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10 Key Clean Energy Statements From Obama’s Climate Speech

10 Key Clean Energy Statements From Obama’s Climate Speech

Obama spent a long time (rightfully so) setting the stage in his climate and energy speech by discussing the threats of global warming and climate change. But, on a hot and sunny summer day in DC, Obama also trumpeted a strong plan to use more clean energy. Here were 10 of his key statements about clean energy (imho):

President Obama to Annouce National Plan to Combat Climate Change (VIDEO).

President Obama to Annouce National Plan to Combat Climate Change (VIDEO).

Tuesday morning, at Georgetown University, President Obama will announce his plan to combat climate change.

“There’s no single step that can reverse the effects of climate change,” Obama says in the video. “But when it comes to the world we leave our children, we owe it to them to do what we can.”

Green Energy Jobs: Top 10 Cities for Green Jobs This Summer

Green Energy Jobs: Top 10 Cities for Green Jobs This Summer

The job market is ripening this summer, with more businesses slated to do more hiring this season. Why not get your resume in the mix during one of the hottest hiring seasons since the Great Recession? It’s also a ripe time to move to explore new opportunities in other cities and states, and even if you still own a home that you have to sell, now is a seller’s market. So, consider the top 10 cities in which to look for green jobs.

Wind Energy Jobs: Wind Slows down While Solar Heats up

Wind Energy Jobs: Wind Slows down While Solar Heats up

A recent report from CleanEdison Inc. shows that more than 36,000 people will be certified in the U.S. solar energy industry in 2020 as job growth in this green energy field is slated to surpass that in the wind energy sector. The reason? Solar energy panel prices are falling drastically (dropping by almost 30 percent during the past year), along with hopes that the wind energy production tax credit will be renewed in December—thus threatening the job prospects of thousands.

Green Jobs: Hawaii Relies More on Biomass than Solar

Green Jobs: Hawaii Relies More on Biomass than Solar

Looking for green jobs in Hawaii? Don’t look to the sun! Solar power doesn’t even rank in the top three renewable resources in The Aloha State. Instead, look for jobs in biomass, which produces a full 4 percent of Hawaii’s green energy, followed by wind and geothermal. PV comes in fourth.

U.S. Energy Dept.’s online fuel calculator touts electric vehicles over gas-powered cars

U.S. Energy Dept.’s online fuel calculator touts electric vehicles over gas-powered cars

The U.S. Energy Department today launched its online eGallon calculator, which allows consumers to compare the costs of fueling electric vehicles versus their gasoline-powered counterparts. In photo above, electric vehicles manufactured by Tesla on display last year in Montclair.Star-Ledger file photo

Green Company: Sauer Energy Innovation Broadens Patent Arsenal

Green Company: Sauer Energy Innovation Broadens Patent Arsenal

Sauer Energy Inc. (“SEI”) (OTCBB: SENY), developer of the patented WindCharger™ vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) and manufacturer of the patented HelixWind® vertical axis wind turbine, has applied for important new patents in late May and early June 2013, to further consolidate and protect its position as a leading developer of vertical axis wind technology. The filings cover both of the company’s core proprietary products, the WindCharger and HelixWind turbines


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