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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Council aims for 100% green Austin Energy by 2030

Austin Energy could be a greenhouse-gas-free utility eventually, as the Austin City Council passed a measure requiring the utility to make larger investments in renewable energy.

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4 hrs ago | The Age

Australia's solar installers face another boom and bust

Solar energy installers are expecting a boom then sharp contraction of their businesses as the Abbott government prepares to take an axe to renewable energy support.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Deseret News

Solar energy users claim victory as 'sun tax' rejected

Jim French, who installed his first set of solar panels five years ago and recently added more panels, poses for a photograph at his home in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Salt Lake City, UT, Utah

Washington Examiner

Costs of coal power plant proposal challenged

The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing made Friday by advocates of renewable energy.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Alternative Energy, Energy

Daily Kos

Midday open thread: Obama's tan suit gets headlines, saving CDs, clean energy now at 22%

Quick question for white conservatives: Is it ever NOT okay to shoot dead an unarmed black man, by Laurence Lewis Numerous reports indicate that George W. Bush received at least one memo stating that al-Qaeda was plotting an attack on American soil prior to the attacks.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, George Bush, World News, Mexico,

Business Journal

N.C. ranks 10th for jobs in proposed clean-energy projects announced in Q2

Crews for contractor Alpha Technologies install solar panels at Geenex and Et Solar's 20-megawatt solar farm at the old Halifax Airport in Roanoke Rapids.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, North Carolina, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Business Journal

Mets could use more power on the field, but Citi Field itself has a new renewable-power deal

NextEra Energy , will help power the New York Mets' ballpark with renewable energy for the next three years.

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Related Topix: NextEra Energy Resources, Alternative Energy, Energy, Juno Beach, FL, Wind Power

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Age

We support renewable energy: Abbott

Prime Minister Tony Abbott insists his government still supports renewable energy, but won't say how he will respond to advice he dump incentives for new investments.

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Wimmera Mail-Times

Nkandu Beltz backs Greens' commitment to renewable energy target

BACKED: Greens candidate for Lowan Nkandu Beltz believes the renewable energy target would motivate investment in renewable energy in western Victoria.

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The Bennington Banner

Feds to conduct environmental study of proposed underwater transmission line

The Department of Energy will prepare an environmental impact statement for a proposed power line that will pass under Lake Champlain to connect power supplies in Canada to the Coolidge substation in Ludlow.

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Bangkok Post

US plans solar power project in Myanmar

US investors will help finance a US$480 million solar power project in Myanmar's northeastern Mandalay region, which will ultimately provide up to 12% of the country's power generation, the US Trade Representative and an investment manager said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Burma, World News,

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma landowners sue over wind farm plan

The lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Oklahoma Wind Action Association names several companies associated with Apex Clean Energy Inc., requesting protection from the loss of use and value of land.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Okarche, OK

Brandon Sun

US fund inks $480M energy deal in Myanmar that is largest US investment since sanctions lifted

A U.S investment fund has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Myanmar Travel, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

The Inter-Mountain

Water heater project helps W.Va. church go solar

A community-funded project involving water heaters will pay the $55,000 cost of a 60-panel solar energy system installed on the roof of Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Shepherdstown, WV

Wed Aug 27, 2014

USA Today

U.S. eyes 'name and shame' in climate talks

The Obama administration is likely to use upcoming climate talks to push for a treaty-less accord that would "name and shame" countries into reducing their heat-trapping carbon emissions.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy, China, US News

NewsOK.com

Hawaiian Electric submits renewable energy plan

Hawaiian Electric Co. has filed an ambitious plan to have 65 percent of its power come from renewable energy within 16 years.

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Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Hawaiian Electric Industries, Solar Energy

NewsOK.com

Cape Wind opponents file federal appeal in lawsuit

A Cape Cod town and other local opponents of the Cape Wind energy project are appealing a federal judge's decision to dismiss their lawsuit.

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Mother Jones

The Dirty Secret Behind Europe's Renewable Energy Industry

If you're driving through the South and you see a denuded field filled with stubby new plantings where lush forest once stood, the blame might lie with an unlikely culprit: the European Union and its well-intentioned clean energy rules.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Global Warming, Asheville, NC

Warrnambool Standard

Greens turn up heat on Napthine government and Labor opposition over renewable energy and fracking

Greens South West Coast candidate Thomas Campbell and lead upper house candidate for Western Victoria Lloyd Davies at last night's campaign launch.

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Business Journal

Kauai utility seeks regulatory approval for major renewable energy project

The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative has submitted its application to Hawaii regulators seeking approval for a power purchase agreement with landowner Gay & Robinson Inc. for a planned 6-megawatt hydroelectric facility on the west side of Kauai, according to public documents.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Lihue, HI

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