Thursday, June 11, 2009

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Response to the NRDC Critique of The Heritage Foundation's ... - Washington,DC,USA

Analyses purporting to show job gains from subsidizing "green" jobs ignore the ... Johnson asserts that the Heritage study allows no increase in renewables. ...

Survey Says Green Professionals are Well Paid, Happy and Have Job ...
By Tracey de Morsella

Carbon Salary Survey of people in renewable energy; clean technology and energy
efficiency; carbon finance; climate change law, policy or regulation reveals that these professionals overall are well-paid, feel that they have job security and ...

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Green Energy Act could create 90000 jobs in Ontario « Jim Harris
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The plan involves phasing out the province's coal plants by 2014 and shifting the
province's economy so that it is based on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. Building the Green Economy: Employment Effects of Green ... Although the baseline IPSP would generate 35000 jobs, the expanded GEAA program would create 90000 jobs for Ontarians. The occupations created would range from construction workers to financial auditors and engineers to research scientists. ...

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Google closing in on cheap renewable energy
Reuters - USA
By contrast, photovoltaic solar cells, the most commonly known form of solar power,
turn the sun's rays directly into electricity. ...

Pearl at full solar power
San Antonio Express - San Antonio,TX,USA\
The 200-kilowatt solar installation will generate about one-fourth of the building's
energy needs overall and as much as one-third of the power on hot, ...

Suntech CTO Stuart Wenham Receives William R. Cherry Award for ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA

"My interest and research in photovoltaic technology has always been based on enabling

DOE Picks 13 Solar Firms for Stimulus Cash, Seeks New Proposals

Earth2Tech - San Francisco,CA,USA
But the government isn't putting all of its solar eggs in one basket. Silicon-based
technologies and concentrating-photovoltaic technologies also got a nod, ...

Hawaiian Electric reaches milestone 50000 solar installations
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA

"My daughter, who lives next door, installed solar water heating and photovoltaic
panels on her rooftop with successful results and that's what convinced me ...

Virginia High School Installs Solar Array
Alternative Energy Retailer magazine - Oxford,CT,USA
A flat-screen monitor display at the school's entrance will provide information on the

Glenwood Springs couple takes a shine to solar power
Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Glenwood Springs,CO,USA
From left, Sandy Lowell talks about the workings of his new solar photovoltaic system
to Glenwood Springs Mayor Bruce Christensen, Garfield County staffer ...

Solar's secret: Coal-fired power used to make panels
SmartBrief - Washington,DC,USA

Solar power may represent one of the cleanest forms of energy, but, at least in
Michigan, a lot of coal-fired power is used to make the base materials and ...

Solar, Wind, Conservation, Green Careers, Renewable Energy Lease ...
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Brighter days seen for solar, next-gen biofuels. New York Times - United States But
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Solar India Future Perspectives for Renewable Energy ...
By Solar India Online

Waste-to-energy plants offer two important benefits of environmentally sound waste
management and disposal, as well as the generation of clean electric power. Waste-to-energy facilities produce clean, renewable energy through thermochemical , biochemical and ... The most widely-used microgeneration technologies include small wind turbines, solar power photovoltaic or biomass conversion systems that have been promoted for decades as alternative sources of renewable energy. ...

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PG&E Purchases More Solar Power | Ethical Investments
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Wind, solar energy built on temporary tax breaks
Post-Bulletin - Rochester,MN,USA

Greg Wetstone of the American Wind Energy Association says his group is predicting a
loss of 76000 jobs and $11.4 billion in investment if Congress allows ...

Stimulus cash fails to pave way to new hiring in Minn.
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Minneapolis,MN,USA
Because the stimulus includes renewable energy credits, it has created enough

For Pete's sake, voters either love or hate him
Gary Post Tribune - Gary,IN,USA
When all this hot air about wind mills came up, he said it would stimulate the economy AND our own, local steel industry. BS!!! In today's paper, they were ...

Guascor announces construction of world's largest wind farm
Renewable Energy Magazine (press release) - Madrid,Spain
Guascor Group's Chairman, José Grajales, has announced that his group will construct what will be the world's largest wind farm in the province of Santa ...

Federal Green Bank Could Jump-Start Clean Energy Revolution - Last ...
A movement of lawmakers, energy companies and environmental groups is now promoting the creation of a federal green bank that would finance clean energy and energy efficiency projects. read more Tomorrow's Economy, Back to the Future ... Report on US job figures up to 2007 also says wind and solar sectors resisting recession better than traditional manufacturingAmerica's emerging clean energy economy created more than twice as ma ... more ...

