viernes, 26 de febrero de 2010

SOUTH AFRICA-AGEING!!!!! power infrastructure an opportunity for renewables

SOUTH AFRICA-YOUNG!!!!!! Sessa initiative launched

CHINA’s ‘Overcrowded’ SOLAR Sector Faces Lower Demand, More M&A

INDIA to Start Clean Energy Fund by Taxing Coal Use

AUSTRALIA overhauls troubled renewable energy scheme

U.N. meeting moots WTO-style environment agency

U.S. Trade Representative Seeks to Boost Home-Grown Jobs, Global Exports for America’s SMALL!!!- and MEDIUM!!!-Sized Businesses

U.S. Chamber Commends Senate Resolution Urging IP Protection for Green Technology

Obama & Business Roundtable ( VIDEO )

ERIC Member Survey Finds MAJOR!!! Employers Overwhelmingly Support Health Reform that Preserves ERISA Preemption

Biden to Unveil New Rules on US Retirement Savings

HHS Releases $490 Million in Emergency Funding to States for Energy Assistance for Low-Income Families-"more than SIX!! million low-income households"

Sanders Introduces Major Solar Energy Initiative-"...the installation of 10!!! million solar systems on the rooftops of homes and businesses..."

HHS Provides an Additional $1.2 Billion to States to Help Low-Income Households with Energy Costs

Obama Administration Launches $130 Million Building Energy Efficiency Effort

An Untapped Source of GREEN Rental HOMES

Calif. moves to expand SOLAR market for HOMEOWNERS

jueves, 25 de febrero de 2010

A Utility? Will Help HOMEOWNERS Go SOLAR

US States Can Create Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs

Phila. launching green jobs program

SOUTH AFRICA-Energy Minister IMPLORES municipalities to heed Nersa's tariff guidelines

MAPA de Pueblos Abandonados en ESPAÑA

"El último que apague la LUZ!!!"-"En España hay cerca de 3.000 pueblos abandonados..." ( VIDEO )

La Junta recibe más de 300 solicitudes de sus funcionarios para participar en el programa piloto de teletrabajo ( VIDEO ) - Teletrabajo - Proyecto piloto ( VIDEO )

miércoles, 24 de febrero de 2010

French ( US and SPANISH ) FARMER or COMMUTER is new sun king."The motivation for farmers is more like to have an EXTRA retirement PENSION"

Interview of SEIA President Rhone Resch-"Solar Gives me BETTER RETURNS THAN MY 401(K)" ( VIDEO )

Twelve Trade Associations Support Improved 401(k)!!! Disclosure in Submission to Labor Department

BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE-Castellani letter to The Honorable Max Baucus on Pensions

Obama Meets with Business Roundtable ( VIDEO )

ANSI and NAM to Host Event for Congressional Staff on Next Generation BATTERIES!!!

The U.S. Chamber: A Record of Obstruction on Climate Action

Chevron? Technology to Build N.M. Solar Plant

Sanders Introduces Major Solar Energy Initiative


martes, 23 de febrero de 2010

Inversión de 1,2 millones en la colocación de paneles solares en tres edificios municipales

El Presidente anuncia una Ley de Economía SOCIAL que contribuirá a crear empleo


U.S. Chamber of Commerce and BUSINESSEUROPE-Transatlantic Innovation Dialogue


Twelve Trade Associations Support IMPROVED??? 401(k) Disclosure in Submission to Labor Department ( MEMBERS )

BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE-Castellani Letter to The Honorable Max Baucus on PENSIONS

BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE-Letter to the SEC on File No. S7-10-09, Facilitating Shareholder Director Nominations

SEC Announces Efforts to Educate Investors About Participating in Corporate Elections

UNITED NATIONS-Investor Summit on Climate RISK

SOUTH AFRICA-SOUTHERN Africa power projects set to boost supply

U.S. Chamber Commends Senate Resolution Urging IP Protection!!!! for Green Technology

Intellectual Property and Risks???! to the Public

Make YOUR Voice Heard

lunes, 22 de febrero de 2010

Obama Mounts a Last-Ditch Attempt to Pass a 'Hybrid' Climate and Energy Bill

US EPW Full Committee Hearing entitled; "Hearing on the President's Proposed EPA Budget for FY 2011."

