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  • Pavilion Energy Resources, Inc., Clean Renewable Energy

    Pavilion Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PVRE) is entering a transformative phase from junior explorer to major projects developer. ACCELERATED WIND POWER FUNDING: With the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima in Japan destroying confidence in nuclear power worldwide and conflagration in the Middle East threatening to interrupt oil supplies, thus potentially destroying various ...


    By Marketwire

  • Australia moves to clean energy future

    Australia"s Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Senator Penny Wong, has welcomed the passage of the enhanced Renewable Energy Target and Building Energy Efficiency legislation through the Parliament.  "These are important milestones for Australia as we move towards our clean energy future," Senator Wong said. "We know we will need to transform our energy sector and our ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US and China to cooperate on clean energy

    President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao announced on November 17 a far-reaching package of measures to strengthen cooperation between the United States and China on clean and renewable energy. The presidents began by establishing a U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center to facilitate joint research and development of clean energy technologies by scientists from both countries. The ...

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean energy is win-win for the US

    Scientists have worked out how the US could save as many as 300,000 lives by 2030, and get a tenfold return on its investments at the same time. It’s simple. All the nation has to do is what it promised to do at the Paris climate conference last December − launch clean energy and transport policies, reduce greenhouse gas emissions by two-thirds or more, and pursue the international ...


    By Climate News Network

  • New Canadian regulations have oil-sands companies cleaning up

    Alberta oil-sands companies are forced to clean up their tailings ponds with the recent announcement from The Energy Resources Conservation Board now placing stringent regulations on all tailings ponds in Alberta. The new regulations have placed time lines on the reclaiming process which have these companies seeking immediate solutions. Some of the tailings ponds go back as far as four decades ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • Shaw Adds Two Technologies to Help Refiners Meet Clean Fuel Regulations

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced it has expanded its technology portfolio with the addition of two refining technologies designed to help refiners meet increasingly stringent environmental regulations for cleaner gasoline. The two technologies, More Iso-Paraffins (MIP) and Clean Gasoline and Propylene (CGP), reduce undesirable components, such as olefins, sulfur ...


  • 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 ...

  • The right’s resistance to regulation

    Book details how conservatives have changed the terms of the environmental debate in recent decades. Written by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office.You can read the original story in MIT NewsJames Watt, who served as Secretary of the Interior from 1981 ...

  • Hydro Water Mandates and Regulations

    Marcie Mangold answered a series of questions written by marcus evans before the forthcoming Hydro Licensing & Compliance Forum, June 6-7, 2012 in Seattle, WA. What are some common issues that the Department of Ecology is facing today in regards to hydro licensing? MM: As a hydro 401 ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • 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 ...

  • U.S. States lead the nation in Clean Energy Development

    Clean Edge's third annual State Clean Energy Index, released today, provides the industry's most comprehensive and objective analysis of how all 50 states, and the individuals, businesses, and organizations that operate there, compare across the clean-energy spectrum. According to Clean Edge's assessment and ranking of more than 70 different indicators in technology, policy, and capital, the top ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New clean energy institute launched in Ontario

    Ontario is taking another step to implement its Clean Energy Economic Development Strategy with the launch of the Clean Energy Institute, designed to create new jobs in the clean energy sector. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Video Highlights Linde’s Leadership in Clean Energy Solutions

    Linde North America today announced the availability of a new video describing Linde’s diverse products and services for clean energy solutions. Linde, a worldwide leader in gas production and ...


    By Linde Group

  • WRI experts on Asia`s clean energy future

    Why is Asia such an important region for clean energy deployment? WRI experts respond. From June 22-24, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) will co-host the premiere knowledge-sharing platform ...

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA builds a strong clean energy economy in Texas

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) construction permit for the Enterprise Products Operating facility in Mont Belvieu, Texas, near Houston. The permit allows the company to build a propane dehydrogenation unit with catalytic reactors, heaters, and gas turbines that maximize thermal efficiency. ...

  • California accelerates its pursuit of clean energy

    California's commitment to renewable energy and energy efficiency got two major boosts recently. For renewable energy, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an executive order on September 15, requiring the state's utilities to get a third of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2020. The state currently has a 20% renewable power requirement by 2010 for investor-owned utilities ...

  • Duke Energy to give $2 million to Palmetto Clean Energy (PaCE)

     As part of its continuing commitment to the communities it serves, Duke Energy has given the first half of a $2 million contribution to Palmetto Clean Energy (PaCE), a South Carolinanon-profit program designed to improve the quality of the environment by promoting the development of renewable energy resources, such as ...


    By Duke Energy

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