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2 min ago | Albany Times Union

NJ rejects offshore windmill project for 2nd time

A company that wants to build a windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City is heading to court.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jon Corzine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

4 hrs ago | BBC News

Energy storage: The key to a smarter grid

Energy grids across the world are struggling to cope with a surge in demand for electricity and increasingly volatile supply from renewable power sources.

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

8 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

Massive expansion of Burbo Bank offshore wind farm given approval

A MASSIVE expansion of the Burbo Bank offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay has been given the go-ahead by Government.

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

12 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Appeal against decision on huge Melksham solar farm confirmed by developers

The would-be developers of a huge solar park near Melksham have confirmed they are to appeal against the decision to refuse planning permission.

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

16 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

China to open 8 state industries for investment

The announcement late Wednesday is the latest in a series of policy changes aimed at carrying out the ruling Communist Party's pledge in November to give entrepreneurs and foreign investors a bigger role in the state-dominated economy.

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

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Hundreds of new solar energy jobs could be coming to Buffalo

Solar Frontier, one of the largest and fastest growing global solar companies, could open their next manufacturing plant in Buffalo, a move that would create 250 new jobs.

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

Washington Examiner

Google, SunPower team up on solar energy program

Google Inc. and SunPower Corp. are planning to invest up to $250 million to lease solar panels to homeowners, the companies said on Wednesday.

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

Newswise

Halving Hydrogen

RICHLAND, Wash. -- Like a hungry diner ripping open a dinner roll, a fuel cell catalyst that converts hydrogen into electricity must tear open a hydrogen molecule.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Department of Energy, Chemistry, Science

Reuters

China to allow private investment in 80 projects

China will allow private investment in 80 projects spanning the energy, information and infrastructure sectors as part of reforms to increase privatization, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.

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

Santa Cruz Sentinel

On Earth Day, Apple exec gets to core of environmental initiative

Lisa Jackson, the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency who now runs Apple's Environmental Initiatives, marked Earth Day on Tuesday night by asking a Stanford audience to challenge the idea that people must choose between the environment and the economy.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Sun Journal

Michaud calls for Maine to cut heating oil usage

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud on Tuesday called for Maine to cut its dependency on heating oil in half by implementing mandatory energy efficiency ratings for new homes and boosting the state's use of renewable energy such as, wind and solar.

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Related Topix: Maine, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Yarmouth, ME

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Washington Examiner

Connecticut OKs wind power rules, ends moratorium

Connecticut lawmakers broke an impasse over energy policy on Tuesday, approving wind power regulations that end a moratorium on new turbines producing clean energy.

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

Science Daily

Higher solar-cell efficiency achieved with zinc-oxide coating

Researchers have achieved 14-percent efficiency in a 9-millimeter-square solar cell made of gallium arsenide.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Electrical Engineering, Science, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Fayetteville, AR

The News

Correction: Biofuels-Global Warming story

In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short term, The Associated Press erroneously reported that cellulosic biofuels that failed to release 60 per cent less carbon than gasoline wouldn't earn a $1 per gallon subsidy.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Ohio.com

Foes of Ohio clean energy bill criticize senator

COLUMBUS: Opponents of a bill turning back Ohio's alternative energy targets say the Senate utilities chairman has disrespected and intimidated witnesses during hearings on the measure, allegations he denies.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Alternative Energy

BBC News

Will the wind in Spain blow slower?

Since Cervantes' Don Quixote went tilting at windmills in La Mancha, wind has played a big part in Spain's economy This is because sunny Spain has established itself as a European superpower in wind energy as well as in solar.

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

Detroit News

How Mich. can fuel U.S. military with clean energy

Throughout the 20th century, Michigan was at the forefront of innovation, pioneering the rise of the automobile and creating a modern transportation sector.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Michigan, Michigan Government, US Military, US Army, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Electric Energy Online

Renewable Energy Group Achieves One Billion Gallon Milestone

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. , announced it has reached a new milestone, having sold a cumulative one billion gallons of advanced biofuel during its 17 year history.

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

News Herald

Earth Day: New books on climate, energy

Steadily rising temperatures could mean the extinction of all its glaciers by 2020, according to climate scientist Dan Fagre whose research is chronicled in The Melting World: A Journey Across America's Vanishing Glaciers .

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, Environment, Science, Meteorology, Alternative Energy, Texas

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Apple offering free recycling of all used products

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Environment, Science, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone

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