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  • The transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector

    The US is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a slew of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance and industry group the Business Council for Sustainable Energy find in a new report. The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook portrays a dynamic and rapidly ...


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  • US senator John Kerry on transforming our power

    I don"t think there are many people left who really question that we need a major transformation in the way we produce power, the disaster in the Gulf being the latest wakeup call for anyone who was still sleeping. It was the most recent reminder that 40 years after Richard Nixon started talking about "energy independence," we"re still stuck or moving backwards -- our economy constantly rattled ...


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  • Efficiency, Natural Gas, Renewables Transforming US Energy

    The US is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a slew of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance and industry group the Business Council for Sustainable Energy find in a new report. The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook portrays a dynamic and rapidly ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Majority of Energy Execs See U.S. Oil Over $121 Per Barrel This Year; Shale Expected to Have `Transformative` Impact: KPMG Survey

    Energy executives expect continued volatility in the price-per-barrel of oil for the remainder of the year, with most (64 percent) predicting crude prices to exceed $121 per barrel.  The executives also foresee shale oil and gas having a transformative effect on helping to meet the world's energy needs, according to the results of the 9th Annual Energy Survey conducted by the ...


    By KPMG International

  • Bold, transformational energy research projects win US$151m in funding

    The Department of Energy today announced major funding for 37 ambitious research projects – including some that could allow intermittent energy sources like wind and solar to provide a steady flow of power, or use bacteria to produce automotive fuel from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide. The $151 million in funding is being awarded through the Department’s recently-formed Advanced Research ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ABB’s 15-week transformer makeover for Duke Energy `a miracle`

    When a 46-year-old GE transformer failed and a 40-year-old spare transformer with questionalble reliability was pressed into service, ABB offered the fast solution needed. When a 46-year-old GE transformer at Duke Energy’s W.C. Beckjord generating station unit 5 failed, Duke corporate engineer John Flick pressed into service a 40-year-old spare transformer of questionable reliability, and sought ...


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  • New IEA report shows technology can transform energy system but emphasises need for decisive policy action now

    A host of new technologies is ready to transform the energy system, offering the potential to drastically reduce carbon emissions, enhance energy security and generate a huge investment return, the International Energy Agency<http://www.iea.org/> (IEA) said in its flagship energy technology publication launched today. The book, Energy Technology Perspectives ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • California clean water agencies champion clean energy initiative

    The California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) is spearheading a statewide initiative to better educate the public, regulators, and local, state and federal leaders on the role they need to play in achieving new state and national clean energy goals. In Governor Jerry Brown's 2012 State of the State address, he called for "…a goal of 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy by ...

  • Clean Tech Job Trends 2009

    As the ’green jobs’ trend evolves from political platform to economic reality, the industry driving it - clean tech - is becoming one of the country’s key markets for growth and job creation. In its first look at the state of clean-tech jobs in the U.S. and globally, Clean Edge, Inc., a leading clean-tech research and publishing firm, this week releases Clean Tech Job Trends 2009. The report ...


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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 ...

  • ADB to promote clean energy with US$100m investment

    Using up to $100 million in seed capital, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping establish five private sector funds with a total target investment of up to $1.2 billion in clean energy projects in Asia. “ADB believes the success of these funds will help demonstrate the credibility of private equity in the emerging clean energy sector in developing Asia, and mobilize capital to support other ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Obama announces steps to boost biofuels, clean coal

    President Barack Obama has announced a series of steps his Administration is taking as part of its comprehensive strategy to enhance American energy independence while building a foundation for a new clean energy economy, and its promise of new industries and millions of jobs.  At a meeting with a bipartisan group of governors from around the country, the President laid out three measures ...

  • Asian development bank creates clean energy funds

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has named five clean energy private equity funds to which it is providing up to $100 million in seed financing. The funds hope to raise a total of $1.2 billion to invest in clean energy projects in Asia. "ADB believes the success of these funds will help demonstrate the credibility of private equity in ...


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  • Clean Tech Revolution: The GBP 70bn race is on

    New economic analysis shows UK can profit from leading the world in offshore wind and wave power. The UK can profit from leading the world in the clean tech revolution, new analysis from the Carbon Trust reveals today, quantifying for the first time the economic benefits of investing in a range of clean technologies. By taking a bold new approach to commercialisation, the UK could generate up to ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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 ...

  • New polymer could enable oil recycling in the UK

    A groundbreaking new technology that could enable users to solidify and recycle oil is nearly ready for release in the UK. Already being put to use in the US to clean up the Deepwater oil disaster, CI Agent technology allows oils, petrols and other hydrocarbons to be recycled into asphalt. The chemical is an environmentally friendly blend of seven polymers, which bonds to hydrocarbons of ...

  • Secretary Chu announces initiatives to promote clean energy at first clean energy ministerial

    At the world"s first Clean Energy Ministerial, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the United States is helping launch more than 10 international clean energy initiatives.  These initiatives will cut energy waste; help deploy smart grid, electric vehicle, and carbon capture technologies; support renewable energy markets; expand access to clean energy resources and jobs; and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Chu: US can `lead this new industrial revolution` in clean energy

    Over the next few months, Congress will decide on historic energy legislation that would create a generation of clean-energy jobs here in America, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and prevent the worst effects of climate change. I believe passing a strong energy and climate bill is the single most important step we could take to secure our economic prosperity and leave a healthier planet for ...


    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

  • Embracing clean energy - pew report on the U.S. department of defense

    The U.S.Department of Defense has initiated ambitious clean energy programs in service of economic, security and enviro nmental goals according to 'Reenergizing America's Defense,' a report released by the Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate. The report describes efforts by the U.S. military - whose usage accounts for nearly 80 percent of the U.S. government's energy consumption ...


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