Saturday, June 13, 2009
Solar, Wind, Bio, Energy News And Commentary By_Green Earl, 30 year Pioneer In Conservation & Solar EnergyGoogle News Alert for: solar power,solar energy, solar careers, solar electric, solar pv, solar photovoltaic
NRG Energy's solar plant plans could stretch into Texas
Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA
He's thinking about building photovoltaic solar plants on some of the company's land in the Houston area. NRG's plant in the New Mexico desert will use a ...
accustrata wins $150000 in federal stimulus funds
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
The idea is to fashion new technology that could be rolled out on the solar photovoltaic market in the next two to six years. Company researchers have been ...
NATIONAL VIEW: Is solar power dead in the water?
SouthCoastToday.com - New Bedford,MA,USA
On the plus side, photovoltaic solar uses almost no water. In contrast, most large solar power projects use a system called concentrating solar power, ...
Weekly Investor Round Up
SustainableBusiness.com - Huntington Station,NY,USA
This is the third major solar contract signed this year by PG&E, which recently topped utility rankings published by the Solar Electric Power Association ...
City of Portland unveils online solar resource
Daily Journal of Commerce - Portland,Oregon,USA
The city of Portland's goal is to create five megawatts of electricity through solar energy panels by 2012 – enough solar-generated electricity to power 100 ...
East Valley Tribune
Teachers get dirty learning about environment
East Valley Tribune - Mesa,AZ,USA
The teachers toured the $28 million, 400-kilowatt facility of photovoltaic power systems that use the sun to run 800 homes, Dickinson said. The solar ...
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By American Energy Conservation Group
Google News Alert for: solar power,solar energy, solar careers, solar electric, solar pv, solar photovoltaic. Solar Energy Initiatives Announces Supply Contract with Suntech ... Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA ...
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Judging Mr. Mayor
The Jewish Journal of greater L.A - Los Angeles,CA,USA
He has already tripled Los Angeles' renewables portfolio, ... produce 10 percent of the city's energy needs with solar sources by 2020. 2. Good green jobs. ...
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Green Jobs Grow At Twice The National Average
By The Huffington Post News Editors
NEW YORK — The fledgling renewable energy industry has grown steadily over much of the past decade, adding jobs at more than twice the national rate, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts study released Wednesday. Solar and wind-power companies, ... Barney Frank, the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and a... Mike Tyson Marries Lakiha Spicer In Vegas. LAS VEGAS — Boxer Mike Tyson has married for a third time, two weeks after his 4-year-old. ...
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Climate Progress » Blog Archive » Energy and Global Warming News ...
Green-collar workers — who include everyone from energy-efficiency consultants to wastewater plant operators — constitute a tiny but fast-growing segment of the U.S. economy, according to a study published today by the Pew Charitable Trusts . .... “Renewables are poised to tackle our energy crisis and create millions of new jobs worldwide,” according to Worldwatch Senior Researcher Michael Renner. “Meanwhile, fossil fuel jobs are increasingly becoming fossils themselves, ...
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Arizona's solar future: “Dabble or dominate?” | Solar Feeds News ...
By email@example.com (Scottadmin)
Backers say the SB 1403, titled the” Quality Jobs Through Renewable Energy bill,” is the missing leg on a three-legged stool of economic development for the state. With 300+ clear days annually, the state is already well positioned to produce solar-based electricity. .... In addition to reporting on innovations in solar technology, green job growth and advice for homeowners who want to go solar, the Sun investigates stories you won't find elsewhere. We cover the legal, ...
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Business in focus: TRANSCRIPT: KENYA BUDGET 2009/2010 DELIVERED ON ...
Mr. Speaker, to enhance supply of environmentally friendly and affordable energy to our economy, the focus of our investments will be on development of renewable energy such as geothermal, wind, bio-fuel, biomas and use of solid waste. .... Mr. Speaker, countries are going green in their quest to generate clean energy and Kenya must not be left behind. In order to move forward in transforming Kenya into a green economy, we will establish a Green Energy Facility to offer ...
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Clean energy project to be announced this afternoon
Muncie Star Press - Muncie,IN,USA
The wind turbine and some of the street lights will be installed at the Park One/332 industrial park at Interstate 69 and Ind. 332, future home of the ...
Group raps Raitt about wind cash
TheChronicleHerald.ca - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
That means the money will be tapped out this fall, says Robert Hornung, president of CanWEA, which will kill shovel-ready wind projects. ...
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY Unnecessary Obstacles Wisconsin Needs More Wind ...
istockAnalyst.com (press release) - Salem,OR,USA
The Journal Sentinel's Thomas Content pointed out in an article on Monday that more than a dozen wind projects around the state have been slowed by local ...
