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Quorum To Manage FPL Land, Royalty Activities

Posted by NAW Staff on December 03, 2007

Houston-based Quorum Business Solutions Inc., a software and consulting solutions provider for the energy industry, was selected by FPL Energy to coordinate land management activities in FPL's wind development group. The project includes implementation of Quorum Land Suite, Quorum Revenue [Read More]

Businesses Call For Legally Binding UN Framework On Climate Change

Posted by NAW Staff on December 03, 2007

A group of global businesses is calling on world leaders to agree on a legally binding United Nations framework to tackle climate change during negotiations that begin next week as part of the Conference of the Parties in Bali, Indonesia. [Read More]

Group Initiates Second Judicial Review Of Canada’s Kyoto Obligations

Posted by NAW Staff on November 30, 2007

The Canadian government has, again, been served with an application for judicial review for violating the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act (KPIA), the Canadian federal law that requires reductions in greenhouse gas emissions according to the Kyoto commitment. The application, filed [Read More]

GreenHunter Invests In China-Based Wind Turbine Manufacturer

Posted by NAW Staff on November 30, 2007

Grapevine, Texas-based GreenHunter Energy Inc. has entered two definitive agreements with wind turbine manufacturer MingYang Wind Power Technology Co. Ltd., based in Guang Dong Province, People's Republic of China (PRC). GreenHunter will acquire a 6.3% equity interest in MingYang for [Read More]

British Columbia Introduces Climate Action Legislation

Posted by NAW Staff on November 29, 2007

British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell and Environment Minister Barry Penner have announced the introduction of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act. The act puts into law British Columbia's target of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 33% below [Read More]

Green-e Certified Sales Nearly Double Over Previous Year

Posted by NAW Staff on November 29, 2007

The Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) has announced release of the 2006 Green-e Energy Verification Report, which highlights renewable electricity certification program Green-e's certified renewable energy sales in 2006. The report shows an almost 90% increase in total sales volume [Read More]

Study: Minnesota Can Create Thousands Of New “Green Collar” Jobs

Posted by NAW Staff on November 29, 2007

Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak and St. Paul mayor Chris Coleman have joined the Blue Green Alliance, a partnership of the Sierra Club and United Steelworkers; environmental advocacy group Environment America; and Minnesota-based wind energy contractor Mortenson Construction, to discuss how [Read More]

Dominion RFP

Posted by NAW Staff on November 29, 2007

Richmond, Va.-based energy provider Dominion has issued a request for proposals (RFP) of renewable energy projects as part of the company's commitment to achieve a voluntary goal of 12% renewables by 2022 in Virginia and a mandatory target of 12.5% [Read More]

Evaluation Of Bluewater Wind Finds Cost Impact To Customers

Posted by NAW Staff on November 28, 2007

Newark, Del.-based Delmarva Power recently filed an independent analysis of the proposed 450 MW Bluewater Wind offshore wind farm with the Delaware Public Service Commission. The analysis was conducted by Pace Global Energy Services, which recently performed an analysis on [Read More]

Google’s New Initiative Will Focus on Wind, Solar Power

Posted by NAW Staff on November 28, 2007

Mountain View, Calif.-based Google has announced a new strategic initiative to develop electricity from renewable energy sources. The newly created initiative, known as RE<C, will focus initially on advanced solar thermal power, wind power technologies, enhanced geothermal systems and other [Read More]