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  1. 125th House District: O'Dea challenged by BedellRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | New Canaan News-Review

    Green Party candidate David Bedell is running for the 125th General Assembly district seat, which includes New Canaan and Wilton. Photo: Contributed Photo, ST New Canaan attorney Tom O'Dea is running for election this year for a second term at the 125th General Assembly district.


  2. Mitch McConnell: '30 years of someone just playing possum'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago |

    "Playing possum", is how Alison Grimes characterizes the tenure of Senator Mitch McConnell . If you examine Kentucky 's economic history during the Senator's tenure you will see that there are opportunities for inventive leadership in the areas of technology development that would most benefit Kentucky, however, the Senator preferred to play possum and not to intervene.


  3. New policymaking tool for shift to renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | ECNmag

    Multiple pathways exist to a low greenhouse gas future, all involving increased efficiency and a dramatic shift in energy supply away from fossil fuels. A new tool 'SWITCH' enables policymakers and planners to assess the economic and environmental implications of different energy scenarios.


  4. A Hurricane Briefly Helped Wind Power Overtake Nuke Power in the U.K.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gawker

    When the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew through northwestern Europe earlier this week, the storm's strong winds helped the country to consume a full one percent more wind power than nuclear power on Tuesday. During the storm, the United Kingdom received 14.2 percent of its energy from wind power, versus 13.2 percent produced by nuclear power plants.


  5. How a small club like Freiburg makes ends meetRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Financially disadvantaged, Freiburg deploys an array of coping strategies to stay in Germany's top division. Here, at a glance, is how one of the Bundesliga's most modest clubs makes ends meet: BUILD, NOT BUY: Because Freiburg cannot afford to buy many players, it "builds" them instead.


  6. Coal-Rich Countries May Block New EU Climate DealRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago |

    European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to stamp their new, ambitious greenhouse gas emissions plan should prepare for unyielding opposition from coal-reliant Poland and other East European countries who say their developing economies and electricity bills would suffer too much from the new target. Poland is ready to veto the plan that would oblige 28 EU states to jointly cut their greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below the 1990 levels by the year 2030.


  7. Acciona to build 45 MW wind farm in ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Utility Products

    Chile 's Atacama Desert may be the country's solar Mecca, but when it comes to wind energy , central-northern Coquimbo region is king. Acciona 's 45 MW Punta Palmeras wind project is set to begin injecting power into the central SIC grid in December, an energy ministry release said, making it Coquimbo's ninth wind farm.


  8. NY reports 7 deals for clean energy projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | North County Public Radio

    New York officials say they have reached agreements in principle to finance seven clean energy projects with a dozen banks and investment firms and the state's new NY Green Bank. They hope to close deals this year that would lead to more than $800 million invested in solar energy, cogeneration and energy-efficiency.


  9. In Brazil, Israeli-perfected castor used for biofuelRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Former President Shimon Peres examines some of Evogene's experimental plants on a visit to the company's headquarters last year In the biofuel business, the castor plant has become a sort of holy grail - much of that due to the efforts of Israel's Evogene, which specializes in genetic modification of plants for industrial purposes. Brazil, South America's largest country, could be next to benefit, as Evogene's castor efforts are going commercial.


  10. 7 New York State Clean Energy Projects Receive FinancingRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Switched

    New York officials say they have reached agreements in principle to finance seven clean energy projects with a dozen banks and investment firms and the state's new NY Green Bank. They hope to close deals this year that would lead to more than $800 million invested in solar energy, cogeneration and energy-efficiency.


  11. Hero MotoCorp Produces Food, Energy, and Vehicle Parts at Their Green Garden Factory in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Inhabitat

    Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest two wheeler motorcycle manufacturer based in India, recently built a factory that combines vehicle manufacturing with sustainable technology. This paradoxical mixture is embodied in the new facility, designed by William McDonough + Partners [WM+P] , and aims to bring nature and technology together.


  12. What's at Stake as EU Leaders Sit Down to Hammer out the Next Batch of Energy and Climate Targets?Read the original story

    44 min ago | Common Dreams

    Dressed as corporate lobbyists, Friends of the Earth Europe and Oxfam constructed a huge blockade of leaky oil barrels and bags of coal, to symbolise the dirty energy companies blocking action on climate change. These polluting companies are spending millions every year to prevent the transition to a clean, community-controlled energy future.


  13. Living Green: Wood options let Vermonters 'heat local'Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Williston Observer

    To Vermonters gearing up for the big fat bills that come with heating their homes in the winter, it comes as no surprise that heating accounts for 50 percent of a Vermont home's energy use. Wood-powered heat can help defray heating costs, add coziness to the long winters and keep heating dollars in state.


  14. Solar Panel Benefit Program Is A ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | MediaPost

    If you're a worker at one of the participating companies , it's dollars in your pocket and a sense of doing the right thing. If you're an employer, you generate goodwill and PR.


  15. Armenia Conducting Its Maiden National Cleantech Business Ideas CompetitionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    ARMENIA CONDUCTING ITS MAIDEN NATIONAL CLEANTECH BUSINESS IDEAS COMPETITION YEREVAN, October 23. /ARKA/. The National Cleantech Business Ideas Competition is being held in Armenia for the first time.


  16. Chevron Announces Oil Discovery in Deepwater U.S. Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    Chevron Corporation today announced a new oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Keathley Canyon Block 10 Well No.


  17. Report: Wind Power Raising Texas Electricity PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Policy Digest

    Of the 10 states most reliant on wind power, nine of them have seen their electricity prices rise at least five times faster than the national average, writes James Taylor, senior fellow at the Heartland Institute. While wind advocates claim that wind power reduces costs, on-the-ground evidence suggests the opposite is true.


  18. Stion, Inman Solar, and Washington Gas Energy Systems Partner to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    Stion, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of high efficiency thin-film solar modules and provider of photovoltaic solar solutions, announced today that it has completed supply of 3MW DC of solar modules to Inman Solar for projects around the state of Georgia. "We look forward to exploring future opportunities to work with Stion and Inman Solar on renewable energy projects for municipalities, businesses and other organizations."


  19. German Power Prices Poised to Fall Fourth Year as Economy SlowsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Power prices in Germany will probably fall for an unprecedented fourth year on signs Europe's biggest economy is slowing and fuel costs are dropping. Electricity for next-year delivery will slide 5.5 percent by Dec. 31 from a year earlier, according to the median in a Bloomberg survey of 10 traders and analysts.


  20. SunEdison Closes Financing To Build 26 Megawatt (MW) Utility Solar...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Electric Energy Online

    SunEdison , a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services announced today that it has closed on construction financing underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. The funds will be used to construct the 26 megawatt DC Vega solar power plant located in Merced County, CA. "Vega is our latest utility-scale project in California and will be a state-of-the-art facility," said Ryan Bennett, vice-president of project finance, SunEdison North America.