NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, Veterans Day, November 11: OBAMA ADMIN HONORS VETS INNOVATING NEW ENERGY; OHIO VETS DEFEND NEW ENERGY; TEXAS WIND GIVES IRAQ VET A HOME

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    Monday, November 11, 2013

    QUICK NEWS, Veterans Day, November 11: OBAMA ADMIN HONORS VETS INNOVATING NEW ENERGY; OHIO VETS DEFEND NEW ENERGY; TEXAS WIND GIVES IRAQ VET A HOME

    OBAMA ADMIN HONORS VETS INNOVATING NEW ENERGY White House Honors Energy-saving Veterans for Innovations

    Terri Moon Cronk, November 6, 2013 (U.S. Department of Defense)

    "…[A White House event honored 12 military veterans as] ‘champions of change,’ who perform ‘extraordinary work’ to advance clean energy and increase climate resilience and preparedness in their communities…[T]he 12 veterans continued to use their specialized skills and experiences to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy, made communities more resilient to climate change effects, and improved national energy security…Many veterans see a strong link between their experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan and their commitment to energy security…” click here for more

    OHIO VETS DEFEND NEW ENERGY Veterans Stand Up to Corporate Attach in Ohio Renewable Energy Standard

    Matt Kasper, October 15, 2013 (ClimateProgress)

    “Ohio’s clean energy law has come under attack by a lawmaker affiliated with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the group funded by fossil fuel companies, corporate interests and the ultra-conservative billionaire Koch brothers — but local vets are taking a stand…Sen. Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) is pushing a bill that would weaken Ohio’s renewable energy standard — a law that requires a certain amount of the state’s energy portfolio be derived from renewable sources…But in Ohio, a group of 2,000 veterans, military family members and supporters is pushing back against Seitz’s effort and other bills aimed at weakening Ohio’s renewable energy standard…[A recent study on the state’s law concluded that [Ohioans are already benefiting from renewables]…” click here for more

    TEXAS WIND GIVES IRAQ VET A HOME Iraq war vet to graduate in December

    Eladio Jaimez, November 8, 2013 (Valley Morning Star)

    “After serving in the United States Army for 10 years, living in Korea and completing three tours in Iraq, Georgia native Dominic Williams has found a home in the Rio Grande Valley…Williams is set to graduate in December with an associate’s degree in wind energy technology. He already has an associate’s degree in biomedical equipment technology but chose to continue his education because the only jobs he could find required [he and his wife] to move from the Valley…” click here for more

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