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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2008-07-29 18:00:46

By Steve Pain Technology Editor Renewable energy experts Ecoliving has created two new divisions to cover England and Wales in response to increased demand for the company's specialist service.

2008-07-28 15:00:56

Incoming Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell announced today a broad plan to drive the development of renewable energy sources, to combat climate change, to spur a green energy economy in Vermont and to maintain our competitive electricity pricing advantage in the region. Ms.

2008-07-28 03:00:35

By Hirsch, Rod The U.S. economy is battered and bruised and the global environment is stressed from the polar ice caps to the equator and latitudes in between. Greenhouse gases have settled over the polar ice cap and as global temperatures rise, glaciers are melting at an alarming rate.

2008-07-27 12:00:39

Logan officials are extending incentives for residents and businesses to install solar power systems. The Municipal Council voted to continue offering $2,000 per kilowatt of installed capacity for solar systems as part of a larger package of incentives for renewable energy.

2008-07-24 00:00:43

By Sarah Webb Pupils at a Forest of Dean school are doing their bit for the environment with a new renewable energy system. Coalway Junior School has installed solar panels to convert the sun's energy into electricity for the school as well as a display on renewable energy.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.