Energy Department report says green power grants created up to 75,000 annual jobs

By Ben Geman - 04/06/12 02:49 PM ET A new Energy Department report finds that a grant program for green electricity projects created under the 2009 stimulus law created as many as 75000 jobs annually over three years. The National Renewable Energy ...
GE Teams with Enel Green Power in Oklahoma Wind Project

GE unit GE Energy Financial Services has partnered with Enel Green Power North America, Inc. by committing common equity for a 51 percent ownership stake in one of Oklahoma's largest wind projects. In a release, the company noted that the Chisholm View wind project is now under construction near Hunter, 85 miles north of Oklahoma City in Grant and Garfield counties, and is expected to cost approximately $375 million. Enel Green Power North America owns the remaining 49 percent of the 235-megawatt wind farm and serves as project manager. Enel Green Power and GE Energy Financial Services will later raise tax equity for the wind farm. "Through this deal, we are deepening o...
KW14 - LG Electronics buys 1.5 million kWh of green power for headquarters building New Jersey - SolarServer

On April 5th, 2012, LG Electronics USA (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, US) announced that it is purchasing green power for its Englewood Cliffs headquarters building in cooperation with the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Green Power ...
The Highlander

Pedernales Electric Cooperative owner-members expressed mixed reactions to the costs versus benefits of two revised energy efficiency and renewable energy goals at a member forum in Johnson City. Interested members packed the forum Monday night, ...
EPA Recognizes LG USA For Green Leadership

Englewood Cliffs, NJ - LG Electronics USA is purchasing green power for its headquarters building, here, in cooperation with the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Green Power Partnership. LG is purchasing more than 1.5 million kWh of green ...
China regulates management of green power subsidy-Economy-chinadaily.com.cn

BEIJING - China has made a detailed plan for subsidy management of on-grid power generated from renewable energy sources, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said. The ministry said in a circular posted Thursday on its website that the plan aims to promote utilization of renewable energy, regulate the management of the subsidy fund and raise the efficiency of fund usage. The amount of subsidy for on-grid power from renewable energy projects will be decided by factors including the on-grid power price and the benchmark price of electricity generated by desulfurized coal-firing power plants, the circular said. Renewable energy sources include wind, biomass, solar energy, geother...
Frost & Sullivan Honours Socomec with New Product Innovation Award for its Unique, Eco-Friendly UPS Offerings

The company's advanced Green Power UPS range complies with the highest requirements for environmental protection in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and minimal carbon footprint - all without compromising on the safeguard levels for supplied critical ...
LG Joins EPA-s Green Power Partnership with 100% Green Energy Use at HQ Environmental Management & Energy News Environmental Leader

LG Electronics USA is purchasing more than 1.5 million kWh of green power over the next 18 months in cooperation with the EPA's Green Power Partnership program, the company said. LG said it will by enough green power products from BlueStar Energy to ...
Italy Green Energy Incentives To Be Scaled Back
Italy's green power industry has boomed in recent years as investors from around the world poured billions of euros into the sector, lured by the support measures. But with state incentives ballooning to 9 billion euros ($11.81 billion) this year, ...