July 30, 2012

Climate Science

Climate Skeptics Convert

Monday, July 30, 2012

A Koch-funded study has converted former climate skeptics in the scientific community and led them to the conclusion that warming is on the high-end of estimates and almost exclusively a consequence of human activity. Read More Here or Here


Coal Plants to Close

Monday, July 30, 2012

Progress Energy Carolinas has announced plans for accelerating closure of two unscrubbed coal plants in North and South Carolina. Read More


Coal Generators Across the Country to Retire

Monday, July 30, 2012

Across the nation, coal plant owners and operators are preparing to retire 175 coal-fired generators representing 27,000 megawatts of capacity by 2016. Read More


New Chapter of Advanced Energy Economy

Monday, July 30, 2012

Advanced Energy Economy, a national business organization representing the advanced energy industry, has announced the addition of its latest state chapter, the South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance. Read More

Renewable energy

Clean Energy Pioneers

Monday, July 30, 2012

A diverse group of U.S. cities are pioneering the clean energy economy despite the ongoing absence of a comprehensive national energy policy. Read More

Economic Development

Clean Energy Finance and Development Workshop

Monday, July 30, 2012

The NC Sustainable Energy Association is hosting a workshop on August 22nd focused on clean energy finance and development. Read More

Energy Efficiency · Renewable energy · Solar · Wind

Potential Return on Wind, Solar and Efficiency Investments

Monday, July 30, 2012

A new report concludes Duke Energy Carolinas can save their customers $108 billion over the next 20 years by increasing investment in wind, solar, and energy efficiency resources. Read More

Economic Development · Renewable energy · Solar

High Expectations for San Antonio's Solar Plans

Monday, July 30, 2012

San Antonio, TX is expecting significant economic development to accompany the city’s plans for solar energy investment. Read More

Energy Efficiency

Energy Slashing Occuring Across the Country

Monday, July 30, 2012

The National Renewable Energy Lab is helping schools, hospitals, and retail buildings across the country slash their energy usage by half. Read More

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