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Four US states receive funding for energy-saving programmes
Four US states receive funding for energy-saving programmes

Saturday 22nd August 2009

Green business opportunities in the US states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut and Hawaii have been given a boost thanks to a multi-million dollar investment from the Department of Energy (DoE). More than $66 million (£40 million) in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be advanced to the states ...

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Arizona State University installs LEDs in energy-efficiency project
Arizona State University installs LEDs in energy-efficiency project

Friday 21st August 2009

Arizona State University (ASU) has stepped up its efforts to become more energy-efficient, reduce its carbon footprint and save money by investing in new light emitting-diode (LED) fixtures. Six parking structures at the higher learning institution's Tempe campus have been retrofitted with the LED fixtures, which the university hopes will save ...

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Alabama-based university gets funding for energy efficiency projects
Alabama-based university gets funding for energy efficiency projects

Thursday 20th August 2009

The University of North Alabama (UNA) is to invest in more energy-efficient products and projects after receiving a grant for the second phase of its Green Campus Initiative. A $951,000 grant (£817,000) from the US Department of Energy was awarded to the university on Tuesday (August 11th) for use in making ...

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Back energy-saving initiatives for buildings, report urges
Back energy-saving initiatives for buildings, report urges

Wednesday 19th August 2009

The US government has been called upon to support a plan to make buildings in the country energy efficient because, apart from reducing the nation's carbon footprint, this would create business opportunities. According to the proposal by the Center for American Progress think tank, public policies to encourage widespread private investments ...

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Chinese retailers to get subsidies for energy-saving lights
Chinese retailers to get subsidies for energy-saving lights

Tuesday 18th August 2009

Authorities in China's industrial city of Taiyuan have come up with an energy-saving initiative that is aimed at reducing the amount of power retail enterprises consume. Retailers that invest in energy-saving lights will now benefit from a 50 per cent grant from the government, according to Taiyuan Bureau of Commerce, reports ...

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Missouri to receive multimillion cash injection for energy conservation
Missouri to receive multimillion cash injection for energy conservation

Tuesday 4th August 2009

Companies and homeowners in the US state of Missouri are to receive funding for installation of energy-saving products following the awarding of two federal grants aimed at helping the state to go green. The department of energy is to provide more than $51 million (£31 million) to the state to help ...

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Eliminate red tape to encourage energy-saving initiatives, LGA urges
Eliminate red tape to encourage energy-saving initiatives, LGA urges

Tuesday 28th July 2009

The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the UK government to set up a single kitty worth £7 billion aimed at promoting and supporting energy-saving initiatives. In a report entitled From Kyoto to Kettering, Copenhagen to Croydon, the LGA has stated that the government should cut red tape surrounding green ...

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UK government proposes plans to reduce carbon emissions
UK government proposes plans to reduce carbon emissions

Tuesday 7th July 2009

Rich countries have been called upon by the UK government to set aside billions of pounds to be used to tackle climate change as well as helping poor countries cope with the resulting effects. In a speech on the Roadmap to Copenhagen at London Zoo last Friday (June 26th) prime minister ...

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Invest more in energy saving products, wind association urges
Invest more in energy saving products, wind association urges

Wednesday 24th June 2009

More investment in energy saving products and solutions such as wind turbines needs to be made, according to the British Wind Energy Association, which has said there is a desire for them in the market. Speaking after Newcastle-based consultancy TNEI launched a new software system aimed at helping with the design ...

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