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California State University Goes Solar

Article: California State University Goes Solar

SACRAMENTO, California, October 21, 2008 (ENS) – The state of California has partnered with SunEdison to provide affordable solar power at 15 California State University campuses and the CSU executive office. Under the power purchase agreement signed Monday, SunEdison will finance, build and operate the solar panels for 20 years. California State University will be…

Solar Power Comes to Miami City Hall

Article: Solar Power Comes to Miami City Hall

MIAMI, Florida, April 22, 2008 (ENS) – A new clean energy system is powering Miami City Hall, making Miami the first major U.S. city to power its City Hall with solar and alternative energy. The City Hall’s entire interior lighting system has been upgraded with state-of-the-art energy efficient lamps and fixtures. In addition, four state-of-the-art…

Hawaiian Winds Get Federal, State, Private Sector Attention

Article: Hawaiian Winds Get Federal, State, Private Sector Attention

HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 6, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Massachusetts-based wind farm company to establish a remote research affiliate partner site on Maui. It is the first such partner site for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s wind technology program outside…

Energy Secretary Scraps FutureGen Clean Coal Project

Article: Energy Secretary Scraps FutureGen Clean Coal Project

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2008 (ENS) – Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman sent America’s clean coal program back to square one Wednesday when he tossed out the FutureGen low emissions coal gasification plant that the Bush administration has supported for the past five years. FutureGen is a public-private partnership between the U.S. Energy Department and the…