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  • Federal biofuel mandate flawed, report finds

     
    A National Research Council report Tuesday said a federal requirement to add some 16 billion gallons of cellulose-based ethanol to the nation's fuel supply by 2022 won't be met unless innovative technologies are developed or policies changed. The report...
  • Obama speeds Southland light rail, wind energy projects

     
    To boost jobs and speed construction, President Obama on Monday put 14 national infrastructure projects on a fast track for approval. Four are in California, including a wind-energy plant in San Bernardino County and a light rail line through South Los...
  • Wind powers amusement park game at Santa Monica pier

     
    It takes sheer strength to ring the bell on the High Striker game at Santa Monica Pier's Pacific Park. But it takes wind power to electrify the more than 100 bulbs, spotlights and a sound system that bring the game......
  • Biofuels, wind power show gains, but hurdles remain

     
    Biofuels and wind power are having the biggest new impact in American power generation, according to a report released today by the U.S. Energy Department. Consumption of biofuels has risen 16 fold increase since 2000 and wind power use has seen an...
  • Wind industry says jobs will be lost if tax credits expire

     
    A new study released by the American Wind Energy Association today said that 54,000 jobs can be created and maintained if the Congress acts to extend the Production Tax Credit, which is currently set to expire in 2012....
  • Lower Macungie adopts alternative energy regulations

     
    Lower Macungie Township Commissioners adopted alternative energy regulations for the use of solar panels and wind turbines in residential and industrial-scale energy farm operations. “We want to welcome alternative energy sources for our residents...
  • Wind power hit important milestones in 2011

     
    Two states--Iowa and South Dakota--were the first to get an average of 20% of their electrical power from wind energy, the AWEA said. The 20% threshold was first mentioned as an important standard in the Department of Energy's 2008 report "20% Wind Energy...
  • Supervisors knock down Antelope Valley wind turbine study

     
    Efforts to build large electrical wind turbines in the Antelope Valley suffered a defeat Tuesday, when the Board of Supervisors sided with a coalition of residents and environmentalists who opposed the project....
  • L.A. council endorses back-to-back DWP rate hikes

     
    After months of community meetings and public hearings, a two-year package of DWP electricity rate hikes totaling 11.1% won preliminary approval Tuesday from the Los Angeles City Council. The council voted 10 to 4 to back the increases, which are expected...
  • Wind turbines and bird deaths

     
    (Washington, D.C., February 2, 2011) American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the nation’s leading bird conservation organization, said today that the build-out of wind energy proposed by the federal government to meet a Department of Energy target of...
  • Photos, Video: Governor, Mayor join Siemens executives for Wind Turbine ceremony

    Photos, Video: Governor, Mayor join Siemens executives for Wind Turbine ceremony
    Gov. Rick Scott and Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer joined executives for the grand opening of the Siemens Wind Turbine Service Training Center,  Thursday, in Orlando. The 40,000-square-foot training facility, the only of its kind in North and South America,...