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Obama State of the Union 2012 + Energy + Climate Change

Posted by admin on July 9, 2012 in Clean Energy with 7 Comments


White House “Energy + Climate Change” progress
http://www.whitehouse.gov/energy/climate-change

Watch full speech: 2012 State Of The Union Address (enhanced ver. + slides) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zgfi7wnGZlE

Climate Progress Network
http://climateprogress.net

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Aquion Pioneers Cheap, Safe Storage for Renewable Energy in Pittsburgh

Posted by admin on June 16, 2012 in Renewable Energy with No Comments


Innovative grid-level battery maker Aquion Energy is going from university spinoff to major manufacturer. Its environmentally friendly aqueous hybird ion batteries, about the size of a 50-pound breadbox, can be strung together to create modules to store Renewable Energy, which to date has lacked a viable storage options. This Carnegie Mellon University spinoff has its R&D headquarters in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood, and will employ more than 400 in a manufacturing facility near New Stanton, Westmoreland County, by 2015. California native and founder Jay Whitacre explains why Pittsburgh is the right place for this business.

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State of the Union 2012: Clean Energy and Job Creation

Posted by admin on June 16, 2012 in Clean Energy with 12 Comments


Stand with the President: https://my.barackobama.com/sotucleanjobsvid

I will not cede the wind or solar or battery industry to China or Germany because we refuse to make the same commitment here. We have subsidized oil companies for a century. That’s long enough. It’s time to end the taxpayer giveaways to an industry that’s rarely been more profitable, and double-down on a clean energy industry that’s never been more promising. Pass Clean Energy tax credits and create these jobs.

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Why Congress Needs to Renew Clean Energy Subsidies

Posted by admin on May 29, 2012 in Clean Energy with 5 Comments


President Obama is slated to visit TPI Composites on Thursday, a wind turbine blade manufacturer in Newton, Iowa, where he will urge Congress to extend two key Renewable Energy tax credits — the Production Tax Credit for wind and a Clean Energy manufacturing credit.

Wind energy provides thousands of jobs in Iowa, like this one of a turbine maintenance worker in Franklin County (LINK: http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2011/12/wind_energy_heartland.html). The Center for American Progress travelled to Iowa to talk to experts and officials about how uncertain federal policy is hurting the wind industry.

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President Obama Calls on Congress to Invest in Clean Energy

Posted by admin on May 26, 2012 in Clean Energy with 25 Comments


President Obama urges Congress to act on the “To Do List,” specifically highlighting the need to invest in clean energy by extending and expanding tax credits that support Clean Energy manufacturing. May 24, 2012.

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Renewable Energy

Posted by admin on May 21, 2012 in Renewable Energy with No Comments


Wind, solar, and wave energy are just a few of the resources being used to generate power. Each one provides a range of local jobs.

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Building a Clean Energy Economy

Posted by admin on April 24, 2012 in Clean Energy with 25 Comments


President Obama holds a town hall discussion with workers about building a 21st century Clean Energy economy to win the future as he visits Gamesa Technology Corporation in Fairless Hills, PA. April 6, 2011.

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Weekly Address: Investing in a Clean Energy Future

Posted by admin on April 21, 2012 in Clean Energy with 25 Comments


Speaking from a factory in Virginia, President Obama talks about how companies are creating more jobs in the United States, making better products than ever before, and how many are developing new technologies that are reducing our dependence on foreign oil and saving families money at the pump.

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