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Former Maine Gov. Angus King Sounds Off vs. Wind Power Critics

Former Maine Governor Angus King, an independent, sounds off against critics of Maine Power. Calling out a Saudi Prince who told Fareed Zakaria on CNN that he hopes the US does not find alternatives to fossil fuels, Gov. King has this to say to wind opponents:

Why a Feed-In Tariff Works

Here's an Earth Day message: The feed-in tariff would be the best method for cleaner forms of energy to scale. Under such a system, utilities would be obligated to purchase renewable energy produced by individual homes or businesses.

SAP 2010 CSR Report Boasts US$470M in Energy Savings

In its 2010 CSR report, SAP revealed impressive reductions in total greenhouse gas emissions, data center energy consumption, and total energy consumed between 2009 and 2010, one metric in particular stands out. Clean energy now meets 48% SAP’s needs, up from 16% from a year earlier.

Romania, Good News From a Lost Decade

In the last decade, Romania has been a reliable source for seekers of bad news for the international media. Nevertheless, through the thicket of bad news, the country has also seen some brighter developments in the economy, in politics and in human development.

Wind Gets Knocked Out of the Pickens Plan

It was not that long ago when T. Boone Pickens ranked up there on television air time with the Snuggie and the Ped Egg. His commercials, or infomercials, promised that the wind corridor in the central United States, paired with natural gas, would wean the U.S. off of fossil fuel imports and push the country towards energy independence. Now the wind part of the plan is dead.
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