January 2010

Renewable energy summit opens in the Middle East

January 19, 2010

More than 3,000 people yesterday attended the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. The objective of the event is to “identify practical and sustainable solutions for today’s energy security, environment and climate change challenges.” Related Posts:Non-profit takes solar-powered mobile technology to developing worldHappy World Environment DayEurope: 100% renewable energy in […]

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Monday fun: fossil fuel vintage videos

January 18, 2010

Energy Refuge kicks off the week in vintage mood with some fossil fuel advertising, news and film footage of yore. These videos are reminders that fossil fuel really is a thing of the past and the future belongs to renewable energy. Related Posts:New report outlines how clean energy can generate jobs in the U.S.See how […]

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Scottish island gets green prize

January 14, 2010

A small island in Scotland, home to a community of about 100 people, was awarded £300,000 (US$487,000) from the Big Green Challenge by the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts. Solar power was part of the islanders’ efforts to go green. Related Posts:Final call: Going Green Film FestivalMonday fun: fossil fuel vintage videosUN […]

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President Obama announces $2.3 billion in renewable energy manufacturing tax credits

January 11, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Earlier in August we wrote about the announcement made by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of the Treasury when they started accepting applications for the Recovery Act Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits, a program to make direct payments in lieu of tax credits to companies that create and […]

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Google’s green plans move to renewable energy market

January 9, 2010

Image via Wikipedia The week was buzzing with the news that Google is moving into electricity, although the company itself has not issued an official statement on the new move yet. The project is called Google Energy. Related Posts:Seattle turns waste into renewable energyLatin America starts to migrate to renewable energyReport says wind energy grew […]

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