Last night, President Obama addressed the nation in The State of the Union. Most of this speech focused on the economy but there were numerous focus points on the future of clean energy in our nation. President Obama compared the research of clean energy to that of the space race stating,
"This is our generation’s Sputnik moment. Two years ago, I said that we needed to reach a level of research and development we haven’t seen since the height of the Space Race. In a few…
Duke Energy and China-based ENN Group announced an agreement Tuesday to collaborate on the development of technologies to help build greener cities in China and the United States.
The agreement creates the Future Energy Technology Demonstration Platform and paves the way to exchange knowledge on advanced energy, building and transportation technologies.
The companies’ shared vision for a “green” city encompasses electricity produced via cleaner generation technologies,…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on January 20, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments
RALEIGH –North Carolina’s Utility Savings Initiative saved the state’s taxpayers more than $55.3 million in utility costs in the last fiscal year and avoided emitting more than 164,886 metric tons of carbon dioxide into our atmosphere, according to a report issued recently by the North Carolina Energy Office. Since the Utility Savings Initiative was launched in 2003, the state has saved more than $325 million while investing $11 million into utility savings improvements in North Carolina…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on January 3, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments