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  1. Passivhaus Institut Rewrites Certification StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Fine Homebuilding

    Renewable energy in the mix. New certification requirements for Passive House buildings not only set limits on how much energy they can use, but they also make renewable energy production mandatory in two new building categories.

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  2. Unexpected Aurora Skyscraper purifies air and water in ChernobylRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Inhabitat

    This luminous skyscraper absorbs radiation and gives off soft or high intensity light that communicates information on the environmental conditions in its surroundings. Meant to be built in Chernobyl , devastated by nuclear disaster in 1986, the new structure will help resettle the area and allow people to return to their roots.

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  3. Climate change turns the tide for 1 voterRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    I am a voter - a white, male, college-educated 20-something voter, born in the conservative South, living in the liberal North. I was raised in a middle-class family but now occupy an economic class that cannot afford to mince tax policy.

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  4. Fact Sheet: U.S. Reports its 2025 Emissions Target to the UnfcccRead the original story

    22 min ago | The White House

    State Department Submits President Obama's Ambitious 2025 Target to Cut U.S. Climate Pollution by 26-28 Percent from 2005 Levels Building on the strong progress made under President Obama to curb the emissions that are driving climate change and lead on the international stage, today the United States submitted its target to cut net greenhouse gas emissions to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change . The submission, referred to as an Intended Nationally Determined Contribution , is a formal statement of the U.S. target, announced in China last year, to reduce our emissions by 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2025, and to make best efforts to reduce by 28%.

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  5. Chairman Barry Smitherman of the Railroad Commission of Texas in his office, May 31, 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Texas Tribune

    Barry Smitherman , the only person to have served both on the Texas Railroad Commission and the state's Public Utility Commission, will practice energy law at Vinson and Elkins, the international law firm announced Tuesday. Working from Austin, he will advise energy industry clients that have business before federal and state agencies throughout the country, the firm said.

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  6. Catalytic Conversion of Biofuel Components: Product Analysis by Multidetector Gas ChromatographyRead the original story

    25 min ago | CiteULike

    Catalytic upgrading of bio-oils formed in the pyrolysis of biomass represents a promising approach to the production of renewable fuels and platform chemicals. Development of fundamental information needed for commercialization of bio-oil upgrading requires analytical methods for characterization of complex mixtures.

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  7. IRM to receive up to $500 mln from Warburg PincusRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | PE Hub

    ... and production, midstream, power generation, oilfield technology and related-services, mining and alternative energy development. Notable investments include Antero Resources, Bill Barrett Corporation, Broad Oak Energy, Encore Acquisition Company, ...

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  8. Potential seen in floating solar for wine, agRead the original story

    45 min ago | Wine Business Online

    Sonoma County clean energy and water officials have set up talks with vineyard, farm, dairy and other landowners in Sonoma Valley and around Healdsburg about using their irrigation ponds for what is said to be the largest floating solar-electricity project in the U.S. and the second-largest in the world.

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  9. Solar Sphere, Inc. Adds New Solar RV Kits to its Online StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | PRWeb

    ... road with your brand new RV solar panel kit," Russell said. Solar Sphere, Inc. is a leading provider of alternative energy products. We have created a one-stop-shop for solar solutions from many of the best manufacturers in the industry. Our ...

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  10. Cancer, Cola, Fries and LiesRead the original story

    53 min ago | Counterpunch

    Mike Whitney reports on the rapid metamorphosis of new Fed Chair Janet Yallin into a lackey for the bankers, bond traders and brokers.

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  11. Opinion: We're optimistic the Alberta government will implement fundamental changeRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    The future of Edmonton's beleaguered hospital network became clearer Monday, as the Prentice government announced plans for upgrading two of the city's oldest and most troubled sites. Wind turbines at a wind farm in Taft, Texas.

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  12. The Best Environment-related Prize ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Hack a day

    Last week we challenged you to post your idea on environment-related solutions for the 2015 Hackaday Prize . We've gone through every entry and have chosen this week's winners.

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  13. Mosaic Heats up Solar Lending by Going 100% Digital with eOriginal and DocuSignRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | WebWire

    Mosaic, Inc. today announced it has standardized on DocuSign, Inc. and eOriginal, Inc. for Digital Transaction Management . DocuSign and eOriginal are helping Mosaic go fully digital for dramatic ROI, increased security and compliance, and a better customer experience where clients apply for solar financing anytime, anywhere, on any device.

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  14. Renewables Re-energized: Green Energy Investments Worldwide Surge 17% to $270 Billion in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WebWire

    Driven by solar and wind, world investments reverse 2-year dip, brush aside challenge from sharply lower oil price. 103 gigawatt capacity added in 2014 is roughly that of all US nuclear plants.

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  15. Sister Company of TenTen Wilshire -- Plug And Play China -- Presents...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Market Wire

    ... The Amidi Group portfolio companies. Featured verticals include virtual reality, smart wearable devices, alternative energy, and autonomous vehicles. : 30+ startups pitch to top Chinese and Silicon Valley investors such as Sequoia Capital, NEA, ...

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  16. Sharp forecasts return to profit in solar business next yearRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    ... of the business, told reporters in Osaka on Monday. Sharp is benefiting from Japan's feed-in tariff for alternative energy, while subsidy cuts by European governments caused a A 5 billion loss for the 2014 business year which ended Tuesday. Solar ...

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  17. March 31, 2015 - Platte River Power Authority signs agreement for...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Public Power

    Colorado-based Platte River Power Authority and juwi solar have signed an agreement to build a 22-megawatt solar energy facility near Wellington, Colorado, PRPA said on March 30. The project will employ tracking photovoltaic panels and may be expanded to 30 MW depending on final site design. The 185-acre site selected for the project is on Platte River's Rawhide Energy Station property north of Wellington, Colorado.

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  18. March 31, 2015 - APPA argues for retention of key existing power...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Public Power

    There are several key elements of the existing power industry structure that should be retained under a possible future power market model outlined by the Solar Electric Power Association in its "51st State" proposal, the American Public Power Association said. APPA was one of several energy industry participants that replied to the SEPA 51st State proposal, which was unveiled in 2014.

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  19. American-Israeli team secures US gov't grant to build Burundi's first solar fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

    Advancing what will likely be the company's second utility-scale solar facility in East Africa, the American-Israeli led Gigawatt Global firm has secured two international grants worth nearly $1 million for the construction of a photovoltaic field in Burundi. Gigawatt Global, a US-owned Dutch developer co-founded by American-Israeli solar entrepreneur Yosef Abramowitz, is planning to build a 7.5 MW solar field on a 15-hectare site in the country's Gitega region, about 100 km.

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  20. GE Energy Financial Services and Pacifico Energy Partner on a Third Solar Transaction in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Electric Energy Online

    GE unit GE Energy Financial Services and Virginia Solar Group subsidiary Pacifico Energy have partnered for a third time to construct a solar power project in Japan. GE Energy Financial Services and Virginia Solar Group will jointly invest equity in a 96.2-megawatt photovoltaic solar plant, with GE Energy Financial Services' commitment totaling 7.5 billion.

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