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  1. Suzlon's Senvion Unit Wins Four U.K. Wind-Power OrdersRead the original story

    12 min ago | Bloomberg

    Suzlon Energy Ltd. 's Senvion unit won four wind-turbine orders in the U.K. totaling 63.5 megawatts. The biggest was for 14 Senvion MM82 machines totaling 28.7 megawatts at the Penmanshiel wind farm developed by Renewable Energy Systems Ltd., Pune, India-based Suzlon said today in an e-mailed statement.


  2. Everything you've ever wanted to know about LEDsRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, may not look like much, but the little lights recently earned three scientists the Nobel Prize in Physics. The Japanese scientists invented a blue diode lamp that when coated with phosphorus or combined with red and green LEDs makes it possible to create white LED lamps.


  3. Millions of us say: "NO Shell Drilling"! Add your voice today before 11:59 p.m. Eastern TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Daily Kos

    Friday I put up a diary on this issue with links to facilitate citizen action about Arctic drilling in the continental shelf of northwest Alaska by giving comments to BOEM about keeping Shell from extending a 2008 original lease to drill in Arctic seas for another 5 years. Yesterday I put up another diary that cut the issue differently.


  4. Strategies for promoting biodiesel use in marine vesselsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CiteULike

    The marine transportation sector, responsible for consuming a large amount of degraded fuel oil, is one of the major contributors to global warming and air pollution. These effects are responsible for a large number of premature deaths in the US and throughout the world.


  5. National View: A lump of coal for fossil fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Founded only two years ago by experts and students fed up with the glacial pace of climate action, this global effort is already liquidating more than $50 billion of the oil, gas and coal assets owned both by individuals and institutions like colleges and dioceses. What's moving that mound of money? For the most part, divestors heeded moral questions of the “how will your grandchildren survive once the seas swallow Florida” variety.


  6. Low Oil Prices Won't Affect Novozymes' Commitment To Cellulosic Biofuels, Exec SaysRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    LOW OIL PRICES WON'T AFFECT NOVOZYMES' COMMITMENT TO CELLULOSIC BIOFUELS, EXEC SAYS Dec. 22, 2014 Reuters reports: Denmark's Novozymes , the world's largest enzymes producer, will stick to its plans to develop transportation fuel made from agricultural waste, despite an oil price rout that has left oil-based products cheaper for consumers. Some analysts have expressed concern that a lower crude oil price might dampen investor interest in alternatives, but Novozymes said on Thursday that it aims to provide enzymes to 15 advanced bioethanol plants by 2017, up from five, generating 1 billion Danish crowns in revenue.


  7. Renewable Fuels Assn Refutes U Of Minnesota Ethanol Emissions StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    RENEWABLE FUELS ASSN REFUTES U OF MINNESOTA ETHANOL EMISSIONS STUDY Dec. 22, 2014 By Geoff Cooper, Sr VP of the Renewable Fuels Association A recent paper by researchers at the University of Minnesota suggests that using corn ethanol in lieu of gasoline would increase emissions of fine particulate matter and ground-level ozone. The results are based on numerous assumptions and a series of complex hypothetical modeling scenarios.


  8. Kids Gifts to Make This the Best Christmas EverRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... engineering kit comes with all the tools young scientists need to learn about fuel cells and other alternative energy sources for powering vehicles as well as automotive engineering. Ages 8 and up. Available at toy retailers nationwide. The green ...


  9. Working together meant Mass. successRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... clean- tech sector that is growing jobs at double-digit rates. We've gone from 6 megawatts of alternative energy generation to more than 800 megawatts. Emissions are sharply reduced. And we've established Massachusetts as a leader in the ...


  10. Political Blotter: New campaign highlights how clean-energy laws benefit poorer communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at .


  11. Freight traffic brisk in New Bedford HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    NEW BEDFORD - From zero just a few years ago, freighter traffic in New Bedford Harbor has risen to the point where, for the first time, there were two in the harbor at the same time a few days ago.  Deputy Port Director Edward Anthes-Washburn said that the clementines aboard both ships will be marketed not only to Canada but to the U.S. as well for the first time. "It's an exciting development," he said.


  12. Jason Brailow Presents Remarkable Presales Numbers for His Latest Real Estate DevelopmentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

    The exclusive 56-unit gated master-planned community in San Luis Obispo is built based on the vision of Jason Brailow , entrepreneur and CEO of Advance Global Concepts. All luxury homes will be equipped with a cutting-edge security system that allows residents to control their homes remotely, from anywhere in the world, using their smartphone, tablet, or computer.


  13. Census gives glimpse into modern farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    These statistics come from the U.S. Census of Agriculture, released earlier this year and taken every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The census is based on information gathered in 2012 and gives the scoop on crops, plants, livestock, animals, farms, and farm operators in more than 3,000 U.S. counties, according to a National Agriculture Statistics Service press release.


  14. Lessons from LimaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | IOMA

    The blog expands on Bloomberg BNA's expertise in covering climate change and clean energy issues by offering a fresh take on legal, regulatory, and policy developments in the U.S. and around the world. We also invite you to visit , BBNA's free online energy and climate digest.


  15. Stay head of the weather demons, and keep warm, urges Angus MPRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Brechin Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Angus MP Mike Weir is backing a campaign by Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution to make sure local residents know how to stay safe, warm and informed if winter storms cause further disruption to power supplies.


  16. NASA Plans Airships, Floating City for Manned Venus MissionRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | INDOlink

    WASHINGTON: NASA plans to send solar-powered airships to explore Venus' atmosphere and to eventually establish a permanent human colony in a floating cloud city above the Earth's nearest planetary neighbour. Dale Arney and Chris Jones, from the Space Mission Analysis Branch of NASA's Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate at Langley Research Center, in Virginia, have proposed that it may make sense to go to Venus before we ever send humans to Mars.


  17. Soitec updates its 2015 and 2016 financial guidanceRead the original story

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    Soitec updates its 2015 and 2016 financial guidance Bernin, France, December 22, 2014 - Soitec, a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, announced today that several significant updates on major solar projects drive an update on its 2015 and 2016 financial guidance. In California, Soitec had sold to a large Energy Service provider 150 MW of Power Purchase Agreements with San Diego Gas & Electric for a solar project under development in California .


  18. Your ignorance is offensiveRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    IN Business Report of December 8, Bishop Geoff Davies wrote a silly and offensive open letter to President Jacob Zuma concerning nuclear power. Davies stated that Zuma was being "led astray" by "untruths put forward" by the nuclear professionals of South Africa.


  19. New NASA Probe Will Study Earth's Forests in 3-DRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

    A laser-based instrument being developed for the International Space Station will provide a unique 3-D view of Earth's forests, helping to fill in missing information about their role in the carbon cycle. A laser-based instrument being developed for the International Space Station will provide a unique 3-D view of Earth's forests, helping to fill in missing information about their role in the carbon cycle.


  20. Studies tout value of state's almond growers, green energy, LatinosRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    It's that time of year when public relations firms roll out impressive numbers to boost clients' images at the Capitol. Interest groups fill a holiday news vacuum by releasing specially commissioned economic studies.