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Progress Energy warms up to solar energy
Tampabay.com - St. Petersburg,FL,USA


The company wants to offer subsidized programs to put solar photovoltaic arrays on Florida homes and businesses. And it seeks to boost its rebate by $50 (to ...

iSuppli: Will grid parity change everything for the solar industry?
Solid State Technology - Nashua,NH,USA


El Segundo, Calif., -- Many in the solar power industry and the investment community believe the arrival of grid parity-the point when cost of electricity ...

Dow Captures Solar Power with Fluid Technology
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA


CSP technology uses mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto receivers that collect solar energy and convert it to heat. ...

Premier Power Discusses Acquisition of Arco Energy on Fox Business ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA


Today, Premier Power designs and deploys the most innovative solar electric systems through market-leading innovation and exceptional customer service. ...

Suntech Tests National's SolarMagic Technology
RenewableEnergyWorld.com - Peterborough,NH,USA


National's SolarMagic power optimizers use distributed electronics throughout a solar
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California Utilities Lead Solar Power Boom

Environment News Service - USA

With almost 30000 photovoltaic systems installed, Pacific Gas and Electric has connected more solar customers to the electric grid than any other utility ...

Perpetual Power Installs Solar on Cold Storage Roof
EP Magazine - Dallas,TX,USA


The solar installation includes 2240 185Wp Mitsubishi Electric polycrystalline

Yarra Climate Action Now!: We want a real solar feed-in tariff!
By YCAN!


At the last election the Victorian State Labor Government committed itself to the institution of a 'German style' gross feed-in tariff to promote privately generated solar electricity. As is well known by now the institution of such a tariff which commits electricity generation and distribution companies to purchase all privately generated solar electricity at a premium rate was the centre-piece of the rapid expansion of photovoltaic solar electricity generation in ...

Yarra Climate Action Now! - http://yarraclimateactionnow.blogspot.com/
Solar, Wind, Conservation, Green Careers, Renewable Energy Lease ...
By American Energy Conservation Group


With the call to “go green” increasing in intensity among corporations, businesses, government entities, and even individuals, the demand for solar electricity – produced by photovoltaic solar cells – has skyrocketed. Unfortunately, not only are traditional ... With the market for solar power already in explosive growth mode, BioSolar is singularly positioned to lead the development of truly sustainable and cost-effective solar technology. In short, when it comes to solar ...

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New Solar Farm in Israel | Solar Power PV Panels

ZenithSolar's CEO Roy Segev proudly talked about the fact that the company is the first that can both tap into sunlight for both solar electric energy as ...

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Protest against Brown – vote Green
guardian.co.uk - UK


The Greens would invest in new green industries to create a million green collar jobs. We would put money into energy conservation, which would lead to tens ...

UN: Global renewables investment up despite financial crisis
Business Green - London,England,UK


Steiner also said that renewable energy focused economic stimulus packages from a raft of countries, including Brazil, Chile, Peru, the Philippines, the US, ...

A common person's guide to the American Clean Energy and Security ...
Grist Magazine - Seattle,WA,USA


-Green Jobs and Worker Assistance: There is little in the bill that is directly about green jobs or worker assistance. There is an increase in funding for ...

Responsibility Weekly Recap (May 27 - June 3, 2009) Philanthropy ...
Product Design & Development - Rockaway,NJ,USA


Unum, Employees Donate More Than $6 Million in 2008 (June 03, 2009 03:30 PM) Source: Unum EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Mead Johnson Now Using Green Technology to ...

ShoreBank to leverage new Market Tax Credits to spur investment in ...
dBusinessNews Los Angeles (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA


... the development of renewable energy sources. According to the US Green Building Council, Chicago Chapter, the installation of energy-saving appliances, ...

Green Ink: A Comeback for Oil Sands, and More Climate-Bill Sniping
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York,NY,USA


From the FT: “For western politicians, the uncomfortable truth is that the expansion of renewable energy in developed countries, aimed at reducing their ...

