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Posts Tagged ‘Renewable Energy’

Guest on The Infra Blog: Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn, American Council On Renewable Energy

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (USN, ret.) is the President of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE). Topics include:
The Truth About Renewable Energy
Clean Energy Meets the Challenges
Energy Security Trust
Do We Really Need More Disasters?
Renewable Energy Knowledge Breeds Demand

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The Carbon Footprint of Grid Energy Storage

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Researchers are developing new batteries capable of delivering stored solar- and wind-generated electricity when sunlight and wind are in short supply. But the fossil fuel required to build these storage technologies could outweigh the environmental benefits of installing new solar and wind farms, says Stanford postdoc Charlie Barnhart of the Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP).

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Ann Arbor, MI: Climate Action Plan – Buildings and Energy

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

CITY OF ANN ARBOR Buildings accounted for 41 percent of the primary energy consumption in the United States (22 percent from residential buildings and 19 percent from commercial buildings) in 2010. The energy used in buildings contributes significantly to GHG emissions in the City of Ann Arbor and makes up 77 percent of the City’s […]

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Renewable Energy in the 50 States

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

AMERICAN COUNCIL ON RENEWABLE ENERGY User’s Guide OverviewThis report is intended to provide an executive summary on the status of renewable energy implementation at the state-level. To accomplish this objective, the report provides a two-page, high-level overview on the key developments that have shaped the renewable energy landscape in each state, including information on installed […]

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2011 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report

Monday, October 24th, 2011
2011 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report

Massachusetts has a long history of innovation. From computers and information technology to life sciences and defense, the Commonwealth has spawned numerous companies and industries focused on developing game-changing technologies that have altered the way people throughout the world live. Given this track record, the state’s world-class colleges and universities, and its vibrant venture capital community, it is not surprising that Massachusetts has been at the forefront of clean energy research and development for decades.

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Minnesota: Ridgewind Wind Farm Time Lapse

Monday, August 29th, 2011

COMMUNITY WIND DEVELOPMENT Ridgewind Wind Farm is an 11-turbine, 25-MW, community-based energy development (C-BED) project completed in December 2010 in the heart of southwestern Minnesota. Ryan worked closely with developer Project Resources Corporation (PRC), Siemens, local landowners, Frattalone Excavating, electrical subcontractor Consulting Engineering Group (CEG) and other team members to deliver this important alternative energy […]

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Green Power 2011: The KPMG renewable energy M&A report

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
KPMG: Green Power 2011

This report provides insight into global mergers & acquisitions (M&A) activity in the renewable energy sector. The findings are based on a survey of 500 senior executives active in the renewable energy industry worldwide. The survey and report were written in collaboration with Clean Energy pipeline, a specialist renewable energy research and data provider. Transaction data and statistics included in the report have been extracted directly from Clean Energy pipeline’s databases. Clean Energy pipeline is a division of VB/Research.

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Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
Recovery Act Funding

Within the reinvestment spending of the Recovery Act, over $100 billion is invested in innovative and transformative programs. This report explores four areas within those innovative programs in which game-changing breakthroughs are being sought, and in some cases, new American industries are being born.

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