Renewable Energies in the USA: Prospects for the Renewable ...
By Sebastian Goeres
U.S. wind gets short-term boost from new federal incentives: The Obama Administration's economic stimulus package provides several new tax equity financing options for U.S. wind projects installed in 2009-2010. ... turbine manufacturing facilities remain on track: Confidence in the long-term stability of U.S. policy support has led to dozens of announcements of new U.S. manufacturing facilities for wind turbines and their components. However, people lose their jobs too. ...
Renewable Energies in the USA - http://renewables-usa.blogspot.com/
Finance and Commerce
'Green job' growth outpaces overall increase in Minnesota Powered by expanding wind and solar energy sectors – and the companies that support those sectors – Minnesota's clean-energy economy grew much faster than the overall state economy from 1998 to 2007. ... According to Pew, “clean energy” includes work on renewable energy projects, energy efficiency, environmentally friendly production, conservation and pollution mitigation and training and support. ...
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Radio Address: Lt. Gov. Cherry: Recovery Act is Creating Jobs ...
By Cathleen Carrigan
In addition to Recovery Act dollars, the state is spending another $980 million on transportation this year, creating 27000 additional jobs. As we continue to make Michigan a magnet for manufacturers of advanced batteries, wind turbines ... at a lower cost than through traditional tax-exempt financing. The bonds are intended to stimulate economic recovery and targeted at areas hit hard by job losses. They can be used for economic-development projects such as job training, ...
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VOL Settles Contract with Police | Larchmont Gazette
By Elaine Chapnick
Alisa Kesten: Paying jobs are tight this year but if you have... Ned Benton: Trustee Ward presents interesting questions about the eventual structures of. ... Larchmont is required to spend this money, on a matching basis, for projects that will help the environment. Rick Vetere, head of the Department of Public Works, has recommended the purchase of a new street sweeper; the current one is over ten .... wind speed: 0 mph CLM Windgusts: 0 mph sunrise: 5:23 sunset: 20:27 ...
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South Korea braces for possible 3rd nuclear test by North Korea ...
By Kwang-tae Kim
Washington Post http://bit.ly/13ZLzW; CKA South Korea Braces for 3rd Nuclear Test by North http://tinyurl.com/lkbcq8; GreenEnergyNews Acciona Completes South Korean Wind Project: Grid connection of the 61.5 MW Yeong Yang wind park in South Korea ... shouldn't you have done a better job with that whole coupon program?? infozine China Government Rebuffs UN Human Rights Council | Kansas City infoZine #news #censorship #chinese #gov #human-rights http://bit.ly/1zi78x ...
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The latest from Yahoo! News: Most Emailed - Odd News
* Mo. family Christmas photo turns up in Czech ad (AP)
* Splashdown: SC man jumps off bridge to meet friend (AP)
* Coveted parking space in Boston sells for $300,000 (AP)
* Woman jailed for allegedly faking doctor's notes (AP)
* Husband, wife both win big on scratch-off tickets (AP)
* What ales Molson retirees? (Reuters)
* Police to probe missing gold at mint (Reuters)
* Tokyo fights burglars with flower power (Reuters)
* Chimp bites off Berlin Zoo director's finger (Reuters)
* Venezuela bans Coke Zero (Reuters)
* Beer run on a lawn mower leads to OUI charge (AP)
* Fox steals more than 100 shoes (Reuters)
* Residents fight burglars with flower power (Reuters)
* Ancient mass grave found on Olympics site (Reuters)
* Be a man, would-be holiday organizers urge (AP)
* Nevada students find naked man tied to a rock (AP)
* All-white flashmob dine in Paris square (AFP)
* Ahn hits wrong kind of birdie at LPGA Championship (Reuters)
* Man allegedly tries to use fake $100 at McDonald's (AP)
* Ex-POW seeks apology, compensation (Reuters)
* Pair planning to start honeymoon find car in pool (AP)
Mo. family Christmas photo turns up in Czech ad (AP) Top
AP - It's an international mystery: How did a Missouri family's Christmas card photo end up in the Czech Republic, splashed across a huge storefront advertisement? Danielle Smith said Wednesday that the photo taken of her family last year got sent to family and friends, and was posted on her blog and a few social networking sites. The photo showed her and her husband Jeff holding their two young children.
Splashdown: SC man jumps off bridge to meet friend (AP) Top
AP - When drivers on a stretch of South Carolina interstate saw someone jump off a bridge, they called 911, fearing they were watching a suicide. Instead, multiple media outlets reported Thursday that the callers were just watching Lyle Silkwood jump from the Interstate 26 bridge into the Saluda River near Columbia to meet a passing friend in a boat after his truck ran out of gas.
