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Energy Department Invests $3.2 Million to Support Clean Energy Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Energy Department Invests $3.2 Million to Support Clean Energy Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Secretary Moniz today announced $3.2 million to launch the National Incubator Initiative for Clean Energy, which will create a national support network to serve the clean energy small business and entrepreneur community, providing critical technical assistance and training services in order to bring these businesses and entrepreneurs closer to market readiness.

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Coffee grounds could be used to make biodiesel says Bath University

The study, recently published in the ACS Journal Energy & Fuels, explains how the oil can be extracted by soaking the coffee grounds in an organic solvent before being chemically transformed into biodiesel using a process … Continue reading

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Why energy storage is the key to a cleaner energy future

This week, California passed the nation's first energy storage mandate — an ambitious step in a long-term plan to switch to renewable energy and cut greenhouse gas emissions statewide.Introduced by California Public Utilities' new commissioner, Carla Peterman, the mandate requires PG&E, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas & Electric — the state's three biggest investor-owned electric … Continue reading

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Latest FERC report shows good news for renewable energy sector.

The latest FERC report shows solar power surging while wind and geothermal lag, but that could turn around soon. Continue reading

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Heating Fuel Mandates Could Drive Biodiesel Growth | US Energy …

all home heating oil to be made with biodiesel by October 2012. The resulting �BioHeat� fuel is an ultra low sulfur heating oil combined with 2% biodiesel, with several tax incentives in place to ensure prices remain low. Continue reading

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Global renewable energy growing fast worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) – Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016, according to a five-year outlook published by the International Energy Agency. Continue reading

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IEA: Global renewable energy growing fast – Science News

Renewable energy is growing fast around the world and will edge out natural gas as the second biggest source of electricity, after coal, by 2016, according to a five-year outlook published Wednesday by the International Continue reading

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Marines Push to Front Lines in Renewable Energy Innovation by …

A backpack that generates electricity? A vest that cools you in a hot tent? As the U.S. military looks to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, the Marine Corps is leading the way with cutting-edge technology and innovative Continue reading

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Renewable energy incentives survive efforts to roll them back

WASHINGTON – For renewable energy supporters, this was supposed to be a year of statehouse setbacks.  Continue reading

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At REFF-Wall Street in New York, Financial Experts Discuss The Key Drivers Affecting The Scale-up of Renewable Energy …

Industry experts reaffirm need for long-term policy support to unlock untapped capital New York, NY (Eteligis via Accesswire) At the Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street), hosted … Continue reading

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