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4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Facts that disprove conspiracy theory about Harry Reid, Cliven Bundy and solar power

The theory: The Senate majority leader masterminded the takeover of Bundy's cattle in Gold Butte to clear land for a solar facility that Chinese company ENN hoped to build in Southern Nevada.

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Related Topix: US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US House of Representatives, Representative Steven Horsford, Bunkerville, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Laughlin, NV

5 hrs ago | WSOCTV

Environmentalists call for better solar energy policies

Local environmental groups are calling for Charlotte to improve their solar energy policies because Charlotte is the only city in the state that exceeds federal pollution standards.

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

6 hrs ago | Trend

Kazakhstan and French Total intend to cooperate in solar energy area

Kazakh Oil and Gas Ministry and French company Total signed a memorandum of understanding to develop cooperation in solar energy area, the ministry's press service said on April 17. The memorandum was signed by the representatives of the Oil and Gas Ministry, Total and SunPower .

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

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

'Solar Summit' is Obama's latest attempt to get something done on solar energy despite Congress

The solar industry now employs 143,000 Americans like these veterans who are part of Grid Alternatives that puts solar panels on low-income people's homes.

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

8 hrs ago | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

Material Offers Solar Energy - On Demand'

MIT and Harvard researchers have developed a switchable material that can absorb the sun's heat and store that energy in chemical form, ready to be released again "on demand."

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

9 hrs ago | Mashable

You Can Now Invest in Your Neighbors' Solar Energy Projects

Here's another reason to be nice to the neighbors: They might just give you a no-money-down, low-cost loan to put solar panels on your roof, and once you pay off that debt you'll get essentially free electricity as long as you own your home.

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

10 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

Energy Connections: Shocking climate change vs. shocking solar power [Greg Laden's Blog]

Caption from original: "Rate of temperature change today and in the PETM . Temperature rose steadily in the PETM due to the slow release of greenhouse gas .

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

11 hrs ago | Planning

Get Free Solar Energy Technical Help in Atlanta

With spring in full swing in Atlanta, I expect many National Planning Conference attendees will have sunshine on their minds.

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

11 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Solar Flares Up

It is amazing that something that seems as up-beat as "free" electricity from the sun can have such a dark side.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Arizona, Arizona Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, SunRun

14 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Pine Ridge Man Honored For Solar Energy Projects

The man behind a renewable energy company on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will be one of ten White House honorees this week.

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

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Obama to challenge private companies to boost solar power use

President Obama will challenge companies Thursday to expand their use of solar power , part of his ongoing effort to leverage the power of his office to achieve goals that have been stymied by Congress.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy, US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, US Politics, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Georgia Faces

Solar Power UGA's Gary Hawkins studying solar power as way to water...

Using the sun as a power source isn't a new concept. But for some Georgia farmers, implementing solar power to deliver water to remote locations is making a huge difference.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), University of Georgia, Vegetables, Tifton, GA

Albany Times Union

Musk's SolarCity: We Are Not Trying To Kill Utilities

For the past few months, SolarCity has been warning that utilities must adapt to growing demand for renewable storage, or risk getting left behind.

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

Sun Journal

Maine Senate sustains veto, pulls blinds on solar energy rebate bill

State Sen. John Cleveland, D-Auburn, gestures Wednesday as he asks his colleagues to overturn a veto of a bill by Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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Related Topix: Maine, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, US Governors, Paul LePage

Free Republic

Molecules Can Store Solar Energy Indefinitely

Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be tapped to heat homes, water or used for cooking.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Harvard University, Chemistry, Science

Hispanic Business

Scientists Discover How to Generate Solar Power in the Dark

The best part: The molecules can store the heat forever and be endlessly re-used while emitting absolutely no greenhouse gases.

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

News24

Zille hands out solar kits

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille on Wednesday handed out solar power kits to residents of the Chris Hani informal settlement in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.

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Related Topix: Democratic Alliance (South Africa), Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, South Africa, Africa

This is The West Country

Solar farm plans would benefit community

A FRESH application has been submitted for another solar farm near Burnham, which could join tens of thousands of panels springing up across Sedgemoor.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, England, United Kingdom, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy,

Evening News

Picture gallery and video: Newborn lambs get to work grazing among solar panels on east Norfolk farm

Ewes and lambs grazing between solar panels at the Nova Scotia Solar Farm near Caister.
 
 Picture: James Bass About 100 sheep, along with their energetic newborns, have moved on to Nova Scotia Farm, off the A149 between Caister and Ormesby, where they are happily sharing the field with 56,000 solar panels.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Portland Tribune

Portland's solar energy generates top 20 label

Portland was propelled into the top 20 solar-powered U.S. cities this week by generating solar energy through programs including Solarize Portland, Environment Oregon and Solar Forward.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science, Prineville, OR

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