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46 min ago | Sunderland Echo

Anger over plans for food-powered renewable energy plant

Planning officers are being asked to consider an application for an anaerobic digestion facility at Wardley Disposal Point in Follingsby Lane, West Boldon.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom

1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: Don't shut out black residents from clean energy revolution

I'm very troubled by the obvious slight the renewable energy industry – in particular solar – is giving African Americans in Southern California and around the state.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, African-American, California, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Crossbench battle over renewable energy

CROSSBENCH senators are at odds over the future of the renewable energy target, ahead of the government releasing a report on the climate policy.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, Al Gore, US News

LiveScience

California Jobs Rise with Green Energy

Battery costs can make up a quarter of the cost of an electric car such as this Tesla Model S. California recently re-ascended to the rank of 8th largest economy in the world, passing Italy and Russia.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Solar Energy, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Forbes.com

Sowing Even More Confusion About Renewable Energy

I'm an American physicist and honorary architect, Swedish engineering academician, former Oxford don, and Harvard and Oxford dropout.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Naval Postgraduate School

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Blackstone-backed Vivint Solar files for IPO

Blackstone Group LP-backed solar-energy provider Vivint Solar Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday for an initial public offering of common stock.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Provo, UT

Fort Morgan Times

"Pedal Power" Gaining Momentum

Volunteer Angie Gutierrez sorts and welds bicycle parts for Fort MorganA s Pedal the Plains A oeCommunity CanvasA art project, coordinated by local artist Ann Iungerich.

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Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Suria

Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power

The Indonesian parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited law to bolster the geothermal energy industry and tap the power of the vast archipelago's scores of volcanoes.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Geothermal Power, Energy, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Business Journal

State approves new wind farm in northern Ohio, despite objections

Greenwich Windpark LLC is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based subsidiary of Australian company Windlab Systems Proprietary Ltd. The proposed farm would sit on 4,650 acres of land leased from 26 landowners in Huron County, just south of Sandusky.

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Related Topix: Huron County, OH, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Patch.com

CT Gov. Malloy Expresses 'Serious Concern' Over CL&P Proposed Rate Hike

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy said today that Connecticut Light & Power's request for a staggering increase of nearly 60 percent in the fixed monthly service fee on monthly electric bills is at odds with Connecticut's strategy of encouraging energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources and unfairly penalizes those who use the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Small Business, Personal Finance

Journal of Commerce

B.C. First Nations to receive clean energy funds

Three British Columbia First Nations will receive a total of $70,000 to develop hydro-electric projects in their communities.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Business Journal

Why it's about to become easier to connect renewable energy to Oregon's grid

It will be easier to connect wind and solar farms to the electricity grid following a ruling out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Friday.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

File MGN solar panels green energy clean energy sun

Indiana Municipal Power Agency says the eight-acre solar farm on the grounds of Richmond Power and Light contains about 4,000 solar panels.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Richmond, IN

Seeking Alpha

Clean Energy Fuels Should Continue Improving

Clean Energy Fuels is seeing rapid growth in gallons delivered, which indicates that the consumption of natural gas as an alternative fuel is rising.

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Related Topix: Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Clean Energy Fuels

AkiPress

16:15 First solar energy generating station to be commissioned in Uzbekistan in late-2016

Solar power station in Samarkand region of Uzbekistan will be commissioned at the end of 2016.

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

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: SABRE renewable energy project to help SMEs is hailed a success

From left, SABRE event speakers David Walton, Ben Coulter, Matt Hullis, Julian Colman and Becky Hopfensperger outside Seckford Hall.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Suffolk County, VA, Wind Power

Triple Pundit

Big 'Beyond Coal' Victory for Indianapolis Grassroots Coalition

Persistence and grassroots political activism finally won out in Indianapolis recently: On August 15, Indianapolis Power & Light announced it will stop burning coal at its 1,094-megawatt Harding Street power plant - the only coal-fired power plant remaining within the limits of a major Midwestern city - and switch to natural gas-fired electricity ... (more)

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Related Topix: Activism, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Indiana, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Aug 25, 2014

JD Supra

IRS Releases New Guidance on Beginning of Construction

The IRS recently released Notice 2014-46 which provides welcome guidance to tax equity investors and developers on the construction of wind, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas and certain hydropower and marine hydrokinetic energy projects for purposes of qualifying for the section 45 renewable electricity production tax credit , or the section 48 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, Energy, Biomass

Business Journal

Why Elon Musk is the greatest Silicon Valley marketer since Steve Jobs

That whole electric car/solar energy/rocketship thing he's got going is a trifecta any entrepreneur should envy.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Marketing, Twitter, Tesla Model S, Sedan

Business Journal

According to new study, Tennessee supports clean energy

A recent poll conducted by North Star Opinion Research and commissioned by the Energy Foundation confirms that 83 percent participants support increasing the use of renewable energy in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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