Monday, July 20, 2009

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

Solar, Wind, Bio, Energy News And Commentary By_Green Earl, 30 year Pioneer In Conservation & Solar Energy

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Globe and Mail
At what price 'white man's money'?

Globe and Mail - Canada

The Walpole band is negotiating with a joint-venture partner, which will provide half the financing and the expertise in managing a wind project. ...

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Nuclear revival may add Del. jobs
The News Journal - Wilmington,DE,USA

It's for a wind-down project for the Savannah River nuclear weapons site, constructed in the 1950s by DuPont. They'll be sent south on barges. ...

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Despite Friction, US and China Partner for Clean Energy Research
TechNewsWorld - Sherman Oaks,CA,USA

Chu and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke were in Beijing to lobby China to promote private-sector development of solar, wind, biofuels and other clean energy. ...

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Green dream runs low on power · Finance Yard
By Guardian News

He says: “If we want sovereign wealth funds, private equity and even pension funds to put their money here and create jobs, we must tackle barriers to investment such as [wind project] planning delays.” ...

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Incentives key to boosting 'natural' energy projects
By Nadim Kawach

"If there is a political decision that at least 20 per cent of this demand, or 20GW, is meant by renewable solar and wind sources, then excellent job opportunities will be available. The technological studies science and engineering ...

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China's Quest For New Energy Supremacy | Solar Feeds News and ...
By (Scottadmin)

Yep, it's another China wind story. Sorry. But when the biggest booster in the US can't get financing for a transmission system to deliver the power from a 4, 000-megawatt installation he's p. ... After building factories in China to comply with requirements that 70% of China wind project materials be domestically made, veteran EU wind turbine manufacturers' bids for recent jobs were rejected on technicalities within 3 days while domestic manufacturers with no industry ...

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Solar, Wind, Conservation, Green Careers, Renewable Energy Lease ...
By American Energy Conservation Group

Google News Alert for: wind, wind careers, wind projects, wind financing, wind jobs. The green revolution. Times Online - UK Most new wind power sources are envisaged as enormous farms out at sea. This will require even more back-up ...

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Technology News: Green Tech: Despite Friction, US and China ...
By Joe McDonald

With initial financing of US$15 million and headquarters in both countries, the center will focus on coal and clean buildings and vehicles, said U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu. ... Some companies say Beijing is trying to build up its industry by shielding companies from competition, shutting foreign competitors out of wind power and other projects. "We need to empower U.S. and Chinese entrepreneurs and innovators to create and collaborate free from artificial trade ...

TechNewsWorld -

New Geothermal Heat Extraction Process To Deliver Clean Power Generation

ScienceDaily (July 20, 2009) — A new method for capturing significantly more heat from low-temperature geothermal resources holds promise for generating virtually pollution-free electrical energy. Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will determine if their innovative approach can safely and economically extract and convert heat from vast untapped geothermal resources.
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The latest from Yahoo! News: Most Emailed - Odd News

* Hunt called off for drug lord's hippo (Reuters)
* Giant West Bank cake aims for Guinness record (AFP)
* King of Pop creamed in online butter statue vote (AP)
* Gang leader charged in scheme to control punk rock (Reuters)
* 7 young Pa. lemonade sellers have brush with law (AP)
* Lawsuit: dentist dropped tools down man's throat (AP)
* 150-pound Minn. cupcake sets Guinness record (AP)
* NY man finds valuable Mexican artifacts in barrel (AP)

Hunt called off for drug lord's hippo (Reuters) Top
Reuters - Colombia has called off the hunt to kill a drug lord's escaped hippo and will instead try to relocate the beast after its mate was shot dead by order of the government, sparking outrage from animal rights groups.

Giant West Bank cake aims for Guinness record (AFP) Top
AFP - Palestinians with a sweet-tooth gathered on Saturday around a giant syrupy cheesecake treat they hope will set a new Guinness world record in their occupied West Bank city.

King of Pop creamed in online butter statue vote (AP)
AP - Jesus Christ and his apostles made the cut. So did John Wayne, Elvis and Tiger. But Michael Jackson will not have his buttery likeness displayed at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines this summer, after support for a creamy statue of the King of Pop melted in an online vote.

Gang leader charged in scheme to control punk rock (Reuters) Top
Reuters - The founder of a street gang that administered beatings and made threats in its drive to control the punk rock music scene has been charged with extorting a Chicago performer, authorities said on Tuesday.

7 young Pa. lemonade sellers have brush with law (AP) Top
AP - Seven suburban Philadelphia children had a brush with the law for selling without a permit — selling lemonade, that is.

