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1 hr ago | Journal and Courier

Purdue Energy Park wind turbine project proceedingPurdue Energy Park...

Plans are still alive for the Purdue Energy Park, a wind turbine farm on the northwest side of Tippecanoe County.

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Related Topix: Tippecanoe County, IN, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

5 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Regional News Stories: Fortunagacht Arrives, Unloads in Port of Cleveland

A port official says the Fortunagracht arrived around 11pm Friday, and unloading would continue through Monday, breaking only for the Easter holiday.

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

9 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

Oklahoma To Charge Homeowners Who Install Solar Panels

If you live in Oklahoma and you put solar panels on your house, you're going to have to pay a surcharge to your electric company thanks to a new law signed by Governor Mary Fallin last week: Oklahoma residents who produce their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their property will now be charged an additional fee, the result ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, US Governors, Mary Fallin, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Norman, OK

13 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Gone with the wind farm?

Our view: A theoretical inconvenience to Pax River radar testing shouldn't trump a 150-megawatt Eastern Shore wind power facility For Southern Maryland, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station is an economic engine like no other.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, US Politics, Maryland Government, Maryland, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Patuxent River, MD, US Navy, US Military, Opinion

15 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

US wind industry slammed by tax uncertainty, fracking

Once a booming industry, U.S. wind power saw its growth plummet 92 percent last year as it wrestled with tax uncertainties and cheap natural gas.

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

20 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Oklahoma electric utilities want higher rate for solar, wind energy producers

Senate Bill 1456 allows regulated utilities to apply to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to charge a higher base rate to customers who generate solar and wind energy and send their excess power back into the grid.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Michigan Radio

Great Lakes residents concerned about water

Whether pollution, energy or invasive species like Asian carp, many of the 1,250 people surveyed in late 2013 by schools like the University of Michigan felt that the Great Lakes were ok, but could be better.

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

Daily Times

Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city

Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Wind power project rules must change

Green energy campaigners are celebrating after the Government inspector ordered Wiltshire Council to delete its wind farms policy from the Core Strategy.

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

Driffield Today

Leconfield farmer shares secrets of his success at wind power open day

Leconfield farmer Chris Lount is to host an open day aimed at helping others in the industry find out how they can cut costs and increase income by diversifying into green energy.

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

ComputerWorld

Microsoft takes Iowa from corn to .com

Star Trek fans know that Capt. James T. Kirk will eventually be born in Iowa . So, in one respect, this state already has a notable tech reputation.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, West Des Moines, IA, Widevine Technologies, Social Software, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Deseret News

Utah wind power poised to increase

Four new wind farms are poised for development in Utah after Rocky Mountain Power inked agreements with the companies to buy the power over 20 years.

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Related Topix: Utah, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Monticello, UT, San Juan County, UT

JD Supra

NREL Analyzes Production Tax Credit Extension Implications for U.S. Manufacturing

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory , which is a component of the U.S. Department of Energy, has published a report analyzing the implications of the extension of the production tax credit for U.S. manufacturing and employment levels.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, 9

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

You'll Never Guess Which State Has the Most Wind Energy

When it comes to wind energy, not all states are created equal. They say everything's bigger in Texas -- and for wind energy and rib-eye steak, they're right.

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

Sweetwater Reporter

WETS makes presentation at SEED meeting

At the SEED board of directors meeting held on Monday, a report from WETS was given.

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

ABC News

7 Super Green US Cities To Visit for Earth Day

As Earth Day 2014 approaches, many may be inspired to book a last-minute, low-impact vacation to a destination that takes green living seriously.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, University of Oregon, Oregon, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Slow Food, Alice Waters, Travel

Forbes.com

Gas Makes Wind Affordable Even Without Tax Credit: Alliant CEO

Cheap natural gas is making wind energy affordable, even without a federal tax credit, the chief executive officer of Alliant Energy said in Chicago Wednesday.

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

Coolest Gadgets

The Trinity will charge your gadgets through wind power

We all like the idea of getting something for nothing, but there are usually consequences involved with that line of thinking.

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

The RiotACT

Government calls for wind energy proposals

Following the announcement of a 90% renewable energy consumption target for the ACT , The ACT Government has called for wind energy proposals.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Journal

Bigger wind turbines could propel N.C.'s energy sector

Taller wind turbines and larger blades could lead the Southeast, and North Carolina, to grow its renewable wind energy sector.

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

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