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11 min ago | The Washington Post

Centrica Half-Year Profit Drops 31% on Unprofitable Gas

Centrica Plc, grappling with a competition probe and the resignations of three senior managers, said first-half profit dropped 31 percent because of losses at its gas-fired power-generation business.

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4 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

SRS selected for National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

Submitted photo DOE-SR Fleet Manager Chris Goodman, left, charges the Chevy Volt, the first electric vehicle at the Savannah River Site, while members of the SRNS and DOE-SR Fleet Management team Tim Armstrong, Kevin Heath and Pete Ladomirak perform a 360 degree walk around inspection before driving the government vehicle.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Energy

8 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Renewable energy rises by nearly a third in the UK to hit 15% of all...

Renewable energy rises by nearly a third in the UK to hit 15% of all energy - but it is still dwarfed by King Coal The Vale of Glamorgan is seen as a prime site for wind turbines because of its coastal position, say campaigners The statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change show a 30% increase in the power coming from renewables in ... (more)

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

12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp speaks in Wichita, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas, Wichita, KS, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

12 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp speaks in Wichita, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Verde Independent

Opening lands to renewable energy could make state a 'solar capital'

Eric Fitzer, center, of the Governor's Office of Energy Policy, told a House committee that a bill that would open public land to renewable energy development could make Arizona the 'solar capital of the world' if the state could take advantage of available land.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Arizona, La Paz County, AZ, Solar Energy

Business Journal

California governor signs trade pact with Mexico, special focus on advanced manufacturing

On day two of his trade trip to Mexico, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks the at American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Energy

Andover Advertiser

Sparsholt College seeks to put wind turbine on its land

Sparsholt College, in Westley Lane, wants to build the 74 metre turbine to teach students to the technology behind sustainable energy and reduce its carbon footprint.

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

Hispanic Business

How to Fit Green Energy Into Your Portfolio

You can now fit a wind or solar farm into your portfolio, even if your portfolio isn't exactly vast.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

13WHAM

New York agrees to buy land for energy complex

New York state has reached an agreement to buy the rest of the land needed for a solar-energy manufacturing complex planned for Buffalo.

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

13WHAM

NY announces $250M in green energy investments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the funding Tuesday. It's available to businesses and groups looking to build wind farms, fuel cells or biomass generators or upgrade small to medium-sized hydroelectric facilities.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Times Herald

Michigan governor hopeful Mark Schauer: Increase spending on schools, roads

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer today released a 24-page "blueprint" to improve the state's economy, calling for increased spending on public education, a program to fix crumbling roads and bridges, and a 30 percent renewable energy standard he said would make Michigan a national leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

Florida wants federal help to combat climate change

Kristin Jacobs, a Democrat, is also a member of President Barack Obama's task force on climate change, which recently offered a range of steps federal officials could take to reduce carbon pollution and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Energy

Business Journal

Which utilities are doing the most in clean energy? Hint: Some of them are here

Portland General Electric Inc. and PacifiCorp parent Berkshire Hathaway Energy ranked high in a new list tallying the clean energy deployment of the nation's top investor-owned utilities, produced by Ceres in partnership with Portland-based Clean Edge Inc. Two Northwest utilities are top performers in a new ranking that measures how investor-owned ... (more)

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Portland General Electric, Empire Group, Pacific Gas and Electric

Bellingham Herald

Arizona utility wants to install rooftop systems

In approved by state regulators, the request filed Monday by Arizona Public Service Co.

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Related Topix: Energy, Arizona Public Service, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy

The Republic

Opponents, supporters to discuss clean air rules

Hundreds of people are expected to attend public hearings this week in a handful of cities across the U.S. to tell federal regulators what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Global Warming, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Customer Interaction Solutions

Invest Deeper into the Japanese Smart/Renewable Energy Market Through ...

Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding the 2014 edition of World Smart Energy Week Osaka , at INTEX OSAKA from September 3-5, 2014.

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

Swindon Advertiser

Swindon could be site for fracking search

FIRMS could be allowed to search beneath Swindon for oil and gas as part of Government plans to expand fracking.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

Germany’s green tech forces 400x increase in power rates

The price of a stabilized green power grid is very steep, one could say it is like a 'hockey stick' Coal and gas electricity companies are being paid up to 400x times the wholesale price of power, in return for helping to stabilize the German electricity grid.

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

Switched

Green Energy Access for All

The word "equitable" is not one we often use when discussing our nation's energy policies, but it needs to be if communities of color plan to have a meaningful role in the energy revolution happening in America.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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