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Ottawa Solar Power Installs FIT Compliant Solar Energy System at Drouin Farms


One of first FIT projects installed in Ontario with Conergy’s FIT Compliant Conergy ON modules Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 06, 2011 Drouin Farms, a large family run egg producer who has made the commitment to move to organic farming, is … Continue reading

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U.S. Solar Jobs Census Finds Solar Employment Soars As U.S. Economy Lags


Solar Jobs Growing Nearly 10 Times Faster Than Employment as a Whole The Solar Foundation Press Release, October 17, 2011: DALLAS – The Solar Foundation, a nonprofit solar education and research organization, today released its second annual review of the … Continue reading

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Panel would change Canada’s research landscape


In an effort to address Canada’s problem with innovation, an independent panel has recommended a radical overhaul that includes the creation of a new funding council and transforms the country’s largest research entity, the billion dollar National Research Council (NRC). … Continue reading

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Fracking the Future


Unconventional gas drilling is emerging as one of the most controversial energy & environmental issues in the United States and around the world today. Advancements in extraction technologies, particularly horizontal drilling and high volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking), have enabled drillers … Continue reading

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Debate Continues on Smart Grid Benefits versus Massive Costs


Deployment to consumers‘ homes could cost between $338 billion and $476 billion over the next 20 years, but will deliver $1.3 trillion to $2 trillion in benefits over that period Deployment of smart grid technology from U.S. utility control centers … Continue reading

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Climate Benefits of Natural Gas May Be Overstated


The United States is poised to bet its energy future on natural gas as a clean, plentiful fuel that can supplant coal and oil. But new research by the Environmental Protection Agency—and a growing understanding of the pollution associated with … Continue reading

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DuPont backs biofuels with $5.8bn Danisco deal


2011-01-11 businessGreen US conglomerate agrees multibillion dollar take over of Danish biofuels partner Chemicals giant DuPont has moved to beef up its presence in the fast-expanding biofuels market with the announcement it is to acquire Danish food and biotechnology company … Continue reading

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