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1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

You Probably Missed the Other Way Microsoft Is Cutting Expenses

What's getting much less attention is an alternate way in which the company is looking to control costs -- adopting renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Pilot Hill, CA

6 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Creating jobs, growing Iowa's economy with clean energy

Iowa is proof that clean energy works. We lead the nation in wind power generation and in biofuels production.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Columbian

Washington View: Ensure new buildings are truly 'green'

Reducing mankind's carbon footprint has become the defining issue of our time - and rightly so.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Solar Energy, US Energy Systems

DigiTimes

Wind power will deliver more than 7% of world's electricity by 2018, says Navigant

Headwinds in several key markets, including the US and Spain, slowed growth in the global wind power market dramatically in 2013.

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

ThinkProgress

Onshore Wind Power Is Now Cheapest Form Of New Electricity In Denmark

A new analysis from the government of Denmark found that wind power is by far the cheapest new form of electricity in the country.

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

Utility Products

NextEra Energy Partners completes Bluewater Wind Energy Center

The project is composed of 37 turbines and can generate up to 60 MW of electricity - enough to power some 15,000 homes in Ontario.

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

Wired

Next Big Thing You Missed: Bigger, Cheaper Batteries Will Eliminate Power Outages

General Electric has a bright idea for keeping the lights on even when the electrical grid short-circuits.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science / Technology, NASA, UC Irvine, Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Sandy

Business Journal

Wind energy leaders say focus is overseas while U.S. market remains unstable

The continued expiration of the U.S. production tax credits for energy projects has caused renewable energy developers to focus on international projects.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY

Copenhagen Post

Onshore wind least expensive form of power

Onshore wind power is the cheapest form of new electricity generation in Denmark, according to a recent study by the Danish Energy Agency , the government's energy research body.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Kos

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Sen. Mark Udall tours the Siemens Test Wind Turbine at the National Wind Technology Center just south of Boulder, Colorado, in 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Pollution Online

Spiraling Investments In Renewable Energy Drives The Wind Power...

GIA initiates research coverage on the global "Wind Power" market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets.

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

Live Science

Seals May Use Wind Farms as Hunting Grounds

A harbor seal tagged with a GPS phone tag as part of a study of offshore wind farms and seal hunting grounds.

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

Bellingham Herald

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

Estimates by federal agencies that they in effect threw away nearly $100 billion last year should infuriate taxpayers.

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

ThinkProgress

Wind Turbine Manufacturer Hiring 800 People In Colorado As Orders Pile Up

While the politics of fracking has taken hold of election-year energy discussions in Colorado, the wind power industry is quietly surging.

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

Alternative Energy Stocks

China Poised For Significant Expansion In Wind Power Generation

Electricity generation in China has increased 9.6% annually, from 2005 to 2013, reaching 5,425.1TWh of electricity.

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

Express India

Swift green clearances to make Madhya Pradesh power surplus:CM

Enthused by swift green clearance to a "number of projects" in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today asserted that the state would be power surplus in next four years and supply electricity to others.

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

Triple Pundit

Maryland Offshore Wind Auction Date Set, New Jersey Auction Proposed

News of further follow-through on President Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan broke over the course of the past two weeks: The Department of Interior and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced plans to auction nearly 80,000 acres of Atlantic Ocean waters off the coast of Maryland and proposed leasing another 344,000 acres off the New Jersey ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Courier News

Wind preferable to nuclear, coalWind preferable to nuclear,...

Wind preferable to nuclear, coal Environmental impacts can't be ignored, but don't compare to more dangerous energy sources Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rv2GW3 An offshore wind facility similar to this one is planned for Cape Cod.

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Juan Cole

Green Energy Robin Hood: India Doubles Tax on Coal to Fund Solar and Wind

This is just a small list of initiatives that India plans to implement in the renewable energy and the environment protection sector.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

EMA removes 'hard cap' on solar energy supply

This move means more solar power can be provided to the national power grid, according to the Energy Market Authority.

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

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