Alaska Governor proposes $355M financial package for LNG plant on North Slope

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Alaska Governor Sean Parnell proposed a $355-million financial package for construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant on Alaska’s North Slope and a Fairbanks-area natural gas distribution system through the private sector, and an area-wide utility. A North Slope LNG plant has the potential to deliver gas via truck to Fairbanks and to provide access to gas for road and river communities, as well as Southcentral Alaska.

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Your Guide to Electric-Vehicle Charging-Station Tax Credits

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And thanks to a variety of tax credits and incentive programs, the barrier to entry may be lower than you think. On the federal, state and local levels, there are a plethora of tax credits for installing electric-vehicle charging stations.

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Senators Sanders, Boxer propose legislation to institute GHG price on large stationary sources and remove support for fossil fuel industries

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The legislation also proposes numerous actions against financing and support for fossil fuel industries. The proposal was drafted as two measures, the Climate Protection Act —which sets the carbon price and finance programs for sustainable technologies—and the Sustainable Energy Act —which ends federal support for fossil fuel companies and research and extends tax incentives for renewables. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.)

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US Geothermal Power Could Top 10 Gigawatts, New Industry Report Says

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Alaska. According to the GEA this was due to 4 new geothermal power projects moving to completion, but also reflects difficulty obtaining final permits and difficulty obtaining financing. Financing is expensive and scarce, and available lenders are requiring much more work be done before they will finance projects. A new report by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) shows strong growth in new geothermal power projects continuing through 2009.

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Study details viable pathway to develop sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Pacific Northwest; hydroprocessing of natural oils seen as the most immediate opportunity

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Specific recommendations include continuing the Biorefinery Assistance Program and excise tax incentives. Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Portland International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport and Washington State University partnered in a strategic initiative to identify the potential pathways and actions necessary to make safe, sustainable aviation biofuel commercially available to airline operators in the area.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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The Cantwell-Collins plan is almost exactly what Mr. Obama proposed in the campaign and after first taking office–a 100 percent auction of permits and a large tax rebate to the public. Power plants would face an overall cap on emissions that would become more stringent over time; motor fuel may be subject to a carbon tax whose proceeds could help electrify the U.S. The federal American Clean Energy and Security Act proposes to disburse dividends via tax refunds to all U.S.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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People-Oriented Development Current Status of REDD Financing the Fifth Fuel Peak Phosphorus - Commence Urine Recyling on Space. As part of the solution framework, the Israeli government will provide tax incentives to customers, Renault will supply the electric vehicles, and Project Better Place will construct and operate an Electric Recharge Grid across the entire country.

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