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July 24, 2014: DOE Offers $4 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Renewable Energy and Efficiency Projects

DOE Has Identified Five Key Technology Areas of Interest
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The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a loan guarantee solicitation, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.


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June 26, 2014: Ameresco and GSA Join to Recognize Deep Energy Retrofit Project

Officials from GSA, DOE, and the White House Participate in ESPC Project Ceremony
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Ameresco Inc. participated in a ceremony with senior officials from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and White House Council on Environmental Quality to recognize the deep energy retrofit project Ameresco is currently implementing for the GSA in the National Capital Region.


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June 9, 2014: Renewable Energy Now Provides 6.5 Million Jobs Globally

Sector Shows Significant Job Growth Over 2012
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In 2013, approximately 6.5 million people were employed in the renewable energy industry worldwide, according to a new study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). 


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June 9, 2014: Colorado Legislation Funds Energy Collaboratory

Research Focuses on Renewable Energy, Energy Management Systems, and Energy Efficiency Tools
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law SB14-001, a $2 million appropriation to help fund the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory that involves four state institutions and a number of industry partners.


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May 29, 2014: Walmart Commits to Doubling On-site Solar in the US by 2020

Walmart Has Made Significant Progress toward Its Goal to be Supplied by 100 Percent Renewable Energy
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Walmart has announced that it will double the number of on-site solar energy projects at its United States stores, Sam’s Clubs, and distribution centers by 2020. The commitment is part of Walmart’s global initiative to produce or procure 7 billion kWh of renewable energy by the end of 2020.


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Zero Percent Financing Offered for Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Projects

Projects Must Reduce Energy Consumption or Generate Energy from Sustainable Resources
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Sustainable Energy Fund invites not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a limited number of loans or leases at zero percent financing to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects.


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Growing Interest in Renewables

Results Based on Poll of 2014 AHR Expo Attendees
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According to a survey of those who attended the 2014 AHR Expo, 41 percent of the more than 2,000 respondents said they came to the expo seeking products related to renewable energy resources.


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April 24, 2014: Enphase Energy Expands National Low-Income Solar Partnership

Partnership with Nonprofit GRID Alternatives Generates Savings for Working Families
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Enphase Energy Inc. has announced a major expansion of its philanthropic partnership with GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit that makes solar power and solar job training available to underserved communities.


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April 21, 2014: Interest in Renewable Energy Is Growing, Says AHR Expo Survey

Steady Growth in the Number of Exhibitors Showcasing Renewable Energy Products
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According to a 2014 AHR Expo post-show survey of attendees, 41 percent of the more than 2,000 respondents said they came to the show seeking products related to “renewable energy resources” (geothermal, solar, etc.). 


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Jan. 10, 2014: Favorable Consumer Attitudes toward Clean Energy Rebound Significantly

Statistically Significant Increases in Favorability for Seven of 10 Clean Energy Concepts
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Over the last few years, consumer attitudes toward clean energy have tended to fluctuate and, in several cases, decline. According to a new consumer survey from Navigant Research, favorable attitudes for a number of these concepts, including solar energy and wind energy, rebounded significantly from their 2012 levels. 


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