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Canada's New Government Committed to Clean, Renewable Fuel Production

The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today visited a new ethanol plant in Varennes, Quebec, underscoring support in Budget 2007 for producers of renewable alternatives to gasoline.


BP Solar Selected for Solar America Initiative Award from US Department of Energy

The US Department of Energy (DOE) will participate in the first phase of a three-year, $40 million research and development program proposed by BP Solar and its partners aimed at decreasing the cost of solar cells and increasing their efficiency in order to make solar power cost competitive with electricity generated by other means.


Clean Energy Centre Gets the Go Ahead

The New Zealand Clean Energy Centre has now got the go-ahead, after attracting significant industry funding to complement government support.


Search is on for More Geothermal Energy

The search is on for new geothermal energy resources to provide Queenslanders with a greener source of energy for power generation.


Minnesota Raises Bar on Renewable Energy Use

Minnesota put its faith in a future fueled by renewable energy Thursday as the governor signed a law requiring utilities to generate a quarter of their power from renewable sources such as wind, water and sun by 2025.


Effective Carbon Control Policy Improves Competition, Climate, Cost of Power Generation

Jay Apt, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and co-author of a forthcoming paper outlining incentives for controlling carbon emissions, warns of the consequences of delay in enacting effective electric sector policy.


New Fuels Have Huge Potential To Reduce Gasoline Use

New vehicle fuels and related technologies offer the greatest potential for large reductions in gasoline use and the US economy's dependence on petroleum, a White House report says.


77% of Americans Say U.S. Must Do More to Spur Green Technologies

Only one in four American voters today believe the nation is doing enough to promote and utilize alternative or "green" technologies to reduce our nation's reliance on foreign energy sources, according to a new poll by Zogby International and TechNet's Green Tech Task Force.



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