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Hundreds of new solar energy jobs could be coming to Buffalo

Solar Frontier, one of the largest and fastest growing global solar companies, could open their next manufacturing plant in Buffalo, a move that would create 250 new jobs.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Wed Apr 23, 2014

National Public Radio

China To Open 8 State Industries For Investment

China's government said it would open 80 projects in eight state-run industries to private and foreign investors as part of efforts to make its slowing economy more efficient.

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

Turnto10.com

Democratic candidates for governor tout policy plans

The leading Democratic candidates for Rhode Island governor rolled out new policy initiatives Wednesday that focused on growing the state's struggling economy, fixing its aging infrastructure and boosting its "green energy" sector.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Education Etc., Marketing, University of Rhode Island

Washington Examiner

Google, SunPower team up on solar energy program

Google Inc. and SunPower Corp. are planning to invest up to $250 million to lease solar panels to homeowners, the companies said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Startups, SunPower, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Reuters

China to allow private investment in 80 projects

China will allow private investment in 80 projects spanning the energy, information and infrastructure sectors as part of reforms to increase privatization, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.

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

Salisbury Journal

Go-ahead for green energy projects

Eight new renewable energy projects have been given Government contracts in a move that will increase household bills by 2%, Energy Secretary Ed Davey has said.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

On Earth Day, Apple exec gets to core of environmental initiative

Lisa Jackson, the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency who now runs Apple's Environmental Initiatives, marked Earth Day on Tuesday night by asking a Stanford audience to challenge the idea that people must choose between the environment and the economy.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Energy

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sun Journal

Michaud calls for Maine to cut heating oil usage

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud on Tuesday called for Maine to cut its dependency on heating oil in half by implementing mandatory energy efficiency ratings for new homes and boosting the state's use of renewable energy such as, wind and solar.

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Related Topix: Maine, Alternative Energy, Energy, Yarmouth, ME

Science Daily

Higher solar-cell efficiency achieved with zinc-oxide coating

Researchers have achieved 14-percent efficiency in a 9-millimeter-square solar cell made of gallium arsenide.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Electrical Engineering, Science, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Fayetteville, AR

The Guardian

Correction: Biofuels-Global Warming story

In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short term, The Associated Press erroneously reported that cellulosic biofuels that failed to release 60 per cent less carbon than gasoline wouldn't earn a $1 per gallon subsidy.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Modesto Bee

Connecticut OKs wind power rules, ends moratorium

The legislature's Regulation Review Committee approved rules that require setbacks, address concerns over noise and shadows created by spinning turbine blades, stipulate how siting officials may measure the height of wind turbines and provide other technical details.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Alternative Energy, Energy, Business News

Common Dreams

Where Have All the Green Jobs Gone?

Volunteers construct an environmentally friendly home for Central Valley Habitat for Humanity.

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

Triple Pundit

Clean Energy Sector In Illinois Continues To Grow, Survey Results Find

The results of the first comprehensive survey of Illinois' clean energy sector found that there are currently 96,875 people employed in the sector throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Environmental Law, Law, 9, Wind Power

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Electric Energy Online

Renewable Energy Group Achieves One Billion Gallon Milestone

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. , announced it has reached a new milestone, having sold a cumulative one billion gallons of advanced biofuel during its 17 year history.

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Related Topix: Energy, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Marketing

The Motley Fool

Can Yingli Green Energy Survive Increasing Cost Competition?

Yingli has been posting consistent losses and has been unable to recover while its counterparts have.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Apple offering free recycling of all used products

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Alternative Energy, Energy, Environment, Science, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone

National Public Radio

Apple Offering Free Recycling Of All Used Products

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Alternative Energy, Energy, Cupertino, CA, Wind Power

Triple Pundit

Bacardi Makes Energy Efficiency Upgrades to Its Rum Facility in Puerto Rico

Bacardi Ltd. is a world famous maker of rum, but the company is becoming known for something else: its sustainability measures.

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Related Topix: Bacardi, Beverages, Alternative Energy, Energy

This is Wiltshire

Proposal for solar farms at two sites

THE council are looking into the feasibility of developing two solar farms in both the north and the south of the borough.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Al Bawaba

Pistachio power: Turkey turning 'nuts' for energy in new eco-city

According to Agence France Presse, Turkey is now in the process of figuring out a new way to use pistachios in its new eco-city project in the Gaziantep province ...and it is not for the latest rendition of baklava.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Alternative Energy, Energy

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