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Consumer empowerment seen as key to lower energy consumption in homes

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2011

A panel assembled by The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, the Digital Energy Solutions Campaign, and the Information Technology Industry Council last week argued that congressionally mandated access to real-time electricity consumption data will not motivate consumers to use less energy unless they see a benefit to their lives

The next steps for the Keystone XL pipeline review process

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2011

On July 22, the State Department said it intends to issue a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project in mid-August

U.S. government financing supports Indian renewable energy projects

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • India, USA
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  • July 24 2011

The U.S. government’s finance institution, The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), plans to invest $520 million in financing and insuring solar energy projects in India by the end of 2011

Keystone XL bill starts to move

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2011

This Monday, a bill expediting a decision on TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline will be taken up by the House Rules Committee

Legislation introduced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2011

On July 20, Rep. John Mica (R-FL) and Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) introduced the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011 (H.R. 2594) seeking to negate the EU’s attempt to limit GHG emissions from international flights

NOAA, DoE launch wind energy project

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2011

NOAA, the DoE, two private wind energy companies, and academic research institutions launched an effort to improve forecasts of the winds at 350 feet above the earth’s surface, called the Wind Forecast Improvement Project

Report cites numerous water-related impacts from climate change

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 31 2011

The Natural Resources Defense Council released a report July 26 which noted that cities across the U.S. face a range of water-related effects from climate change and need to plan accordingly

Defense Department to install fuel cell systems

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2011

On July 19, the DoD and DoE announced the installation of fuel cell backup power systems at eight military locations

Sierra Club receives $50 million from Bloomberg to fight coal-fired plants

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2011

On July 21, the Sierra Club's campaign to fight coal-fired power plants received a $50 million donation from Bloomberg Philanthropies, which it will use to expand its Beyond Coal Campaign to persuade industry to abandon coal-fired plants and move toward more renewable energy sources

Energy and climate debate - July 24, 2011

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2011

The deficit and debt debate is coming down to the wire, with negotiations collapsing over the weekend