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The Oil Drum | DrumBeat: June 10, 2009
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China is planning a vast increase in its use of wind and solar power over the next decade and believes it can match Europe by 2020, producing a fifth of its energy needs from renewable sources, a senior Chinese official said today. Zhang Xiaoqiang, vice-chairman of the of China's ... Texas elected officials Tuesday railed against federal efforts to curb global warming, claiming it would throttle the state's economy -- one of the few that generated job growth last year. ...

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Congress falls short of addressing goals set out by Obama for ...
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Sustainability Newsletter - June 2009
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This newsletter from Sustainable Energy Partners is intended to keep business professionals informed about sustainability and emerging trends in the clean energy industry. We will discuss governmental policies, financial incentives, and technological innovations. If you would like to learn more about any of the information in this release, you can reach us at 415-648-1299.

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Upcoming Events:

Pacific Coast Builder's Conference (PCBC), June 17 - 19, San Francisco, CA

National Apartment Association (NAA) Annual Conference, June 25-26, Las Vegas, Nevada

Patrick Horn, Policy and Client Development, will be at the PCBC and NAA shows to represent SEP. If you would like to meet with Patrick you can email him directly at
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Get paid to make your building better! The NJ Pay for Performance (P4P) program provides incentives to building owners to make their buildings more efficient. The program pays for up to 50% of project costs, which makes the return on investments in energy efficiency better than ever! SEP is a P4P partner and can take you through the whole process. Contact Us to find out more.

Pending Climate Legislation Updates:

California State Legislation Passes Two New Energy Bills

Two bills authored by Senator Patricia Wiggins (D-Santa Rosa) were approved by the state senate on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. The bills are targeted at enhancing current CA energy legislation for both solar energy and energy efficiency

Senate Bill 7 would change existing net metering laws to allow utility customers who produce solar power to roll over excess energy production credits for up to two years.

Senate Bill 542 is designed to encourage further adoption of energy efficiency and solar energy in apartments, commercial buildings, and manufactured homes.

Both bills have passed the CA Senate and are moving on the the House of Representatives.

Waxman Markley Climate Bill Paves Way to Cap & Trade

HR 2454: The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACESA or the Waxman Markley Climate Energy Bill) has passed out of both the Energy and Commerce committees in the House and are moving on the Senate. ACESA establishes an economy wide cap on greenhouse gas emissions and puts the United States on a path to reduce emissions by 83% below 2005 levels by 2050. Some highlight of the bill include:

* A combined energy efficiency and renewable energy electricity standard requiring 20% of 2020 electric sales to come from efficiency and renewables, with efficiency 5-8% and renewables 12-15%. ACEEE estimates that this will result in about 3% efficiency savings in 2020, beyond business-as-usual.
* Building energy efficiency programs including improved building codes, retrofit programs, energy-efficient manufactured housing, and building labeling.
* New appliance efficiency standards on six products plus reforms to the process for setting new standards.
* Clean transportation-a significant transportation planning section, electric vehicle infrastructure provisions, and a weak "cash for clunkers" program to encourage replacement of gas-guzzlers now on the road.
* A new provision that creates building centers, which build on the Industrial Assessment Center and establishes regional coordinating centers.

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PVT System Capable of Producing Electric Power and Heat

A "PVT" system is a combined PhotoVoltaic and Solar Thermal energy production system. The benefits are many:

* Offsets both electric and thermal (hot water) energy loads
* Decreased temperature means increased PV efficiency
* Provides a comprehensive energy solution for properties
* Combined installation means lower up front costs

SEP is proud to be able to offer PVT solutions to their clients through a combination of the Sollega racking system and Sundrum Solar Thermal collectors.

If you are interested in learning more about this and other solar development solutions, please visit our Solar Development Website or call us at 415-648-1299.

iPhone Carbon CalcCarbon Harmony iPhone Application Launched

Calculate your personal carbon footprint using your iPhone. This free application is available through iTunes or the App Store on the iPhone.

Go to the Application Store on your iPhone and search for CarbonCalc under free programs. Download the program and you are on your way to being carbon neutral!

If you would like to learn more about how your building or business may be able to benefit from reduced energy costs through sustainable practices, please follow the link below. A simple web form lets you send us information about your project to help us answer your needs.

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We hope you have enjoyed the information in this newsletter. As part of our commitment to climate change, we strive to keep the public informed on clean energy and sustainability. If you have any feedback, or would like further information, you can visit us at, or call us at 415-648-1299.

The SEP Team

Sustainable Energy Partners

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