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Canada Turbine Seeks to get Clean Energy Tech on Market

Canada Turbine Technologies is introducing the idea of a clean energy technology system that company officials hope will pave the way for more energy production that does not require the use of fossil fuels. This type of system eventually could make its way to the United States as well, thus decreasing America’s dependence on foreign oil. The start-up clean energy ...

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DTE Energy Co. Moves Forward with $485 Million Wind Plan

Michigan’s DTE Energy Co. on Thursday was approved for a $485 million renewable wind energy contract that will allow it to purchase 120 megawatts from Tuscola Bay Wind LLC. The contract lasts 20 years and will create up to almost 290 green jobs. The 9,000-acre wind farm that will generate the wind energy that DTE plans to purchase is located ...

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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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Wind Energy Industry Creates Hundreds of Iowa Green Jobs

More than 100 wind turbines are slated to be installed on a wind farm in Iowa in 2012, thus creating 420 green jobs in the state, enXco Development Corporation in Minneapolis, Minn., said today. About 1,400 acres of land south of Fort Dodge will become the new home of 157 wind turbines in 2012. The wind farm project, formally known ...

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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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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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