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1 hr ago | ComputerWorld

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

4 hrs ago | Mashable

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

8 hrs ago | KMIZ

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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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)


Related Topix: Abb, Alternative Energy, Tidal Power, Energy

Wisbech Standard

Inspector bans domestic wind turbine and warns of "renewable energy ...

A Government inspector says his decision to ban a domestic wind turbine in the Fens will protect the view of those who already look out at 24 industrial turbines at Coldham and Stag's Holt.


Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

Schools are 'revolutionising energy'

SCHOOLS across Oxfordshire are getting ready to be switched on to green energy after getting solar panels installed over the summer holidays.


Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Farmers worried about future of renewable energy

Lucy Barbour reports on why some farmers are concerned about the future of the Renewable Energy Target.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy


EPA ranks Butte College among top 30 green power users nationwide

BUTTE VALLEY >> What does Butte College have in common with Apple Inc., the U.S. Department of Energy, Coca Cola Refreshments, Google Inc. and other organizations? All were ranked among the top 30 organizations in a nationwide partnership dedicated to using renewable energy, also known as green power, produced on site.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Chico, CA

Science Daily

Sun's activity influences natural climate change

A new study from Lund University in Sweden has, for the first time, reconstructed solar activity during the last ice age.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

State hearing focuses on cutting greenhouse gases

The Illinois Commerce Commission hearing in Chicago and Springfield was the first step toward submitting a required plan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency outlining how the state will contribute to a sweeping Obama administration proposal to curb carbon dioxide emitted by the nation's power plants by 30 percent by 2030.


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

Oxford Times

Figuring out the way to make really clean energy

FOR years, scientists just down the road from Oxford have been quietly working at the forefront of a project that could change the world.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Global Warming, Weather

News Observer

Huge utility line upgrade faces opposition

The $4 billion to $6 billion PPL Corp. project is designed to take electricity generated near Pennsylvania's booming shale gas region and deliver it to New York, New Jersey, and Maryland.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, PPL Corp, Audubon, PA


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