipment dealers and installers report interest is way up, and a state program offering rebates for solar electrical and thermal energy systems has run out of funds. The Maine State Solar Incentive Program, run by the state Public Utilities Commission's Efficiency Maine program, ran out of this year's money on June 20. "That is earlier than ever before,"...

2008-08-20 06:00:53

By John G. Edwards By JOHN G. EDWARDS REVIEW-JOURNAL This week's National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas heralds a renewable-energy renaissance, some analysts say. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who organized the conference, will host speakers as diverse as billionaire T. Boone Pickens, President Clinton, governors from several states and numerous energy experts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, today and Tuesday. Conference managers expect 750 attendees at the UNLV Cox...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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