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2 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

The investigators want the halt until the full extent of the deaths can be assessed.


Related Topix: BrightSource Energy, Startups, Alternative Energy, Energy, Las Vegas, NV, Entomology, Science

6 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Performance poet puts renewable energy in the spotlight

Matt Harvey, the poet-in-residence at sustainable energy champions Regen SW will premier his new energy inspired collection, "The Element in the Room" on 23 September at the Bikeshed Theatre, Exeter.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Arts, Poetry

7 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Nicaraguaa s latest revolution: Becoming a green energy powerhouse

So fast, in fact, that Nicaragua is drawing a parade of distinguished admirers coming to examine how the nation is radically changing its energy footprint with an aggressive goal of becoming a green energy powerhouse.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Banking, InterAmerican Development Bank, Financial Services, Daniel Ortega

Fri Aug 22, 2014

ABC News

Jobs at risk from renewable energy target changes

ELIZABETH JACKSON: A green energy analyst says any changes to the Renewable Energy Target, which is currently under Federal Government review, will affect far more than the environmental sector in Australia.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Australia, Oceania, World News,

The Brad Blog

'Oops': Rick Perry Falsely Claims One of Two Felony Charges Against Him Relates to 'Bribery'

Too much rain in AZ desert; Another toxic spill in Ohio River; New solar breakthrough; Wind energy prices hit all-time low; PLUS: Auto-magically cleaning up Baltimore Harbor... Rightwingers decry effort 'to register Democratic voters' following the killing of Michael Brown.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

Colorado solar player expanding to Twin Cities

David Amster-Olszewski is founder and president of SunShare, one of the big players in the new, rapidly growing "community solar power" market.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Shiny shiny

Bio-bean is turning coffee grounds into energy and fuel

When thinking of coffee shop waste, we always tend to think of piles and piles of cups, but the average coffee shop throws out around 22 pounds of coffee grounds a day too.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy

Cheraw Chronicle

Educators learn about energy sources

This summer, Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in energy-industry fields to three Chesterfield County educators, as part of the 29th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Center.


Related Topix: Santee, SC, Chesterfield County, SC, McBee, SC, Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Canberra Times

ACT government puts off green energy increase until 2018-19

Green energy purchases by the ACT government will remain at just 5 per cent of total power use until at least 2018-19, according to a new report.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy


TVA board votes to retire Memphis coal plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal.


Related Topix: Tennessee Valley Authority, Energy, 9, Tennessee, Alternative Energy

Sierra Club Compass

Big Clean Air Victory in Indianapolis

After a two-year campaign by 50 organizations in the Power Indy Forward Coalition , Indianapolis Power & Light has announced its intention to stop burning coal at its downtown Harding Street power plant in 2016 and close the unlined coal ash lagoons at the plant, located on the city's south side.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Alternative Energy, Energy


Africa Will Add More Renewable Energy In 2014 Than In The Last 14 Years Combined

Sub-Saharan Africa will add more renewable energy projects in 2014 than it has in the last 14 years, according to research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance.


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

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk: SABRE renewable energy project among the winners in the Green Apple Awards

A project to help businesses in Suffolk become more sustainable, and save money in the process, is among the winners in the 2014 Green Apple Awards which aim to recognise Britain's greenest companies, councils and communities.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Suffolk County, VA, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England,

Washington Times

ISTOOK: Ivanpah solar energy project a glaring danger to airplane passengers

Thanks to a $1.6 billion green energy loan from the feds, pilots are being blinded by glare as they fly over the Mojave Desert.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, US News, Federal Aviation Administration


Nokero Launches Prima N202 Solar-Powered Light Bulb at American Renewable Energy Day

Nokero International, Ltd. recently launched the Prima N202, its ninth solar-powered light bulb, at Aspen's American Renewable Energy Day Conference early this month.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Retford Today

Notts: Solar farm plans presented to community

Initial plans for the site on land north of Netherfield Lane would generate locally sourced energy for around 4,600 homes.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy


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


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


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

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


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