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Goldman Invests $14M In Carbon Credit Certifier: Goldman Sachs must think carbon trading is good business as it just put $14 million into APX, a Silicon Valley carbon and emission offsets certifier. VentureBeat’s got the whole scoop – VentureBeat.

Renewable Energy Bill Heading for Vote: The Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008 (H.R. 5351), which repeals tax breaks for oil companies and gives tax incentives for renewable energy, is heading for a vote this week – Renewable Energy World.

9 Big Solar Trends: Not sure what to make of the volatile solar market? GreenTechMedia has a nine page primer to fill you in on the important trends shaping the industry – GreenTechMedia.

Plug-In Hybrids Could Pollute More: While PHEVs might reduce gasoline use, since much of the U.S. electrical grid is coal powered, when plugged in PHEVs are boosting dirty coal pollution, two reports say – USA Today.

PG&E Speaks for the Trees: Pacific Gas & Electric is working with The Conservation Fund to buy offsets for it’s ClimateSmart customers that will protect forests right here in California – PG&E.

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Green energy is definitely the best solution in most cases. Technology like solar energy, wind power, fuel cells, zaps electric vehicles, EV hybrids, etc have come so far recently. Green energy even costs way less than oil and gas in many cases.

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