Video of the week: The role of R&D in renewable energy

By / December 30, 2009

Dan Arvizu, Director of the National Renewable Energy Lab, discusses the role of research and development in the age of renewable energy. Run time 1 hour.

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EU calls for €50 billion renewable energy investments

By / October 17, 2009

(via Rare Metals) The European Commission announced it is trying to assemble a joint effort by governments, nonprofits and businesses to develop the technologies to address climate change and a secure EU energy supply by 2020, while at the same time protecting the competitiveness of its nations’ economies. The Commission says this will require new…

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Federal student loan forgiveness

By / September 18, 2009

Maybe this is old news, but I didn’t know there was a “Public Service Loan Forgiveness” federal program. In brief, if you work in a “public service” job for at least 10 years, and are still holding federal loan debt you can have the outstanding amount erased. I am not sure how many individuals still…

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