Thursday, June 18, 2009

Wind, Solar, Renewable Energy, Green Careers, Latest Google News and Commentary by_Green Earl


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Oakfield, Maine wind farm review starts today
Boston Herald - United States
The proposed Oakfield wind project would create enough electricity for the New England
grid to power more than 20000 homes, company officials have said. ...

Irish See Green in Wind Farms: Mainstream Invests in Two Lee ...
istockAnalyst.com (press release) - Salem,OR,USA

Dublin-based Mainstream Renewable Power bought the two wind farms in Lee County, and a third farm in Boone County, last Thursday from Bruce and Joyce ...

Clever Financing Gets California Back On Track
Reuters - USA

Besides solar, eligible projects include wind energy, closed-loop biomass, open-loop
biomass, geothermal energy, small irrigation power, landfill gas, ...

Germany - DGAP-News : Solar Millennium and Southern California ...
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung) - Germany
The Solar Millennium Project will bring approximately 800 temporary workers to our
area and 80 - 100 new jobs in our valley. This project will go a long way ...

Environment News Service
Enviros, Scientists Oppose Senate Committee's Clean Energy Act
Environment News Service - USA

... requiring utilities to get a quarter of their electricity from sources like the
wind and sun would create jobs and save ratepayers money," he said. ...

Wind Watch: Oakfield wind farm review starts today
Proponents believe wind power to be a pollution-free, efficient and inexpensive way to generate electricity that also creates jobs, generates tax money and broadens the
state's industrial base. First Wind has said that its projects ...

National Wind Watch: News - http://www.wind-watch.org/news/

A formula to increase wind turbines' efficiency level
By Ani
Energy Dept. releases $300 million for vehicle efficiency research, other projects.
June 11th, 2009 DOE releases money for vehicle efficiency researchWASHINGTON — The Energy Department says its making $240 million available for research into ... April 22nd, 2009 Obama to talk up wind power on Earth Day in IowaNEWTON, Iowa — President Barack Obama delivered an Earth Day pitch for his alternative energy plan and environmentally friendly jobs Wednesday in a return to Iowa, ...

The Gaea News - http://blog.taragana.com/n/

Clever Financing Gets California Back On Track
By Triple Pundit
“This project is a great example of how to use innovative financing to green state
government, make it more cost effective for taxpayers and bolster businesses and jobs in a vital sector of our economy,” he adds. ... Besides solar, eligible projects include wind energy, closed-loop biomass, open-loop biomass, geothermal energy, small irrigation power, landfill gas, trash combustion, marine and hydrokinetic energy, and some hydropower facilities. Projects must be owned by ...

Matter Network - Clean Technology,... - http://www.matternetwork.com/
NYTimes: “Senate Committee Approves Broad Energy Package ...
By climateandenergy

The bill's major provisions would, among other things, impose a national renewable
electricity standard, overhaul federal financing for “clean energy” projects, establish a suite of efficiency measures, mandate new federal ... The bill requires utilities nationwide to provide 15 percent of their power from renewable sources like wind and solar power by 2021, while allowing up to a quarter of the requirement to be met with energy-saving measures instead. ...

Climate and energy - http://blog.climateandenergy.org/

Google Web Alert for: Conservation, creating Negawatts, saving energy

Priority: Negawatts — Alaska Conservation Alliance

Priority: Negawatts. Energy Efficiency bannerFINAL ... Saving Center, ACA continues to support two strong bills that set energy efficiency goals for public ...

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Yahoo! Alerts


The latest from Yahoo! News: Most Emailed - Odd News

* Jobless man steals just for free prison lunch (Reuters)
* Alaska's Rat Island rat-free after 229 years (Reuters)
* Prosecutor wants to ban fast-food toys (Reuters)
* NY drivers top US road rage league: survey (AFP)
* Boy, 8, saves sister and drunk adults from fire (AP)
* Bomb squad blasts suspicious package, finds Bible (AP)
* Armed Maine woman, 77, teaches intruder a lesson (AP)
* Clerk shoots man after cell phone deflects knife (AP)
* Lottery winner plans to grow better carrots (Reuters)
* Musicians attacked at wedding (Reuters)
* Passengers cheat flu scan with fever reducers (Reuters)
* Man hides in LA drain for 12 hours to avoid arrest (AP)
* Belgian teen to sue over 56-star facial tattoo (AFP)
* Cocaine haul found hidden in frozen sharks (Reuters)
* Oregon woman obsessed with rabbits arrested again (AP)
* Men-only train cars sought in groping fears (Reuters)
* Man accused of stealing 88 panties from neighbor (AP)
* Sub allegedly chokes student during dodgeball game (AP)
* Fox steals more than 100 shoes (Reuters)
* Ariz. town council election decided by card draw (AP)
* Man 'relaxing' on mattress in Pa. bay rescued (AP)

Jobless man steals just for free prison lunch (Reuters) Top
Reuters - A jobless Taiwan man released from prison stole a box of cotton swabs just to get arrested again because he "could not forget the police department boxed lunches," officers and local media said Tuesday.

