In a press release distributed by the White House, “NATIONAL ENERGY AWARENESS MONTH, 2009 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” Barack Obama proclaims October as National Energy Awareness Month and calls upon everyone to make smart energy choices.
Greentechsolar’s article, “Feds Budget $750M for ‘Conventional’ Renewable Energy Generation,” discusses the U.S. Department of Energy new loan program of $750 million from the stimulus package to support power plants that use "conventional" renewable energy technologies.
In the Northwest Observer’s article, “‘Green’ building: It's not just a trend”, the article discusses how “green” isn’t just a trend or common word in the building industry anymore, it’s becoming a requirement.
Business Week’s article, “The Coming Energy Revolution,” discusses how smart-grid technology will bring big savings to companies and home owners. The two-way flow of information is expected to reduce bills and consumption and give end users more say in the process.
A news release by the U.S. Department of Energy, “Obama Administration Delivers Nearly $72 Million for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Projects in 7 States and Territories” states that “Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that nearly $72 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is being awarded to 7 states and territories to support energy efficiency and conservation activities.”