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The Alternative Agenda: Chairman Bingaman Back Nuclear; Iberdrola Eyes 300 MW Wind Farm; Exxon Reports $9.2B Q4 Revenues

Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.), the Chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said he could support a Clean Energy Standard that includes nuclear power, clean coal and natural gas, if it also deploys more �conventional renewables� like solar or wind power. Last week , President Obama called for 80 percent of electricity to come…

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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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The Week In Green Energy: DOE Money Man Says “Adieu”

After nearly two years at the Department of Energy, Matt Rogers, the agency’s most influential bureaucrat, is leaving, having overseen one of the DOE’s most ambitious undertakings: the disbursement of billions of dollars to support the deployment of renewable energy infrastructure across the country. When Energy Secretary Steven Chu hired Rogers 19 months ago, he…

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July Top Ten Players In Green Energy

The top ten players in green energy for July including Bjork, Google Energy, BP’s Bob Dudley, Abengoa, Applied Materials, Terra-Gen Power, Brian Harrison, Jeff Bingaman, Richard Ashby and Ontario

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Private Sector Renews Push for CEDA

Entrepreneurs and investors active in the green energy sector have been pushing hard over the last several months for the creation of a Clean Energy Deployment Administration (CEDA), a government entity that would provide flexible credit support for development and deployment of green energy technologies. Legislation that creates an industry-friendly version of CEDA is slowly making its way through the senate, and on June 29 over 40 prominent venture capitalists and CEOs sent a letter to President Obama urging him to work with congress on legislation that provides for the immediate creation of the federal agency.

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