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by Josie Garthwaite on March 18, 2010

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Obama Signs $18B Jobs Bill: “President Obama signed an $18 billion jobs bill into law in a Rose Garden ceremony this morning, providing tax breaks for businesses that hire previously unemployed workers and extending funding for infrastructure and tra… Continue reading

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Earth2Tech Week In Review

by Katie Fehrenbacher on March 13, 2010

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Smart Meter Backlash, Again: This Time in Texas: Uh-oh, another local backlash against the installation of smart meters — and this time it’s not in Bakersfield, Calif., the home of the original smart meter lawsuit that rattled utilities nationwide … Continue reading

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Daily Sprout

by Josie Garthwaite on March 11, 2010

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Feed-in Tariff on the Way on SoCal: The country’s largest municipal utility, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, “is poised to pass a roughly 5 percent rate increase on electricity use,” with proceeds earmarked for renewable energy pro… Continue reading

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Daily Sprout

by Katie Fehrenbacher on March 2, 2010

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Biodiesel Tax Credit Coming Back: A jobs bill expected to be voted on by the Senate this week contains language that would revive a $1 per gallon tax credit for biodiesel producers which expired at the end of 2009. Passage would be good news for the em… Continue reading

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Earth2Tech Week In Review

by Katie Fehrenbacher on February 27, 2010

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Bloom Energy Week: Here’s my live coverage of the Bloom Energy unveiling, my thoughts on why Bloom Energy is and isn’t the Google of greentech, Bloom Energy By the Numbers, 10 Things to Know About Bloom Energy, and how Bloom Energy’s Carbon-Neutr… Continue reading

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Daily Sprout

by Katie Fehrenbacher on February 26, 2010

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Key Senators Snubbing Climate Bill: According to a Reuters survey of 12 key Democrat and Republican Senators who could hold the swing votes, “the U.S. Senate is unlikely to pass a comprehensive climate change bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions t… Continue reading

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Earth2Tech Week in Review

by Josie Garthwaite on January 9, 2010

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5 Energy Management Tools Launched at CES: While digital home energy management tools aren’t dominating the headlines from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year, a few consumer electronics makers, utilities and software designers have launche… Continue reading

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Earth2Tech Week in Review

by Josie Garthwaite on January 2, 2010

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Hit or Miss?: The Clock is Ticking on These 5 Greentech Deadlines Companies often publicly announce a goal for a certain date — to get media attention, to gain funding or partners, or to try to set a company on a specific path — but then the realit… Continue reading

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Earth2Tech Week in Review

by Josie Garthwaite on December 5, 2009

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Why Lockheed Martin Wants to Be In The Clean Energy Biz: Can making stealth bombers and radar systems translate into a successful clean energy and energy efficiency technology business? Defense contractor Lockheed Martin, seems to think so. The company… Continue reading

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