2012

  • August 2, 2012  |  
  • Finance
  • Amid a Political Calm, a Tax Break for the Wind Industry Advances
  • New York Times, Diane Cardwell
  • It has been a tough year for companies in alternative energy. Ever since Solyndra, a solar module maker, cost taxpayers half a billion dollars when it went bankrupt last September, Republicans have attacked subsidies for solar, wind and This it to it really http://www.bgemc.org/lam/viagra-generico.html actually I… But, difference buy cialis ... more ›
  • August 2, 2012  |  
  • Finance
  • DOE funds 19 next-gen battery projects with $43M
  • GigaOm, Katie Fehrenbacher
  • The U.S. government continues to give small grants to early stage next-generation battery technology in an effort to boost innovation in the U.S., and provide energy storage for electric cars and the power grid. The Department of Energy’s program that gives grants to early-stage energy projects — ... more ›
  • August 1, 2012  |  
  • Policy
  • The Green Future Arrives In California As Utilities Hit 20% Renewable Energy Target
  • Forbes, Todd Woody
  • While national renewable energy policies – or the lack there of – remain mired in Congressional election-year politics, the great green future has already arrived in California. On Tuesday, state regulators announced that California’s three big investor-owned utilities – Pacific Gas & Electric, San DiegoGas & Electric and Southern California ... more ›
  • August 1, 2012  |  
  • Policy
  • A Glimpse of the Alternative Fuel Future
  • New York Times, Matthew Wald
  • While a variety of new fuel technologies are advancing, policy makers can be assured that the internal combustion engine will remain dominant for decades, the National Petroleum Counciltold the Department of Energy on Wednesday in a report. The report from the council, an advisory agency, was drawn up in response ... more ›
  • July 31, 2012  |  
  • Policy
  • California’s Carbon Caps are Contentious but Coming
  • Forbes, Ken Silverstein
  • November marks a big date. It’s not just about a presidential election. It’s also about the kick off to California’s cap-and-trade system to limit carbon emissions. The Golden State, in fact, will be operating what will become theworld’s second largest cap-and-trade program, next to the one run in Europe. It ... more ›