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Can New Refrigerators Help Cool Global Warming?

As the news of global warming continues to worsen, with epic storms and melting Siberian permafrost, and assaults on the already beleaguered atmosphere…
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Ground Breaks for Large Carbon Capture and Storage Facility in Midwest

Last week a groundbreaking ceremony was held for what the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) describes as the nation’s first large scale CCS…
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Bank of America Putting Billions into Solar

This deal is a really big deal. Bank of America announced an agreement this week with ProLogis, and NRG Energy and the US…
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DOE Funds Nevada Solar Project Worth $737 Million

Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced a $737 million loan guarantee from the Department of Energy (DOE) for the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project.…
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DOE’s SunShot Initiative Pushes to Drive Down Solar Energy Costs

The DOE’s SunShot Initiative is a collaboration between the agency, universities, research laboratories, and the American solar power industry. Should this program’s goals…
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Is There Really a Future for FutureGen?

Last week, I offered my two and a half cents on the recent $1 billion infusion of federal funds into the FutureGen project,…

Which Is Cheaper? Nuclear vs. Solar

Bill Roth, founder of Earth 2017 and author of The Secret Green Sauce profiles the economies between solar and nuclear power.
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850 Utilities Offer Green Energy: Price Parity Approaches

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently released a study that found 850 utilities across the United States now offer some form of…

Is the DOE’s Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Incentive Stifling Innovation?

The Department of Energy (DOE) program, the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing incentive (ATVMI) is meant to stimulate the development of cleaner vehicles (EVs).…

DOE Annouces Award of $37 Million To Solid State Lighting Projects

Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the award last week of over $37 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)…

Green Stimulus Funding for Small Businesses: DOE Offers $37M

It is not so easy navigating the various pots of green stimulus funding.  Especially if you are a start-up or small business. Clean…

Smart Grid Stimulus Funding: Dollars May Start Flowing Soon

By Deborah Fleischer, Green Impact If you are anything like me, you might be wondering, where is all the stimulus money we keep…