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Johnson Controls’ fifth annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey
Energy priorities are changing with storms, shut down of nuclear power facilities and cost of energy shifts. Green solutions can be the better solution for energy supply stability.
Algae Industry Update from Scripps
Algae is a living resource that is being "domesticated" for use in energy, food and other biofeedstock or raw material. Scripps Institute in SoCal is supplying some of the research and development to bring this new resource to commercialization. It's getting closer!
Energy Generation Uses
Hydroelectric energy generation affects water supplies for cities, agriculture and environmental systems. Solutions start with long term planning for diverse water usage.
Renewable Energy Training Center in Tehachapi, CA
Renewable energy job training expands to meet rising need for technicians, trainers and veteran job opportunities in wind energy.
Reinventing Fire to Change the Rules of the Energy Game
Reinventing Fire is a fight for better fuel and energy policy on the ground. Rocky Mountain Institute leads a game changing initiative to transition from oil, coal and burning to a clean energy future. Reinventing Fire™ is driving a business-led transition from oil, coal, and ultimately gas to efficiency and renewables.
MicroCHP (combined heat and power) Fuel Cells for Homes and Businesses
Turn natural gas into electricity and heat for commercial and large home applications - and save significantly on utility costs with non-burning, CHP fuel cell energy generation.
Siting Renewable Energy on Brownfield Land and Mine Sites
EPA is encouraging renewable energy development on current and formerly contaminated land and mining sites.
Womens Energy Matters organizes energy and energy efficiency strategies
Women are the primary providers of renewable resources in our communities -- and strong proponents of renewable energy, energy efficiency and even organic agriculture, which uses natural energy. WEM help women learn what they can do about our energy crisis.
Low-emission Microturbine Systems from Captsone and CPS
Microturbines recover energy in a wide variety of consumer, commercial and industrial applications.
Photovoltaic power generation conference - Austin, TX, Feb 23-25, 2010
Advances in photovoltaics technology and
manufacturing processes will be addressed at this international conference, as well as
emerging applications for photovoltaic-based solar power
High Efficiency Fuel Cell Technology Promises 80% Efficiency
The potential applications of fuel cell technology is broad -- from automotive, to stationery equipment, to electrical generation and cooling heat and power.
Scientific Jobs Are Veering Toward Applied Sciences
Scientific research is responding to the political and environmental priorities of applied sciences -- energy efficiency, renewable energy and energy sources.
University of Southern California-Energy Institute Focuses on Renewable Energy
California energy research is being conducted at USC to transition the economy to renewable energy. These research resources are cross-disciplinary, and available to entrepreneurs through technology transfer programs.
Renewable Distributed Energy Collaborative (Re-DEC) Kick-off December 9, San Francisco
Re-DEC, a working group that will bring together utility grid operators, renewable DG project developers, and renewable DG technology experts
DOE Loan Guarantees through FIPP
DOE provides loan guarantee funding for renewable energy projects.
Live Well Anywhere - Power with Nature
Solar ~ Wind ~ Hydro ~ Heating ~ Off-grid ~ Grid-tied
Careers in Renewable Energy -- How to Get a Green Energy Job
Need a green career guide? Careers in Renewable Energy is the hottest guide to the hottest career sector to deal with our climate change future.
Build a Wind Mill from Spare Parts
Green tech starts with ideas. And a problem that becomes a need, that turns into a challenge...that can become an opportunity. Turn determination into solutions...
AB 904 Expands Eligibility for Renewable Energy in CIIP
AB 904, sponsored by Imperial County, will expand the list of
eligible businesses for the CIIP to include those that are
engaged in the commercial production of electricity using
solar, wind, biomass, hydropower, or geothermal resources on
or after July 1, 2010.
Plan B 4.0 Facing Global Food Shortages That Threaten Civilization
Solutions. We're facing unprecedented population growth at the same time we're facing food shortages. How do we solve this global problem?
California Renewable Energy Generation Recognized by EPA
Green power partners generate electricity on-site from renewable resources such as solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, biogas, and low-impact hydropower.
$3 Billion in Recovery Act Funds for Renewable Energy Projects
Cash Assistance Will Increase Economic Development, Promote Renewable Energy Use Program Guidance Now Available to Businesses to Facilitate Swift Implementation
Pee-Power for Hydrogen Power
Urine is the latest waste material to be discovered holding back secrets of hydrogen power.
Algae Grows Biofuel in Imperial Valley California
Algae is the new renewable fuel -- and is now being used to produce jet fuel and diesel fuel.
2020 Renewable Sources Increased by California Executive Order
Additional 10% bump in renewable energy generation to meet 2020 goal for the state's renewable energy portfolio standard.
California Energy Jobs Training Plan 2009-2020
California must quickly increase statewide efforts to train people at all levels to plan, administer, and deliver energy efficiency, both in the public and private sectors.
Federal Green Building Tax Deduction Revived in HR 1424, Oct. 3, 2008
Congress Passed the Financial Bailout Bill that Includes Renewable Energy Provisions -- and the President Signs Green Building Tax Deduction Into Law
Enhanced Geothermal Systems Investment by Google
Google invests in Enhanced Geothermal Systems, or EGS
International Renewable Energy Conference 2008 - Materials
Downloadable conference materials for renewable energy field
Community Environmental Council and Area Leaders Prepare for Peak Oil
Key leaders from Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties agreed to work with CEC on a regional energy planning effort.
Edited by Carolyn Allen