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Energy Management Important to Healthcare Leaders

We tend to either love or hate the current healthcare industry. Rising insurance costs and outrageous healthcare bills upset us all. But, it appears the industry leaders are taking energy management seriously. According to a recent survey, energy management is more important to healthcare leaders than to executives in other industry sectors. According to new […]



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ACORE Calls for Global Renewable Energy Standard

American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) Calls for a Global Renewable Energy Standard (G-RES) at COP-16. The resolution seeks global agreement on 25% of energy supplies from renewable energy by 2025. OilObit.com News: SOURCE – ACORE/December 4, 2010 – Cancun, Mexico:  In a bold move to get the UN climate talks moving towards a positive […]


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Networked Solar Conference 2011

Organized by Greentech Media, the upcoming Networked Solar Conference will highlight the convergence of renewable energy and the smart grid. Industry experts from both fields will be on hand to answer questions such as: How is the Smart Grid evolving, and what values will it bring to utilities and consumers? How are innovations in solar […]



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Waste Plastic to Oil Conversion – $10 a Barrel

Is reducing the price per barrel of oil a step in the right direction? If so, Envion Inc. claims they are leading the charge towards a green future with the introduction of a plastic-to-oil conversion technology. According to the manufacturer, the Envion Oil Generator is a first-of-its-kind technology that converts plastic waste into synthetic light […]


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Solar: Federal Incentives Grow Local Businesses

Will Federal incentive programs help change the agriculture industry by encouraging more farms to install solar energy systems? Reports suggest they will for some firms in Virginia. A federal incentive program could forever change the face of Virginia’s agriculture industry by encouraging more farms to install solar energy systems. That’s the hope of Blue Crump, […]


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Electric Benz – Daimler 10 Percent Stake in Tesla Motors

Daimler’s interest in battery systems, electric drive systems and related vehicle projects leads to the automaker acquiring nearly 10 percent of one of the leading electric vehicle companies, Tesla Motors Inc. Read the full story and MB press release at AMG Market | Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts here.


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Green Winners Paper By A.T. Kearney

While updating my alumni info on the A.T. Kearney website, I surfed around and found, “Green Winners” – a white paper explaining why firms are wise to continue their sustainability efforts. As companies cut costs to get through the current global economic slowdown, there is often a temptation to abandon recent forays into sustainability. Yet […]



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60 Minutes Ponders Pickens Plan on Sunday

CBS is taking a close look at the Pickens Energy Plan this Sunday; Charlie Rose profiles Pickens on 60 Minutes, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. ET/PT. Is it politics or truly an attempt to help us better understand how to end our dependence on foreign oil once and for all?  Although I consider 60-minutes a […]


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Shell Funds Energy Land Reclaimation Study

On of the key issues facing the environment today is venture capital and funding support from large corporations. Oil Obit Energy News is interested in following the money and we will report on developments in the sector. Recently, we learned that Shell is providing a $950,000 grant to enable Colorado State University (CSU) researchers to […]