30 Jan '12, 7am

Interesting! REM: #US wastes more #energy than #Japan needs for entire economy

Interesting! REM: #US wastes more #energy than #Japan needs for entire economy

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has been very clear in its latest report: “slashing energy use 60% could generate 2 million jobs and save the equivalent of $2,600 per household annually”. The report entitled The Long-Term Energy Efficiency Potential: What the Evidence Suggests outlines three scenarios under which the US could either continue on its current path or cut energy consumption by the year 2050 almost 60 percent, add nearly two million net jobs in 2050, and save energy consumers as much as $400 billion per year (the equivalent of $2,600 per household annually). According to ACEEE, the secret to major economic gains from energy efficiency is a more productive investment pattern of increased investments in energy efficiency, which would allow lower investments in power plants and other supply infrastructure, thereby substantially lowerin...

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From this perspective, a third consequence of the gift circle and other forms of gift economy becomes apparent. Not only d...

#peakoil Energy - Jan 30

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Japan economy figures revised

channelnewsasia.com 24 Jan '12, 6am

TOKYO: Japan's economy is expected to shrink 0.4 percent in fiscal 2011, the country's central bank forecast Tuesday, a re...

Surprise announcement as Spanish government does away with FiTs "temporarily" #energy #renewable

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renewableenergymagazine.com 30 Jan '12, 10am

The Spanish government made a surprise announcement on Friday revealing that feed-in tariffs (FiTs) for new special regime...

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greentechmedia.com 23 Jan '12, 7pm

I expect Republicans to trash the environment. What I find disturbing is their shorsightedness on national security. Our m...

Energy & economy - Jan 25 | Energy Bulletin

energybulletin.net 25 Jan '12, 4pm

Published Jan 25 2012 by Energy Bulletin , Archived Jan 25 2012 Energy & economy - Jan 25 by Staff Click on the headline (...

Health of Germany’s #solar market inspires further discussion of #grid needs #energy #renewables

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renewableenergymagazine.com 29 Jan '12, 2am

But as celebrated the market’s success, they were also mindful of the new challenges that accompany such growth. "In the f...

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3Degrees' mission is to mitigate the effects of climate change by accelerating the low-carbon, renewable energy economy. 3...

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edcmag.com 27 Jan '12, 6pm

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US Solar Industry: The Future of American Jobs,...

renewableenergyworld.com 26 Jan '12, 7pm

The conference will present and invite conversation about the industry’s four primary focus areas: Concentrated Solar Powe...

Why Google Invests in Clean Energy

Why Google Invests in Clean Energy

greenbiz.com 01 Feb '12, 5pm

Last year, Google invested more than $915 million in clean energy projects -- solar, wind and transmission. That's a lot o...

U.S. Department of Defense Takes Forceful Lead ...

renewableenergyworld.com 26 Jan '12, 10pm

A new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts shows that DoD clean energy investments increased 300 percent between 2006 and...

Canada: Manitoba encourages switch from coal to biomass #energy #renewable #biomass

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renewableenergymagazine.com 30 Jan '12, 11am

This month, Manitoba’s Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI) Minister, Ron Kostyshyn, announced at the opening o...

Japan economy forecasted to shrink in FY 2011

straitstimes.com 24 Jan '12, 6am

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's economy is expected to shrink 0.4 per cent in fiscal year (FY) 2011, the country's central bank fore...