ACORE is pumping out the PR now that Congress is poised to either let die or renew a provision created by the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee in January 2009. The provision being considered in the pending tax bill will potentially support or inhibit renewable energy projects in 2011. […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
It is no longer uncommon for those using solar energy systems to sell excess electricity generated back to the power companies. It is, however, uncommon to see a local news story about a hardware store owner doing so. The hardware store owner is located in an ideal area; St. Augustine, Florida. Will we see green […]
The bailout legislation includes a $17 billion energy tax package; a big win for solar, wind and hybrids.
Resources for careers in energy and energy-related job listings. Career Information Association of Energy Engineers A source for information on the dynamic field of energy efficiency, utility deregulation, facility management, plant engineering, and environmental compliance. Careers in Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Lists resources that discuss the kinds of education and skills, both technical and non-technical, […]
Oil Obit is writing obituary for our dependence on foreign energy supplies. Help us follow the money.
Geothermal heating and cooling uses the relatively constant temperature of the earth below the ground to heat and cool…
An Australian university innovates an “out of the box” environmental sustainability system and cuts their overall electrical usage by 40%. The system at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) began operation in September 2019. The unique sustainability system stores energy generated by 6,000 solar panels installed on buildings throughout campus rooftops. The environmental sustainability […]
There is a new Florida neighborhood called Hunters Point that has zero emissions, smart tech, and buildings that are hurricane-proof. This interests me greatly and I would love to see a retirement community built near me using the concept, for sure. On their website, you’ll see their attitude toward a new way to think about […]
Do attic fans lower the cost of cooling your home? Are solar attic fans worth installing?