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From Local to National, India to the US, Government Action Key to Low-Carbon Green Economic Development

September 17th, 2012 | by Andrew

Local governments are taking actions to spur low-carbon green economy development that falls right in line and reinforces initiatives at the regional, national, and international levels, an encouraging sign that real progress can and is being made. Announcements this week from cities and local governments as geographically and culturally separated and diverse as Kolkata and Westport testify to the actions taking place.


California Community Solar Bill Dies in Assembly Committee

September 3rd, 2012 | by Andrew

Intense lobbying from the state's three largest utilities effectively squashed the bill, which would have enabled renters and others to subscribe and receive solar and other renewable power from project developers in return for credits to their utility bills.


Fueling Stations of the Future Here Now

August 20th, 2012 | by Andrew

Wind and solar energy are being harnessed and integrated with electric vehicle chargers, heralding the coming end of the "Fossil Fuel Era" and the onset of a new age of sustainable, renewable power and fuel for transport. Two news items this past week-- one regarding the Sanya Skypump and another regarding Envision Solar Trees-- foreshadow what's to come


EADS Astrium to Measure London Carbon Emissions in Real-Time During Summer Olympics

July 24th, 2012 | by Andrew

EADS Astrium will use the latest instruments from Picarro in a pilot test that aims to realize big improvements in carbon emissions measurements at the mega-city, national, and worldwide scales. Picarro's CRDS technology is being deployed in stationary, mobile, and airborne platforms to analyze carbon emissions city-wide during the 2012 Olympic Games.


US Smart Grid Systems Provider Lands Scottish Wind Farm Contract

May 4th, 2012 | by Andrew

Europe's renewable energy drive is opening up substantial new opportunities for innovative US companies such as Chicago-based smart grid systems provider S&C Electric, which is doubling the size of its factory in Milwaukee as a result of its growing European and overseas business portfolio


DOE Weatherization Assistance Cuts Energy Bills, Lowers Usage for 600,000 Low-Income Homes

December 20th, 2011 | by Andrew

Creating much needed building and construction industry jobs, reducing energy bills and use at low-income homes and buildings and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, all this has been achieved - and faster than scheduled - by the DOE's Weatherization Assistance Program, which has 'weatherized' 600,000 homes and buildings across the US and its territories three months ahead of schedule



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