Lawsuit: dentist dropped tools down man's throat (AP) Top
AP - A Florida dentist is being sued for allegedly dropping tools down the throat of an elderly patient — twice. Relatives of 90-year-old Charles Gaal Jr. recently filed the suit in circuit court accusing Dr. Wesley Meyers of negligence. An answering message at Meyers' office in Winter Park said Saturday that he was on vacation. He did not reply to a message from The Associated Press seeking comment.

150-pound Minn. cupcake sets Guinness record (AP) Top
AP - A 151-pound cupcake in Minneapolis has been certified as the world's largest. The 1-foot tall, 2-foot wide cupcake on display Saturday at the Minneapolis Mall of America had 15 pounds of fudge filling and 60 pounds of yellow icing.

NY man finds valuable Mexican artifacts in barrel (AP)
AP - One man's trash is definitely another man's treasure. A Queens man hired to remove material from a deceased artist's estate has found artifacts worth thousands of dollars in a discarded barrel.

Bonus NEWS

What's New?

New Study Sheds Light on the Growing U.S. Wind Power Market

July 16, 2009; Berkeley, California – For the fourth consecutive year, the U.S. was home to the fastest-growing wind power market in the world in 2008, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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Debate on Clean Energy Leads to Regional Divide

July 13, 2009; WASHINGTON DC— While most lawmakers accept that more renewable energy is needed on the nation’s grid, the debate over the giant climate-change and energy bill now before Congress is exposing a fundamental rift. For many players, the energy not only has to be clean and free of carbon-dioxide emissions, it also has to be generated nearby. Read full New York Times story.
Exxon Sinks $600M Into Algae-Based Biofuels in Major Strategy Shift

By KATIE HOWELL of Greenwire
July 14, 2009--Oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp. is making a major jump into renewable energy with a $600 million investment in algae-based biofuels. Read full New York Times story.
US-China Clean Energy Research Center Announced

July 15, 2009; BEIJING, CHINA – U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Chinese Minister of Science Wan Gang, and Administrator of National Energy Administration Zhang Guo Bao today announced plans to develop a U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center.

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The Best and the Brightest: ACORE’s Summer Interns

It’s summer and we have a new group of summer interns at ACORE. Although they come from colleges and universities as far-flung as California and Canada, they all share the same driving interest in helping to champion renewable energy and to bring renewable into the mainstream. Meet our interns:


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ACORE July Member of the Month - SolFocus, Inc.
RE Type: Solar Energy

Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV) for High Energy Yield and Low Energy Cost

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AWEA: National Policy Commitment Urgently Needed to Ensure Greater Use of Clean, Abundant Energy Source
House and Senate Move to Address Climate and Energy: Mixed Bag for Clean Energy

by Scott Sklar, President, The Stella Group

Washington, DC, July 7, 2009--The world of Washington, DC has been on overdrive to push Climate and Energy Legislation this past month.

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Emerging El Nino Set to Drive Up Carbon Emissions

July 7, 2009--Across the globe an emerging El Nino weather pattern threatens to cause droughts and floods and trigger a spike in planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from burning forests. (Read full story on Reuters)
Senate Begins Push for Climate Change Bill

July 7, 2009--Democrats in the Senate on Tuesday began a drive to advance climate change legislation, a top Obama administration priority, amid warnings that a bill recently passed by the House of Representatives to reduce carbon emissions would have to be changed. (Read full story on Reuters)
Renewable Energy Provisions in the The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009

Read ACORE's Executive Summary of Renewable Energy Provisions in
The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009--available to ACORE members only

Read ACORE's Full Summary of Renewable Energy Provisions in
The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009--available to ACORE members only

ACORE Applauds House Climate and Energy Bill, Calls for a Stronger Renewable Energy Standard and Treatment in Cap & Trade

July 6, 2009--The American Clean Energy and Security (ACES) Act passed by the House is an historic step, but only a step and not the whole solution, toward building a clean, renewable energy future for the nation. The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) commends the leadership of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chairman Henry Waxman, and Chairman Edward Markey for reaching this stage.

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New England Marine Renewable Energy Center (MREC) Gets Federal Funding
Fall River, MA; Monday June 22, 2009 - The New England Marine Renewable Energy Center (MREC) announced the award of $950,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy last week.

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Obama Administration Offers $59 Million in Conditional Loan Guarantees to Beacon Power and Nordic Windpower, Inc.
July 2, 2009; WASHINGTON, DC -- Secretary Steven Chu today announced $59 million in conditional loan guarantees from the Department of Energy for Nordic Windpower, USA, and ACORE member, Beacon Power.

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Obama Administration Awards More than $153 Million for State Energy Programs in Seven States and Territories

July 06, 2009--U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced more than $153 million in Recovery Act funding to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, New York, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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