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3 hrs ago | Science Daily

Solar energy: Dyes help harvest light

A new dye-sensitized solar cell absorbs a broad range of visible and infrared wavelengths.

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

4 hrs ago | JD Supra

Boost for Solar Energy in Illinois

Governor Pat Quinn recently signed into law amendments to The Illinois Power Agency Act aimed at promoting solar power in Illinois.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Pat Quinn, US Governors

7 hrs ago | The Clifton Record Online

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They were smaller, lower and slower than any vehicles on Highway 6. Some looked as if they drove straight off a Sci-Fi movie set.

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

11 hrs ago | Utility Products

SunPower expects to own and operate the solar power plant during construction.

SunPower Corp. began construction on the 135 MW Quinto Solar Project in Merced County, Calif.

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15 hrs ago | 13WHAM

New York agrees to buy land for energy complex

New York state has reached an agreement to buy the rest of the land needed for a solar-energy manufacturing complex planned for Buffalo.

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19 hrs ago | Utility Products

SPCG, Kyocera build 275 MW worth of solar power arrays in Thailand

SPCG Public Co. and Kyocera Corp. completed a package of utility-scale solar power projects in Thailand .

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Alternative Energy, Kyocera, Electronics, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Resource Investing News

Solar Power Industry Still a Key Source of Demand for Silver

It's been awhile since silver's role in the solar power industry was last discussed on Silver Investing News - a year, to be exact.

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

Reuters

Future grows darker for solar energy growth in Japan

On the second anniversary of a scheme aimed at boosting Japan's renewable energy after the Fukushima crisis, its powerful industry ministry is taking steps critics say will choke off solar investment and pave the way for a return to nuclear power.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Japan,

Fox News

"Serial Con Man" Busted in Solar Energy Farm Scam

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged a jailed con man for the second time this month with luring investors into a phony venture using made-up press releases -- this time for a non-existent solar energy company.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Federal Prisons, Prison, Business News

Tri-cityherald.com

Arizona utility wants to install rooftop systems

In approved by state regulators, the request filed Monday by Arizona Public Service Co.

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Related Topix: Energy, Arizona Public Service, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

Common Dreams

Solar Power Installations Jump to a New Annual Record

The year 2013 saw record-breaking growth for solar electricity generation as the photovoltaic and concentrated solar thermal power markets continued to grow.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

Channel3000

Solar sellers and supporters say MGE proposal targets clean energy

Rik Rosenlund has spent the last five years building a business on soaking up sun, but selling solar power units is an investment for both him and the customer.

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

Bellingham Herald

Storage problems no reason to reject renewable power

When you think of weather and ducks, you generally picture a rainy Washington day.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

Germany’s green tech forces 400x increase in power rates

The price of a stabilized green power grid is very steep, one could say it is like a 'hockey stick' Coal and gas electricity companies are being paid up to 400x times the wholesale price of power, in return for helping to stabilize the German electricity grid.

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

Gizmag

Google offers up US$1 million prize to shrink size of power inverters

The old saying says good things come in small packages. Google and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers seem to agree having launched the Little Box Challenge, an open competition with a US$1 million first prize to find innovative electronic designs to shrink power inverters down from their current bigger-than-a-bread-box size to ... (more)

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Statesboro Herald

More solar power now available

The 20-megawatt solar array to be built by Silicon Ranch Corporation near Hazlehurst will resemble this 30-MW array near Social Circles.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Hazlehurst, GA, Jeff Davis County, GA, Georgia, Jenkins County, GA, Millen, GA, Bryan County, GA, Pembroke, GA, Tattnall County, GA, Reidsville, GA

WKTV

Three Town of Floyd buildings now solar powered

The town's municipal building and the highway and sanitation departments are now receiving the solar power, but taxpayers will soon see reduced costs.

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The Heartland Institute

2007 - "a great year for growing bad legislation like the ethanol mandate

President Obama, and his administration, has enacted so many foolish and cost-increasing energy policies, it is easy to think that they are his purview alone.

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

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Builder touts green-building

The term 'high performance home' may conjure images of high-tech computerized houses, but high performance homes aren't futuristic at all.

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

Inhabitat

MIT Develops Brilliant Graphite Sponge that Converts Solar Energy into Steam

Researchers at MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a simple, graphite and carbon-based sponge that soaks up water and heats it using the sun's rays.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Inventions, Science / Technology

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