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Carbon War Room announce partnership to transition Aruba to 100% renewable energy

Posted by admin on June 22, 2012 in Renewable Energy with 2 Comments

Richard Branson and Aruba PM Mike Eman have just announced a partnership with the Carbon War Room (CWR) to transition the island to 100% Renewable Energy, during the Rio+20 conference.

The partnership would make Aruba the world’s first sustainable energy economy, with the Carbon War Room and New America Foundation working to both devise and implement an integrated strategy for the economy-wide transition — a world first, if successful.

More information will be available soon on Carbon War Room New Bulletin page: www.carbonwarroom.com/news

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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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