renewable energy resources

Western Governors Ask Obama for National Green Energy Plan

Western Governors Ask Obama for National Green Energy Plan

WASHINGTON, DC, November 28, 2008 (ENS) – In a letter to President-elect Barack Obama, the Western governors are urging swift action in adopting and implementing a national energy plan that would transform the country’s energy infrastructure and economy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The group of 19 governors from both political parties are calling for…

Feds Freeze Western Solar Power for Environmental Analysis

Feds Freeze Western Solar Power for Environmental Analysis

WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2008 (ENS) – The federal government is calling a halt to new applications for solar power developments on public land in six western states while the 125 applications now in the pipeline are evaluated. The evaluation of both current and future applications will depend on the results of an environmental impact…

New York's New First Lady Continues Greening the Mansion

New York's New First Lady Continues Greening the Mansion

ALBANY, New York, May 1, 2008 (ENS) – New York’s First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson Thursday unveiled the first installation of solar panels at the Governor’s Mansion, a step toward reducing the mansion’s energy consumption and pollution. The first solar panels were installed over the pool house, and they will produce 3.5 kilowatts of energy.…

Solar Power Stars in New York Governor's Earth Day Plan

Solar Power Stars in New York Governor's Earth Day Plan

ALBANY, New York, April 27, 2008 (ENS) – New York Governor David Paterson marked Earth Day by announcing that his administration will support the creation of New York state’s largest source of solar power by covering the roofs of Long Island malls, public and institutional buildings and parking lots with arrays of solar cells. The…