Monday, April 02, 2007

Clean Energy News Quick Clicks

  • Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) has committed to cutting its energy use 20 percent by 2010. A company spokesman told AFX News:
"Energy efficiency is an integral part of the environmental program HP has had in place for decades...Sustainability should span the entire business, from product reuse and recycling, a socially and environmentally responsible supply chain, to energy efficiency in products and internal operations -- it's the whole package."
  • President Bush and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva met recently to discuss a biofuels trade between the two nations. This has raised the eyebrows of U.S. farmers who are uncomfortable with President Bush talking about a partnership with a nation they see as a competitor. Brazil has asked the U.S. to drop its 53-cent-per-gallon tariff on Brazilian ethanol.

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