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Energy Projects Transform Trash to Green Power

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized six landfill methane capture projects and partners for their innovation in generating renewable energy and protecting the climate and people’s health by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


US EPA and DOT Announce Next Steps toward Tighter Tailpipe and Fuel Economy Standards for Passenger Cars and Trucks

In keeping with President Obama’s vision to reduce greenhouse gases and increase fuel efficiency, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced they will begin the process of developing tougher greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards for passenger cars and trucks built in model years 2017 through 2025.


Vattenfall inaugurates world’s largest offshore wind farm off of England

Vattenfall officially opened the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, off England’s south east coast on September 23, 2010. The wind farm has 100 turbines and will generate electricity equivalent to the annual consumption of over 200,000 British households.


Life-Saving International Project for Clean Cookstoves Announced

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced on September 21, 2010 the formation of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a more than $60 million dollar public-private partnership to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women and combat climate change by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.


CSIRO Scientists Say Ocean Waves Offer a "Massive Resource" to Meet Australia's Power Needs

Waves crashing on to Australia's southern shores each year contain enough energy to power the country three times over, scientists said on Tuesday, August 20, 2010, in a study that underscores the scale of Australia's green energy.


Research To Create New Wave Of Clean Energy Technology Underway

BAE Systems has joined forces with wave energy developer Aquamarine Power as part of a project worth almost £1 million to deliver cheaper, more reliable sources of clean energy for homes across the UK and beyond.


Secretary Chu Announces Initiatives to Promote Clean Energy at First Clean Energy Ministerial

At the world’s first Clean Energy Ministerial, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the United States is helping launch more than 10 international clean energy initiatives.


Secretary Chu Hosts First-Ever Clean Energy Ministerial

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will host the first-ever Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington, DC, bringing together ministers and stakeholders from more than 20 countries to launch or join new initiatives that will accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy technologies.


Global Trends in Green Energy 2009 Report: New Power Capacity from Renewable Renewable Sources Tops Fossil Fuels in US, Europe

In 2009, for the second year in a row, both the US and Europe added more power capacity from renewable sources such as wind and solar than conventional sources like coal, gas and nuclear.


Nearshore Waves Ideal For Wave Energy Says New Scientist

Nearshore waves offer much better prospects for wave energy development than previously thought, according to a report published in this week’s New Scientist magazine, 8 May 2010.


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