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Infrastructure Takes a Front Seat at National Governors Meeting

Infrastructure Takes a Front Seat at National Governors Meeting

WASHINGTON, DC, February 23, 2009 (ENS) – The National Governors Association 2009 Winter Meeting wrapped up today with a session on best practices from around the world for financing infrastructure repairs and upgrades. The governors charted what they called “an action-based roadmap” for the chairman’s initiative Strengthening Our Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future. Each year,…

Obama's Green Investment Plan Could Refresh Ohio's Economy

Obama's Green Investment Plan Could Refresh Ohio's Economy

COLUMBUS, Ohio, January 13, 2009 (ENS) – After he takes office on January 20, President Barack Obama has said he will seek congressional approval to invest $150 billion over 10 years on clean energy initiatives. This would fund next-generation biofuels and fuel infrastructure, advance the commercialization of plug-in hybrids, develop renewable energy, invest in low-emissions…

Small Solar Power Generators Need Grid Interface Help

Small Solar Power Generators Need Grid Interface Help

WASHINGTON, DC, August 14, 2008 (ENS) – Trying to resolve technical difficulties that still prevent greater integration of solar energy into the nation’s power grid, the U.S. Department of Energy has identified $2.9 million in private-sector solar projects it hopes to fund this fiscal year. The DOE funding, which requires Congressional approval, would pay two-thirds…