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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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  • 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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  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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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  • GE, Clean Line join forces for America’s largest clean energy project

    Clean Line Energy Partners and General Electric (GE) have announced a collaboration in the development of the nation’s largest clean energy infrastructure project, a massive 720-mile electric transmission line that will deliver wind energy from the Oklahoma Panhandle to homes in Arkansas, Tennessee, and other states in the Southeast. The Plains and Eastern Clean Line will be the first ...

  • Clean Footprint Attends Clean Energy Congress 2.0 in Tallahassee, Florida

    Representatives from Clean Footprint, Central Florida’s leading solar finance and development company, attended Clean Energy Congress 2.0 held in the Historic Capital, Senate Chamber in Tallahassee, Florida  on Monday.  The purpose of the Congress was to eliminate obstacles for a robust competitive energy market and diversify the states generation mix. ...


    By Clean Footprint

  • OZZ Clean Energy Acquires Sunwave Gas

    OZZ Clean Energy Inc., a leading developer and integrator of carbon-free solar power systems is pleased to announce the acquisition of Sunwave Gas Inc. ("Sunwave"). Sunwave, an independent provider of commercial/industrial natural gas and electricity, was founded by industry veterans Nino Silvestri and Steve Plummer. As part of the acquisition, Mr. Silvestri and Mr. Plummer will become ...


  • Development banks finance record amount in clean energy

    Clean energy financing by the world’s development banks increased 19% last year to break through the $100bn-a-year barrier for the first time. The top three banks were Germany’s KfW, China Development Bank and the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES). In 2012 development banks financed $109bn in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and electrical transmission and distribution, ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • 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 ...

  • 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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  • Baton Rouge Conference Focuses on Clean Energy Incubation

    Clean Energy Alliance, Inc. (CEA), the national association of clean energy business incubators, and the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) have teamed to present an exciting conference on clean energy incubation and financing. The Clean Energy/Clean Technology Incubation Workshop and Meeting the Funding Challenge Seminar will take place on May 24-25 in Baton Rouge, LA. U.S. Sen. ...


  • Beyond cap and trade, a new path to clean energy

    A funny thing happened while environmentalists were trying and failing to cap carbon emissions in the U.S. Congress. U.S. carbon emissions started going down. The decline began in 2005 and accelerated after the financial crisis. The latest estimates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration now suggest that U.S. emissions will continue to decline for the next few years and ...


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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 ...

  • Five states top U.S. in clean-energy leadership

    Clean Edge's second annual U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index, released today, provides the industry's most comprehensive and objective analysis and ranking of how all 50 states, and the individuals, businesses, and organizations ...


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  • 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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