23 Nov '11, 6pm

Clean Energy Roundup: 11/23/11

2012 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Released $7M to Cut Soft Costs of Solar Systems Innovative Energy Storage Technologies Enabling More Renewable Energy Top U.S. Green Power Programs Honored DOE, EPA Release the 2012 Annual Fuel Economy Guide The Dept of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released the 2012 Fuel Economy Guide, which guides people toward choosing efficient vehicles. The 2012 electric Mitsubishi i-MiEV (see photo) topped the list at 112 miles per gallon (converting gas into electric costs to "fuel up"). The Nissan Leaf electric, Azure Dynamics Transit Connect Electric Van, plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Volt, and the Toyota Prius hybrid, rounded out the top five spots. The online rankings also include vehicles that get the worst gas mileage and estimates of annual fuel costs. The online version of the guide allows people to enter local...

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Google Favoring Clean Energy Deployment over Cl...

cleantechnica.com 23 Nov '11, 11pm

Over the last few years, we’ve seen a lot of progress in clean energy. We’re excited that some technologies are so quickly...

Google phases out clean energy R&D in favor of ...

grist.org 23 Nov '11, 11pm

Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Buried at the bottom of an innocuous "spring cleaning" post on Google's blog yesterda...

How can your industry manage energy systematica...

siemens.com 28 Nov '11, 8am

Rigorous energy efficiency begins with the extraction and processing of fossil fuels, and continues through all steps in e...

Africa at the Energy Crossroads: AfDB Finances ...

cleantechnica.com 25 Nov '11, 8am

Hot on the heels of participating in the financing of Morocco’s 500 megawatt (MW) Ouarzazate concentrated solar power (CSP...

Google cuts its renewable energy program as the...

e360.yale.edu 23 Nov '11, 5pm

23 Nov 2011: Google Green Energy Program Is Cut as Company Narrows Focus Google Inc. says it is abandoning its ambitious p...

Day 1 roundup of Malaysia-International Fashion Week 2011

Day 1 roundup of Malaysia-International Fashion...

tonguechic.com 24 Nov '11, 7am

Day One of Malaysian International Fashion Week –held this year at Zebra Square, was all about young designers, specifical...

Solar energy news - Stock round-up: Solar share...

newenergyworldnetwork.com 25 Nov '11, 6pm

Stock round-up: Solar shares still in troublep 25 Nov 2011 It has been a bad week for solar as multiple manufacturers repo...

China passes US in clean energy investment

renewableenergyfocus.com 28 Nov '11, 5pm

"Our country is sitting on the sidelines as the equivalent of 16% of our GDP is up for grabs," says Joshua Freed, Third Wa...

Green News Roundup: Friday, November 25th, 2011: Thanksgiving is over, and Black Friday is on. What that means f...

Green News Roundup: Friday, November 25th, 2011...

gas2.org 25 Nov '11, 3pm

Thanksgiving is over, and Black Friday is on. What that means for the green news world, not much, but I did dig up some in...

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switchboard.nrdc.org 22 Nov '11, 3pm

Some politicians are trying to turn clean energy into something dirty. They say we ought to cut federal support for energy...

Overcoming Hurdles to Clean Energy Commercialization: Filed under: Energy News

Overcoming Hurdles to Clean Energy Commercializ...

altenergystocks.com 21 Nov '11, 12am

Daniel Goldman wrote in an earlier Climate Inc. post , is the proverbial “valley of death” between lab research and commer...

China Could Create 9.5 Million Green Jobs with Clean Energy Push, Influential Report Finds

China Could Create 9.5 Million Green Jobs with ...

cleantechnica.com 22 Nov '11, 11pm

Of course, China is seeing tremendous solar and wind energy growth following massive investments in clean energy . Earlier...

Secretary Chu: We Can Win Clean Energy Battle

Secretary Chu: We Can Win Clean Energy Battle

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Nov '11, 3pm

Chu toured a GE-PrimeStar Solar plant in Arvada, Colo., on Nov. 18 that he said was a stellar example of American inventio...

Pilot Project with Mini Wind Turbines as Chance for Energy Independence: Filed under: Energy News

Pilot Project with Mini Wind Turbines as Chance...

cleantechnica.com 23 Nov '11, 10pm

“These two wind turbines should prove that miniature turbines pose no significant threat to local birds, nor are they part...

Secretary Chu: We Can Win Clean Energy Battle

Secretary Chu: We Can Win Clean Energy Battle

nrel.gov 21 Nov '11, 4pm

Secretary Chu: We Can Win Clean Energy Battle November 21, 2011 Enlarge image NREL Director Dan Arvizu and Secretary of En...