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2 hrs ago | Canberra Times

ACT government puts off green energy increase until 2018-19

Green energy purchases by the ACT government will remain at just 5 per cent of total power use until at least 2018-19, according to a new report.


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6 hrs ago | WHAS11

TVA board votes to retire Memphis coal plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal.


Related Topix: Tennessee Valley Authority, Energy, 9, Tennessee, Alternative Energy

10 hrs ago | Sierra Club Compass

Big Clean Air Victory in Indianapolis

After a two-year campaign by 50 organizations in the Power Indy Forward Coalition , Indianapolis Power & Light has announced its intention to stop burning coal at its downtown Harding Street power plant in 2016 and close the unlined coal ash lagoons at the plant, located on the city's south side.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Alternative Energy, Energy

14 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Africa Will Add More Renewable Energy In 2014 Than In The Last 14 Years Combined

Sub-Saharan Africa will add more renewable energy projects in 2014 than it has in the last 14 years, according to research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

18 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: SABRE renewable energy project among the winners in the Green Apple Awards

A project to help businesses in Suffolk become more sustainable, and save money in the process, is among the winners in the 2014 Green Apple Awards which aim to recognise Britain's greenest companies, councils and communities.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Suffolk County, VA, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

20 hrs ago | Washington Times

ISTOOK: Ivanpah solar energy project a glaring danger to airplane passengers

Thanks to a $1.6 billion green energy loan from the feds, pilots are being blinded by glare as they fly over the Mojave Desert.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Yesterday | Inhabitat

Nokero Launches Prima N202 Solar-Powered Light Bulb at American Renewable Energy Day

Nokero International, Ltd. recently launched the Prima N202, its ninth solar-powered light bulb, at Aspen's American Renewable Energy Day Conference early this month.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Retford Today

Notts: Solar farm plans presented to community

Initial plans for the site on land north of Netherfield Lane would generate locally sourced energy for around 4,600 homes.


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How Tesla will help bring renewable energy to your business or home

Tesla Motors and other manufacturers have set their sites on achieving lower lithium-ion battery costs through economies of scale, which should enable power storage systems for solar energy.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Tesla Motors, Startups, Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy


Next-Gen Solar Panels Are Nearly Invisible to the Naked Eye

Researchers at Michigan State University developed a new type of solar panel that is almost completely transparent.


Related Topix: Michigan State University, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy


Missouri utilities look to Kansas for wind energy

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal that offered specific emission targets for each state, the first of which would kick in by 2020.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Science Daily

Solar energy that doesn't block the view

Researchers have developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Michigan State University, Engineering, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry

West Australian

AGL to cut power prices

Chief executive Michael Fraser said the company would cut prices by between eight and nine per cent on average and by more than 12 per cent for Victorian customers of its Powerdirect subsidiary as it passes on savings from the removal of the tax.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Monterey clipper to replace old salmon boat at Pittsburg Marina

For years, the yellow wooden boat that pays homage to Pittsburg's commercial fishing industry past has marked the entrance to the marina.


Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Marina, CA, Pittsburg, CA, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy

Business Journal

RGS Energy replaces CEO, posts 2nd-quarter loss

RGS Energy, a solar power installation company, said Tuesday that it's appointed Dennis Lacey as its new CEO, succeeding Kam Mofid, who the company said has "departed to pursue other interests."


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Real Goods Solar

WBOC-TV Salisbury

80,000 Acres off Maryland Coast Leased for Wind Energy

The U.S. Department of the Interior says it has auctioned some 80,000 acres off Maryland for wind energy development.


Related Topix: Maryland, Wind Power, Alternative Energy, Energy, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

The Raw Story

Scientists warn Florida Gov. Rick Scott: 'We've got to...

Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other clean power sources.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Charlie Crist, Global Warming, Eckerd College

Solar plants causing birds to catch on fire in mid-flight

This October 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a burned MacGillivray's Warbler that was found at the Ivanpah solar plant in the California Mojave Desert.


Related Topix: Fire, BrightSource Energy, Startups, Alternative Energy, Energy, Entomology, Science


Green power blooms as Japan unveils...

A solar cell that resembles a flower is offering a new take on green energy in Japan, where one scientist is searching for renewables that look good.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power


ABB To Provide UK Grid Connection For Europe's Largest Tidal Energy Project

MeyGen tidal stream project in Scotland's Pentland Firth will rely on ABB technology to feed renewable energy into onshore distribution grid ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been awarded a contract by Atlantis Resources Limited to provide the onshore grid connection for Phase I of the MeyGen tidal stream project in ... (more)


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