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4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

College of the Atlantic students, faculty to stay on Danish island to study renewable energy

A college student from Cape Elizabeth will be going abroad for a program no one has ever participated in before.


Related Topix: College of the Atlantic, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Cape Elizabeth, ME, Biomass

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Cory Gardner Says He's 'A New Kind Of Republican'

Rep. Cory Gardner on Tuesday released the second of two ads touting his support for renewable energy and over-the-counter birth control pills, calling himself "a new kind of Republican" as he tries to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in a state that has become increasingly reluctant to elect members of the GOP.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

6 hrs ago |

Biodiesel plant to restart amid market pessimism

Call it a comeback. Ed Vescovi is busy preparing for the opening of a biodiesel plant in Monaca, the same plant he ran from 2007 through 2011 before it shut down and was repossesed by the bank.


Related Topix: Monaca, PA, Pennsylvania, Beaver County, PA, Environmental Law, Law, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

9 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

New Synthesis Method May Shape Future of Nanostructures, Clean Energy

A team of University of Maryland physicists has published new nanoscience advances that they and other scientists say make possible new nanostructures and nanotechnologies with huge potential applications ranging from clean energy and quantum computing advances to new sensor development.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Physics, Science, University of Delaware

11 hrs ago | SFGate

Report: Alternative energy to grow in Maine

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Energy, Portland, ME

11 hrs ago |

Gemalto M2M connectivity solution helps deliver green energy to...

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa -- Gemalto , the world leader in digital security, is providing M2M connectivity for SOLARKIOSK, a compact, solar powered station transported onboard a mobile vehicle.


Related Topix: South Africa, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel

11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Stopping the Mega-Corp Coup

What could make Americans say "enough!" to mega-corporations' meddling? Examples of it are everywhere now: the attempt to privatize water in Detroit, massive cuts to public education in Mississippi, Burger King's tax evading move to Canada, to name just a few.


Related Topix: Energy

14 hrs ago | PE Hub

BNP spin-out Glennmont closes second clean energy fund

BNP Paribas spin-out Glennmont Partners has closed its second fund, Clean Energy Fund II , on 500 million euros , exceeding its target of 450 million euros.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

18 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

Waveney MP to tell minister he got it wrong on energy schemes

Eric Pickles has got it wrong on two Suffolk renewable energy schemes, Conservative MP Peter Aldous has said ahead of a debate today where he will urge the government to call a fresh inquiry on a local application.


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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

India can get billions of dollars in FDI from Japan: Kochhar

Kochhar, who is part of a high-level business delegation that has come here for Modi's first official visit as Prime Minister, said that ICICI Bank will play a major role in arranging funds for Japanese investments into India.


Related Topix: Financial Services, ICICI Bank, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

ABC News

Scrapping the Renewable Energy Target a horrifying prospect for carbon neutral cattle farmer

Bob Davie, who claimed carbon neutrality on his Phillip Island cattle farm in July this year, says that would be disastrous.


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

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

City of Lake Charles increasing use of alternative fuels

The City of Lake Charles wants to lighten its impact on the environment. Over the past year, workers have transitioned some city machines to alternative fuels.


Related Topix: Lake Charles, LA, Energy

Pacific Daily News

US must pursue clean energy

In this Dec. 6, 2001, file photo, anti-natural gas drilling groups join with friends and family members of Craig and Julie Sautner, of Dimock, Pennsylvania, in lifting up a giant water pumping hose as hundreds of gallons of fresh drinking water are pumped into a water buffalo at the Sautner's Carter Road home.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Dimock, PA, Opinion


Florida power utilities fear return of 'Green Governor' Crist

When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Charlie Crist, US Governors, US News, Rick Scott

NM utility works on 3 new solar power centers

Dirt is being leveled in three New Mexico counties as the state's largest electric provider prepares to install thousands of solar panels.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Valencia, NM, Los Lunas, NM


Government urged to opt for solar energy

Dr Osei Darkwa, Presient of Ghana Technology University College has urged government to adopt Solar Photovoltaic Energy Systems to ease the perpetual energy crises, mitigate against the high energy cost and avert environmental hazards linked to fossil fuel.


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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Post and Courier

Sunny outlook for solar energy in South Carolina

Don't expect a reduction on your electric bill this month, but the dream of cheap, clean, unlimited energy keeps inching closer to reality in South Carolina.


Related Topix: South Carolina, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Charleston, SC, Cayce, SC, North Charleston, SC

ABC News

Renewable energy target doubt inspires New South Wales coastal town solar farm

A small coastal community on the New South Wales far south coast financing a solar farm has not been deterred by possible changes to the federal government's renewable energy target.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Australia, World News,

Windsor Beacon

Pricey VA wind turbines remain idle

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Visions of a national wind energy bonanza have been a costly mirage for the Department of Veterans Affairs , even after five years of work and more than $3.7 million spent.


Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative, Life, Veteran Affairs, Sundance Film Festival

Politics in the Zeros

Bill Gates says poor countries can't afford renewable energy

Those living in poverty need cheap energy to help them get a better life. Lectures by wealthy countries saying poor countries need renewable energy now to cut carbopn emissions is unrealistic and will keep them in poverty.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy