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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...

2008-08-19 18:00:39

In a presentation today at the National Clean Energy Summit, Sierra Pacific Resources (NYSE:SRP) President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Yackira outlined a three-part energy supply strategy that focuses on increasing investments in energy efficiency and conservation, expanding renewable energy initiatives and adding generation that uses clean, cutting-edge technologies. His statements reinforced the messages of President Bill Clinton and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that...

2008-08-14 00:00:39

Solar panels have been installed on the roof of Lincoln's City Hall in an energy saving move. Yesterday eight solar panels were installed on the roof and the city council estimates they will save pounds800 a year in energy bills. Estimations show the panels will make an annual energy saving of 16,000 kWh, which is enough to supply five households with hot water for an entire year. The panels cost pounds8,000 to install, which the council received a pounds4,000 Government grant towards....

2008-07-31 06:00:51

Text of media release carried by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website on 31 July Austrade's [Australian Trade Commission] Business Club Australia, the official Australian business programme of the Beijing Olympics, will stage a clean energy mission during the Beijing Olympics. The minister for trade, Simon Crean, said the clean energy mission would provide a platform for Australia's expertise in renewable energy to connect with the potential of the Chinese market....