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2 hrs ago | Juan Cole

Can Norway's Dams serve as a Huge Battery storing Europe's Green Energy?

DW: "Norway derives almost 100 percent of its energy from hydropower. For Germany's planned transition to renewable energy, a close partnership is crucially important, because Norwegian pumped storage power stations could balance out variations in renewable energy sources.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Reuters

U.S. sets anti-dumping duties on solar imports from China, Taiwan

The United States on Friday set new import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan after the Commerce Department found that the solar panels and cells are being sold too cheaply on the U.S. market.

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

Science Daily

Steam energy from the sun: New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam

A new material structure generates steam by soaking up the sun. The structure -- a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon foam -- is a porous, insulating material structure that floats on water.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

The Washington Post

German Utilities Bail Out Electric Grid at Wind's Mercy: Energy

Germany's push toward renewable energy is causing so many drops and surges from wind and solar power that the government is paying more utilities than ever to help stabilize the country's electricity grid.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, Nuclear Energy,

The Heartland Institute

Five Fatal Flaws of Solar Energy

The sun is the most important energy source on Earth. It provides our daily warmth and light and the rotation and orbit of the earth turn its steady output into fluctuating day and night, summer and winter.

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

Scotsman.com

Renewable energy proves a success in Scotland

THE carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere in Scotland by renewable energy projects since 2012 was the equivalent of halting every motor vehicle journey for an entire year, according to Scottish Renewables.

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Business Journal

Duke Energy ranks low for renewables, efficiency in national study

Duke Energy is fifth among the nation's 32 largest investor-owned utilities for power produced by renewable energy, according to a new study published by the sustainable investing advocate organization Ceres.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy, Energy, Alternative Energy

Northern-Sun Print

The Senate Side-Senator Steve Sodders-Creating Jobs, Growing Iowa's Economy With Clean Energy

Iowa is proof that clean energy works. We lead the nation in wind power generation and in biofuels production.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Alternative Energy, Energy, Wind Power, Marshalltown, IA

Business Times

Singapore gives five solar energy research teams S$14m in grants

FIVE solar energy research teams in Singapore have been awarded up to S$14 million in research grants under the third grant call of the Energy Innovation Research Programme - FIVE solar energy research teams in Singapore have been awarded up to S$14 million in research grants under the third grant call of the Energy Innovation Research Programme .

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Science Daily

How to power California with wind, water and sun

New research outlines the path to a possible future for California in which renewable energy creates a healthier environment, generates jobs and stabilizes energy prices.

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Related Topix: California, Alternative Energy, Energy, Environment, Science, Global Warming

Basingstoke Gazette

Solar farm is step closer

A GERMAN green energy giant has won the first round of its battle to build Britain's biggest solar farm in the Test Valley countryside.

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

ThinkProgress

Iowa Governor Accused Of Passing Up $1 Million For New Solar

Iowa recently missed out on a $1 million federal grant to beef up its use of solar power - and State Sen. Jack Hatch, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor, took Gov. Terry Branstad to task over the loss on Monday.

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

Daily Kos

Spotlight on green news & views: ALEC on farm laws, Michigan wind power and Colorado wind jobs

Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy, Real Estate, Texas, Solar Energy

Business Journal

College campus could serve as test site for General Electric's new fuel cells

Hudson Valley Community College's satellite campus in Malta, New York could serve as a test site for General Electric's new fuel cell technology, according to college president Andrew Matonak .

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Related Topix: Niskayuna, NY, Alternative Energy, Energy, Troy, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Times

Google offers big prize for small power box

Google teamed with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers to back a "Littlebox Challenge" promising to reward whoever comes up with the best design for a device no bigger than a laptop that can efficiently convert direct current to alternating current commonly used in homes and businesses.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Rock FM

Apple Looks To Renewables For Its Juice

Apple's data centre in North Carolina runs on entirely clean energy, supplied by a 400,000-square-metre solar array built by the iPhone maker.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, iPhone

Science Daily

Spinach could lead to alternative energy more powerful than Popeye

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, Physics, Science, Purdue University

NewsOK.com

South Dakota PUC rules against wind power producer

South Dakota's Public Utilities Commission has ruled against an alternative energy producer seeking to force rural electric cooperatives to buy the wind power it plans to generate.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, Wind Power, Alternative Energy, Energy, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

The Washington Post

Iberdrola Profit Drops as Spain Renewable Subsidy Cuts Hit

Iberdrola SA, Spain's largest utility, said first-half profit dropped 13 percent after a reduction in renewable-energy subsidies took full effect.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Spain, World News, Stanley, Business News

Live Science

Affordable Batteries for Green Energy are Closer than We Think

Battery costs can make up a quarter of the cost of an electric car such as this Tesla Model S. This article was originally published at The Conversation.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, The Conversation, Reggae, Laptops/Notebooks, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

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