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Alberta to Follow U.S. and China on Carbon Regulations

Posted on November 14th, 2014 by

Alberta to Follow U.S. and China on Carbon Regulations Alberta, home to Canada’s oil sands, is prepared to follow the U.S. and China on making[...]
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US Clean Jobs Market Surges With Over 2.6 Million Postings

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by

US Clean Jobs Market Surges With Over 2.6 Million Postings According to Ecotech Institute’s Clean Job Index, the US clean job sector saw a dramatic[...]
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WTO Members Open Trade Talks to End Tariffs on Environmental Products

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

WTO Members Open Trade Talks to End Tariffs on Environmental Products The U.S., European Union and 12 other members in the World Trade Organization have[...]
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Solar Tariffs Seen to Cause 14% Price Spike for Chinese Panels

Posted on June 20th, 2014 by

Solar Tariffs Seen to Cause 14% Price Spike for Chinese Panels Prices for Chinese solar panels exported into the U.S. are seen to climb by[...]
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Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline Al Gore, who considers the Keystone XL pipeline as an atrocity, said he thinks President Barack Obama is[...]
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Canada Attempts to Turn Up Heat on U.S. as Keystone Stalled

Posted on June 13th, 2014 by

Canada Attempts to Turn Up Heat on U.S. as Keystone Stalled The Canadian government has moved to turn up the heat on President Obama’s administration[...]
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Obama Pledges $2B in Energy Efficiency Funding, Commends Wal-Mart’s Solar Roofs

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by

Obama Pledges $2B in Energy Efficiency Funding, Commends Wal-Mart’s Solar Roofs President Obama took the stage at a Wal-Mart store in Mountain View, California, to[...]
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DOE Unveils Plan for Long-Term Hydroelectric Power Development

Posted on May 6th, 2014 by

DOE Unveils Plan for Long-Term Hydroelectric Power Development The U.S. Department of Energy recently unveiled the “Hydropower Vision Plan” – an ambitious multi-year plan designed[...]
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US Legislators Urge Extension of Renewable Tax Credits

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by

US Legislators Urge Extension of Renewable Tax Credits Several dozen members of the House of Representatives, have appealed to House Speaker John Boehner to help[...]
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Tech Needed to Fight Climate Change, Says Murkowski

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by

Tech Needed to Fight Climate Change, Says Murkowski Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said that the U.S. need to invest in new energy efficiency and[...]
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US Nullifies 33.4 Million Renewable Fuel Credits After Fraud

Posted on December 20th, 2013 by

U.S. Nullifies 33.4 Million Renewable Fuel Credits After Fraud The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the nullification of 33.5 million renewable-fuel credits sold by Indiana-based[...]
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Obama Recommits to Clean Energy Ramp-Up

Posted on December 6th, 2013 by

Obama Recommits to Clean Energy Ramp-Up Just yesterday, the Obama administration issued an executive order re-establishing the government’s commitment to boost renewable energy to supply[...]
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North Dakota Oil Spill Draws Attention to Rule Delay

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

North Dakota Oil Spill Draws Attention to Rule Delay Three years after pipeline rupture in Michigan spilled 843,000 gallons of oil, regulators still haven’t produced rules to[...]
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Moniz Confirmed To Become New DOE Secretary

Posted on May 21st, 2013 by

Massachusetts Institute of Technology physics professor, Ernest Moniz, was confirmed as Energy secretary last Thursday.  Democrats and Republicans joined together to vote 97-0 in favor[...]
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Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and the DOE Budget

Posted on May 15th, 2013 by

Belt-tightening in Washington hasn’t yet hit the Department of Energy (DOE). Its fiscal year (FY) 2014 Congressional Budget Request of $28.415 billion represents an increase[...]
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Energy Department Invests $7 Million in Energy-Efficient Lighting Projects

Posted on July 10th, 2012 by

  Last month the U.S. Energy Department announced that it would be investing $7 million in three energy-efficient lighting projects as part of its effort[...]