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Keystone XL Public Comment Period Now Open

The U.S. Department of State has opened a public comment period for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. You have until March 7th to share your opinion!… Read more

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Why Are Some Americans Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline?

In the recent US presidential campaign, the Keystone XL Pipeline got some attention from both candidates. The proposed pipeline would carry oil from tar sands in Canada to refineries in the United States. So why are some Americans fighting the … Read more

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Savannah International Clean Energy Conference: The 7 Take-Aways

Why not just publish the take-aways for the conference rather than a three-part summary of the event? We thought the notes were too important to omit AND the take-aways greatly benefit from the context provided by the two earlier summaries. … Read more

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Savannah International Clean Energy Conference: Renewables, Efficiency & Planning

This is the second post in a three-part summary of the 2012 Savannah International Clean Energy Conference. If you’ve not read the first post, you can find it here.… Read more

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What Did You Miss at the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference?

The agenda for the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference was diverse and aggressive – Sunday reception with Governor Deal and Senator Isakson, Monday: 7am – 9pm + Tuesday: 7am – 6pm. To summarize the event and 11 pages of notes, … Read more

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Will Competition Drive the Development of Large-Scale Solar Power in Georgia?

RTA_blog_2012_1016_SolarPanelsTom Baxter’s recent article in the SaportaReport suggests that Georgia Power has reversed course on solar power after Georgia Solar Utilities Inc. submitted a petition to the Georgia PSC to sell 80-megawatts of solar power. It seems that it just … Read more

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What is NIST and Why is the US Government Building a “Laboratory” House?

RTA_blog_2012_0918_NIST_NetZeroHouseOn September 12, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new two-story, 2,700 square foot house on its campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The house is a net-zero project built in partnership with … Read more

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