All posts tagged renewable energy

Wind Power Threatened: How This Year’s Presidential Election Could Impact Energy Jobs

Wind Power Threatened: How This Year’s Presidential Election Could Impact Energy Jobs

The Production Tax Credit, or PTC has helped stimulate wind energy production and with it creating green jobs. However, Republicans are looking to cut that credit if they take the White House during the 2012 election. It is important we don’t lose our momentum in adopting renewable energy sources.

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Federal Solar Tax Credit Generates Green Jobs, Investment and Healthy Taxpayer Returns

Federal Solar Tax Credit Generates Green Jobs, Investment and Healthy Taxpayer Returns

Contrary to initial reports, the Solar Tax Credit yields respectable returns for families and the federal government. A recent report shows the tax credit has created green jobs, investments in solar technologies and a nice return on investment for the American taxpayers.

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Taking a Closer Look at the Clean-Energy Loan Program

Taking a Closer Look at the Clean-Energy Loan Program

The Department of Energy’s Clean Energy program is still gaining traction, though it is already generating a lot of buzz in and around the political circles of D.C. As we explore deeper into this program we can see that the program has yielded mixed results.

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Amazing 275% Growth in Renewable Energy Over the Past Decade

Amazing 275% Growth in Renewable Energy Over the Past Decade

Renewable energy production has skyrocketed over the past ten years, leading to 275 percent growth according to a study from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). While this growth is something to be celebrated, we still have a long way to go before we declare mission accomplished.

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Majority Holds, But Fewer Americans Support Climate Action

Majority Holds, But Fewer Americans Support Climate Action

Support against climate change dropped for the first time in a recent poll conducted by Stanford University/IPSOS. This has many environmentalists concerned as it seems political rhetoric and distrust of environmental science could further compound the impact of global warming.

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Biomass is the Forgotten Renewable Energy Source

Biomass is the Forgotten Renewable Energy Source

Biomass energy is often overlooked as a renewable energy that could lead to energy independence for America. When compared to burning fossil fuels, biomass has a lower greenhouse gas footprint when you consider that fossil fuels release “new” carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Find out how the oldest energy source could be our path to the future.

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Understand the Facts about the Sun and Solar Energy

Understand the Facts about the Sun and Solar Energy

The sun can produce enough energy in one hour to provide all the power needed for all of humanity. All it takes is for humanity to want this free energy and refine the technologies to make it available for all. Understand the facts about solar energy so you can do your part.

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Fracking May Be Poisoning Our Children’s Air

Fracking May Be Poisoning Our Children’s Air

The fracking industry continues to be under fire for environmental concerns. A new three year study finds that fracking processes are releasing cancer causing toxins right across the street from public schools and our children.

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Green Jobs are Flying High with Wind Energy Production in America

Green Jobs are Flying High with Wind Energy Production in America

As the wind energy sector creates renewable energy jobs tax credit woes could unravel all the gains. With a projected $145 billion to be invested over the next five years the President and Congress must stop the green jobs from blowing away in the wind.

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Renewable Energy Can Cut Cancer Risks and Increase Jobs

Renewable Energy Can Cut Cancer Risks and Increase Jobs

The more you look at the facts surrounding renewable energy the more powerful the argument is to make the switch. Let’s salute the contribution fossil fuels have played in our evolution as a species and allow it to gracefully fade into the history books.

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