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01/27 Energy Efficiency About to Get a $200 Million Jolt From Wall Street Greentech Media Two organizations, Joule Assets and Kilowatt Financial, have unveiled separate $100 million funds for efficiency projects.
11/04 SoftBank and Bloom Energy To Provide Clean Energy in Japan Clean Edge News SoftBank Group and Bloom Energy Corp. have established a 50/50 Joint Venture that will deploy Bloom Energy Servers.
11/04 Clean Energy Patent Growth Index Q2 Results Announced Clean Edge News Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. has announced results for the second quarter of 2012 for the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) by the firm’s Cleantech Group.
11/04 Clean Energy Patent Growth Index Q3 Results Announced Clean Edge News Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. has announced results for the third quarter of 2011 for the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) by the firm’s Cleantech Group.
11/04 Semi-Annual Changes to the NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Clean Edge News The NASDAQ OMX Group and Clean Edge recently announced the results of the semi-annual evaluation of the NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index (NASDAQ: CELS), which will become effective prior to market open on Monday, September 19, 2011.
11/04 World Edie News The world
11/04 Argonne and H2fuel Collaborate on Hydrogen Generator for Fuel Cells Argonne National Laboratory A joint research project that could help make fuel cells a practical means of powering electric cars was announced today by high-tech company H2fuel, LLC, and the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.
11/04 World Edie News Battered by westerly winds and Atlantic waves, the island of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides is the site of an ambitious proposal to build the world
11/04 Ethanol Being Touted as Eyeforfuelcells.com In a report, published last week, the Renewable Fuels Association makes a strong case for ethanol as an ideal fuel to power fuel cells. The report, Ethanol & Fuel Cells: Converging Paths of Opportunity outlines the \"potential synergies for ethanol and fuel cells.\"
11/04 New York City Clean Edge News Clean Air Communities, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), Con Edison, Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center (GMDC) and PowerLight Corporation joined with U.S. Congresswomen Nydia Velazquez and other dignitaries today to unveil New York City
11/04 World H2Cars.biz The new biofuel, which DaimlerChrysler has named?
11/04 World Clean Edge News Southern California Edison has agreed to purchase renewable solar power from what will be the world
11/04 World Clean Edge News PowerLight Corporation, K&S Consulting Group, and Deutsche Structured Finance (DSF) say they plan to build the world
11/04 Belgian Company Gets Green Light for 330 MW Offshore Wind Farm Clean Edge News Evelop Belgium, a subsidiary of Econcern, received the building and operating permits for offshore wind farm Belwind from the Government of Belgium. With a capacity of 330 megawatt, the clean power plant will deliver energy to 330,000 households.
11/04 ACEEE Releases \'Meanest\' and \'Greenest\' Vehicle Scorecard Clean Edge News With the auto world focused on fuel efficiency in the face of $100-per-barrel oil, new fuel economy requirements, and concern about climate change, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) recently named the year\'s \"greenest\" and \"meanest\" vehicles, along with environmental scorings of all model year 2008 cars and passenger trucks.
11/04 Pythagoras Solar Raises $10 Million Series A for Photovoltaics Clean Edge News Pythagoras Solar Inc., a solar energy company developing innovative photovoltaic technology, announced recently the successful completion of a $10 million Series A financing round, led by Israel Cleantech Ventures and joined by Pitango Venture Capital and Evergreen Venture Partners.
11/04 Boeing, Virgin Atlantic Complete Biomass-Fueled 747 Flight Aero-News.net On Sunday, Boeing, Virgin Atlantic and GE Aviation conducted what those companies called the first commercial aviation flight using a sustainable fuel from biomass, mixed with traditional kerosene-based jet fuel.
11/04 SunPower Signs 3GW Polysilicon Supply Contract with Chinese Company Clean Edge News SunPower Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, recently announced that it has signed a multi-year polysilicon supply agreement with Jupiter Corp., Ltd., a sales office of Qingdao DTK Industries Co., Ltd., a corporation based in China.
11/04 Hoku Scientific Announces $25 Million Private Placement Clean Edge News Hoku Scientific, Inc., a materials science company focused on clean energy technologies, recently announced it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with certain institutional investors, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., one of the world\'s leading manufacturers of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, to raise approximately $25 million through the issuance of 2,893,520 shares of common stock.
11/04 DOE To Invest $20.6 Million in Energy Efficient Lighting Clean Edge News The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it will provide up to $20.6 million for a total of 13 projects aimed at advancing solid-state lighting (SSL) research and product development.?
11/04 British Columbia Plans for Carbon Tax Reuters via PlanetArk.com Canada\'s westernmost province said on Tuesday it plans to impose a comprehensive carbon tax, dismissing fears voiced by the federal government as well as some business and labour leaders that the fees to fight climate change will hurt the economy.
11/04 New Report Shows Increase in Polysilicon Supply in 2008 Clean Edge News As climate change rises on the international agenda, the solar energy industry continues to grow at a very fast pace. However, over the last few years the solar photovoltaic market has been facing one of its biggest challenges.
11/04 Tesla Completes $40 Million Bridge Financing Clean Edge News Tesla Motors, a manufacturer of high-performance production electric cars, recently completed $40 million in bridge financing. The round was co-led by Valor Equity Partners and Elon Musk, entrepreneur and Chairman of Tesla Motors.
11/04 Carbon Tax Proposed in California RedHerring.com Businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area could face the state
11/04 House Unveils New Renewable Energy Legislation RenewableEnergyAccess.com Earlier this week Democratic House leaders unveiled a bill that would extend tax credits for investment in solar and wind power projects as well as energy-efficient buildings.
11/04 Acciona Opens Two Wind Farms Totaling 90MW in Spain Clean Edge News Acciona Energy recently inaugurated two wind parks in Catalonia, Spain: Serra del Tallat and Serra de Vilob??.
11/04 Sandia and Stirling Energy Systems Set Solar-to-Grid Conversion Efficiency Record Clean Edge News On a perfect New Mexico winter day
11/04 Western Governors to Collaborate on Advancing the Development of Alternative Fuels Clean Edge News Western governors recently agreed to take action within their states and as a region to speed the development and use of alternative fuels, improve vehicle fuel efficiency and reduce our dependence on foreign petroleum.
11/04 DOE to Invest $33.8 Million in Enzymes for Biofuel Production Clean Edge News U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Andy Karsner recently announced that DOE will invest up to $33.8 million, over four years, (Fiscal Years 2008-2011) for four projects that will focus on developing improved enzyme systems to convert cellulosic material into sugars suitable for production of biofuels.
11/04 House Passes Renewable Tax Credit Bill RenewableEnergyAccess.com The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax of 2008 (H.R. 5351) on Wednesday. The final vote was 236-182, with 11 members of the house not voting, and was largely split along party lines.

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