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2 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

HeraldNet

Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights

The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Kansas Government, Kansas, Ohio, Solar Energy

EETimes

Re: Application of Quantum dot enabled displays

That's the idea, although there is a lot of development work to do before luminescent solar collector windows go commercial.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, Inventions

Bellingham Herald

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

This Jan. 9, 2009, file photo shows equipment inside a pilot plant in Scotland, S.D., that turns corn cob into cellulosic ethanol, a precursor to a commercial-scale biorefinery planned for Emmetsburg, Iowa.

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

Bangor Daily News

How the Koch brothers' greenback influences green jobs, clean energy debate

Just last month, the Maine Heritage Policy Center and the Beacon Hill Institute, housed at Suffolk University in Boston, released a new study attacking Maine's efforts to promote public health and mitigate climate change through its membership in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - a highly successful, regional cap-and-trade program that has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Suffolk University, Environment, Science, Opinion

Suria

Pakistan plans huge desert solar park to...

For years Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the country's chronic energy crisis.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Sat Apr 19, 2014

St. Cloud Times

East Side Glass Co. adds solar array to building's roof to reapa

East Side Glass Co. adds solar array to building's roof to reap savings on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/bright-ideas/2014/04/20/east-side-glass-co-adds-solar-array-buildings-roof-reap-savings/7916093/ East Side Glass installed a solar array on its roof that will produce about half of the business' energy needs.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Beverley Today

Leconfield farmer shares secrets of his success at wind power open day

Leconfield farmer Chris Lount is to host an open day aimed at helping others in the industry find out how they can cut costs and increase income by diversifying into green energy.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture, Science

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