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US wind firm fined over eagle deaths  Mountain States: Duke Energy Renewables, a huge energy supplier, has agreed to pay out $1m over the deaths of golden eagles at two wind farms   China firm sues Obama over farms Map of Oregon  Oregon: Ralls Corp, a Chinese-owned firm in the US is suing President Barack Obama after he blocked a wind farm deal on national security grounds US introduces $60 LED light bulb   A prize-winning light bulb that lasts for 20 years is going on sale in the US on Sunday - also known as Earth Day   Obama and Brazil's president discuss trade, energy  Washington: Barack Obama and visiting Dilma Rousseff stressed the importance of strong ties between their countries, despite Brazil's concerns about U.S. policies White House 'rushed' solar firm's loan Map of White House USA  Washington: The White House could have rushed approval on a major government-backed loan to Solyndra , a failed solar panel firm, for political reasons   Obama sets out energy future  Washington: President Obama vows to reduce US oil imports by one-third in little more than a decade, in a drive to ensure a secure energy future Obama calls for clean-energy push  Washington: US President Barack Obama has called on his party and supporters to back a 'new future' of clean energy US to build two nuclear power stations
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2015-08-03 Obama unveils Clean Power Plan Washington
2. 2014-09-22 Rockefellers to switch investments to 'clean energy' New York
3. 2013-11-22 US wind firm fined over eagle deaths Mountain States
E. 2012-04-21 US introduces $60 LED light bulb USA
F. 2012-04-09 Obama and Brazil's president discuss trade, energy Washington
6. 2011-09-14 White House 'rushed' solar firm's loan White House, Washington
H. 2011-03-30 Obama sets out energy future Washington
8. 2010-06-14 Obama calls for clean-energy push Washington

Rockefellers to switch investments to 'clean energy'
  Obama unveils Clean Power Plan


year 2015 Top ^

Aug.3
  Washington: US President Barack Obama has unveiled what he called 'the biggest, most important step we have ever taken' in tackling climate change


year 2014 Top ^

Sep.22
  New York: Heirs to the Rockefeller family, which made its vast fortune from oil, are to sell investments in fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy



year 2013 Top ^

Nov.22


year 2012 Top ^

Oct.2
Apr.21
Apr.9


year 2011 Top ^

Sep.14
Mar.30


year 2010 Top ^

Jun.14
Feb.16
  Washington: Obama has announced $8bn of federal loan to begin building in the state of Georgia the first US nuclear power stations for 30 years


year 2008 Top ^

Dec.15 Obama picks Nobel man for Energy
  Washington: Barack Obama has named physics Nobel Prize winner Steven Chu as his energy secretary and tasked him with finding alternatives to fossil fuels
Oct.1 US approves Indian nuclear deal  U.S. Senate: The Senate is ending a three-decade ban on US nuclear trade with Delhi, by the 86-13 vote

year 2007 Top ^

Aug.4 House passes clean energy bill  House of Representatives: The House of Representatives has passed a radical bill to expand the use of renewable fuels and cut tax breaks to oil firms

year 2006 Top ^

Feb.18   Bush: Work to re-energize nuclear energy  Washington: President hoped to promote greater use of nuclear power both at home and abroad

year 2005 Top ^

Sep.21 Nuclear plant to shut down for Rita  Texas: Officials at the South Texas Project in the path of the hurricane prepared to shut down two reactors Jul.18   Bush opens energy door to India  Washington: President told India's prime minister that he will push for a reversal of U.S. policy to help India build a nuclear program

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.15 Inquiry hunts origin of blackouts  The United States and Canada are setting up a joint taskforce to try to find out what caused the worst power cuts   Bush urges US grid upgrade  Washington: President has called the worst blackout in North American history a 'wake-up' call Jul.11   Enron creditors 'to lose four fifths'
  Texas: Creditors of bankrupt energy trader will receive less than a fifth of what they are owed, under a reorganisation plan Jun.3   Third top Enron executive arrested  John Forney has been arrested over charges that he helped manipulate California's energy market Feb.13   Enron 'bribed tax officials'  U.S. Senate: The energy gian paid no income tax between 1996 and 1999 according to the investigation by the Senate Committee

year 2001 Top ^

Dec.2   Enron in bankruptcy filing
  Texas: Energy-trading company filed for Chapter 11 protection
Oct.30 US steps up nuclear security  Government has placed a week-long ban on any aircraft movements within 11 miles of 80 nuclear plants


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