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1 hr ago | Triple Pundit

Sponging Up Solar Energy

Leave it to those smarties at MIT to come up with something that sounds more like science fiction than reality: a new "material structure" that generates steam by soaking up the sun's rays.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

5 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Chaffey Joint Union school district begins solar energy project

Workers prepare for the installation of solar panels at the parking lot of Alta Loma High School in Rancho Cucamonga Thursday.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Huntington Beach, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Wind turbine going up in Gonzales

Once completed, the Gonzales wind turbine should look like this completed model by Foundation Windpower of Menlo Park .


Related Topix: Gonzales, CA, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Aiken Standard

SRS selected for National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

Submitted photo DOE-SR Fleet Manager Chris Goodman, left, charges the Chevy Volt, the first electric vehicle at the Savannah River Site, while members of the SRNS and DOE-SR Fleet Management team Tim Armstrong, Kevin Heath and Pete Ladomirak perform a 360 degree walk around inspection before driving the government vehicle.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Alternative Energy

Verde Independent

Opening lands to renewable energy could make state a 'solar capital'

Eric Fitzer, center, of the Governor's Office of Energy Policy, told a House committee that a bill that would open public land to renewable energy development could make Arizona the 'solar capital of the world' if the state could take advantage of available land.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Arizona, La Paz County, AZ, Solar Energy

Burnley Citizen

Almost 15% of the UK's electricity was generated from renewables last year, official figures show.

The statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change show a 30% increase in the power coming from renewables in 2013, bringing the share of electricity from sources such as wind, hydropower and biomass up to 14.9%.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power

Science Daily

Solar energy: Dyes help harvest light

A new dye-sensitized solar cell absorbs a broad range of visible and infrared wavelengths.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp speaks in Wichita, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas, Wichita, KS, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Wed Jul 30, 2014


New York agrees to buy land for energy complex

New York state has reached an agreement to buy the rest of the land needed for a solar-energy manufacturing complex planned for Buffalo.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

Business Journal

California governor signs trade pact with Mexico, special focus on advanced manufacturing

On day two of his trade trip to Mexico, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks the at American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Alternative Energy

Andover Advertiser

Sparsholt College seeks to put wind turbine on its land

Sparsholt College, in Westley Lane, wants to build the 74 metre turbine to teach students to the technology behind sustainable energy and reduce its carbon footprint.


Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

Hispanic Business

How to Fit Green Energy Into Your Portfolio

You can now fit a wind or solar farm into your portfolio, even if your portfolio isn't exactly vast.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Watauga Democrat

AES: Energy culture needs...

Featured speakers at the Appalachian Energy Summit keyed in on this year's theme, "disruption and innovation," emphasizing the dramatic shift in culture and convention that is necessary to transform to a clean energy economy and sustainable society.


Related Topix: Speakers, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Marketing, Cree, Semiconductors, Electronics, Oberlin College

NY announces $250M in green energy investments

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Oklahoma, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Fox News

"Serial Con Man" Busted in Solar Energy Farm Scam

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged a jailed con man for the second time this month with luring investors into a phony venture using made-up press releases -- this time for a non-existent solar energy company.


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Federal Prisons, Prison, Business News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Florida wants federal help to combat climate change

Kristin Jacobs, a Democrat, is also a member of President Barack Obama's task force on climate change, which recently offered a range of steps federal officials could take to reduce carbon pollution and mitigate the impacts of climate change.


Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy

Business Journal

Which utilities are doing the most in clean energy? Hint: Some of them are here

Portland General Electric Inc. and PacifiCorp parent Berkshire Hathaway Energy ranked high in a new list tallying the clean energy deployment of the nation's top investor-owned utilities, produced by Ceres in partnership with Portland-based Clean Edge Inc. Two Northwest utilities are top performers in a new ranking that measures how investor-owned ... (more)


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Portland General Electric, Energy, Empire Group, Pacific Gas and Electric

Bellingham Herald

Arizona utility wants to install rooftop systems

In approved by state regulators, the request filed Monday by Arizona Public Service Co.

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Related Topix: Energy, Arizona Public Service, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy

CBS Local

Opponents, Supporters To Discuss Clean Air Rules

Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Weather

TD Ameritrade building earns efficiency award

The $250 million, 12-story tower opened last year in west Omaha. TD Ameritrade said Tuesday the U.S. Green Building Council gave the building its highest platinum rating for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.


Related Topix: Financial Services, TD Ameritrade, Ameritrade Holding, Investment Services