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The Alternative Agenda: BP, Exxon, Italian Solar and Solar By The Bay

BP Oil Spill: Progress In The Gulf All eyes will be on the Gulf this week, closely following BP’s latest attempt to squash the massive spill. The British oil company announced over the weekend that it would be installing a tighter cap over its busted well, which if successful, could finally capture all of the…

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Exxon Mobil�s Biofuel Pointman Says Carbon is Here to Stay

Exxon Mobil is in Abu Dhabi this week at the World Future Energy Summit, preaching�its ” in a green world, carbon is king” gospel. The Arlington, Texas company — and its competitors — have long argued that a green, carbon-free world is an elusive pipe dream. Energy demand from key developing nations like China and…

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This Week in Green Energy: Exxon Sees Green in Green!

Is Exxon Mobil a contrarian? While its competitors — in the 2006-2008 boom times — were bolstering their clean energy credentials, snatching clean tech assets at inflated valuations. Exxon stayed out of the fray, focusing on its oil and gas business and racking in record profits. It also did not shy away from controversy as…

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Exxon Bets Algae is the Best Biofuel Feedstock

Exxon Mobil, the world’s largest oil and gas company, is dipping its toe in the clean tech sector with a� $600 million investment to develop algae-based biofuel as part of its newly formed partnership with Synthetic Genomics, a research and development company launched by J. Craig Venter, the scientist known for decoding the human genome…

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