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3 hrs ago | Sun Journal

Maine Senate sustains veto, pulls blinds on solar energy rebate bill

State Sen. John Cleveland, D-Auburn, gestures Wednesday as he asks his colleagues to overturn a veto of a bill by Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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Related Topix: Maine, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors, Paul LePage

7 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

Hydro-Quebec and Sony team up

Hydro-Quebec and Sony Corp. say they will set up a new company in June to research and develop large-scale energy storage systems for power grids to ensure a stable supply of electricity.

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

9 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. Energy Dept offers $4 bln loan aid plan for renewable energy

The U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday unveiled a plan to offer up to $4 billion in loan aid to renewable energy projects, opening up another round of funding for a program that faced harsh political attacks over past government-backed failures.

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

13 hrs ago | Somerset County Gazette

Tidal Power summit in West Somerset

The conference comes at a time when a tidal power lagoon is being considered in Swansea Bay to exploit the natural power potential of the Bristol Channel.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Tidal Power, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom, Global Warming

17 hrs ago | Science Daily

Scientists come up with method of reducing solar panel glare

The glare from solar farms could be a thing of the past, thanks to new research.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Queen Anne & Magnolia News

EMP Admin Building earns LEED Platinum

The EMP Administrative Office Building for the EMP Museum received a LEED Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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South Yorkshire Times

Anti-fracking demonstrator chains himself to drilling rig

An anti-fracking protestor has scaled a drilling rig and chained himself to it at a Doncaster area gas plant this morning.

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

Triple Pundit

Electricity Prices Fall In Europe As German Renewable Energy Output Increases

For the fifth consecutive month, electricity prices in countries neighboring Germany have decreased, recently released Platts data reveals, due in large part to increased solar and wind generation in Germany.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power, Solar Energy

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Solar plane set to circle globe

Their CVs combined look like the envy of all bona fide air adventurers. Pioneering ultralight aircraft? Been there.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy

Science Daily

Nutrient-rich forests absorb more carbon

The ability of forests to sequester carbon from the atmosphere depends on nutrients available in the forest soils, shows new research from an international team of researchers.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass

The Advertiser

Biofuel bosses call for EU support

BOSSES at a A 250m North-East refinery have called on EU bosses to increase their focus on biofuels and ease a difficult period for the industry.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ECNmag

Shiny quantum dots brighten future of solar cells

A house window that doubles as a solar panel could be on the horizon, thanks to recent quantum-dot work by Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers in collaboration with scientists from University of Milano-Bicocca , Italy.

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Related Topix: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Chemistry, Science

KSWO

Wind project donates $50,000 to children's museum

The Chisholm View Wind Project in Garfield and Grant counties has donated $50,000 to the Leonardo's Children's Museum in Enid.

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

New Scientist

German energy crisis points towards climate solution

Solar panels covered the office roof, wind turbines hummed on the hill, and biogas was brewing in the field behind us.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Science / Technology

The Aspen Times

CORE eyes energy-efficiency milestones

Mona Newton has been at the helm of CORE as its executive director for the last two years.

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Related Topix: Pitkin County, CO, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Aspen, CO

Metro

NEWWind turbines: A blight on Britaina s countryside or the future of energy?

Accusing politicians of being full of hot air has long been a national sport, so perhaps it's no surprise that they are trying to shed some.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KITV-TV

Solar energy coming to several Hawaii schools

KITV4's Nana Ohkawa reports on a move to make the sun start working for schools, as well.

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

Yahoo!

Energy reform 'can reach UN climate goals'

The world has a likely chance of meeting the UN's warming limit of two degrees Celsius if it cuts annual greenhouse gas emissions 40 to 70 per cent by 2050, especially from energy, a top expert panel says.

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

BBC News

UK urges 'large-scale' energy change

Speaking after the UN urged moving from fossil fuels to renewable sources , Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said the UK was "leading from the front".

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

Yahoo!

Greens call for Vic clean energy fund

The Greens want the Victorian government to establish a state-based clean energy fund to make solar panels more affordable.

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

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