Renewables

Green racers learn about solar power at WestConn – NewsTimes.com

Jul 18th, 2009 | By

Green racers learn about solar power at WestConn – NewsTimes.com: “Green Light Academy — a four-week summer school on Western Connecticut State University’s westside campus — is designed to give high school students hands-on experience with environmental issues — and the possibility of a green future.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



California Sets Pace for Solar Power – NYTimes.com

Jul 16th, 2009 | By

California Sets Pace for Solar Power – NYTimes.com: “SAN FRANCISCO — A decade ago, only 500 rooftops in California boasted solar panels that harvest the sun’s energy. Today, there are nearly 50,000 solar-panel installations in the state, according to a report to be issued Thursday by the research and lobbying group Environment California.” Provided by

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Tree panel members are on a mission; Trees are natural, outdoor air conditioners – The New Haven Register

Jul 15th, 2009 | By

Tree panel members are on a mission – The New Haven Register: “The four members of the new Tree Commission are on a mission to educate homeowners about the benefits of trees and to make their city a better place, one tree at a time.” EDITORIAL: City trees add more than beauty to scene –

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UK: Wind farm local residents to get energy bill discounts says Local Government Association | Environment | guardian.co.uk

Jul 14th, 2009 | By

Wind farm local residents to get energy bill discounts says Local Government Association | Environment | guardian.co.uk: “Residents should be offered discounts on their energy bills and free energy efficiency measures when wind farms are built in their community, the Local Government Association in the UK said today.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



High school solar car competition hums along on the Texas Motor Speedway 2:15 PM CT | Dallas Morning News

Jul 14th, 2009 | By

High school solar car competition hums along on the Texas Motor Speedway 2:15 PM CT | Dallas Morning News: “The Winston School of Dallas is one of two Texas teams facing students from New York, Connecticut, Florida, Oregon, Colorado, California, Nevada, Mississippi and Louisiana in a four-day competition that ends Friday. The winner gets a

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Connecticut Power & Energy Society Awards 2009 Scholarships | CT Environmental Headlines

Jul 11th, 2009 | By

Connecticut Power & Energy Society Awards 2009 Scholarships | CT Environmental Headlines: Hartford, CT (July 7, 2009) – The Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) presented five budding energy professionals with scholarships at its June 17 dinner meeting in Cromwell, Connecticut. CPES awarded each of the five Connecticut students with a $1000 scholarship for the

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CT Environmental Headlines No Butts About It Cigarette Butt PSA | CT Environmental Headlines

Jul 11th, 2009 | By

I hate it when I’m driving along and I see someone in a car flick their cigarette butt out the window because I know that is littering, pollution and that that cigarette butt is eventually going to end up in Long Island Sound. So I’ve created a public service announcement that radio stations can use

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Mass.: Neighbors say environmentally-friendly solar company making too much noise -The Green Blog – A Boston Globe blog on living Green in Boston

Jul 10th, 2009 | By

Neighbors say environmentally-friendly solar company making too much noise -The Green Blog – A Boston Globe blog on living Green in Boston: “Evergreen Solar, a clean-tech coup for the state when it opened a 24-hour manufacturing plant last year in Devens, is making so much noise neighbors near it can’t sleep. No one argues that

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First step taken toward wind power – The Register Citizen

Jul 9th, 2009 | By

First step taken toward wind power – The Register Citizen: “WINSTED — The Region 7 school district Board of Education voted to sign a non-binding letter of intent with the company Optiwind provided that the board’s lawyer approves a contract detailing a plan to install a wind turbine on the Northwestern Regional High School campus.”

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T. Boone Pickens Suspends Plans for Wind Farm – NYTimes.com

Jul 8th, 2009 | By

T. Boone Pickens Suspends Plans for Wind Farm – NYTimes.com: “In a sign of the difficulties facing the development of wind energy, the legendary Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens is suspending plans to build the world’s largest wind farm.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



CT Receives $68.6 million in Recovery Funding for Transportation Projects | CT Environmental Headlines

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By

Connecticut Receives $68.6 million in Recovery Funding for Transportation Projects | CT Environmental Headlines: NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (Conn. – 3) announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation will receive over $68.6 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for two projects – the purchase of 136 buses for six

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Business: New business to offer solar power equipment – The New Haven Register

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By

New business to offer solar power equipment – The New Haven Register: “Environmental Management Consultants Inc. is planning to expand with the launch of Alternative Global Energy Inc., said sales manager Bill Steeves.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Green Power Takes Root in the Chinese Desert – NYTimes.com

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By

Green Power Takes Root in the Chinese Desert – NYTimes.com: “A series of projects is under construction to the southeast of Dunhuang, including one of six immense wind power projects now being built around China. Here, a worker measures the interior of a tower that will support a wind turbine.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Atonement in a Drive for Wind Power in China – NYTimes.com

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By

Atonement in a Drive for Wind Power in China – NYTimes.com: “DUNHUANG, China — Min Deqing, who delayed pollution controls at his coal plant in Lanzhou, is promoting clean energy. “I feel regretful, and sorry for the people,” he says.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Connecticut Re-Opens Solar Rebate Program | Greentech Media

Jul 1st, 2009 | By

Connecticut Re-Opens Solar Rebate Program | Greentech Media: “Back in November 2008, Connecticut stopped accepting new applications for its popular residential solar rebate program. Now it’s back. The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF), which was created by the state’s General Assembly, said Wednesday it’s open for business thanks partly to money from the federal stimulus

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Mass. plan could bring wind farms near coast – The Boston Globe

Jul 1st, 2009 | By

Massachusetts plan could bring wind farms near coast – The Boston Globe: “The draft plan, scheduled to be released today, would allow a series of small wind farms of up to 10 turbines each in coastal waters that stretch 3 miles from shore. Substantially larger farms – similar to what’s proposed in Nantucket Sound –

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Obama tilts at green windmills – By George Will, via The New Haven Register

Jun 28th, 2009 | By

Obama tilts at green windmills – By George Will, via The New Haven Register Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Pine Creek Beach" Of windmills, piers and sinking barges – The Advocate

Jun 27th, 2009 | By

Pine Creek Beach" Of windmills, piers and sinking barges – The Advocate: “Of all of Fairfield’s beaches, Pine Creek, one of its smallest, is the town’s oldest public shorefront retreat. The people who populated it in the beginning included some eclectic types: an artist who lived in a windmill on the beach, and a violinist

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Business: ‘Green Your Event’ Launches to Meet Growing Demand for Green Meetings | Alternative Energy Foundation

Jun 27th, 2009 | By

‘Green Your Event’ Launches to Meet Growing Demand for Green Meetings | Alternative Energy Foundation: “Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 25, 2009 — Renewable Choice Energy, a provider of renewable energy credits and carbon offsets, has launched a first of its kind program, Green Your Event, to empower meeting and event planners at hotels and event

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Event: Vernon Area Community Solar Presentation July 16, 2009 in Vernon | CT Environmental Headlines

Jun 25th, 2009 | By

Vernon Area Community Solar Presentation July 16, 2009 in Vernon | CT Environmental Headlines: 6:30 – 8 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2009, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Parish Hall, 523 Hartford Turnpike, Route 30, Vernon, CT. St. John’s Environmental Committee is sponsoring a Community solar presentation to encourage area residents to explore how they can produce

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