We Canâ€™t Wait: Obama Administration Announces Seven Major Renewable Energy Infrastructure Projects that Would Power 1.5 million Homes to be Expedited WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Today, as a part of his We Canâ€™t Wait initiative, President Obama announced that seven nationally and regionally significant solar and wind energy projects will be expedited, including projects in Arizona, [...]
Enbridge Inc. and First Solar, Inc. have announced the completion of Enbridge Inc.’s 50-megawatt (AC) Silver State North Solar Project in Clark County, Nevada.
May 8 2012 | Posted in Solar PV
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WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) Director Joe Pizarchik today announced nearly half a billion dollars in grants for states and tribes to eliminate health and safety hazards caused by past coal mining. This yearâ€™s funding â€“ a $90 million increase over last [...]
The Obama administrationâ€™s decision to affirm Chukchi Lease Sale 193 in Americaâ€™s Arctic Ocean is a clear case of politics trumping science. The Obama administration inherited the deeply flawed 2008 lease sale from the Bush administration. But in July 2010, a federal district court in Alaska ruled that the federal government had unlawfully failed to [...]
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), in partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, this week announced that itÂ is publishing a Request for Interest (RFI) to gauge interest in future wind energy development offshore Massachusetts.
Bechtel joined BrightSource Energy in a ceremony to mark the start of construction of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, a groundbreaking project that will usher in a new era of advanced solar power in the United States.The ceremony was held in California’s Mojave Desert next to the Ivanpah site. Ian Copeland, president of Bechtel’s [...]
Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., joined U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and other energy officials at the ground breaking ceremony for the ON Line, the first phase of a major north-to-south clean power transmission line. The new transmission line, which will extend from Idaho to Nevada, will create green jobs in construction and maintenance, [...]
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