WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's enthusiasm for alternative energy is being buffeted by two political forces on opposite sides of plans to build the nation's first offshore wind farm off Cape Cod. A leading foe of the $1 billion project is Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., an early and influential backer of Obama's presidential bid. A [...]
Harnessing America's renewable energy sources is a priority on President-elect Barack Obama's political agenda, and American businesses and consumers are poised to follow his lead to make the U.S. a greener, more energy responsible nation. During a campaign speech, Obama declared his intentions to wean American off its dependence on Middle Eastern oil by investing [...]
The American Wind Energy Association is predicting that 2009 will be a year of progress for renewable energy, despite current economic conditions. The organization is particularly optimistic for the near future based on the growth of the wind industry in recent years along with the incoming Obama administration's planned emphasis on green technology. Read More.