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Renewable energy will boost economy and create jobs, study finds
Cordis News - Brussels,Belgium


To forecast future developments, the researchers used a model called Green-X, which
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Clean energy action event held in Boulder
Examiner.com - USA


He supplied data stating the in 2007 renewable energy and energy efficiency jobs grew to 8.5 million and added that by 2030 one in 30 jobs will be in ...

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Green Workers Feel Safe Amid Slump - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com
By By James Kanter


The survey found that three-quarters of respondents were satisfied with their jobs, while 93 percent said they would recommend a career in the environmental sector to others. ... Reuters said it surveyed about 1200 professionals who work in areas like renewable energy and emissions trading. News that the workers in the green sector are upbeat about their prospects, and the prospects for others, comes despite a wave of layoffs in the financial sector and it comes as the ...

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Feds Start Unemployed Job Training Program in Milwaukee | Today's ...


... need for new careers. The programs can provide services like tutoring, academic and career counseling or could do things like remove financial constraints for adults returning to school by taking care of child care, transportation or textbook costs. ... "Whether it's new emerging industries like renewable energy, health care, high tech, green jobs, there's a chance for folks who are producing that (to) help train people with the skills necessary to get real jobs." ...

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Renewable Energy Investment Surpassed Fossil Fuel Investment in ...
By Tracey de Morsella


2009 and Beyond: Climate Change, Energy Security and Green Jobs. New investments in the first quarter of 2009 fell by 53% to $13.3 billion compared to the same period in 2008, reflecting the depth of the global financial crisis, according to .... Update me about green jobs and careers when site is updated. Popular; Topics; Comments. Debunking The Spanish Study on The Dire Result of Green Jobs Creation - Updated May 5, 2009 · Best Green Jobs Meta-list: 56 Top Green Careers ...

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A response to the IPCC « Watts Up With That?
By wattsupwiththat


Calzada dismissed claims that such policies have created “green jobs” in the Spanish economy and presented data that showed Spanish businesses have spent billions of dollars on carbon credits and abatement programs, resulting in two jobs being ..... The Spanish author made a very nice presentation on the folly of renewable energy. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/03/business/global/03euro.html?ref=world. Check out the electricity prices in Denmark, Netherlands and Germnay. ...

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Noted: Army loses on bill, brigade
Colorado Springs Independent - Colorado Springs,CO,USA


Fifteen veterans graduated from the first eight-week class of the Veterans Green Jobs Academy with training in home energy audits and weatherization. ...

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Downturn dents renewable energy growth in '08-UNEP
guardian.co.uk - UK


Wind power attracted the most investment last year at $51.8 billion, or 1 percent more than 2007, while solar power investment rose by 49 percent to $33.5 ...

Carbon Taxes, Nuclear Energy & Renewables, and How to Finance ...
Daily Kos - Berkeley,CA,USA


As many know, if you cut all subsidies to wind and solar, most of this industry would die off rather quickly, both operationally and those projects under ...

FOREX-Dollar holds ground after jump, ECB and BOE in focus
Reuters - USA


... 2009 lows on comments from Asian monetary officials and weaker-than-expected US
Fact-checking Pawlenty - fact, fiction or both?

Capitol Report - St. Paul,MN,USA

... implementing the nation's first biodiesel standard, and establishing a nation-

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Renewable energy funding falls 70pct in Asia as oil, credit drop ...
Investments in wind farms, solar installations and hydropower plants in the region dropped to $1.8 billion in the first quarter of 2009 from $6.1 billion a year earlier, according to New Energy Finance, a London-based carbon ... China's Projects "The crisis may postpone initiatives to push clean technology as China wants to first promote economic stability and keep jobs," Gael de Barmon, president of Natixis Private Equity Asia, part of Natixis, the Paris-based bank. ...

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Geothermal Energy Receives A $350 MilionBoost
By Angelique van Engelen


It's official: Solar, wind and biomass energy now have competition from geothermal energy. We wrote about the advantages of this type of alternative energy not too long ago. And if that made you wonder why the geothermal sector ... The Geothermal Energy Association in Washington DC published a study recently in which it revealed that 126 geothermal energy projects are currently under construction that will add around 5500 megawatts to the overall geothermal portfolio. ...

