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Geothermal funding of $69m announced in new U.S. budget bill

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary Congressional negotiators in the U.S. legislative have unveiled a $1.4 trillion year-end package that would boost spending for energy and environmental agencies. The House of Representatives passed the legislation, which was then approved by the...

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Government of Canada invests in cleaner energy system for the National Capital Region

Public Services and Procurement Canada Summary Modernization of heating and cooling plants will significantly cut carbon pollution and save money Canadians are already feeling the impacts of climate change, and expect their governments to take action to reduce carbon pollution. In the...

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Newark Bids to Boost Energy Efficiency

Gail Kalinoski, Commercial Property Executive Summary The energy upgrade program covers 17 buildings in New Jersey's largest city and will save the municipality an estimated $1 million a year. After decades of economic struggle, Newark, N.J., is enjoying a revival that is attracting much...

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US state government awards $2.88m for renewable heating

Bioenergy Insight Summary The government of Massachusetts announced that the Baker-Polito administration has awarded five grants totalling $2,889,285 (€2,548,681) to Massachusetts businesses to fund infrastructure projects to increase the availability of low-carbon, renewable heating fuels. ...

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Representative Sean Casten speaks on Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

Click Here to Watch Representative Sean Casten's Speech U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) spoke before the U.S. House of Representatives during Morning Hour on Thursday, February 14, 2019. In his speech, Representative Casten addresses the need to start talking about climate change...

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Congressional Democrats push FERC to act on aggregated DERs

Gavin Bade, Utility Dive Summary Congressional Democrats on Monday pressed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue an order clarifying how aggregations of distributed energy resources (DERs) may participate in wholesale power markets, more than two years after the agency...

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Working with private sector to torque up municipal energy systems

Tom Johnson, NJ Spotlight Summary New measure would harness private money, expertise to drive energy efficiency at hospitals, wastewater-treatment plants, universities, prisons The state is aiming to promote private-sector investment in energy-related projects at government-owned...

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What can a Green New Deal learn from other countries?

Alexandra Borunda, National Geographic Summary On Thursday, two Democratic members of Congress introduced a resolution outlining the broad strokes of a “ Green New Deal ,” an ambitious proposal to transition the U.S. toward a more sustainable, net-zero carbon emissions future—and to get it...

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New report hails potential of Scottish national energy company

Greg Russell, The National Summary A PUBLICLY owned energy company as proposed by the Scottish Government presents significant opportunities to show leadership in developing renewable and low-carbon energy supplies, as well as tackling climate change and other environmental issues,...

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11 GHG reduction techs awarded new Alberta funding

JWN Staff, JWN Summary The Government of Alberta has announced up to $70.2 million in funding for 11 projects developing technologies to reduce GHGs from industrial development. Seven of these technologies are directly tied to upstream oil and gas production. The funding, which comes...