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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 ...

  • On-line training accelerates the marketplace for Renewable Energies

    “The world-wide growth in Renewable Energy over the last year has dramatically increased the demand for people that understand these technologies from a business perspective,” says Frederic Pouyot, Vice President of Clean Energy at Willis College of Business and Technology and CEO of GPEKS Constructions Inc. Willis College and GPEKS teamed up four years ago to deliver quality on-line courses ...

  • 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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  • Energy Department and Department of commerce announce $1.3 million for clean energy workforce

    As part of the President’s blueprint for an American economy built to last, the Energy Department and the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program have announced up to $1.3 million for training programs to provide commercial building professionals with critical skills needed to optimize building ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...

  • RETScreen - a Canadian clean energy success story

    One of the more significant Canadian innovations shaping the global clean energy market is not a piece of hardware. Rather, it is a decision support software tool developed and  managed under the leadership and ongoing financial support of the CanmetENERGY research centre of Natural Resources Canada ( ...


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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 ...

  • San Diego leads America on clean energy evolution

    The San Diego region is poised to become an example of how cooperation and innovation can bring the promise of more efficient and sustainable energy to everyday living. Mayor Jerry Sanders joined clean energy leaders today to announce Smart City San Diego, a collaborative combining the resources of a broad mix of organizations to develop and implement local initiatives that will improve the San ...


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  • NREL’s Kurtz, Tegen Honored for Clean Energy Leadership

    The U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) program has honored Sarah Kurtz and Suzanne Tegen of the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for their leadership and achievement in the field of renewable energy. The C3E program, led by the Energy Department in collaboration with the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy and the MIT Energy Initiative, ...

  • Connexion Debuts Clean Energy Solutions at the 2011 ComEd Energy Expo

    The Energy Efficiency Expo returned to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center last week for its 2nd year bringing together some 1,000 decision-makers from ComEd's largest business customers - senior management, chief engineers, energy managers, facility managers, and plant managers - all looking for energy efficiency solutions for their organizations. ...


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  • Energy Department announces technical assistance opportunity for tribal clean energy deployment

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched today the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) initiative aimed at advancing clean energy generation in Indian Country and providing federally recognized Native American and Alaska Native governments with technical assistance to accelerate clean energy project deployment. This effort furthers the Administration and Department’s ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Western Hemisphere Clean Energy Initiative

    At the Second Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Ministerial, hosted May 25-26, 2015 in Merida, Mexico, Energy Ministers of Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Panama and the United States announced the creation of a new Western Hemisphere Clean Energy Initiative. The participating countries intend to work toward a collective doubling of renewable sources such as solar, ...


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  • Energy Department announces new technical assistance for tribal clean energy projects

    Building on the Energy Department’s technical assistance awards for Alaska Native communities announced last month, the Department today announced that five additional Tribes will receive technical assistance through the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program for renewable energy project development and installation. These awards are part of the Department’s ...


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  • Energy Department Expands Support of Alaska Native Clean Energy

    As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help tribal communities across the country enhance their energy security, build a sustainable energy future, and combat climate change, the Department of Energy today announced the third round of the Alaska Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program, a competitive technical assistance program that assists Alaska Native ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • Tetra Tech Awarded $19 Million USAID Clean Energy Program in Colombia

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded an $18.6 million contract to help the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) increase access to renewable energy sources and improve energy efficient practices in Colombia through a combination of project development support, technical assistance, and other activities to promote ...


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  • REEEP Disburses Euro 3.2 million for 35 New Clean Energy Projects

    The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) today announced it will fund thirty-five new projects.  The funding round, REEEP’s sixth, is the largest in its four year history. “The REEEP portfolio is moving beyond a collection of good projects to being more strategic. We have started the replication and scale-up of successful projects in the past and have also started ...

  • Octus Launches PACEWorks(TM) Clean Energy Financing Platform

    Octus, Inc. (OTCBB: OCTI), an innovative California-based resource efficiency company, today announced the debut of PACEWorks™, a platform to develop, implement and manage Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing programs. "The linchpin for unlocking the clean energy market is financing," said Octus CEO Chris Soderquist. "PACE financing -- initially for commercial and multi-family ...


  • 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

  • Secretary Chu announces new efforts to promote clean energy in tribal communities

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today two new initiatives to promote tribal energy development and continue strengthening the partnership between the Department of Energy and tribal nations. Up to $10 million will be available this year through DOE's Tribal Energy Program to support the evaluation, development and deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects on tribal ...


    By US Department of Energy

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