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4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Colorado solar player expanding to Twin Cities

David Amster-Olszewski is founder and president of SunShare, one of the big players in the new, rapidly growing "community solar power" market.

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

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Plugging NY's solar energy into one outlet

New York state's multiple solar programs are merging to a single, statewide NY-Sun Incentive Program, which will result in 3,000 megawatts of solar, enough to power 400,000 homes.

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

12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Energy Absolute to invest $1.4bn

Energy Absolute Pcl, whose Bangkok-listed shares have more than tripled this year, plans to spend about 46 billion baht over the next three years to boost generation capacity from renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Financial Markets, Solar Energy, Southeast Asia, World News, Thailand, Wind Power

16 hrs ago | Cheraw Chronicle

Educators learn about energy sources

This summer, Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in energy-industry fields to three Chesterfield County educators, as part of the 29th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Center.

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Related Topix: Santee, SC, Chesterfield County, SC, McBee, SC, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

TruStar Energy Celebrates High Plains Bioenergy CNG Public Fueling Station Grand Opening

The addition of the HPB CNG fueling station ensures the availability of CNG to Seaboard Foods' fleet, but also provides a fuel source for the growing number of CNG vehicles in the "This is really a show piece for both TruStar Energy and High Plains Bioenergy," said TruStar Energy Sales Vice President, .

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy

WHAS11

TVA board votes to retire Memphis coal plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Valley Authority, Energy, 9, Tennessee, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Sierra Club Compass

Big Clean Air Victory in Indianapolis

After a two-year campaign by 50 organizations in the Power Indy Forward Coalition , Indianapolis Power & Light has announced its intention to stop burning coal at its downtown Harding Street power plant in 2016 and close the unlined coal ash lagoons at the plant, located on the city's south side.

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

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: SABRE renewable energy project among the winners in the Green Apple Awards

A project to help businesses in Suffolk become more sustainable, and save money in the process, is among the winners in the 2014 Green Apple Awards which aim to recognise Britain's greenest companies, councils and communities.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Suffolk County, VA, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Science, Industry and Business

Water leads to chemical that gunks up biofuels production

Study shows water trips up key chemical reactions that turn plants into fuels, provides scientific principles that can speed up biofuel development Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process helps ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Biomass

Washington Times

ISTOOK: Ivanpah solar energy project a glaring danger to airplane passengers

Thanks to a $1.6 billion green energy loan from the feds, pilots are being blinded by glare as they fly over the Mojave Desert.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Retford Today

Notts: Solar farm plans presented to community

Initial plans for the site on land north of Netherfield Lane would generate locally sourced energy for around 4,600 homes.

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

ComputerWorld

How Tesla will help bring renewable energy to your business or home

Tesla Motors and other manufacturers have set their sites on achieving lower lithium-ion battery costs through economies of scale, which should enable power storage systems for solar energy.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Tesla Motors, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy

Science Daily

A semi-artificial leaf faster than 'natural' photosynthesis

Cooperation between chemists and biologists has resulted in a new method for the very efficient integration of photosynthetic proteins in photovoltaics.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Alternative Energy, Biomass

CE News

New study finds price of wind energy in U.S. at an all-time low

Washington, D.C. - Wind energy pricing is at an all-time low, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory .

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

KMIZ

Missouri utilities look to Kansas for wind energy

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal that offered specific emission targets for each state, the first of which would kick in by 2020.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Science Daily

Solar energy that doesn't block the view

Researchers have developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Michigan State University, Engineering, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Science, Environment, Chemistry

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Monterey clipper to replace old salmon boat at Pittsburg Marina

For years, the yellow wooden boat that pays homage to Pittsburg's commercial fishing industry past has marked the entrance to the marina.

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Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Marina, CA, Pittsburg, CA, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

West Australian

AGL to cut power prices

Chief executive Michael Fraser said the company would cut prices by between eight and nine per cent on average and by more than 12 per cent for Victorian customers of its Powerdirect subsidiary as it passes on savings from the removal of the tax.

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

Business Journal

RGS Energy replaces CEO, posts 2nd-quarter loss

RGS Energy, a solar power installation company, said Tuesday that it's appointed Dennis Lacey as its new CEO, succeeding Kam Mofid, who the company said has "departed to pursue other interests."

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

The Raw Story

Scientists warn Florida Gov. Rick Scott: 'We've got to...

Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other clean power sources.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Charlie Crist, Global Warming, Eckerd College

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