Global Warming is Real - http://www.globalwarmingisreal.com/blog/
Solar Home Review: 10 Best Green Jobs : consumer reviews for solar ...
By Anja Atkinson


They have gone the extra mile and provide financing options for customers, while they also gladly offer to connect you with people in your area that can help you with system installation. .... There tends to be a fair bit of info online for this career in different countries. Consider green training in construction, leeds design and small scale solar or wind operations. Many farmers are taking up the renewable energy business model and creating reasonably sized renewable ...

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KeNo's Housing and Economic Portal: Thursday June 4 Housing and ...
By Ken Nowak


Guy Cecala, publisher of Inside Mortgage Finance Publications, says the program is salvageable only with “some major, wholesale changes, since no one is using it at all.” The legislative changes are “essentially patches,” he says, but combined ... Ted Kennedy and many residents who own coastal property from where they could see the wind turbines on a clear day oppose the project. Ted Kennedy is a hypocrite. I thought he, and his other liberal friends have been telling ...

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Wal-Mart, touting impact in tough economy, says it will create ...
By Bureau News


'Indian economy will bounce back as the fundamentals of the economy are strong,' Mukherjee told reporters after meeting officials of the finance ministry. Apparel sector to lose million jobs by March. January 6th, 2009 NEW DELHI - The apparel sector .... BRING THEM TO NORTH AMERICA! can_headlines Company hopes wind's at its back: If approved, B.C. project would become first ocean-based wind farm in North America; wwmt H1N1 cases continue to rise, slowly: KALAMAZOO, Mich. ...

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Who's Who of candidates for today's European elections
Bromley Times - London,England,UK


The Green Party said: "Our European Election manifesto sets out a plan for creating one million jobs through investment in renewable energy, housing, ...

Creating Green Jobs & Energy Projects
istockAnalyst.com (press release) - Salem,OR,USA


Other EMC highlights include: US doe's Save Energy Now Awards, Council on Women in

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The Average Green Employee Makes $76000
By Reuters


A poll of professionals in "professionals in areas such as renewable energy and greenhouse gas emissions trading" reveals that green collars are lucrative. Equally important, they feel secure. ... degrees made under $70000 on average, while those holding more general degrees made around $85000 a year. Over threequarters of those surveyed said they were satisfied with their jobs, while 93 percent said they would recommend a career in the environmental sector to others. ...

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Green Jobs: Where Are They?
By Jessica Jensen

There has certainly been a lot of media coverage on the growing array of “green jobs.” That is a pretty broad term– encompassing renewable energy, green building, bio-fuels, energy-efficiency technologies and much more. ... Before that, she worked as a Project Leader for the Boston Consulting Group where she led strategy projects for Fortune 500 companies in the media, entertainment, satellite, office products, financial services and other industries. ...
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Investment in Clean Energy Exceeded Fossil Fuel Investment in 2008 ...
By ceylan
The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) reported that in 2008, 56 percent of all money invested in the energy sector went to green sources of power, with $140 billion in investments in renewable energy compared to $110 billion in ... renewable energy, resource efficiency, green building and sustainable transportation. Industry experts write about current trends, discuss clean technologies as well as policies and provide career advice. About CleanTechies... » ...
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Green Jobs in Arizona. Solar Trough Technology Power Plant ...
By Gordon Smith

Starwood Solar will contract with Lockheed Martin Corporation to construct a 290 megawatt (MW) concentrating solar trough plant in Harquahala Valley, Arizona and commit all the renewable energy and capacity from the facility to Arizona Public ... The combination of our ability to finance this project, Lockheed Martin's systems integration and design expertise and APS's drive to provide its customers with cost-effective, sustainable power will result in a state-of-the-art ...
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Sustainability Efforts to Increase Despite Economy | The Green ...
By Tracey de Morsella

Few define sustainability in terms of focusing on renewable energy resources (3%) or driving inefficiency out of the supply chain (10%). * Employees (82%) and customers (74%) are more likely to be the targets of communications about ... Update me about green jobs and careers when site is updated. Popular; Topics; Comments. Debunking The Spanish Study on The Dire Result of Green Jobs Creation - Updated May 5, 2009 · Best Green Jobs Meta-list: 56 Top Green Careers ...

