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2 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

64 businesses using NY clean energy training funds

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a state program designed to boost New York's green energy industry has helped 64 businesses.

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

6 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Largest US solar farm on Superfund site now online

Sunlight streams onto the 43-acre Maywood Solar Farm in Indianapolis on Tuesday, April 15, 2013.

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

10 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

A 4m for green energy loans announced

Scottish households will benefit from a further four million pound fund designed to help people make their homes greener.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom

15 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

Romania to exempt heavy industry from green energy costs

Romania plans to exempt large industrial energy users from paying up to 85% of their renewable energy costs for 10 years, the economy ministry said on Thursday , hoping to avoid the threat of job cuts in an election year.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Portland Tribune

OMSI hosts a wind energy challenge for kids and teachers

Wind turbines are one of the fastest-growing clean energy sources, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is nurturing a new generation of young engineers to explore the science behind them.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Oregon, Environment, Science

Daily Kos

'Solar Summit' is Obama's latest attempt to get something done on solar energy despite Congress

The solar industry now employs 143,000 Americans like these veterans who are part of Grid Alternatives that puts solar panels on low-income people's homes.

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Related Topix: US News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Energy

The Press Democrat

Sonoma Clean Power opposes 'opt-in' bill

Officials with Sonoma County's startup public power provider said legislation recently introduced in Sacramento poses a major threat to the agency and others like it seeking to launch across the state.

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Related Topix: Sonoma, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Sacramento, CA, Energy

Green Car Congress

DOE issues draft loan solicitation for up to $4B for renewable energy ...

The US Department of Energy issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the US that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Pine Ridge Man Honored For Solar Energy Projects

The man behind a renewable energy company on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will be one of ten White House honorees this week.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Energy, South Dakota

Swindon Advertiser

Racist abuse claim is denied

A REPORT has been produced outlining the feasibility of several solar projects which will help Swindon take a step towards its renewable energy goals.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

This is Wiltshire

We'll appeal against refusal of 80-hectare Melksham solar farm, say developers

Members of different groups including Clean Energy Alliance at County Hall, Trowbridge, to support plans for a solar farm near Melksham The developers behind plans for a major solar farm near Melksham say they will appeal against Wiltshire Council's decision to reject planning permission.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Gloucestershire County, England

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

SC could buy some alternative-fuel school buses

A state budget proposal approved Wednesday would provide new buses that run on alternative fuel to South Carolina school districts willing to foot some of the bill, as part of efforts to get decades-old, polluting school buses off the road.

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Related Topix: Energy, Education Etc., South Carolina

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Poll finds Ohioans support renewable-energy mandates

Most Ohio voters support the state's renewable-energy and energy-efficiency mandates, according to a poll released by Ohio Advanced Energy Economy, which advocates for alternative-energy sources.

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Related Topix: Energy, Ohio, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), American Electric Power

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, Energy, US Governors, Paul LePage

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), Energy, Wind Power

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), Energy

New Scientist

We can't be too fussy when it comes to green energy

ATOMKRAFT? Nein danke! Germans have long taken a dim view of nuclear power. In 2011, they finally renounced nuclear altogether, preferring to build up other low-carbon power sources.

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

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), Energy, Tidal Power, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom, Global Warming

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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), Energy

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, Energy

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