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Renewable Energy Not Responsible For Major Price Hikes

Maintaining infrastructure contributes more to the increasing cost of power than instituting renewable energy systems. (cc) Damien Dempsey Instituting renewable energy systems costs money. But is this cost responsible for price hikes in consumer electricity…


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Is Renewable Energy Good For The Economy?

The renewable energy industry creates thousands of direct and indirect jobs, boosting the economy. (cc) Oregon Department of Transportation Is renewable energy good for the economy? Does it create — or destroy — jobs? Would…


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Clean Energy Investment Reached Record Level in 2010

New investment in clean energy smashed through previous levels to reach $243 billion in 2010, according to the latest figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. This is up 30% from a revised figure…



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Renewable Energy Initiatives to Spur Rural Revitalization

The USDA’s Rural Revitalization Initiative will promote jet fuel from bio sources. (cc) cmiper As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to promote production of fuel from renewable sources, create jobs, and mitigate the effects…


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Thirty Percent Renewable Energy in Germany By 2025

Germany has the potential to generate 30% of its energy from, renewable sources by 2025. (cc) Claus G. Wolf The Deutsche Energie-Agentur – the German Energy Agency – has given the go-ahead for further research…


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PennWell Launches Power Generation University

PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today the launch of Power Generation University, an innovative and cost-effective way for electric power industry professionals to continue their education. Power Generation University builds…



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Pennsylvania Energy Projects and Job Creation

Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell has announced $20.5 million in state and federal investments that will create 1,400 jobs in the rapidly expanding clean energy industry. The funding will benefit 40 diverse energy projects that…


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Creating and Keeping Clean Energy Jobs in California

The California Apollo Program is working tocreate and keep clean energy jobs in California. A powerful alliance of California business, labor, environmental, and community leaders have joined together to put forth The California Apollo Program,…