Alaska's Rat Island rat-free after 229 years (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Alaska's Rat Island is finally rat-free, 229 years after a Japanese shipwreck spilled rampaging rodents onto the remote Aleutian island, decimating the local bird population.

Prosecutor wants to ban fast-food toys (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Charging that toys sold with meals in fast-food outlets can lead children to develop bad eating habits, a Brazilian prosecutor on Monday asked a judge to ban such sales nationally at chains including McDonald's and Burger King.

NY drivers top US road rage league: survey (AFP) Top
AFP - New Yorkers are America's angriest drivers, according to a survey published Tuesday.

Boy, 8, saves sister and drunk adults from fire (AP) Top
AP - Police in Poland say an 8-year-old boy saved his sister and three drunk adults from a fire by calling police and fighting the flames before help arrived. The fire started outside the door of the boy's apartment in the western town of Miedzyrzecz late Monday.

Bomb squad blasts suspicious package, finds Bible (AP) Top
AP - A bomb squad used a disrupter gun to blast a suspicious package left on the counter of the Leavenworth post office, but only a Bible was found inside. Police said the person who left the package on Friday night took off in a hurry and probably didn't put enough stamps on it to get it delivered.

Armed Maine woman, 77, teaches intruder a lesson (AP) Top
AP - After being told by her daughter that a man in their home was an armed intruder, a 77-year-old woman pulled a gun on him and sent him running, according to court documents. The Bangor Daily News reported that family members have been referring to Doris Gatchell of Princeton as "Annie Oakley" after she confronted the man Friday.

Clerk shoots man after cell phone deflects knife (AP) Top
AP - A liquor store clerk's cell phone may have saved his life. Police said when a would-be robber tried to stab the clerk at Beverage Mart on Monday the knife dented the cell phone in the clerk's pocket, but did not injure him. The clerk, 59-year-old Joseph Wescott, then pulled a gun and shot the man in the abdomen. The clerk was given the pistol by his son, a police officer.

Lottery winner plans to grow better carrots (Reuters) Top
Reuters - A 74-year-old amateur gardener who scooped a 25 million pound lottery prize said Tuesday he would spend part of his winnings hiring an expert to learn how to grow better carrots.

Musicians attacked at wedding (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Taliban fighters beat musicians, shaved their heads and left them tied to trees overnight because they performed at an Afghan wedding, a village tribal chief said Monday, a sign of the fighters' growing influence.

Passengers cheat flu scan with fever reducers (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Many sick passengers who flew to Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam took fever reducers to cheat temperature scanners at the airport, leading to the discovery of several infected cases later, state media reported at the weekend.

Man hides in LA drain for 12 hours to avoid arrest (AP)
AP - A burglary suspect who tried to evade police by hiding in a narrow storm drain under a busy freeway for 12 hours finally agreed to give himself up after speaking to a local TV reporter on his cell phone.

Belgian teen to sue over 56-star facial tattoo (AFP) Top
AFP - A Belgian teenager is suing a tattoo artist whom she says covered half her face with stars while she was asleep, media reports said.

Cocaine haul found hidden in frozen sharks (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Mexico's navy has seized more than a tonne of cocaine stuffed inside frozen sharks, as drug gangs under military pressure go to greater lengths to conceal narcotics bound for the United States.

Oregon woman obsessed with rabbits arrested again (AP) Top
AP - Authorities said a woman obsessed with rabbits is in trouble again: In violation of probation terms, she was found holed up in a hotel room with more than a dozen rabbits. Officers said they had to break into the room Tuesday and found eight adults and half a dozen baby rabbits, one dead. The police say some were caged, some roaming.

Men-only train cars sought in groping fears (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Many women taking the crowded train in Tokyo opt for women-only carriages during the rush hour to avoid gropers.

Man accused of stealing 88 panties from neighbor (AP) Top
AP - Puerto Rico police said they have arrested a man accused of snatching 88 pieces of underwear from a neighbor's clothesline. The man was charged with theft and illegal appropriation. Police said Wednesday that he returned all $1,000 worth of underwear to the woman.

Sub allegedly chokes student during dodgeball game (AP) Top
AP - New York police say a substitute gym teacher put a 10-year-old student in a chokehold after the two got in an argument over a dodgeball game. The Daniel Webster Elementary School sub was charged Friday with third-degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child and harassment.

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.

Ariz. town council election decided by card draw (AP) Top
AP - The election came down to the high card.

Man 'relaxing' on mattress in Pa. bay rescued (AP) Top
AP - A man floating on an air mattress in a Lake Erie bay had to be rescued by the Coast Guard and was taken into custody by Erie, Pa., police. Police said two boaters called 911 after a fisherman told them his friend was in the water. The Coast Guard crew pulled the man from Presque Isle Bay about 60 yards from shore at about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday.

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