Breaking news in from Business Wire, September 18…”Clean Energy NOW:Diverse Coalition Calls on Congress to Extend Clean Energy Tax Incentives” Speakers that span the political spectrum, representing the Clean Energy NOW coalition of more than 200 organizations, joined forces today to call for Congressional action to extend the renewable energy and energy efficiency tax credits…

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    From Graham Jesmer, News Editor, Renewable Energy World: “House Passes Renewable Tax Credit Bill, Senate Version Could Soon Follow:” Late last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6899, a bill that contains extensions for the Production and Investment Tax Credits (PTC and ITC) for renewable energy, by a vote of 236-189.…

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Breaking news from Dow Jones’ reporter, Cassandra Sweet: “Renewable Power Indus Hopes For Tax Credit Extension” For the full article click here. SAN FRANCISCO -(Dow Jones)- Renewable power companies could take a hit if crucial federal tax credits set to expire Dec. 31 aren’t renewed before Congress adjourns next week for elections. The U.S. House…

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From Vote Solar today… Today, the Senate comes back from their summer vacation.  And today, we are visiting every Senator to remind them that unless they get the job done on extending the solar investment tax credit, America’s clean energy workforce will be going on a ‘vacation’ of another sort.  We are going to deliver…

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This in from Forbes.com writers Joshua Zumbrun and Brian Wingfield, in their piece “Solar’s Convention In The Sun”: Beneath the blazing August sun, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. took the stage in front of Coors Field’s outfield bleachers and said that importing energy “is the principal drag on American capitalism and American prosperity.” The solution to…

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From New York Times Op Ed Columnist, Thomas L. Friedman, this weekend came his comparison to energy policy creation after the ’73 oil embargo between Denmark and the U.S, and the results of each countries policies: Frankly, when you compare how America has responded to the 1973 oil shock and how Denmark has responded, we…

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How do the presidential candidates compare on our country’s energy policy? The Wall Street Journal took an indepth look at the policies of McCain and Obama in its recent article, “In Energy Policy, McCain, Obama Differ on Role of Government” by Stephen Power. Arizona Republican John McCain and Illinois Democrat Barack Obama say a lot…

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From the media…In today’s San Jose Mercury News by reporter, Matt Nauman: “Tax-credit stalemate imperils green energy industry.” Two lobby groups, the American Wind Energy Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association put the potential job loss if the credits aren’t renewed at 116,000 U.S. jobs. In testimony given earlier this year, Applied Materials’ Blair…

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In today’s headlines, NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of General Electric, said Monday much of the technology to make energy generation cleaner and more efficient is available now. The challenge, however, is deploying it and making it cheaper.CNNMoney.com staff writer, Steve Hargreaves, reports from an industry meeting sponsored by the Edison…

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In a round up series of articles today, the New York Times featured a special section called “The Business of Green.” Through several articles it focused its journalistic eye on the clean energy sector. “Millions of Jobs of a Different Collar” drilled down on the green job sector and its potential for uplifting the U.S.…

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