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Oilman Pickens Promotes the Wind

Oilman Pickens Promotes the Wind

NEW YORK, New York, July 8, 2008 (ENS) – Texas billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens is throwing his influence and money behind a campaign to wean America from its dependency on petroleum and shift to renewable energy sources, particularly wind. “I’ve been an oil man all my life, but this is one emergency we can’t…

Renewable Energy Industry Hot in Latest Global Status Report

Renewable Energy Industry Hot in Latest Global Status Report

WASHINGTON, DC, February 27, 2008 (ENS) – The renewable energy industry is rising from obscurity into the mainstream of the energy sector, the latest global assessment reveals, although public perception of the industry has not kept pace with the reality. The renewable energy sector now accounts for 2.4 million jobs globally, and has doubled electric…