Walts: Not Hype, Green Energy Equals $19 million Savings for Schools

By Dr. STEVEN L. WALTSPrince William County Public Schools Superintendent When the issue of School Division energy conservation came up at a recent Prince William County School Board meeting, the ensuing discussion caught some in the audience by surprise. To be honest, I was surprised too. After all, what could make more sense than cutting […]

Senate gives green light to Pentagon investment in green energy

The Navy and Air Force have pushed to use more biofuels to operate its aircraft and ships, with military leaders suggesting a greater reliance on alternative sources in the next decade to ease dependence on foreign oil. “It should tell us something that in an era of reduced Defense Department budgets, our senior leaders remain […]

Google extends commitment to green energy with $75 million investment in Iowa …

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In Europe, Green Energy Takes a Hit From Debt Crisis

<p> The company envisaged building more than two-thirds of its new wind, solar and other renewable energy projects in Europe after the $3.4 billion I.P.O. to capitalize on lucrative subsidies from local governments that guaranteed high returns for investors. </p><p> Yet as the Continent’s <a href=”http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/e/european_sovereign_debt_crisis/index.html?inline=nyt-classifier” title=”More articles about the European sovereign debt crisis.” class=”meta-classifier”>debt […]

Obama finally talks climate change; green industry wants more

<p>In celebrating his reelection Tuesday night, President Obama finally touched on a topic that he and Republican rival Mitt Romney rarely broached during the campaign: Climate change.</p><p>During his acceptance speech, Obama make a strong play to win over the green sector, ranking environmental action high up on his priority list.</p> <p>“We want our children to […]

US Leaders Must Embrace Green Energy Development

<p>In what was a more telling tale of politics than policy, President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney continued their bickering on the topic of energy independence and alternative resources up until their final days on the campaign trail. While the election was undoubtedly a crucial predictor of our nation’s economic future, it also […]

Frontier Communications Offers Customers 100% Green Energy Services

<p class=”bwalignc”> <b>Frontier Communications Offers Customers 100% Green Energy Services</b> </p> <p class=”bwalignc”> <i> <b>Partners with Crius Energy to Provide Electric and Gas through Local Providers</b> </i> </p> <p>STAMFORD, Conn.–(<a href=”http://www.businesswire.com”>BUSINESS WIRE</a>)– Frontier Communications Corporation (<span class=”ticker”>NAS: <a class=”tmf-ticker qsAdd qs-source-isssitthv0000001″ href=”http://www.dailyfinance.com/quotes/FTR/usa”>FTR</a></span>) , the largest provider of communications services focused on rural America, today announced […]

The Attack on Green Energy

<p>Conservative critics of the Obama administration’s move to promote renewable energy typically make the argument that government is ill-equipped to “pick winners” and invest in or subsidize new businesses. In his recent <em>New York Times</em> column, <a href=”http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/19/opinion/brooks-a-sad-green-story.html?ref=davidbrooks” target=”_hplink”>David Brooks</a> acknowledges the climate problem and advocates a carbon tax, but devotes most of his piece […]

Will green energy keep Europe competitive?

<!– S BO –><p>What has happened to Europe’s big ambition to lead the world toward a low-carbon, sustainable future? </p><p>As austerity bites so doubts intensify about the wisdom of decarbonising the European economy and financing greener growth in the developing world. </p><p>EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard says while avoiding bankrupty is top of […]

Demand Response: Green Energy’s Gateway Drug?

<p><a title=”NYAS: Data-Driven Built Environment” href=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/585f9_image.axdid91785ad3-d4b0-4b40-86d9-9c34efe5b533ampt634679422760100000″><img class=”alignright” src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/585f9_image.axdid91785ad3-d4b0-4b40-86d9-9c34efe5b533ampt634679422760100000″ alt=”The Data-Driven Built Environment” width=”420″ height=”180″ /></a>I made my way to <span><a href=”http://www.forbes.com/places/ma/boston/”>Boston</a></span> this afternoon for the <a href=”http://www.enernoc.com/energysmart/”>EnergySMART 2012 Conference</a>, which kicks off tomorrow at the crack of dawn.</p> <p><a href=”http://www.enernoc.com/”>EnerNOC</a>, a pioneer of data-driven demand response and <a href=”http://www.eere.energy.gov/”>energy efficiency</a> applications, is the perennial master […]

