29 Apr '14, 6pm

Report: Major Potential to Grow Clean, Sustainable U.S. Hydropower @ENERGY

The Energy Department and its Oak Ridge National Laboratory released a renewable energy resource assessment detailing the potential to develop new electric power generation in waterways across the United States. The report estimates more than 65 gigawatts (GW) of potential new hydropower development across more than three million U.S. rivers and streams-–equivalent to the current U.S. hydropower capacity. These findings demonstrate one of the ways the United States can further diversify its energy portfolio with sustainable and clean domestic power generation. “The United States has tremendous untapped clean energy resources and responsible development will help pave the way to a cleaner, more sustainable and diverse energy portfolio,” said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. “As the Energy Department works with industry, universities and state and local governments to advance ...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/95587-report-major-potenti...

Tweets

Report: Clean technology holds key to rapid Afr...

businessgreen.com 29 Apr '14, 12am

Renewable energy and other clean technologies are set to play a key role in accelerating development in sub-Saharan Africa...

Unilever struggles to sell customers on Sustainable Living

Unilever struggles to sell customers on Sustain...

greenbiz.com 29 Apr '14, 6pm

Unilever has seen the total environmental impact of its products rise 5 percent during the past four years, as it acquired...

Why Big #Oil+#Coal Are Worried? #Solar #PV Dema...

solarindustrymag.com 30 Apr '14, 6pm

Solar photovoltaic demand from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is set to grow 50% in 2014, according to new resear...

These businesses buy the most clean energy

These businesses buy the most clean energy

grist.org 01 May '14, 11pm

It may not be as sexy as TIME ’s 100 most influential people (‘Yonce!), but the EPA’s Top 100 list sheds light on some gre...

Too Conservative? EIA Projects Renewables to be...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Apr '14, 4pm

EIA's own published data for the 11-year period January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2013 reveal that the percentage of th...

Montgomery County is First U.S. County to Pass ...

edcmag.com 29 Apr '14, 3pm

Montgomery County, Md., has become the first county in the nation to pass an energy benchmarking law, requiring owners of ...

#Radical #Sustainable #Buildings

#Radical #Sustainable #Buildings

earthship.com 03 May '14, 11am

In February of this year, following the one month Academy build of the Earthship (Nave Tierra) in Ushuaia, the municipalit...

Is Electricity A Clean Energy Source?

hybridcars.com 10 May '14, 5am

The main concerns we usually hear about transportation-related energy are over greenhouse gases and climate change, but cu...

Major #Fracking Co to Reveal All ‘Trade Secret’...

ecowatch.com 28 Apr '14, 5pm

Making little more than a splash in the news a major hydraulic fracturing supplier, Baker Hughes, has announced it will be...

New York Launches Major Regulatory Reform for Utilities

New York Launches Major Regulatory Reform for U...

greentechmedia.com 28 Apr '14, 4pm

California issued a storage mandate and settled its net metering debate last year. Texas is in the process of overhauling ...

Environmental Protection Agency Failed To Enfor...

earthjustice.org 28 Apr '14, 5am

A coalition of Fairbanks residents and community groups took legal action against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA...

Urban farms

Urban farms

grist.org 29 Apr '14, 10am

During World War II, when the government rationed food, Americans turned their backyards and front lawns into “victory gar...

Top 20 US cities for #cycling. Cycling & walkin...

Biking is on the increase in North American cities although the numbers are still small. Using data from the USA's 52 larg...

Statement by APTA President and CEO Michael Mel...

apta.com 30 Apr '14, 12pm

“The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) applauds the Obama Administration’s four-year, $302 billion surface...

Offshore Wind approaching 7 GW worldwide, report says #green

Offshore Wind approaching 7 GW worldwide, repor...

renewableenergymagazine.com 28 Apr '14, 8pm

According to their new report, “Wind Energy Report Germany 2013” while the UK is leading with 50 percent offshore market s...