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2 hrs ago | American Reporter

On Native GroundCARBON-Free Electricity by 2018? We Can do this

People always say that Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is a nice man. But he has character as well as policy failings which we can no longer afford to overlook.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Home Listing, Home, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

6 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Mass. faces new energy challenges

With a natural gas pipeline proposed for northern Massachusetts still in the planning stages and strong opposition in communities along its route, power experts are saying a shortage of gas supplies in the state and New England in general is driving up prices and forcing greater reliance on coal and oil power generation.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Holyoke, MA, ISO New England

9 hrs ago | KTAR

Renewable-energy project gives state fastest clean-energy job growth

Arizona businesses announced plans earlier this year to hire more than 3,000 workers in clean-energy industries, letting the state claim the biggest growth in renewable-energy jobs in the nation for the second quarter of 2014.

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

13 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

Interview with George P. Bush on Environmental Policy

Here's a transcript - edited for length and clarity - of The Texas Tribune's in-depth interview with land commissioner candidate George P. Bush, in which he lays out his positions on environmental policy.

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

16 hrs ago | Reuters

Cavernous Swiss power plant undermined by renewable energy

Deep in a Swiss mountain, workers have blasted out a cathedral-sized hole for a power plant that will help keep Europe's lights on, but the profit outlook for the 1.9 billion Swiss franc project has darkened since its construction began in 2008.

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

23 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

NSF Grant Supports Winds of Change in Scientific Software

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 29 -- Boise State University issued the following news release: Wind is a tricky thing.

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Related Topix: Boise State University, Boise, ID, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, High Performance Computing

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Tucson's Children's Museum

Do you want a fun, interactive way for your children to learn about physical science? The Children's Museum is the place to go for S.T.E.A.M. Sundays.

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

NorCalBlogs

Renewable Energy in perspective: Solar and Wind power

These notes quantify the progress and achievement of the massive movement to install renewable energy solutions for electricity generation in Western Nations.

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

St. Cloud Times

Pricey VA wind turbines around U.S. remain idle

Pricey VA wind turbines around U.S. remain idle In the meantime, U.S. taxpayers are left in the lurch Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/30/pricey-va-wind-turbines-around-us-remain-idle/14883333/ A crane is put into place Wednesday to repair the wind turbine at the St. Cloud VA Health Care System in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Life, Veteran Affairs, Sundance Film Festival

Daily Kos

Spotlight on green news & views: Solar project in WV, high dam removed in WA, offshore fracking

Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Shepherdstown, WV, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US News, Liberal Political News

Washington Examiner

APNewsBreak: Iowa State loans went to regent's LLC

The agribusiness owned by Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter was awarded $480,000 in no-interest loans from an Iowa State University center a few months after he joined the school's governing board, records show.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Terry Branstad, US Governors

Hispanic Business

SD Mines Researcher Designing Foundation for World's Largest Offshore Windmill

The world's current record holder stands at 5.5 MW, a prototype with the potential to power 1,100 households each year.

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

Scotsman.com

Donald Trump-opposed windfarm given marine licence

A CONTROVERSIAL offshore windfarm planned for the Scottish coast has been granted final planning consent but cannot go ahead until the outcome of a legal battle by US tycoon Donald Trump.

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Related Topix: Grampian County, Scotland, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

The Estherville Spirit

Iowa Lakes dedicates S.E.R.T. building

With a 72-ton nacelle looming in the background, a host of dignitaries dedicated the Iowa Lakes Community College Sustainable Energy Resources & Technologies building Thursday.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Estherville, IA, Emmetsburg, IA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

QandO

Hypocrisy endemic in leftist enviro position on solar and wind power

How many times have we been treated to hissy fits by the environmental left when it comes to species other than humans and their endangerment? What group has constantly pushed for laws that protect animals from humans? And where have the enviros been mostly silent as a particular group of animals is wantonly slaughtered daily in the name of green, ... (more)

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

The Mercury

$2b wind plan king hit

A $2 billion King Island wind farm proposed by Hydro Tasmania would not go ahead under options contained in the Warburton review of the Renewable Energy Target provided to the Federal Government.

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

Center for REALTORAA Technology Web Log

Wind Energy Has Gone to the BATs

Altaeros Energies is a relatively new company born out of MIT Labs. They've developed a wind turbine that is tethered to the ground, can go higher than the current large fan-like wind turbines you see all around us and it's mobile.

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

ABC News

PUP says it will block changes to RET

MARK COLVIN: Environment groups and the operators of solar and wind companies have come out swinging against the Warburton review into the renewable energy target.

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

TreeHugger

100% of new US electricity capacity came from renewables in 3 of the last 10 months

The tides are a shifting. Renewables may not dominate the electric grid yet , but they are growing fast.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NewsOK.com

Technology, tax credits drive down wind energy fuel costs

Improved technology and a renewed federal tax credit combined to drive the average price of new wind-generated electricity to record low levels last year, according to a report released this week from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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

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