Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

President Barack Obama delivered a speech at a Wal-Mart in Mountain View, California, on Friday May 9th, where he unveiled 300 measures that would expand the use of clean energy sources that would create jobs and reduce dependence on foreign oil.
The president chose Wal-Mart because of its effort and commitment to renewable energy, including solar …Read More

President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple their renewable sources for electricity with a 20 percent increase by 2020.
Obama says the plan will help reduce pollution that causes global warming, promote American energy independence and boost domestic energy sources such as solar and wind power that provide thousands of jobs.
Obama was …Read More

The White House is “Going Green” - Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The White House is “Going Green” by moving forward with solar panel installations.
A White House official confirmed to the Washington Post that installation had begun on fitting the President’s residence with solar panels; an effort the official said was “part of an energy retrofit that will improve the overall energy efficiency of the building.” The …Read More

According to White House documents, President Barack Obama’s climate plan will restrict carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants and boost investments in renewable energy sources.
The climate plan does not set a timeline for the power plant rules. Reuters reports the EPA will issue proposed carbon emissions limits for existing powers plants by June 2014 …Read More