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BTU Act reintroduced in House, Senate

A bipartisan group of lawmakers renewed efforts to establish an investment tax credit for high-efficiency wood heating installations in late February with the reintroduction of the Biomass Thermal Utilization (BTU) Act. On Feb. 28, Sens. Angus King, I-Maine, and Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced the bill, S. 628, in the Senate. On the same day, Reps. […]

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Can renewable energy save Uganda’s Rwenzori glacier?

Project goal: 100 percent green energy in Uganda’s Kasese district by 2020. Project implementation: Encouraging households, hospitals and schools to switch to renewable energy. The focus will be on solar but hydropower will also be expanded. In addition, the local authorities hope to establish energy efficient stoves and to plant new trees. Project scope: Almost 700,000 people live in […]

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