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Earth Day 2009

In an official Earth Day proclamation today, President Obama has stressed that increasing our use of renewable energy is key to America’s prosperity, and has announced plans to lease out federal waters for alternative energy projects such as wind and ocean currents.  To quote: The choice we face is not between saving our environment and […]

Thoughts about NERC Report on Renewable Energy

North American Electric Reliability Corp. stated that the planned expansion of solar and wind power by the Obama administration will definitely challenge the existing power grid. The company is not asking for a slowdown in the employment of renewable energy, but continued by saying that improvement in technology can help them reach the projected goal. […]

Tennessee Valley Authority to Generate More Solar and Wind Power

Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA, is leading by example.   Its officials agreed to buy 2,000 megawatts of power from clean alternative energy sources, such as wind and solar generators. This is in connection with their Energy Right Program. The program aims to encourage, communicate and support the smart and effective use of electricity in […]