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Water heater project helps W.Va. church go solar

A community-funded project involving water heaters will pay the $55,000 cost of a 60-panel solar energy system installed on the roof of Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Shepherdstown, WV

Wed Aug 27, 2014

USA Today

U.S. eyes 'name and shame' in climate talks

The Obama administration is likely to use upcoming climate talks to push for a treaty-less accord that would "name and shame" countries into reducing their heat-trapping carbon emissions.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy, China, US News

Hawaiian Electric submits renewable energy plan

Hawaiian Electric Co. has filed an ambitious plan to have 65 percent of its power come from renewable energy within 16 years.


Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Hawaiian Electric Industries, Solar Energy

Cape Wind opponents file federal appeal in lawsuit

A Cape Cod town and other local opponents of the Cape Wind energy project are appealing a federal judge's decision to dismiss their lawsuit.


Related Topix: Wind Power, Alternative Energy, Energy

Mother Jones

The Dirty Secret Behind Europe's Renewable Energy Industry

If you're driving through the South and you see a denuded field filled with stubby new plantings where lush forest once stood, the blame might lie with an unlikely culprit: the European Union and its well-intentioned clean energy rules.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Global Warming, Asheville, NC

Warrnambool Standard

Greens turn up heat on Napthine government and Labor opposition over renewable energy and fracking

Greens South West Coast candidate Thomas Campbell and lead upper house candidate for Western Victoria Lloyd Davies at last night's campaign launch.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Business Journal

Kauai utility seeks regulatory approval for major renewable energy project

The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative has submitted its application to Hawaii regulators seeking approval for a power purchase agreement with landowner Gay & Robinson Inc. for a planned 6-megawatt hydroelectric facility on the west side of Kauai, according to public documents.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Lihue, HI

Scientific American

Recycled Biofuel Byproducts Could Make Biofuels Even Greener

Ionic liquids salts that are liquid at room temperature could potentially be made more cheaply and greenly by recycling by-products from biofuel production processes , according to US researchers.


Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Wisconsin Madison

Hampshire Chronicle

Historic abbey set for multi-million pound makeover

Work will start next month on a 2.2m project to expand the visitor facilities at Mottisfont Abbey near Romsey as more and more people visit the site.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Large solar project to be built at Camp Ripley

The Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power are joining forces to build a major solar energy project at Camp Ripley.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Sunderland Echo

Anger over plans for food-powered renewable energy plant

Planning officers are being asked to consider an application for an anaerobic digestion facility at Wardley Disposal Point in Follingsby Lane, West Boldon.


Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: Don't shut out black residents from clean energy revolution

I'm very troubled by the obvious slight the renewable energy industry – in particular solar – is giving African Americans in Southern California and around the state.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, African-American, California, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Crossbench battle over renewable energy

CROSSBENCH senators are at odds over the future of the renewable energy target, ahead of the government releasing a report on the climate policy.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, US Politics, Al Gore, US News


California Jobs Rise with Green Energy

Battery costs can make up a quarter of the cost of an electric car such as this Tesla Model S. California recently re-ascended to the rank of 8th largest economy in the world, passing Italy and Russia.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Solar Energy, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sowing Even More Confusion About Renewable Energy

I'm an American physicist and honorary architect, Swedish engineering academician, former Oxford don, and Harvard and Oxford dropout.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Naval Postgraduate School


UPDATE 1-Blackstone-backed Vivint Solar files for IPO

Blackstone Group LP-backed solar-energy provider Vivint Solar Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday for an initial public offering of common stock.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Provo, UT

Fort Morgan Times

"Pedal Power" Gaining Momentum

Volunteer Angie Gutierrez sorts and welds bicycle parts for Fort MorganA s Pedal the Plains A oeCommunity CanvasA art project, coordinated by local artist Ann Iungerich.


Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy


Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power

The Indonesian parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited law to bolster the geothermal energy industry and tap the power of the vast archipelago's scores of volcanoes.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Alternative Energy, Geothermal Power, Energy, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Business Journal

State approves new wind farm in northern Ohio, despite objections

Greenwich Windpark LLC is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based subsidiary of Australian company Windlab Systems Proprietary Ltd. The proposed farm would sit on 4,650 acres of land leased from 26 landowners in Huron County, just south of Sandusky.


Related Topix: Huron County, OH, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy

CT Gov. Malloy Expresses 'Serious Concern' Over CL&P Proposed Rate Hike

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy said today that Connecticut Light & Power's request for a staggering increase of nearly 60 percent in the fixed monthly service fee on monthly electric bills is at odds with Connecticut's strategy of encouraging energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources and unfairly penalizes those who use the ... (more)


Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Energy, Small Business, Personal Finance


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