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PhillyDeals: Solar industry gathers in Philadelphia next week
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA

By Joseph N. DiStefano 'Electricians, plumbers, roofers - we can put these people back to work," said Rhone A. Resch, president of the Solar Energy ...

China to Encourage Solar Use
Wall Street Journal - USA

NANTONG, China -- China said it will introduce a preferential tariff it will pay energy companies that use solar power for their generating capacity, ...

SunPods Predicts Bright Future for Power-on-Demand Solar Platforms
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA

In short, our PV array system is a smart, cost-effective, easily deployable, power-on-demand solar solution with a very bright future.”

Premier Power Acquires Leading Italian Solar Project Developer and ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA

The acquisition of Arco Energy gives Premier Power access to arguably the world's fastest growing solar power market today. With an aggressive feed-in ...

EDF EN Canada Announces Arnprior Solar Project
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA

“With the launch of our project efforts in Arnprior, EDF EN Canada is proud to be a pioneering investor in Ontario's solar energy market,” said Al ...

Massive Scale Solar Projects Needed to Harness the Sun's Energy ...
EcoWorldly - San Francisco,USA

One's first thought on solar energy is often the photo voltaic systems (PV) that convert sunlight directly into electricity. These small systems seem to ...

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Green money, sitting around
San Diego CityBEAT - CA,USA

“San Diego will use the loan to add photovoltaic solar panels at five locations,” then-commission Chair Jackalyne Pfannenstiel announced at the time. ...


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Grab the opportunity: jobs for skilled workers, control energy ...
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"Such an offshore platform wind farm will cost a little bit more than €390000000 spread over 25 years and will generate electricity at €0.083 per unit (maintenance costs included, 15% profit included. ... Alternattiva Demokratika has also proposed schemes to have 50000 solar water heaters and 5000 photovoltaic panels installed in Malta and Gozo in the next five years. Saving energy and micro-energy generation should be at the centre of the country's plans for energy ...
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Durango Herald News, Military vets graduate from green-jobs program

GOLDEN - Calling it a continuation of their service to their country, 15 military veterans graduated from Colorado's new Veterans Green Jobs Academy on Tuesday with training to work as home energy auditors. ...

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Mystery job project worth $1.5 millon of your tax money clears hurdle
Muncie Star Press - Muncie,IN,USA

The funds would be used to pay a company to build a wind turbine and as many as 100
Standard Chartered expands renewable energy coverage
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Mystery job project worth $1.5 millon of your tax money clears ...
The funds would be used to pay a company to build a wind turbine and as many as 100 solar-and-wind-powered street lights for the Morrison Road district as well as the Park One/332 business park at Interstate 69 -- the site of a separate ...

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UNEP report details surprising green energy investment trends ...
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The US saw a slow-down in asset financing following the glut of investment in corn based ethanol in 2007. Also, the number of tax equity providers fell for wind and solar projects due to the financial crisis. ...

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Mike Smith, a resource-management director for TCC, said his agency also is thinking of helping the University of Alaska Fairbanks — the energy center's home base — finance construction of a proposed technology-research building. Smith said the two agencies have ... The region represented by Tanana Chiefs covers 42 communities and, as noted by the groups in a news release, is rich in feedstock for geothermal, biomass, wind and other potential alternative energy projects. ...

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C-Questor Carbon Markets and Climate Change News Letter: Feeling ...
By Graham Crawford

Mr Obama marked Earth day this year with a visit to Newton, Iowa, where a former Maytag washing machine plant, shut last year with the loss of hundreds of jobs, has been taken over by a company making wind turbine towers. ... New Energy Finance, a consultancy, says the spot silicon price has fallen sharply, from $136 per kg in January 2009 to $73 per kg in early May. The price of finished photovoltaic cells is forecast to fall by more than 43 per cent this year. ...

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