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  • Clean Energy Trends 2010

    Two weeks ago, Clean Edge launched its annual Clean Energy Trends 2010 report. Since then, it has received extensive media coverage. In general the report notes that 2009 will go down as one of the worst years in economic ...


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  • Clean energy for all: a global challenge

    This week, key leaders from the policy, industry, government, NGO, banking, and civil society sectors are gathering in the Philippines for the 7th annual Asian Clean Energy Forum (ACEF). The event, organized by the Asian Development Bank and USAID, aims to foster discussions about how to scale up clean energy initiatives ...

  • BC to fund clean energy projects

    The Government of British Columbia has announced funding allocations for a diverse array of clean energy technology development applications under the Province’s Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund. The ICE funding will be used to lever investments totalling nearly $80 million. The $25 million in funding was announced by newly appointed Technology, Trade and Economic Development ...


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  • Direct energy named a best corporate citizen by corporate knights magazine

    Direct Energy, a leading integrated energy company with Canadian head offices based in Toronto, was named for the second consecutive year to the Corporate Knights magazine annual ranking as a Top Foreign Corporate Citizen in Canada 2010. This is the second national corporate responsibility accolade Direct Energy has received in 2010. Direct Energy was also named to the Maclean"s ...

  • Canada is awash with clean geothermal energy resources

    Canada has enormous geothermal energy resources that could supply the country with a renewable and clean source of power even though currently Canada has no geothermal electrical production. This is one of the key findings of an encyclopaedic 300-plus page report released by the Geological Survey of Canada and a team of leading scientists in the field of geothermal energy earlier this year. The ...


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  • Nexterra - Delivering clean energy in global markets

    Nexterra Systems Corp. (www.nexterra.ca), the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) and GE (www.ge.com) today celebrated the successful completion of an energy-from-renewable-waste combined heat and power (CHP) system located at UBC's Vancouver campus. This is North America's first commercial ...


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  • Will clean energy lead to the next generation of Asian Tigers?

    Renewable energy has the potential to transform Asian society, but only if its leaders can take it to the next level. This piece originally appeared in the Jakarta Post. The West created the automobile, led the space race, and ...

  • Governors Kick Off Bipartisan Clean Energy Initiative

    WASHINGTON, DC, September 12, 2007 (ENS) - The National Governors Association, NGA, is enlisting the efforts of all governors to enact meaningful clean energy policies at the state level. NGA Chair Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, a Republican, and Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius, a Democrat, today officially launched the Securing a Clean Energy Future initiative at a press ...

  • Majority Of World’s Largest Companies Shifting To Clean Energy

    Despite climate and energy policy inching forward in Congress and at the UN climate change negotiations in Qatar, a new report from Calvert Investments, Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that most of the world’s largest companies aren’t waiting on governments to embrace renewable energy and lower emissions. The report, ...


    By Ceres

  • Majority of world’s largest companies shifting to clean energy

    Despite climate and energy policy inching forward in Congress and at the UN climate change negotiations in Qatar, a new report from Calvert Investments, Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that most of the world’s largest companies aren’t waiting on governments to embrace renewable energy and lower emissions. The report, ...

  • Clean Energy Trends 2011 now available

    Ten years ago, Clean Edge released Clean Tech: Profits and Potential, the firm's first publication. This year's edition looks at the past 10 years of clean-energy activity in the U.S. and abroad. The report includes growth projections for the major clean-energy sectors (solar PV, wind, and biofuels), as well as global clean-tech investment data and emerging trends. The report's key findings ...


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  • National Grid To Invest In Clean Line Energy

    National Grid (LSE: NG; NYSE:NGG) and Clean Line Energy Partners LLC (Clean Line) are pleased to announce that National Grid will make a $40 million equity investment in Clean Line, an emerging leader in the development of long distance, high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission projects to move renewable energy to market. National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • BMW dealership scores a first for clean energy in BC.

    Ontario-based Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc. made the headlines this week with the announcement it has sold and installed one of its industry leading vertical-axis wind turbine ("VAWT") to Auto West BMW of Richmond B.C. Already one of the greenest businesses in the province, Auto West BMW choose Cleanfield's  ...


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  • Alberta increases support for clean energy production

    To promote more clean energy production the Alberta government is expanding and extending an incentive program for producers of bioenergy products. Funding under the Bioenergy Producer Credit Program is extended for five years until 2016. The program will help Alberta meet its climate change targets by reducing emissions while also providing value-added opportunities and long-term stability to ...


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  • Speech: Empowering women in the clean energy revolution

    Speech by British Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Baroness Verma at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University of Law. Originally given at Hyderabad. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Good Morning. I would like to thank the VC and faculty members of NALSAR for extending me a very warm welcome. I am, of ...

  • Proposed clean energy standard could wake up U.S. energy policy

    For too long, the United States has lacked a clear, national energy policy. Today, Senator Bingaman took a step in that direction by introducing the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 (CESA), which would create certainty for clean energy investments, diversify the U.S. power mix, and ...

  • Energy Department Awards $5 Million to Spur Local Clean Energy Development, Energy Savings

    The Energy Department today announced approximately $5 million in funding to 13 states to advance innovative approaches for local clean energy development that will reduce energy bills for American families and businesses, protect the environment by reducing carbon emissions and increase our nation’s energy security. In support of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Senior G-20 legislators hail new US clean energy bill

    Senior lawmakers from the G-20 group of nations praised new clean energy legislation introduced last week in the US Congress and called on their national leaders to adopt smart recovery measures as they debate nearly US$2 trillion in global stimulus spending at the G-20 summit this week in London. The American Climate and Energy Security Bill, sponsored by Chairman Henry A. Waxman of the Energy, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Newport gives go ahead to clean energy recovery facility

    BioGen Power, one of the UK’s fastest growing renewable energy companies, has gained planning permission to build a clean energy recovery facility at Newport Docks in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It has selected Energos as technology partner, whose gasification systems have a 12 year track record of successful operation at six facilities in Norway and Germany, with a seventh plant recently opened ...


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  • Alaska native tribes receive technical assistance for local clean energy projects

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitments to reducing America’s reliance on imported oil and protecting our nation’s air and water, the U.S. Energy Department and the Denali Commission announced today that five Alaska Native Tribes have been selected to receive technical assistance to accelerate clean energy project development and advance energy self-sufficiency and job ...


    By US Department of Energy

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