US COMMERCE COMMITTEE-Improving Energy Efficiency Through Technology and Communications Innovation

Dispatch from Copenhagen: Why TRADE Matters

U.N. Report to Quantify the Environmental Impact of Major Companies

Pension funds push companies to honor U.N. commitment

World Bank green bonds issuance passes $1 billion

La exportación saca a los fabricantes del refugio invernal

SOUTH AFRICA-Alternative-energy firm plans to expose 150 engineers to solar solutions by year-end

sábado, 20 de febrero de 2010

SOUTH AFRICA-Solar lighting solution developed for South Africa

Andalucía ( ESPAÑA ??? ) quiere liderar el Plan Solar del Mediterráneo

Secretary Chu Announces Over $8??? Million to Support Local Energy Assurance Planning Initiatives

US Governors to Discuss Energy Technology and Infrastructure at Winter Meeting

Barbour Lobbies Fellow Governors to Oppose EPA Regulations

New White House Guidance 'Straightforward, Common Sense' -- CEQ Chief

jueves, 18 de febrero de 2010

The GreenGov Challenge: Turning Ideas into ACTION!!!-LEADING BY EXAMPLE ( VIDEO )

America's 2020 Broadband VISION!!! - Teletrabajo - Proyecto piloto ( VIDEO )

La Junta recibe más de 300 solicitudes de sus funcionarios para participar en el programa piloto de teletrabajo ( VIDEO )

El MARM invierte 38 millones de euros en proyectos de cooperación y pilotos dentro de la Red Rural Nacional

El MARM destina 375.000 euros para un proyecto de cooperación trasnacional de fomento de las energías renovables y las medidas de ahorro y eficiencia

Industria incorpora 980??? instalaciones fotovoltaicas al registro en la primera convocatoria de 2010

Las fotovoltaicas exigen negociar con Industria la bajada de primas


Las fotovoltaicas instalaron sólo el 20%!?!?! de la potencia asignada en 2009

Fotowatio arrienda en EE UU!!! un terreno para una planta solar de 500 MW

miércoles, 17 de febrero de 2010

Viaje de Su Majestad el Rey a los Estados Unidos de América

US CHAMBER-"Zapatero would like to see growing links between the U.S. and Spain in energy (especially RENEWABLES)"

NAM-EPA endangerment petition

NAM v. Taylor – suit challenging membership disclosure provision in Lobbying Disclosure Act

INVESTORS call on US to adopt Strong Climate Policies

Oil firms drop group lobbying for U.S. climate bill

SOUTH AFRICA-SA BUSINESS !?!? urged to take climate action early

SOUTH AFRICA-Solar project DESERTEC to add five partners, says CEO

SOUTH AFRICA-Advisers sought for big Free State solar geyser project

Introducing the SOCIAL Innovation FUND!!!

Nuclear Energy ( SOLAR ENERGY!!!??? ) and an Energy-Independent Future ( VIDEO )

martes, 16 de febrero de 2010


President Obama for a BIPARTISAN!!! meeting at the Blair House on February 25 to discuss CLIMATE CHANGE??? health reform legislation

U.S. Chamber Files Petition to Challenge EPA’s Triggering of Clean Air Act Regulation

Business??? challenges how gases to be curbed

Lobbyists for cap and trade face daunting task

SEC to require climate-change disclosure; global warming as next-asbestos?

Disclosing financial climate-change RISKS!!!

domingo, 14 de febrero de 2010

viernes, 12 de febrero de 2010

French??? farmer is new SUN!!! king-" The motivation for farmers is more like to have an EXTRA RETIREMENT PENSION "

Interview of SEIA President Rhone Resch-" SOLAR gives me BETTER RETURNS than my 401K" ( VIDEO )

Helping Workers Save for a Secure Retirement

Pension Funding Relief Included in Senate Democratic Jobs Bill

2 pension funds sue Morgan Stanley over!!! pay

SOUTH AFRICA-SA's energy shortage now a top-three risk factor for INVESTORS!!!

U.S. Chamber Urges Supreme Court to Reject Regulation-by-Litigation Approach for Mutual Fund Fees

U.S. Chamber Commends Senate Resolution Urging IP Protection??? for Green Technology

SOUTH AFRICA-Developing nations should shift towards clean growth

Una revolución verde contra el cambio climático

Un nuevo modo de civilización

jueves, 11 de febrero de 2010

EPA and DOE Join States to Speed Energy Efficiency Progress in the United States

State and Local Governments Innovate to Cut Energy Waste

El Consistorio se ahorrará 125.000 euros al año con las placas solares

The Rise of ‘Green’ Modular Homes

US SENATOR Sanders Introduces Major SOLAR Energy Initiative

martes, 9 de febrero de 2010

Interview of SEIA President Rhone Resch-" SOLAR gives me BETTER RETURNS than my 401 K" ( VIDEO )

French??? farmer is new SUN king-"The motivation for farmers is more like to have an extra retirement PENSION."

