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24 min ago | Wireless Design & Development

Self-Cooling Solar Cells Boost Power, Last Longer

Washington, July 22, 2014-Scientists may have overcome one of the major hurdles in developing high-efficiency, long-lasting solar cells-keeping them cool, even in the blistering heat of the noonday Sun.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy

2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Hatch faults Branstad for nixing $1M solar grant

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch criticized Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday for giving up a $1 million solar energy grant, saying the governor is letting powerful utility companies write his energy policy.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy, Iowa Government, Iowa

6 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

4 farms selected to produce energy for utility

Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. announced the plans Tuesday, saying it's a part of an effort to diversify the use of renewable energy by Consumers Energy.

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Related Topix: Energy, CMS Energy, Alternative Energy, Consumers Energy, Myrtle Beach, SC

10 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Energy Northwest to operate Tieton Dam electric project

The agency will be able to do the maintenance work with current staff at its Packwood Lake Hydroelectric Project, which is about 35 miles away in Lewis County.

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Related Topix: Energy, Energy Northwest, Alternative Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Lewis County, WA, Packwood, WA, Burbank, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Energy coalition rallies against public utilities

Energy coalition rallies against public utilities The Sunshine State Clean Energy Coalition is against new power plants and wants energy saving programs Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1mxlhZC The environmental groups, known as the Sunshine State Clean Energy Coalition , are hoping big public utilities save more energy and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Daily Kos

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Sen. Mark Udall tours the Siemens Test Wind Turbine at the National Wind Technology Center just south of Boulder, Colorado, in 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy

Globe and Mail

The hidden risk of green energy 'yieldcos'

The green high-yield craze in the United States is too hot and full of wind. The latest antidote to meagre interest rates is the so-called "yieldco" - collections of wind farms and solar plants.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

The Marion Star

Poll: 60% back carbon tax if used for renewables

A polar bear is shown in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska in this undated photo.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Energy, US News

The Heartland Institute

Killing marine life with ethanol

Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy, Global Warming, Peak Oil, Weather, Corpus Christi, TX

Channelnewsasia.com

EMA removes 'hard cap' on solar energy supply

This move means more solar power can be provided to the national power grid, according to the Energy Market Authority.

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

Bellingham Herald

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

Estimates by federal agencies that they in effect threw away nearly $100 billion last year should infuriate taxpayers.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Alternative Energy, Energy

Central Chronicle

Unconventioal energy energation to give Rewa a new identity

Staff Reporter, Bhopal Renewable Energy Minister Shri Rajendra Shukla has said that apart from conventional energy, the state government has decided to generate maximum power from unconventional sources also.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy

Juan Cole

Green Energy Robin Hood: India Doubles Tax on Coal to Fund Solar and Wind

This is just a small list of initiatives that India plans to implement in the renewable energy and the environment protection sector.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Green energy target delay hits million-dollar projects

AS THEY clutch their favourite stuffed toys with pride, buddies Josh Martin, 6, and Josh Jones, 9, look just like everyday kids.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Canada

Marin Independent Journal

Marin Clean Energy is adding new members, but proposed bill could stunt growth

Richmond City Councilmember Tom Butt, pictured in 2013, said the main reason his city joined Marin Clean Energy was not cost savings, but to give residents an opportunity to buy greener power.

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Related Topix: Richmond (San Francisco, CA), Alternative Energy, Energy, IGN Entertainment, California, Marin County, CA

WATE-TV Knoxville

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Alternative Energy, Energy, Global Warming, Solar Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

WHDH

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

The San Francisco Chronicle reports Sunday that a drought stretching on for years could slash the amount of clean energy collected from the state's dams and send emissions spewing from other sources.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy

WTEN-TV Albany

Drought hinders California's clean energy goals

A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of towns, destroyed numerous homes and blackened scenic hillsides in north-central Washington has been burning into new areas, fueled by dry conditions and gusty... Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California, Alternative Energy, Energy, Wildfire, Fire, Celebrities, Tom Selleck

Forbes.com

Are Governments Overreaching When It Comes To Green Energy?

Germany is now the target of a PR-assault - one that is taking aim at its plans to expand its renewable energy portfolio using government's levers.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy

Pacific Daily News

Follow: More agencies should use solar energy to reduce power costs

It's important for the government of Guam to do much more to reduce its use of oil-powered electricity by incorporating alternative energy sources for its facilities, and more government of Guam agencies should follow in the footsteps of the University of Guam and Guam Community College in using solar energy to control power costs.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Guam, Opinion

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