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  • Going for gold in clean energy

    Helping British Columbia 'Go for the Gold' in clean energy, GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE and Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX: PCC) announced today updates on construction at the 144-megawatt Dokie Wind Project and 196-megawatt East Toba River and Montrose Creek Hydroelectric Project. Announced during a 2010 Winter Olympic Games briefing today at the British Columbia Showcase in ...


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  • Clean Harbors Completes Acquisition of Peak Energy Services Ltd.

    Clean Harbors, Inc. (“Clean Harbors”) (NYSE: CLH), the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Peak Energy Services Ltd. (“Peak”) (TSX: PES). The transaction, which was approved by Peak shareholders on May 25, is valued at approximately ...


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  • A Canada - US clean energy entente?

    The over $2.6 billion of goods and services that cross the border daily attests to the close relationship and intensity of trade between Canada and the United States. So where does energy fit into the picture? Numbers tell the story. In 2006, Canadian oil exports to the U.S. totaled 2.6 million barrels per day, or 11% of American energy supply. Canada's 3.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas ...


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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 tables clean energy act

    On April 28, the government of British Columbia announced the introduction of a new Clean Energy Act. According to the press release, the Clean Energy Act "sets the foundation for a new future of electricity self-sufficiency, job creation and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, powered by unprecedented investments in clean, renewable energy across the province." Like Ontario"s Green Energy Act, the ...


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  • Clean Energy Boom Powers Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas, October 8, 2007 (ENS) - Texans like to say that everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to wind power, they're right. Texas boasts the world’s largest wind farm - FPL Energy’s 735 megawatt, MW, Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center - and also the world's second largest wind farm - the 505 MW Sweetwater project owned by Babcock & Brown & Catamount Energy, both ...

  • Energy service market to explode

    Spawned by the oil crisis of the 1970s, the Energy Service Company (ESCO) business in the United States has proven to be a successful and resilient model for improving the energy efficiency of commercial and public buildings. According to a new report from Pike Research, the ESCO industry is poised for strong continued growth, and the cleantech market intelligence firm ...


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  • Wisconsin Clean Water and Renewable Energy RFP

    Gov. Scott Walker has requested the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC), Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP), and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to coordinate resources and draft a Request for Proposals that aligns digester technology to all sizes of dairy farms in environmentally sensitive areas of Wisconsin. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Hydrogen-producing bacteria provide clean energy

    A new 'green' technology developed cooperatively by scientists with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and North Carolina State University (NC State) could lead to production of hydrogen from nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Renewable sources of energy—such as hydrogen—that don't produce pollutants or greenhouse gases are needed to solve global energy shortages. Fossil fuels such as coal, oil and ...

  • Energy Department launches new clean energy manufacturing initiative

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to revitalizing America’s manufacturing sector, today the Energy Department launched the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative (CEMI), a new Department initiative focused on growing American manufacturing of clean energy products and boosting U.S. competitiveness through ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...


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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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  • Report calls for national clean energy centre

    Simon Fraser University's Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) is calling on Canada to create a national centre for sustainable energy solutions. The centre would build on environmental leadership already underway. It would also marshal the venture capital industry, utilities, all orders of government, business, and post-secondary resources to fund and promote resilient, sustainable clean ...


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  • Lawmakers visit NREL for clean energy solutions

    More than half of the states in the U.S. have embraced renewable energy portfolio standards (RPS). Now comes the hard part — complying with those aggressive mandates and building clean energy economies during the deepest national recession in 70 years. Two dozen lawmakers and legislative staffers from Maryland to Washington state visited NREL for three days to learn about clean energy ...

  • Building clean-energy and jobs - a guide for cities

    Today, as state and local governments seek to integrate environmental and energy policies with job creation, a first-of-its kind national study has found that only a few states and cities have policies in place to create green jobs. Developed by a Troy, NY Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor and a team of eight graduate students from several U.S. ...


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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 ...

  • Promote your clean energy capabilities worldwide

    Untitled Document Two International Energy Agency (IEA) programmes now provide you with unique opportunities to promote your energy efficient, renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation ...

  • Republic Services, Clean Energy Sign Renewable Biomethane Recovery Agreement for Tennessee Landfill

     Expanding the availability of renewable natural gas, leading solid waste operator Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today an agreement to recover landfill gas from its North Shelby Landfill in Millington, Tennessee for multiple uses including as a vehicle fuel for its growing natural gas-powered fleet. The ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • ADB to issue first clean energy bonds

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to issue its inaugural Clean Energy Bond to support its clean energy projects in Asia and the Pacific. The Clean Energy Bond is expected to have four tranches, one each denominated in Australian dollars and Turkish lira and two tranches in Brazilian real. It will carry tenors of between 4 and 7 years and will be issued in September. ADB will provide ...


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  • Clean Energy Launches “The Road to Natural Gas”

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) today released “The Road to Natural Gas,” a listing of trucking companies, refuse haulers, fleet operators, airports, municipalities and other organizations which have signed new or expanded existing agreements with Clean Energy to provide natural gas transportation fuel and other services for their vehicles ...


    By Clean Energy

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