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WTI well below $100/bbl level

Yesterday’s EIA oil inventory report added to the growing bearish view for WTI. The EIA reported another huge build in crude oil for the week ending October 11th (see below for more details)…. Continue reading

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US Army Rolling Out $7B Renewable Energy Buy : Greentech Media

Private money is financing privately developed renewable energy projects, beginning with geothermal, that will power U.S. military installations. Continue reading

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Clean Cities Coalitions Charge Up Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Clean Cities Coalitions Charge Up Plug-In Electric Vehicles

Clean Cities coalitions all across the country are helping their communities get ready for plug-in electric vehicles.

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The Greenest Organizations in the US – Renewable Energy World

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the updated list of the top 50 organizations in the US that get their electricity from green power. The rankings are listed in order of annual green power usage in Continue reading

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Energy Department Announces Prizes for 2013 National Science Bowl

Energy Department Announces Prizes for 2013 National Science Bowl

Winners of Regional Middle and High School Science Bowl Competitions to Compete for National Championship in Washington, D.C. from April 25-29

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Construction Begins on North Dakota Refinery

One of two new oil refineries being built in North Dakota broke ground this week: The 20,000-barrels-per-day Dakota Prairie facility, which is scheduled to be built in 20 months…. Continue reading

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Energy Department and USDA Partner to Support Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities

Partnering with USDA, the Energy Department has created the State Energy Extension Partnership to equip America’s farm families and rural small businesses with the efficiency tools, resources and training needed to reduce energy costs.

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U students lobby for renewable energy at the Capitol

By: Hailey Colwell   More than 100 students from across Minnesota gathered at the state Capitol Monday to lobby for cleaner energy standards. Students met with legislators to ask them to support a 40 percent renewable energy standard, a 10 percent solar energy standard and clean energy policies to keep Minnesota on track for a carbon reduction goal of 30 percent by 2025. They also pushed for … Continue reading

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Solyndra Critics Back U.S. Lab Seeking Biofuel From Germs

The Advanced Research Projects Agency — Energy, originally funded through the 2009 economic stimulus program, is holding its annual summit to showcase its awardees, who collectively have won about $770 million in government money in the past 3 1/2 years. Continue reading

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Northeast Heating Oil Reserve to Go Low-Sulfur; Auction of Current …

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Tuesday that it would replace the heating oil currently stored in the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve with. According to the press release, the new fuel going into the reserve will contain 15 parts per million (ppm) of sulfur, known as ultra lowsulfur distillate fuel or ultra lowsulfur diesel (ULSD). ULSD represents the lowest-sulfur distillate available as a vehicle or heating fuel. Currently, high-sulfur no. 2 heating oil Continue reading

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