Read the full story in Refocus. TAKOMA PARK, Maryland, US, October 25, 2006 [(Refocus Weekly)] More than 150 organizations and businesses from 38 states have endorsed the 'Sustainable Energy Blueprint' for the United States.
Read the full story in Refocus. PIKEVILLE, Kentucky, US, October 25, 2006 [(Refocus Weekly)] A famous coal region in the United States should develop its potential for renewable energies, according to a federal report.
Read the full story in Refocus. MUNICH, Germany, October 25, 2006 [(Refocus Weekly)] Insurers in the United States could offer incentives to homeowners who invest in renewable energy systems or energy efficiency, suggests a major insurance firm and a leading conservation group.
Read the full story at RenewableEnergyAccess.com. The recent deepening of two existing injection wells at Raft River, Idaho, by U.S. Geothermal as part of its well-improvement program for the Phase One -- a 13-megawatt (MW) geothermal binary cycle power plant now under construction -- shows the geothermal resource has extensive potential.
Read the full story at RenewableEnergyAccess.com. RENEW Wisconsin filed testimony with the Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) last month calling for implementation of Advanced Renewable Tariffs (ARTs) in the state by January 1, 2008. The move is the first formal action by a non-governmental organization in the U.S to urge adoption of the policy mechanism …
Read the full story at RenewableEnergyAccess.com. Last Monday, Google announced plans to install a 1.5 megawatt (MW) solar array on its headquarters in Mountain View, California. The project calls for more than 9,000 Sharp solar panels, which will be installed on rooftops and parking lots at the Googleplex.
Read the full story at RenewableEnergyAccess.com. When Congress left town to stand for re-election, it left without finishing the business of funding national energy programs. Instead, it put in place a stop-gap bill called a Continuing Resolution (CR), which leaves hydropower research at zero, slashes geothermal research 80%, reduces Electricity R&D funding by nearly a …