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Renewable Energy To Create More Than 1.1 Million Green Careers

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

According to a report released by Google on June 28, 2011, breakthroughs in renewable energy technology could boost the U.S. economy by more than $155 billion a year and create more than 1.1 million new green careers by 2030. The study by the Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising giant’s philanthropic arm examined the possible benefits of aggressive innovations in ...

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Developing World Needs $1.35 Trillion For Green Technologies

Green Technology, Jobs, Green Technologies

According to the United Nations (UN) annual survey released July 5, 2011, the world needs US$1.9 trillion in green technologies investments a year with over half of that sum necessary for developing countries. “Over the next 40 years, US$1.9 trillion per year will be needed for incremental investments in green technologies,” said the UN Economic and Social Affairs body said ...

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Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Files New Green Technology Patent

Green Technology, Clean Wind Energy, Jobs

Annapolis, MD-based Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Clean Wind Energy, Inc., announced June 20, 2011 that the manufacturer of Downdraft Towers has filed with the United States Patent & Trademark Office “A Petition to Make Special Under the Accelerated Examination Program,” a patent application titled “Active/Adaptive Building Structural Components.” The application from Clean Wind Energy ...

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Facebook Selects Global Power Supply for Key Green Technology

Facebook, Green Technology, Global Power Supply

Global Power Supply, a leading supplier of equipment and technical solutions for critical project management and logistics, was recently selected by Facebook, one of the most widely used websites in the world, to meet the critical power needs of Facebook’s new data center in Prineville, Oregon. Facebook began the construction of this new data center with the aim of creating ...

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NJR Clean Energy Ventures Invests In 4.7 Megawatt Solar Project

Clean Energy, Green Technology, Jobs

NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, announced June 21, 2011 that it will invest up to $23.7 million to develop, own and operate a 4.7 megawatt, ground-mount solar system in Vineland, NJ. Once complete, the solar installation will provide electricity to the wholesale market through the Vineland Municipal Electric Utility (VMEU). “Our latest commercial solar ...

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Clean Energy Jobs Moving To The Alamo City With Help From CPS

Clean Energy, Jobs, Green Technology

San Antonio’s Mayor, Julián Castro, announced June 20, 2011 at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Downtown campus that agreements with five clean technology businesses will create approximately 230 technical and professional clean energy jobs in The Alamo City within the next couple years. The agreements, which include funding for education initiatives as well as expanded UTSA partnerships, ...

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Green Jobs To Be Created from Etrion’s Agreement with Yingli

Green Technology, Green Jobs, Solar

Geneva, Switzerland-based Etrion Corporation, an independent solar power producer which develops, builds, owns and operates solar power plants, announced on June 16, 2011 an agreement with Baoding, China-based Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated photovoltaic and green jobs manufacturers. The agreement calls for Yingli Green Energy to supply solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for ...

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