EPA expands comment period on Renewable Fuel Standard

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended today its comment period by 60 days on the Renewable Fuel Standard program or RFS-2 until September 25. It aims to gather meaningful feedback before the agency issues final rules for alternative fuels such as biodiesel and ethanol.L.A. to stop coal-fired power

L.A. to stop coal-fired power

The Major of the city of Los Angeles, California, Antonio Villaraigosa said the city will eliminate the use of electricity made from coal by 2020 and replace it with power from cleaner and renewable energy sources.

Desertec could create 240,000 jobs

Desertec a $555.8 billion solar energy project in the Sahara to deliver power to Europe was estimated could create 240,000 jobs in Germany and generate $2,822 billion worth of power by 2050, according to a study by Wuppertal Institute for Climate for Greenpeace and the Club of Rome.