Alternative Fuel Sources

World Energy Conference to Highlight Green Jobs

Officials today announced that opportunities for green jobs and green energy will be among the topics during the upcoming World Energy Engineering Congress conference on October 12-14 in Chicago – the home of U.S. Green Technology. The World Energy Engineering Congress conference will take place at the Navy Pier Convention Center and is being presented by the Association of Energy ...

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U.S. Government Allots Millions of Dollars for Biofuel

An estimated $510 million over the next three years will go toward the development of biofuels for military and commercial transportation, U.S. government officials said this week. This alternative effort will enable the United States to replace fossil fuels with an alternative fuel that can be used in the commercial sector effectively. Under the three-year plan, government entities including the ...

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Report Highlights Nation’s Alternative Energy Potential

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The United States has strong potential to produce a billion tons of biomass resources each year for alternative energy uses, according to a report recently released by the U.S. Department of Energy. This alternative energy report is called the 2011 U.S. Billion-Ton Update: Biomass Supply for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry. The report’s findings emphasize that the United States can ...

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PennFuture Fights to Keep More Than 100,000 Green Jobs

Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future recently launched a campaign to battle plans introduced by the administration of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to cut clean energy programs and laws. As part of the campaign – known as the Campaign to Protect Clean Energy and Pennsylvania Jobs – Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future, also called PennFuture, argues that the government’s actions could eliminate 106,000 ...

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Chicago To Get Money From U.S. DOL For Green Jobs Training

For assistance with your green jobs search, check out the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology. There you can get help crafting your resume, tailoring your job hunt, and connecting with employers who will share your values and appreciate your skills. Boston, MA-based Jobs for the Future (JFF), a leading nonprofit education and workforce development organization, announced June 28, ...

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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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Small Business Urges Congress To Save E85 Flex Fuel Tax Credit

Green Information Technology, Green Technology, Green Careers

Redwood City, CA-based Propel, which owns and operates a network of Clean E85 Flex Fuel self-serve filling stations, along with two other leading providers of domestic renewable fuels and 2,350 small business retailers of E85 Flex Fuel will lobby Congress to say no to the elimination of the 45 cents-per-gallon Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit (VEETC) that is up for ...

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