Secretary Chu Announces Nearly $300 Million for Clean Cities Grants
August 26, 2009
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu today announced the selection of 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded with nearly $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. These projects will speed the transformation of the nation's vehicle fleet, putting more than 9,000 alternative fuel and energy efficient vehicles on the road, and… Continue
Added by scott scharin on August 31, 2009 at 8:16pm —
Former New York Gov. George Pataki sees a new transmission grid as central to America's economic security, energy security, and national defense.
This country has an antiquated, out-of-date energy transmission system.
There’s no question. We need a high voltage transmission system across the United States that currently doesn’t exist.
Building a high voltage transmission system is an investment in America’s… Continue
Added by Geoff Bailey on August 31, 2009 at 2:52pm —
MY ENGINERRING FRIENDS CHALLENGE ME WHEN I PULL FOR THE PICKENS PLAN UTILIZATION OF NAT'L GAS
IN DIESEL ENGINES.......
THEY CONTEND THE CURRENT DIESEL ENGINE CANNOT EFFICIENTLY OR "CANNOT" INJECT NAT'L GAS , THUS, THE PLAN WILL REQUIRE A NEW GENERATION OF DIESEL ENGINES TO ACCOMODATE THE PLAN,
PLEASE PROVIDE SOME FACTS,,,,
Added by joe h. brown on August 31, 2009 at 2:22pm —
Dear Mr. Pickens,I am writing this blog in an attempt to contact you personally.I wish to tell you that you are wasting your money.I have a theory for an invention.If I ever get the money to build the prototype and obtain the patent,it will put all other forms of energy production out of bussiness.I went to a local colledge and asked a physics professor to prove my theory wrong.When he could not prove me wrong he got angry and said,"IT WILL NEVER WORK,BUT IF IT DOES,YOU WILL WIN A NOBLE… Continue
Added by William Kanjorski on August 31, 2009 at 10:02am —
Global warming to become runaway
MACKENZIE RIVER DELTA, Northwest Territories – Only a squawk from a sandhill crane broke the Arctic silence — and a low gurgle of bubbles, a watery whisper of trouble repeated in countless spots around the polar world.
"On a calm day, you can see 20 or more `seeps' out across this lake," said Canadian researcher Rob Bowen, sidling his small rubber boat up beside one of them. A tossed match would have set it ablaze.
"It's essentially… Continue
Added by Solar Man on August 30, 2009 at 3:00pm —
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Added by Thomas Iannotti on August 30, 2009 at 8:30am —
"When you avoid making garbage in the first place, you don't have to worry about disposing of waste or recycling it later. Changing your habits is the key — think about ways you can reduce your waste when you shop, work and play. There's a ton of ways for you to reduce waste, save yourself some time and money, and be good to the Earth at the same time".
We need to start to inform people about the simple ways they can save energy. Add… Continue
Added by Thomas Iannotti on August 29, 2009 at 6:41am —
Added by Dani Lanz on August 28, 2009 at 7:17pm —
urn off lights when you leave a room or when they are not needed. Much of the energy used is given off as heat.
nstall energy-efficient compact fluorescent bulbs. They give off less heat and use as much as 75 percent less energy than regular bulbs.
ompact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are available in a variety of creative shapes, color temperatures and brightnesses. Some are dimmable and can respond to motion sensors. A typical CFL outlasts 8 equivalent… Continue
Added by Thomas Iannotti on August 28, 2009 at 3:45pm —
onsider window fans, ceiling fans and whole-house fans, which use much less electricity than air conditioners.
Close your blinds, shades or draperies during the hottest part of the day.
Set air conditioners to the highest comfortable setting during the day.
Turn off your air conditioner when you leave home for an extended period of time.
Air conditioners work to remove humidity from the air, so wait to do… Continue
Added by Thomas Iannotti on August 28, 2009 at 3:00pm —
The nation’s supply chain is getting an energy-efficient shot in the arm that will make transporting goods more cost-effective, energy efficient and environmentally friendly. A series of cost-sharing grants from the Department of Energy, totaling $300 million, should help 25 separate projects add more than 9,000 alternative fuel and energy efficient vehicles.
The grants also will help kick-start an infrastructure for refueling stations,… Continue
Added by mike on August 28, 2009 at 10:44am —
Check out Boone's new video
on July foreign oil numbers. Just a reminder of why we are all here.....
Added by Mike Mott on August 28, 2009 at 8:37am —
Quick Note: Today (8/28/09) at 2PM, I will be discussing Green Technology Here
with Barbara Dixon
. Join the conversation wont you?
The show will be archived, so if you miss it (and I don't screw up royally) check it out anyway...
Added by Clynton on August 28, 2009 at 7:13am —
Use a hose nozzle or turn off the water while you wash your car. You'll save up to 100 gallons every time.
Added by Thomas Iannotti on August 28, 2009 at 6:03am —
(Erie Steam Road Roller scanned by Andy Dingley from the "New Catechism of the Steam Engine.")
“Steamroller” is probably the most busy piece of poligrafic music… Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on August 27, 2009 at 4:31pm —
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And great to meet everyone....
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Meet HollyTheHousewife...… Continue
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