On Friday, Iberdrola Renewables, Inc. filed an application with the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a proposed wind farm on 20,000 acres of private land near Elizabeth City, NC.
If built, the Desert Wind Power Project, the current name of the project, is considering development of a 300-megawatt…Continue
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The deadline for applications is March 9th at 2 pm.
North Carolina's State Energy Office has announced a new program which offers grants between $100,000 and $500,000 for energy efficiency upgrades such as solar electricity, solar-thermal systems, and installation of energy efficient lighting. This program is for owners of commercial or industrial facilities and incorporated "large" non-profits (non-profits which occupy a space that they own of 20,000 square feet or more) to conduct…Continue
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Applicants must have:
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2010 saw record breaking investment in the Clean Energy sector. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, this record makes 2010 the strongest year for investment in Clean Energy, by far. The drivers mainly responsible for this rapid growth were China, European offshore wind, European rooftop solar and research & development. The sectors which had significant growth were solar power, wind power, and energy-smart technologies, such as smart grid, energy management, electric vehicles…Continue
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US Energy Secretary Chu has announced two new initiatives to promote tribal energy development:$10 million will be available this year through DOE's Tribal Energy Program to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects on tribal lands, and that DOE's Tribal Summit with American Indian and Alaska Native leaders will be held on May 5, 2011 in Washington, D.C.
These programs will be coordinated closely between Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs and tribal…Continue
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A new report from the Center for Clean Air Policy shows that smart growth practices enhance community prosperity and create economic benefits for local businesses, households, and governments. Reduced driving and efficient land use are key components of this report: Growing Wealthier: Smart Growth, Climate Change and Prosperity.
Growing Wealthier reports that cities investing in public transportation and downtown development are experiencing cost savings, growing tax revenues,…Continue
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