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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Centrica Half-Year Profit Drops 31% on Unprofitable Gas

Centrica Plc, grappling with a competition probe and the resignations of three senior managers, said first-half profit dropped 31 percent because of losses at its gas-fired power-generation business.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Business News

5 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

15% of electricity from renewables

The statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change show a 30% increase in the power coming from renewables in 2013, bringing the share of electricity from sources such as wind, hydropower and biomass up to 14.9%.

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

8 hrs ago | Inhabitat

A Serious Water Crisis Could Hit the US by 2030 Because of Dirty Power

In just 16 short years, the United States could be facing serious water shortage if it doesn't change the way that it generates power.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

10 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

How a New Jersey Company Brought Wind Power to Operations in Nebraska

Given the specter of climate change and other environmental concerns, the global need for additional renewable energy has become a topic of increasing relevance and urgency.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Becton Dickinson, Healthcare Industry, Nebraska Public Power District

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Kos

We may be out of water by 2040

Disturbing study has been conducted with researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark, Vermont Law School and CNA Corporation .

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

Border Counties Advertizer

David Cameron: 'Britain almost at limit for onshore wind energy'

David Cameron told the press at the Royal Welsh Showground on Monday that he does not see the need for more windfarms once the UK reaches its target of 10 per cent of electricity generated by onshore wind.

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

Buzzle.com

Average Salary of a Wind Turbine Technician

The wind energy industry is one of the fastest growing ones in the country. In this Buzzle article, you will be given a brief about the average salary of a wind turbine technician, who is responsible for the creation, working, and maintenance of the wind turbine.

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

Basingstoke Gazette

Sparsholt College seeks to put wind turbine on its land

Sparsholt College, in Westley Lane, wants to build the 74 metre turbine to teach students to the technology behind sustainable energy and reduce its carbon footprint.

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

Domestic Fuel

SheerWind Offers INVELOX for Wind Power

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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

Hispanically Speaking

Spain's Iberdrola to Build New 202 MW Wind Farm in Texas

Spanish electric utility company Iberdrola has begun turbine assembly for a new 202 MW wind farm in the U.S. state of Texas, a project with an investment cost of $400 million, the company said Tuesday.

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

Utility Products

Brazil reserve energy auction heavy with solar, wind power

Brazil 's federal energy planning company EPE has registered 1,034 projects totaling 26.3 GW for October's reserve energy auction, according to Business News Americas.

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

Canada NewsWire

Acquisition of a 14 MW wind power project in France

In all, Boralex will invest approximately a 25 million to complete this project.

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

Free Republic

E.U. offshore wind targets look iffy as France and Germany fall behind

Offshore wind is the key to the European Union's commitment to a legally binding target to meet 20 percent of its energy consumption through renewable energy by 2020.

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

Sofia News Agency

Bulgarian Constitutional Court to Revoke 20% Fee on Solar, Wind Power

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court is expected to revoke the 20% fee on the revenues of photovoltaic plants and wind farms.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Livermore 'friends' pleased with potential settlement from Groton Wind project

A local committee envisions building a walking bridge over the Pemigewasset River at Livermore Falls, and some financial help may be on the way to make it a reality.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Holderness, NH, Plymouth, NH, Campton, NH

KMVT Twin Falls

Csi Atic Building Completes Inspection

Twin Falls, Idaho After waiting for a piece of safety equipment, the new ATIC Building at CSI has now completed inspection.

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Related Topix: Twin Falls, ID, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

World News Report

Colorado a Hub for Wind Power

Sarah Cottrell Propst, executive director of the Interwest Energy Alliance and Four Corners Wind Resource Center, outlined the benefits of wind energy to Colorado in her op-ed guest column for the Pueblo Chieftain on July 19. Propst describes how the Vestas facilities in Colorado, including the factory in Pueblo, are part of a vast supply chain ... (more)

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

Plant Services

Infographic: The rise of wind energy in the U.S.

You may use the Headline, Deck, Byline and URL of this article on your Web site.

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

GlobalNews

Wednesday July 30th on The Morning News

With our population in Nova Scotia aging, keeping our senses sharp becomes more important.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Canada

Long Island Business News

Digging deep for power savings with geothermal

Rather than digging deep into pockets to pay monthly energy bills, Tutor Time of Melville dug 180 feet into the ground to create a geothermal heating and cooling system.

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

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