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The Week in Green Energy: Mixed Signals from Washington Doom Clean Coal Project

Last year President Barack Obama’s attempt at sweeping climate change legislation died a slow death in a congress exhausted by the fight over healthcare. While advocates of a wide-ranging federal climate change policy bemoaned congress’ lack of action at the time, few openly worried about the fate of “clean coal.” This is largely because clean…

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The Week In Green Energy: 80 By 25

On Tuesday President Barack Obama called this point in history Our generation’s Sputnik moment. The president was referring to the growing green energy gap between the United States and its competitors in Europe and Asia. While U.S. labs have been largely responsible for developing some of the world’s most successful green technologies, the U.S has fallen…

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September Top 10 Players in Green Energy

Editor’s note: We’re back — and a little late — with our monthly top ten ranking! Tune back November 8th for our October ranking. 1: California Energy Commission September was a busy month at the California Energy Commission (CEC), which approved, according to G.E.R.’s own count, a record 2,351 megawatts of solar projects. With key…

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DOE Commits $1Bln to FutureGen

The Obama administration believes carbon capture works. How else to explain yesterday’s news that the Department of Energy would commit $1 billion to support the FutureGen Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in southern Illinois.

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General Electric China and The New Yorker’s “863 Program” Article

We were thinking about Evan Osno�s fascinating New Yorker piece about China�s clean energy project � the so-called 863 Program � when we stumbled upon this press release from General Electric touting its growth in China.

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