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34 min ago | Business Journal

SolarWorld to check with Hawaii's Inter-Island Solar Supply regarding faulty part

Solar photovoltaic panels are seen in this file photo. SolarWorld is taking a look at a faulty part in panels it distributed to wholesalers across the country, including Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hillsboro, OR

4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Clean Solar Makes the Solar Power World 2014 Top US Solar Contractors List

SAN JOSE, CA - August 21, 2014 - Clean Solar ranked as the #2 Bay Area Residential Solar Installer in Solar Power World's 2014 Top Solar Contractors list.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Reporter

Local utilities eye solar energy trend

Nick Hofmeister of McCordsville installed a solar energy system in his home four years ago.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, McCordsville, IN

KFI

DWP is still slow to turn on home solar energy systems

According to the LA Times , the DWP is having a hard time keeping up with homeowners who have installed solar panels in their homes.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

WMDT

Solar Energy On The Way To Wicomico Co.

Public Works Director Lee Beauchamp tells 47 ABC, the county solicited five bids for solar energy earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

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.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Xenia Daily Gazette

Solar power gets hot, hot, hot

With so many homeowners and businesses making greener energy choices, private utilities - along with big oil, gas, coal, and nuclear companies - see the writing on the wall.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Geothermal Power, Wind Power, Global Warming, Opinion

Buildings

Solar Energy You Can See Through

For all its advantages, solar power has one obvious drawback: the space that the arrays take up.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Michigan State University

301 Moved Permanently

Solar power information session popular in Wilmette

More than 100 Wilmette residents have signed up with a program that offers discounts for buying solar panel heating systems, and backers of the program may see more before the discount program's Sept.

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Related Topix: Wilmette, IL, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environmental Law, Law

Charleston City Paper

The Agenda: Solar power to SC?; Carowinds unveils 325-ft...

SCE&G has issued a request for proposals to build solar farms in North Charleston and Cayce to generate 300-500 kW and 3-4 mW each, respectively.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, North Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC, Cayce, SC, Charleston County, SC

Business Journal

Plugging NY's solar energy into one outlet

New York state's multiple solar programs are merging to a single, statewide NY-Sun Incentive Program, which will result in 3,000 megawatts of solar, enough to power 400,000 homes.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

News and Star

Objections to plans for 50,000 panel solar energy park

Livos Energy Limited has earmarked an 80-acre site at Westnewton, near Aspatria, to build a new solar energy park housing about 50,000 solar panels.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England, Agriculture, Science

Bangkok Post

Energy Absolute to invest $1.4bn

Energy Absolute Pcl, whose Bangkok-listed shares have more than tripled this year, plans to spend about 46 billion baht over the next three years to boost generation capacity from renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Financial Markets, Southeast Asia, World News, Thailand, Wind Power

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Forbes.com

A Look At Trina Solar's Downstream Business

Great Speculations' contributor page is devoted to investing ideas that will help make you wiser and richer.

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Related Topix: Trina Solar, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Financial Markets

Business Journal

Environmental leaders hail TVA's retirement of Allen Fossil Plant

Thursday, the Tennessee Valley Authority announced their desire to retire the coal burning plant and construct a natural gas plant with 1,000 megawatt generation capacity nearby.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Digital Post Production

Unlikely Bedfellows: Mines That Run On Solar Or Wind Power

August 21, 2014 Mining companies are often seen as dinosaurs when it comes to making changes that will benefit the environment, but that perception may be shifting as some companies turn to renewable energy to cut costs and lighten their carbon footprint.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

CIO

Researchers Build Screen to Solar Power Your Phone

With batteries stubbornly refusing to get more efficient, researchers continue to hunt for new ways to power our gadgets.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

WDJT

Mayor Barrett to announce plans to expand solar program

The Milwaukee Shines solar program started in 2008, helping homes and local landmarks like Discovery World and Milwaukee School of Engineering add solar power to its buildings.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy

Your Leek Paper

Tean solar farm given approval

Last week members of Staffordshire Moorlands District Council's planning applications committee gave the go ahead for the development at Lower Newton Farm, Draycott Road, Tean.

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Related Topix: Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Science, Agriculture, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bloomberg

Solar Energy Less Dangerous to Birds Than Cats or Cars

Solar-thermal power plants in the U.S. are less likely to kill birds than cars, cats or mobile-phone towers, despite reports that say the facilities pose a significant threat to avian life.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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