09 Nov '11, 9pm

Sapphire Energy to Build $135M Green Crude Oil Plant

Solydra story is opening a huge can of worms at the DOE LOAN GURANTEE LOAN PROGRAM. Its not just about the Solar loan guarantee program. Look at all the millions in fees collected by the DOE LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM with projects 20% completed. Also, an audit needs to be done on DOE GRANTS to individuals from the DOE that are now working in private industry. Very incestuous! There needs to be an audit on each individual loan program for amount funded and results! The US taxpayer has spent over $2.5 billion dollars over the last 50 years on algae research. To date, nothing has been commercialized by any algae researcher. The REAL question is: Does the DOE BIOMASS PROGRAM really want the US off of foreign oil or do they want to continue funding more grants for algae research to keep algae researchers employed at universities for another 50 years? In business, you are not given...

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How to Use Tax Deductions to Build the Case for Energy Efficiency

How to Use Tax Deductions to Build the Case for...

greenbiz.com 10 Nov '11, 12pm

Tax strategy. Sometimes it's a part of the business that just doesn't receive the respect it deserves. However, for compan...

Nation's First Cooking Oil-Fueled Commercial Flight Takes Off from Seattle

Nation's First Cooking Oil-Fueled Commercial Fl...

treehugger.com 09 Nov '11, 11pm

Alaskan Dude via Flickr /CC BY 2.0 The first commercial flight to run on a biofuel blend derived from cooking oil has just...

Race for Scale: United, Alaska Airlines Launch Commercial Aviation Biofuels Flights

Race for Scale: United, Alaska Airlines Launch ...

renewableenergyworld.com 07 Nov '11, 4pm

This morning in Texas, United Airlines will operate the first U.S. commercial flight powered by advanced biofuel, utilizin...

"Oil could hit $150 a barrel soon" (IEA)

peakoil.com 09 Nov '11, 9pm

Oil prices are in ‘danger zone’, warns the IEA Oil could hit $150 a barrel soon if investment in the Middle East and North...

A Power Company President Ties His Future to Gr...

e360.yale.edu 09 Nov '11, 2pm

A Power Company President Ties His Future to Green Energy David Crane, the CEO of one of the nation’s largest electric com...

The Solar Power Plant that Works at Night | Pea...

peakoil.com 12 Nov '11, 6pm

The Solar Power Plant that Works at Night The world’s first solar power station that can work all through the night has be...

Alaska Airlines to fly 75 planes on 20% cooking oil-based fuel later this week via @Michael_GR

Alaska Airlines to fly 75 planes on 20% cooking...

treehugger.com 07 Nov '11, 8pm

Starting this week, Alaska Airlines will fly 75 commercial passenger flights on a fuel blend that consists of 20% biofuels...

Green, cheap, now | Energy Bulletin

energybulletin.net 05 Nov '11, 6am

On October 18 the Sonoma County Water Agency and its contractors, Dalessi Management Consulting, LLC, and MRW & Associates...

Eligibility & Pre-Requisites for Build It Green...

builditgreen.org 05 Nov '11, 7am

Pre-requisites: Certified Green Building Professional Training or one of the following: NAHB Green Building Certified Gree...