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 […]