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39 min ago | Salisbury Journal

Go-ahead for green energy projects

Eight new renewable energy projects have been given Government contracts in a move that will increase household bills by 2%, Energy Secretary Ed Davey has said.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

1 hr ago | 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, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), 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, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), 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, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), 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, Energy

ThinkProgress

Legoland Florida To Run On Renewable Energy On Earth Day

Legos were invented 21 years before the first Earth Day in 1970. This year - 65 years after the Danish company started manufacturing bricks - has been a prominent one for the toymaker with the release of their feature film, a commercial and critical success.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

Triple Pundit

Clean Energy Sector In Illinois Continues To Grow, Survey Results Find

The results of the first comprehensive survey of Illinois' clean energy sector found that there are currently 96,875 people employed in the sector throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environmental Law, Law, 9, Wind Power

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), Energy, Biofuel, Marketing

News Journal

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, 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, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone

National Public Radio

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, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Cupertino, CA, Wind Power

This is Wiltshire

Proposal for solar farms at two sites

THE council are looking into the feasibility of developing two solar farms in both the north and the south of the borough.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

5,000 students to gather for ScienceFest Oklahoma

About 5,000 fourth and fifth graders from across Oklahoma are expected to converge on Oklahoma City for ScienceFest Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Energy

Sun Apr 20, 2014

EETimes

Re: Application of Quantum dot enabled displays

That's the idea, although there is a lot of development work to do before luminescent solar collector windows go commercial.

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

HeraldNet

Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights

The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Kansas Government, Kansas, Ohio, Solar Energy

Daily Times

Pakistan plans huge desert solar park to fight energy crisis

BADAIWANI WALA: For years Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the country's chronic energy crisis.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

National Public Radio

Study: Fuels From Corn Waste Not Better Than Gas

Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

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

Bangor Daily News

How the Koch brothers' greenback influences green jobs, clean energy debate

Just last month, the Maine Heritage Policy Center and the Beacon Hill Institute, housed at Suffolk University in Boston, released a new study attacking Maine's efforts to promote public health and mitigate climate change through its membership in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - a highly successful, regional cap-and-trade program that has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Suffolk University, Environment, Science, Opinion

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Advocates and critics examine field of biomass energy

Michael Buckman points to the white stream rushing out of the 180-foot-tall tower of Pinetree Power Fichburg power plant off Route 31, just outside of the Leominster State Forest.

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Related Topix: Biomass, Energy, Leominster, MA, Westminster, MA

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