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2 hrs ago | The Inquirer

Greenpeace slams Amazon for dirty cloud power

GREENPEACE HAS CRITICISED Amazon Web Services for the cloud provider's lack of green credentials, claiming the data centres that power its services are not energy efficient.

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

3 hrs ago | Power Online

Siemens D6 Direct-Drive Wind Turbine Obtains Type Certification By DNV GL

Siemens Energy has obtained type certification by certifying body DNV GL for the company's innovative D6 offshore wind turbine.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Telecom, Siemens, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

8 hrs ago | Switched

Climate Change This Week: US Flunks Efficiency, Green Bonds Grow, And More

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Truthdig

Boom-Or-Doom Riddle For Nuclear Industry

The headline figures for 2014 from the nuclear industry describe a worldwide boom in progress, with 73 reactors presently being built and another 481 new ones either planned or approved.

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

SouthCoastToday.com

Berwick on the issues

In a wide-ranging interview with members of The Standard-Times Editorial board, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Donald Berwick was asked were he stands on issues directly affecting SouthCoast and the state as a whole.

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

Bangor Daily News

Statoil Rejection an Epic Error for Maine, U.S.

Recent news about a $2.5 billion investment in England by Statoil, the giant Norwegian energy company, has reminded people that Maine kicked the company out of the state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Angus King, Norway, ME, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors, Paul LePage, University of Maine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

Power authority nixes wind energy deal

It may take months to confirm, but it appears there won't be a wind farm on the Nor'Wester mountain range south of Thunder Bay.

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

Dallas Morning News

To land Oncor, even the Hunts need help

Last week, the very rich, very private Hunt Consolidated Inc. hired David Campbell to lead a major push into electric utilities.

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Related Topix: Hunt Consolidated, Energy, Oil & Gas, Dallas, TX, Florida Power and Light, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Opinion

Port Orchard Independent

Don Brunell | It's not easy being green in the U.S.

Virtually every level of government has policies to reduce greenhouse gases by regulating everything from industrial CO2 emissions to cow flatulence.

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Related Topix: US Energy Systems, Energy, Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, New York, Opinion

Thanh Nein News

Investors give up wind power projects in Vietnam

The Bac Lieu wind power plant has been connected to the national power grid. Wind power price in Vietnam now is the lowest in the world.

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

KPIC

Wind energy companies seek balance between production, protection

On windy winter days, Duke Energy senior scientist Greg Aldrich likes to head to the sage-covered hills north of Glenrock to watch golden eagles ride the thermal air currents radiating off the sun-drenched earth.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Duke Energy, Glenrock, WY, Converse County, WY

Marine News

Westermeerwind Wind Farm Construction Begins

Mammoet announced today that Westermeerwind BV has reached financial close on July 25 for the turnkey construction of the Westermeerwind wind farm in Ijsselmeer, meaning work can now start on building the 48 wind turbines.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Telecom, Siemens, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Newkerala.com

'Foreign investment needed to harness power potential of Northeast'

Without foreign investment, the vast power potential of the northeastern region could not be leveraged, says the man heading the government-run North Eastern Electric Power Corporation .

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Editorial | Off-shore wind power development vital for future

The North Shore Wind Team may not be well-known to Grand Strand residents, but the team has done significant work to foster the development of ocean winds as a source of energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Myrtle Beach, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Santee, SC, Georgetown, SC, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Wind energy utility leasing more than 7,000 acres of land Down East

Atlantic Wind, a subsidiary of a global utility business, has leased thousands of acres in two coastal communities and is gathering data to assess the feasibility of a wind energy project there.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Washington County, ME, Whiting, ME, Machias, ME, Lubec, ME

Silicon Alley Insider

Solar And Wind Power Are More Expensive Than People Think

SUBSIDIES for renewable energy are one of the most contested areas of public policy.

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

The Heartland Institute

Kansas Newspaper Embarrasses Itself on Wind Power

Wind power apologists say and write the silliest things. Whether economic illiteracy, political mendacity, or some other reason is to blame, Big Wind shills serially embarrass themselves by making claims that wouldn't even make the multiple choice options for "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?" Here is an example published this morning by a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

The Heartland Institute

Five Fatal Flaws of Solar Energy

The sun is the most important energy source on Earth. It provides our daily warmth and light and the rotation and orbit of the earth turn its steady output into fluctuating day and night, summer and winter.

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

The Hill

Wind power production tax credit: Wall St. wolf in green clothing

The tax incentive for wind power expired last year, and the battle over its extension is now underway.

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

Hispanic Business

Spanish firm to build $112m wind power plant in Maan

The selection of the contractor was made through an international competitive tender process that started at the beginning of 2013.

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

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