Green Energy at Flagler College

<p><em>By Jessie R. Box | gargoyle@flagler.edu</em></p> <a href=”http://gargoyle.flagler.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DSC03067.jpg”><img class=”size-thumbnail wp-image-21699″ src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/fe31e_DSC03067-e1348770968197-150×150.jpg” alt=”” width=”150″ height=”150″ /></a><p class=”wp-caption-text”>Victor Cheney holding the LED lights for the gym</p> <p>The Flagler College Maintenence Department is saving energy by changing the air conditioners and installing LED lights in the school.</p> <p>“Prudent management of resources is a key operating principle at Flagler,” […]

MSU study: 2025 green energy ballot proposal would boost state economy

Michigan State University Green Energy

<a href=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/msu_logo-e1349197545705.jpg”><img src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/msu_logo-e1349197545705.jpg” alt=”Michigan State University Green Energy” title=”MSU Logo” width=”105″ height=”150″ class=”alignright size-full wp-image-698″ /></a><p>Spartans are known for going green, but the state of Michigan could follow suit if a ballot proposal mandating renewable energy standards passes in November. </p> <p><a href=”http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,4670,7-127-1633_8716_8735—,00.html”>Proposal 3</a>, filed by Michigan Energy, <a href=”http://mienergymijobs.com/”>Michigan Jobs</a>, would amend the Michigan […]

The growth of community-owned green energy in Canada

<p></p><p>Community power was given a boost this summer with the release of the second round of Nova Scotia’s Community Feed-In Tariff (COMFIT) projects on July 9, 2012 and Ontario’s FIT 2.0 Program Rules on August 10, 2012.</p> <p>Until now, ownership and participation in Canada’s growing green energy sector has been dominated by private sector interests. […]

Free green energy, farm tours set for Oct. 6

<p>BALTIMORE – The annual Green Energy Ohio Tour is coming to the Baltimore area on Saturday, Oct. 6.</p> <p>From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., participants can learn more about geothermal, solar and wind energy plus visit a working farm with beef cattle, Boer meat goats and a llama.</p> <p>If you only have time for one […]

Good news for green energy

<p class=”body”> The renewable energy sector has good reasons to rejoice over the approval of financial restructuring of electricity distribution companies by the Cabinet Committee for Economic Affairs, and not just because the utilities will soon have money to pay their dues to wind-power companies. </p> <p class=”body”> It is widely expected that States will […]

Solar power: Australia has an abundance of solar energy that can be safely …

<img src=”http://energyconservationaudit.com/wp-content/plugins/RSSPoster_PRO/cache/89531_782616-solar-power.jpg” alt=”solar power” width=”650″ height=”366″ /> <!– // .image-frame –> <p class=”caption”> <span class=”caption-text”>Solar power: Australia has an abundance of solar energy that can be safely harnessed. Picture: Dean Martin </span> <span class=”image-source”><em>Source:</em> The Advertiser</span> </p> <!– // .caption –> <!– // .tabs .js-tabbed –> <!– // .article-media –> <p><strong> <!– google_ad_section_start(name=story_introduction, weight=high) –> […]

Community power and the growth of community-owned green energy

<p></p><p>Community power was given a boost this summer with the release of the second round of Nova Scotia’s Community Feed-In Tariff (COMFIT) projects on July 9, 2012 and Ontario’s FIT 2.0 Program Rules on August 10, 2012.</p> <p>Until now, ownership and participation in Canada’s growing green energy sector has been dominated by private sector interests. […]

The Supposed Decline of Green Energy

<p> This significant win for clean energy has gone mostly unnoticed in the press. If anything, the story has been the opposite: recent reports herald the decline of wind, and for a year the media has made a big deal out of the demise of solar panel manufacturer Solyndra. </p> <p>Given this negative drumbeat, it’s not surprising that […]

What’s behind the &quot;green energy&quot; push? If you said politics, go to the head of …

<blockquote>A wind energy tax credit championed by President Barack Obama will benefit financially a group of large American corporations that have donated overwhelmingly to Democratic candidates and committees.<p>Last week a group of 19 non-energy sector businesses—including Yahoo!, Starbucks, Symantec, and Sprint—sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to extend the Production Tax Credit (PTC), […]

EPA Recognizes NYSE Euronext for Green Power Leadership

<!–[if lt IE 7]> <script src=”/pr/eqc/gui_ie6.js” type=”text/javascript”></script> <![endif]–> <!– javascript to print the article –> <!– end javascript to print the article –><!– javascript to email the article –><!– end javascript to email the article <script src=”../equities-x/js/BasicChart.js” type=”text/javascript”></script> –>  Targeted News Service <p>NEW YORK, Sept. 24 — NYSE Euronext issued the following news release:</p> […]