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2 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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

Triple Pundit

Electricity Prices Fall In Europe As German Renewable Energy Output Increases

For the fifth consecutive month, electricity prices in countries neighboring Germany have decreased, recently released Platts data reveals, due in large part to increased solar and wind generation in Germany.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Solar Energy


Solar plane set to circle globe

Their CVs combined look like the envy of all bona fide air adventurers. Pioneering ultralight aircraft? Been there.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Science Daily

Nutrient-rich forests absorb more carbon

The ability of forests to sequester carbon from the atmosphere depends on nutrients available in the forest soils, shows new research from an international team of researchers.


Related Topix: Energy, Biomass

Asian Correspondent

China leads green energy drive as global investment stutters

Staring at Beijing on a smoggy winter day you wouldn't think it, but in 2013 China strengthened its position as the world's leading investor in clean technology.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Non-Profit, Environment, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Nation

Coal gasification: The clean energy of the future?

For news details visit : For news details Read on : Coal gasification: The clean energy of the future? Dirty it may be, but coal is cheap.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy


Shiny quantum dots brighten future of solar cells

A house window that doubles as a solar panel could be on the horizon, thanks to recent quantum-dot work by Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers in collaboration with scientists from University of Milano-Bicocca , Italy.


Related Topix: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chemistry, Science

Greenwich Citizen

Wind project donates $50,000 to children's museum

The Chisholm View Wind Project in Garfield and Grant counties has donated $50,000 to the Leonardo's Children's Museum in Enid .


Related Topix: Garfield County, OK, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Russia Taday

'World must triple nuclear and renewable energy' - United Nations

'Clean' power plants and nuclear stations need to triple their energy output to avoid a global warming doomsday.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming

Daily Kos

How Alternative Energy Companies Use Big Data Tokyo Westward Group Energy Alternatives

The latest monitors can help homeowners track their energy consumption in greater detail than before.


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


Clean Energy Rollout Would Shave Fraction Off Economic Growth

A landmark U.N. study published Sunday says catastrophic climate change can be averted without sacrificing living standards, concluding that "the ditching of fossil fuels is eminently affordable," The Guardian writes.


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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

BBC News

UK urges 'large-scale' energy change

Speaking after the UN urged moving from fossil fuels to renewable sources , Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said the UK was "leading from the front".


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Today FM

Minister concedes 2020 Green Energy Export deadline...

The Government has announced it won't meet it's European 2020 deadline to facilitate Green Energy Export from the Midlands to the UK.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Apple Expands Renewable Energy Options With Hydroelectric Project Acquisition

Apple has acquired a hydroelectric project as a potential source of renewable energy for its new data center in Prineville, Oregon, reports The Oregonian .


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Prineville, OR, iPhone


Greens call for Vic clean energy fund

The Greens want the Victorian government to establish a state-based clean energy fund to make solar panels more affordable.


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

The Town Talk

IPCC report: Climate needs swift shift to clean energy

A rapid shift to less-polluting energy will be needed to avoid catastrophic global warming because global emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases have accelerated to unprecedented levels, the United Nations reports today.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, UC San Diego, California, Biomass