Employers less confident in workers’ ability to retire!!!

DOL-Request for Information Regarding Lifetime Income Options for Participants and Beneficiaries in Retirement Plans

Seeking Security for Retirement Funds

Seeing Through Transparency

Evolving the Open Government Dashboard with You

lunes, 8 de febrero de 2010

An Open Door to Open Government

More Praise on Transparency from the Experts

US CHAMBER-Supporting S. 2818, a Bill to Amend the Energy Conservation and Production Act to Improve Weatherization Assistance for Low-income Families

LIHEAP-FY 2010 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

NEADA-"In recent years, more than SIX!!! million low-income households across the country receive assistance under LIHEAP"

Sanders Introduces Major SOLAR Energy Initiative-"installation of 10!!! million solar systems on the rooftops of homes"

UK PEOPLE´S POWER?-Project Discovery Options for delivering secure and sustainable energy supplies

sábado, 6 de febrero de 2010

UK-Cash Rewards for Low Carbon Electricity and Heating

FRANCE-De nouveaux tarifs d’achat de l’électricité produite à partir de la biomasse, du SOLAIRE!!! et de la géothermie

US Renewable Energy Prices in State-Level FEED-IN TARIFFS!!!:Federal Law Constraints??? and Possible Solutions

Major Solar Energy Initiative-"installation of an additional 10,000,000 solar roofs"

Sanders Introduces Major Solar Energy Initiative-"encourage the installation of 10 million solar systems on the rooftops" ( AN EXAMPLE OF LEADERSHIP )

jueves, 4 de febrero de 2010

LEADING BY EXAMPLE!!!– Making the Federal Government More Sustainable

Investors Representing $13 Trillion Call on U.S. and Other Countries to Move Quickly to Adopt Strong Climate Change Policies


PENSION!!! gaps plague!!! cities and states ( VIDEO )

OECD-Cities and Climate Change,3343,en_2649_34361_39760027_1_1_1_1,00.html

NGA-Six States to Develop Comprehensive Action Plans to Improve Energy Efficiency of Existing Buildings ( SOLAR ROOFTOPS ??? )

French ( US and SPANISH ) farmer is new SUN king-"The motivation for farmers is more like to have an EXTRA RETIREMENT PENSION"

SOUTH AFRICA-Local energy system at significant risk!!!

SOUTH AFRICA-SA power consumption up 7,5% in Dec

Rodríguez Zapatero: "ÁFRICA es decisiva ante los grandes retos de SEGURIDAD y CAMBIO CLIMATICO" ( VIDEO )

ACUS-Spanish Prime Minister Zapatero: U.S.-EU Strategic Partnership

Rodríguez Zapatero: "Que el don de la libertad siga iluminando a América y a todos los pueblos de la tierra"

BUSINESSEUROPE details its priorities to the Spanish Presidency

BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE and EUROPEAN ROUND TABLE OF INDUSTRIALISTS-American and European CEOs Urge Climate Commitment in Copenhagen


US CHAMBER-Sens. fight nations’ efforts to extort U.S. GREEN!!! science-( OPEN TRADE ??? )

USCIB-Open Trade?!?! Is Essential for Successful Action on Climate

MITYC-Miguel Sebastián apuesta por la liberalización?!?! comercial global para superar la crisis económica-( European Round Table of Industrialists )

MITYC-Registro de pre-asignación de retribución para instalaciones fotovoltaicas

MITYC-Convocatoria del primer trimestre de 2010 del procedimiento de pre-asignación de retribución para instalaciones fotovoltaicas ( OFF GRID??? )

Beatriz Corredor presenta ante casi un centenar de empresarios, políticos y representantes del sector financiero SOLAR Decathlon Europe

A Boom!!! in ‘DISTRIBUTED’ SOLAR Projects

lunes, 1 de febrero de 2010

SOLAR Brokering Firm Assesses First Year ( OFF THE GRID!!! )

SEC to require climate-change disclosure; global warming as next-asbestos?

Retirement plan groups lobby Congress to allow Roth 401(k) conversions

NYC Pensions Press Companies to Disclose Political Spending

Lobbyists Rush to Hold the Floodgates Open

Ask President Obama a Question

Rodríguez Zapatero: "África es decisiva ante los grandes retos de seguridad y cambio climático" ( VIDEOS )

IMF Proposes "Green Fund" for Climate Change Financing

US Full Committee and Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy Joint Hearing: Solar Energy Technology and Clean Energy Jobs ( Witnesses/VIDEO )