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Funds to Help Ontarians Develop and Own Renewable Energy Projects

The Community Power Fund announced the disbursement of $1,1 million in grant money toady to community groups for the development of local renewable energy projects.

Abu Dhabi Commits US$15 Billion to Alternative Energy, Clean Technology

In the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit here today, Abu Dhabi announced the most ambitious sustainability program ever launched by a government -- an initial investment of US$15 billion in projects targeting solar, wind and hydrogen power; carbon reduction and management; sustainable development; education; manufacturing; and research and development.

$23 Million for Research into Dark Matter and Green Power

Two projects, one aimed at discovering the nature of the universe and the other at creating globally superior computer systems that are highly energy efficient and environmentally friendly have received $23 million in Ontario government funding.

EPA Recognizes Connecticut as One of Nation's Top Green Power Purchasers

The State of Connecticut is the first New England state to join EPA's Green Power Partnership and the second largest national purchaser of green power among state government partners.

Presidential Candidates and Congress Challenged to Support a National Renewable Portfolio Standard

Iowa Governor Chet Culver and American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) President Bob Gates challenged the 2008 presidential candidates and Congressional Leadership to support a national renewable portfolio standard (RPS) in the 2007 Energy Bill currently before congress.

Pennsylvania Governor Announces $10 million to Develop Homegrown Fuels

Governor Edward G Rendell today said Pennsylvania is reducing its dependence on fossil fuels by supporting 24 new projects that will replace nearly 95 million gallons of conventional diesel fuel with homegrown biodiesel, expand Pennsylvania's infrastructure, and spur innovation in alternative fuel technologies.

DOE Provides $30 Million to Jump Start Bioenergy Research Centers

The US Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has invested nearly $30 million in end-of-fiscal-year (2007) funds to accelerate the start-up of its three new Bioenergy Research Centers, bringing total DOE Bioenergy Research Center investment to over $400 million.

Ontario Government Set To Double Achievements On Renewable Energy

Ontario is moving forward to add an additional 2,000 megawatts (MW) of green renewable power, Energy Minister Dwight Duncan announced today.

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