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5 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Oahu to connect ocean wave energy to power grid

Northwest Energy Innovations, a private company, will start testing a prototype in September, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday .

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Related Topix: University of Hawaii Manoa, US Military, US Navy

ThinkProgress

Legislators, Corporations Gather For Secret Meeting Against Clean Energy And You're Not Invited

After maintaining a low profile for decades, the American Legislative Exchange Council received widespread exposure in recent years for backing Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law, a substantial part of the national discussion following the shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman.

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

RedOrbit

Spinach Could Lead To Alternative Energy

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

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Related Topix: Energy, Purdue University, Physics, Science, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Bellingham Herald

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad said he believed alternative energy development could be the key to bringing to fruition two of the governor's main goals: Bringing 200,000 jobs to Iowa by 2016 and increasing family income by 25 percent.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Energy, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Department of Energy, Opinion

Vancouver Sun

Embrace the solar storm: Now's the perfect time to expand renewable energy sector, Alberta told

An array of solar modules on an eco-friendly apartment building at the Brentwood Family Housing Society in Edmonton's Woodcroft neighbourhood.

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

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Public Utility Attempting to Buy Arizona Elections

What's happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.

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

WSYR-AM Syracuse

New Program Encourages CNY To Go Solar

The Solarize Syracuse campaign says they are working to get people in the city of Syracuse and the towns of Dewitt and Manlius interested in solar energy for residential and commercial locations.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Manlius, NY, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Power Online

Yingli Green Energy To Supply 32 MWs Of PV Modules To A Large Scale Project In Japan

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Japan Corporation , has signed an agreement to supply 32 MWs of multicrystalline PV modules to a large-scale project located in ... (more)

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Eagle Valley Clean Energy, LLC has been selected to accept biomass deliveries

U.S. Department of Agriculture Colorado Farm Service Agency Executive Director Leland Swenson announced in a recent press release that USDA has selected 36 energy facilities in 14 states to accept biomass deliveries supported by Biomass Crop Assistance Program .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

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