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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

Sony's Latest Bet: Lithium-ion Batteries For Energy Storage

Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai emphasized in early February that the company sees its battery business as essential to growth of smartphones and other mobile devices.

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

2 hrs ago | TreeHugger

This tiny portable wind turbine fits in your bag and charges your gadgets

In our current gadget-centric culture, one limiting factor for mobile devices is the capacity of the batteries that power them, and while we haven't seen any massive improvements in battery technology which would allow us to go for days between charges, mobile solar chargers and battery backup systems seem to be the only solutions .

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

3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Tocardo Sees River-Power Market Worth $1.4 Billion in 10 Years

Tocardo International BV, a Dutch maker of turbines that generate power from water, said the market for installing its devices in rivers may be worth as much as 1 billion euros in 10 years' time.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Newsday

UK 'too negative' towards wind farms

Britain's "negative" attitude to wind power has been criticised by the Brussels-based head of a leading green energy body.

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

Ubergizmo

Airborne Wind Turbines Another Possible Avenue To Harvest Energy

I am quite sure that wind turbines do have its advantages and all, but it is not every single day that one is able to fix a wind turbine right there and then.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Gadgets

MarketWatch

Ikea is betting big on wind energy in the U.S.

Like most companies, retailers have become actively engaged in expanding their use of renewable energy and in other sustainability efforts, but one well-known chain plans to become the leader of the pack.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hoopeston, IL, Solar Energy, Geothermal Power

KNDO

United MileagePlus Customers Can Use Their Miles To Help the Environment

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Related Topix: Airlines, United Airlines, Travel, Frequent Flyer Miles, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Domestic Fuel

12 U.S. States Dominate Wind Power

In this Ethanol Report, we talk with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about issues currently facing the ethanol industry inside the Beltway According to Today in Energy , 12 states dominated the U.S. wind energy market in 2013.

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

Star Phoenix

Wind-battery project aims to smooth wind's volatility

"Wind is highly volatile," says Jansen, an associate research engineer in the area of Alternative Energy at the Saskatchewan Research Council .

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

RTE.ie

3,000 protest against Govt wind & energy policy

Up to 3,000 people are taking part in a protest in Dublin city centre against the Government's wind energy and pylons policy.

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Triple Pundit

Electricity Prices Fall In Europe As German Renewable Energy Output Increases

For the fifth consecutive month, electricity prices in countries neighboring Germany have decreased, recently released Platts data reveals, due in large part to increased solar and wind generation in Germany.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Energy storage project deemed success, could pave way for more batteries on Texas grid

Rows of advanced lead acid batteries in far West Texas have provided 10,000 megawatt hours to the state's electric grid in the past 15 months.

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

Data Center Knowledge

Apple Buys Hydro Power Facility Near Prineville Data Center

Apple has acquired a hydroelectric power facility not far from its data center in Prineville, Oregon, according to reports in local media.

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Related Topix: Prineville, OR, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power

KSWO

Wind project donates $50,000 to children's museum

The Chisholm View Wind Project in Garfield and Grant counties has donated $50,000 to the Leonardo's Children's Museum in Enid.

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Related Topix: Garfield County, OK, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Inhabitat

Airborne Wind Turbines Could Meet World Energy Demand

A new study from the University of Delaware finds that high-altitude wind turbines tethered to the ground like kites could potentially generate enough clean, renewable electricity for the entire world.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Advertiser

Chance to hear more about wind farms

FARMERS and land owners are invited to an open day to hear about the benefits of controversial on-farm wind energy.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, R-N-B

Daily Mail

Trinity portable wind turbine that can charge your mobile phone

This is according to two electricians, who have designed the world's first portable turbine phone charger that lets people charge their mobile phone using wind power alone.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

New Jersey Herald

Western NY town checked out by wind farm company

Town officials in a western New York community on the shore of Lake Ontario say a Virginia company is talking to landowners about leasing land for a large wind farm.

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The Toronto Star

Disparity between soaring emissions and government policy frustrates climate activists

A new report by the UN climate panel says that, if we are to avert disaster, we must cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 to 70 per cent by 2050, and to nearly zero by the end of this century, so as to limit the increase in average global temperatures to 2C.

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Related Topix: Activism, Global Warming, North America, Canada, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Independent.ie

10,000 to march in 'monster rally' against wind power and pylons

Wednesday File photo of two girls on Communion Day 1994. The government has announced a cut to payments for children making their holy communion and confirmation.

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

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