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3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Nicaragua’s latest revolution: a switch to green energy

How quickly can a nation wean itself from fossil fuels and move toward reliance on renewable energy? In the case of Nicaragua, very, very fast.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Banking, InterAmerican Development Bank, Financial Services, Daniel Ortega

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Clean Energy Collective opens two Denver community solar arrays

Boulder-based Clean Energy Collective develops "community solar" power systems. Community solar allows individuals or businesses to lease or buy solar power panels and get credit for the renewable energy the panels generate.

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

10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Midday open thread: Obama's tan suit gets headlines, saving CDs, clean energy now at 22%

Quick question for white conservatives: Is it ever NOT okay to shoot dead an unarmed black man, by Laurence Lewis Numerous reports indicate that George W. Bush received at least one memo stating that al-Qaeda was plotting an attack on American soil prior to the attacks.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), George Bush, World News, Mexico,

14 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

APNewsBreak: Iowa State loans went to regent's LLC

In this March 28, 2014 file photo, Iowa State Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter speaks during a town hall-style meeting at UI Phillips Hall in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Iowa State University, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Terry Branstad, US Governors

18 hrs ago | The Age

Australia's solar installers face another boom and bust

Solar energy installers are expecting a boom then sharp contraction of their businesses as the Abbott government prepares to take an axe to renewable energy support.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Examiner

Costs of coal power plant proposal challenged

The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing made Friday by advocates of renewable energy.

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

Business Journal

Council aims for 100% green Austin Energy by 2030

Austin Energy could be a greenhouse-gas-free utility eventually, as the Austin City Council passed a measure requiring the utility to make larger investments in renewable energy.

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

Deseret News

Solar energy users claim victory as 'sun tax' rejected

Jim French, who installed his first set of solar panels five years ago and recently added more panels, poses for a photograph at his home in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Salt Lake City, UT, Utah

Business Journal

N.C. ranks 10th for jobs in proposed clean-energy projects announced in Q2

Crews for contractor Alpha Technologies install solar panels at Geenex and Et Solar's 20-megawatt solar farm at the old Halifax Airport in Roanoke Rapids.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), North Carolina, Roanoke Rapids, NC

NewsTarget.com

Solar energy plants ignite birds in mid-air; thousands killed by intense light beams

This type of solar energy plant differs from the normal solar panels that convert the sun's energy directly into electrical energy by light-sensitive semiconductors to be used immediately or stored in large batteries.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Violent Crime, panels, California, Science, Ecology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

We support renewable energy: Abbott

Prime Minister Tony Abbott insists his government still supports renewable energy, but won't say how he will respond to advice he dump incentives for new investments.

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

The Globe and Mail

The current attitude toward global energy and new technology

An employee looks through a Zeiss Ni2 Automatic Level optic, manfactured by Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, to measure the stator frame of a hydropower generator in the workshop at the Voith GmbH factory, in Heidenheim, Germany, on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Carl Zeiss, Glass, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Bennington Banner

Feds to conduct environmental study of proposed underwater transmission line

The Department of Energy will prepare an environmental impact statement for a proposed power line that will pass under Lake Champlain to connect power supplies in Canada to the Coolidge substation in Ludlow.

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

Bangkok Post

US plans solar power project in Myanmar

US investors will help finance a US$480 million solar power project in Myanmar's northeastern Mandalay region, which will ultimately provide up to 12% of the country's power generation, the US Trade Representative and an investment manager said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Burma, World News,

North Denver News

What fuels the sun - proton-proton neutrino reaction

Using one of the most sensitive neutrino detectors on the planet, an international team of physicists including Andrea Pocar, Laura Cadonati and doctoral student Keith Otis at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report in the current issue of Nature that for the first time they have directly detected neutrinos created by the "keystone" ... (more)

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

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma landowners sue over wind farm plan

The lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Oklahoma Wind Action Association names several companies associated with Apex Clean Energy Inc., requesting protection from the loss of use and value of land.

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

Brandon Sun

US fund inks $480M energy deal in Myanmar that is largest US investment since sanctions lifted

A U.S investment fund has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Myanmar Travel, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Inter-Mountain

Water heater project helps W.Va. church go solar

A community-funded project involving water heaters will pay the $55,000 cost of a 60-panel solar energy system installed on the roof of Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church.

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

Detroit News

Energy freedom good for consumers

Energy freedom would streamline the net metering rules that govern how much energy consumers feed back into to the grid.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

GhanaWeb

NDC MP condemns gov't's solar power generation approach

Mines and Energy Committee Chairman in Parliament, Kwabena Donkor has described as wrong, the government's approach to cut down thousands of trees to install solar panels in the Western region.

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

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