Coveted parking space in Boston sells for $300,000 (AP) Top
AP - A real estate agent said a resident of Boston's upscale Back Bay section plunked down $300,000 to own what is believed to be the priciest parking space in the city's history.
Woman jailed for allegedly faking doctor's notes (AP) Top
AP - Students have been known to try to fake a doctor's note to get out of school. A South Carolina woman has now been arrested and accused of writing fake doctor's notes for four students. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported Wednesday that 45-year-old Naomi Antoinette Aranda was charged with forgery. Horry County police said she wrote notes for four students at Socastee High School, including her own child.
Husband, wife both win big on scratch-off tickets (AP) Top
AP - One week after Chuck Hill won $5,000 in the Georgia Lottery's Weekly WinFall drawing, his wife did even better. Karen Hill bought a World Class Millions scratch-off ticket on her way to work at City Chevron in Villa Rica. Her $20 ticket won $1 million.
What ales Molson retirees? (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Beer maker Molson is turning of the tap and cutting off the supply of free suds to its retirees, the Toronto Star reported on Tuesday.
Police to probe missing gold at mint (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Canadian police will investigate why the Royal Canadian Mint seems to have lost some of its gold and other precious metals, the government said on Tuesday.
Tokyo fights burglars with flower power (Reuters) Top
Reuters - A Tokyo district plagued with burglaries has turned to planting flowers to beautify its streets and help stamp out crime.
Chimp bites off Berlin Zoo director's finger (Reuters) Top
Reuters - The director of the Berlin Zoo made famous by the polar bear cub Knut has had his finger bitten off by a chimpanzee called Pedro.
Venezuela bans Coke Zero (Reuters) Top
Reuters - The Venezuelan government of U.S.-critic President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday ordered Coca-Cola to withdraw its Coke Zero beverage from the South American nation, citing unspecified dangers to health.
Beer run on a lawn mower leads to OUI charge (AP) Top
AP - A Maine man has been charged with operating under the influence after he and a friend made a beer run on a riding lawn mower.
Fox steals more than 100 shoes (Reuters) Top
Reuters - A fox has been unmasked as the mystery thief of more than 100 shoes in the small western German town of Foehren, authorities said Friday.
Residents fight burglars with flower power (Reuters) Top
Reuters - A Tokyo district plagued with burglaries has turned to planting flowers to beautify its streets and help stamp out crime.
Ancient mass grave found on Olympics site (Reuters) Top
Reuters - An ancient burial pit containing 45 severed skulls, that could be a mass war grave dating back to Roman times, has been found under a road being built for the 2012 British Olympics.
Be a man, would-be holiday organizers urge (AP) Top
AP - Two Indiana men have declared Monday "National Man Day" only to find there's already a romantic holiday that falls on that date.
Nevada students find naked man tied to a rock (AP) Top
AP - A 53-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being naked near a high school on Lake Tahoe's east shore. The naked man was arrested Monday after three Whittell High School students reported spotting him tied to a rock and lying face down behind the school. When the students asked if he needed to be untied, the man answered no.
All-white flashmob dine in Paris square (AFP) Top
AFP - A glam flashmob of 5,000 clad all in white invaded Paris' Concorde square late Thursday for a surprise sit-down dinner on the street in one of the city's most picturesque locations.
Ahn hits wrong kind of birdie at LPGA Championship (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Ahn Shi-hyun's drive on the ninth hole at the LPGA Championship on Friday hit a robin, killing the unfortunate bird in a puff of feathers.
Man allegedly tries to use fake $100 at McDonald's (AP) Top
AP - Police have arrested a man for trying to pass a fake $100 bill at McDonald's, leading to a find of $16,000 more in counterfeit C-notes. Police said the man was arrested Monday after an employee at McDonald's reported someone trying to pass a counterfeit $100 bill. A preliminary investigation led police to find $6,200 in counterfeit $100s in his possession.
Ex-POW seeks apology, compensation (Reuters) Top
Reuters - An Australian World War Two veteran who was forced to work in a coal mine owned by the family of Japan's Prime Minister Taro Aso will visit Tokyo next week to push his case for compensation and an apology for his treatment.
Pair planning to start honeymoon find car in pool (AP) Top
AP - A South Florida couple woke up to a car plunged in their pool. Police said that a teenage driver swerved to avoid a cat drove his car into the backyard swimming pool early Friday. The car went through the bushes and a fence and into the pool, police said. The driver was the only person in the vehicle and got out of the car uninjured.
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