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The Benefits Of Home Buyers
09/21/2010 – 1:15 pm PDT | No Comment

Bigger isn’t necessarily much better when it comes to homeownership. Prior to the real estate bubble bursting, McMansions were the norm and square footage was plentiful. Things have certainly changed. Home buyers are now trying …

Dodge: Gas guzzling equals freedom
09/20/2010 – 10:49 am PDT | No Comment

All about Energy Independence

The greatness of foreign oil dependence
Saw the Dodge Challenger freedom ad yesterday for the first time. Cars and freedom are the two things America has gotten right?
So, foreign oil dependence isn’t only …

EDF Climate Corps: Green MBAs Find $350 Million
09/17/2010 – 1:05 pm PDT | No Comment

This is a guest post by David Bennett, Contributor for TriplePundit, and former intern at EDF.
This past summer, 47 Fortune 1000 companies discovered opportunities for saving a combined $350 million through energy efficiency …

Ford Teams with Oncor on Electric Vehicles
09/16/2010 – 11:20 pm PDT | No Comment

Ford announced that it will partner with Texas utility giant Oncor to prepare North Texas for the operation of electric vehicles.
Ford and Oncor will work together to develop consumer outreach and education programs on electric …

Department of Energy Announces $57M for Small Businesses in Phase III Xlerator Program; Algal Biofuels, Advanced Vehicle Technologies and Fuel Cells Included
09/16/2010 – 10:35 am PDT | No Comment

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $57 million, including nearly $11 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, to support clean energy technology commercialization projects for 33 small businesses across the country. …

Nissan, Sumitomo Establish 4R Energy JV
09/15/2010 – 3:35 am PDT | No Comment

Nissan Motor Co and Sumitomo Corp had formed a joint venture aimed at commercializing used lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles.
Naming a second-life business for recyclable advanced lithium-ion batteries as the “4R Energy” business in October …

Ford Partners with Austin Energy and Centerpoint Energy to Prepare Austin and Houston Areas for EVs
09/15/2010 – 3:10 am PDT | No Comment

Ford announced two partnerships with utilities in Texas—Austin Energy in Austin and Centerpoint Energy in Houston—to prepare those two regions for electric vehicles.
Ford will work with Austin Energy and Centerpoint Energy to develop consumer …

Ford, Austin Energy and CenterPoint to Educate on Electric Vehicles
09/14/2010 – 11:45 am PDT | No Comment

Ford announced collaboration with and Houston-based electric company CenterPoint Energy and Austin Energy on a program to educate customers about electric vehicles.
The companies plan to share information on charging needs and requirements to ensure the …

DOE Announces More than $5M to Support Wind Energy Development
09/13/2010 – 3:35 pm PDT | No Comment

The US Department of Energy is awarding more than $5 million to support US wind energy development. Two projects receiving a total of $3.4 million over two years will improve short-term wind forecasting, which will …

Revitalizing American Manufacturing
09/13/2010 – 2:48 pm PDT | No Comment

Ed. Note: Cross posted from the Energy Blog.
Some people think our economy can run on white collar and service jobs alone, but they are wrong.  We can and must make high quality products in …