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  1. US works to ease Caribbean dependence on Venezuelan oilRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... to help Caribbean countries convert diesel-powered energy plants to natural gas and increase use of other alternative energy sources. Such moves would reduce the nearly complete dependence on oil that has made energy expensive in the region and ...

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  2. FACTBOX-Obama and Modi aim high with India summitRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AlertNet

    U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in India on Sunday for the second time, to build on what he calls one of the defining relationships of the 21st Century. Following are some key areas likely to be discussed during his visit: STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE India's size, location, fast-growing economy and potential as a democratic counterbalance to China makes the South Asian nation an increasingly important element of U.S. military and commercial strategy.

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  3. Federal decision expected on SunZia transmission lineRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A proposed $2 billion transmission line that would carry electricity generated by renewable resources in New Mexico and Arizona to markets across the West is one step closer to being in service after clearing its final federal hurdle. U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell was joined Saturday by members of New Mexico's congressional delegation and other federal officials to announce the government's approval of the SunZia project.

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  4. Offshore wind would produce 21,000 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Herald Independent

    Oceana released a new report Wednesday that finds offshore wind would produce over three times more jobs and nearly nine times as much energy as offshore drilling off South Carolina's Atlantic coast. The report, titled Offshore Energy by the Numbers, An Economic Analysis of Offshore Drilling and Wind Energy in the Atlantic, challenges recent claims by the oil and gas industry that opening the East Coast to offshore drilling will lead the United States to energy independence, generate millions of dollars in revenue for states and create thousands of jobs in the process.

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  5. UC Davis Grad School goes from 'lab to market'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills. The two Livermore national labs, the UCD management school and the Livermore-based i-GATE Innovation Hub, received a highly competitive $350,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office to launch the pilot program known as Lab-Corps.

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  6. Disabled Arizonian affected by chemical exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | People's Defender

    I've featured him twice before, and all along have been following what has become his life-or-death struggle against Multiple Chemical Sensitivity , also called Environmental Illness, which is defined on many health-related websites as a "chronic, recurring disease caused by a person's inability to tolerate an environmental chemical or class of foreign chemicals." In 2008, then muscular, 220-pound Casella was a Southern California sports bar bouncer when becoming repeatedly exposed to bleach in the bar's bathroom.

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  7. On Fourth Nuclear Power Plant, Ko calls for cutting lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... Nuclear Power Plant by failing to sufficiently invest in hydro power, wind power and other sources of alternative energy. Ko Wen-je is shown at a forum on energy solutions organized by the Taiwan Environmental Protection Union in Taipei, ...

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  8. India doubles down on coal production despite pressure on emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In the hilly Singrauli region of northern India, animals feed on ash-covered grass, smoke stings the eyes and burns the throat and the reservoir is foul with toxins like mercury and arsenic. Even the breakfast eggs are gray.

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  9. "The Representative wants to talk with Climate Hawks Vote."Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    "I was hoping to speak with someone at Climate Hawks Vote," reads the email from a staffer for a Democratic member of Congress. A handful of tweets can catch the attention of Congress, reports a study , and here it took just one tweet.

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  10. Swiss Company Develops White Solar CellsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Jetson Green

    A lot of effort has gone into developing transparent solar cells lately, since they could be attached to windows easily with no loss of light. But CSEM, a Swiss non-profit technology company, has now developed white solar cells, which can easily be integrated into a building's walls.

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  11. The Dirty Politics of Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    I've got good news for everybody! Guess what? Climate change is not a hoax! But here's the other news--despite all the scientific studies, IPCC reports, the Lima convention, President Obama's public statements, and even a proclamation from the Pope himself, it's official--the United States Senate has decided that climate change is not caused by us! This week, the esteemed body of bought-and-paid-for elected officials voted 98-1 in favor of an amendment stating that "Climate change is not a hoax," but refused to vote for a proposed amendment that it is caused mostly by human activity.

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  12. XOOM Energy faces class action lawsuit alleging bait-and-switch tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... XOOM increased its rate to 35 percent of what he would have paid BGE, according to the lawsuit. Some alternative energy providers, including XOOM, have come under scrutiny by the Maryland Public Service Commission for their marketing and customer ...

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  13. Coal production drops in China for 1st time in 14 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    China recorded its first drop in coal production since 2000 last year, as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter pulls back on its use of the fossil fuel and switches to cleaner energy sources. According to the country's national coal association, China produced 3.5 billion tons of coal in the first 11 months of 2014, 2.1 percent less than the same period in 2013.

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  14. Guest commentary: Workforce must be developed to help economy growRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    Gov. Jerry Brown's 2015-16 state budget proposal recognizes that even in an economy that is growing stronger each month, California must continue to invest in workforce development to ensure that its businesses can more effectively access the human capital they need to remain competitive. This commitment is even more important from the standpoint of enhancing opportunity for California's residents, particularly those who are working but not earning enough to make ends meet.

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  15. W.Va. House passes measure to repeal state's energy portfolio standardRead the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    The bill has been long-sought by members of the West Virginia Republican Party, which recently took control of the Legislature. While the portfolio standard has been framed as an attack on the coal industry, the state's coal association originally supported the bill, which includes a broad definition of alternative energy sources.

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  16. GE wind turbine orders jumped 26% in 2014; industrial profits rose 10%Read the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    The company logged 3,227 wind turbine orders in 2014 and 1,251 during the fourth quarter, an almost 61% increase over the 2013 period, with the U.S. accounting for 138 units "associated with" the extension of the production tax credit that Congress at the end of 2014, GE Senior Vice President and CFO Jeffrey Bornstein said on the company's fourth-quarter 2014 earnings call. The results came as GE shifts its focus toward industry and infrastructure and away from operations such as financial services.

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  17. Renewables advocates attack Wis. solar charge in court filingRead the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    Faced with sagging electricity sales and cost-recovery challenges created by changing customer demand and cost-competitive alternatives to utility-supplied power, the state regulators to approve higher fixed charges, a demand charge on solar customers and lower utility payments for excess power that ratepayers send from their solar panels back to the grid. The PSC's vote approving all three measures outraged renewable energy advocates who immediately complained that there was no evidence in the record to support a fixed charge on solar customers.

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  18. NJ solar REC markets turn higher againRead the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    New Jersey solar renewable energy credit markets have turned higher again, posting gains during the week ended Jan. 23. New Jersey energy year 2015 SRECs saw an average at $214.50/MWh for the week, up $4.50, with energy year 2016 came in at $221.25/MWh, rising more than $1. According to recently revised figures issued by the New Jersey Office of Clean Energy, the state's installed solar capacity reached a total of 1,431.9 MW through Dec. 31, 2014.

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  19. How are student loans affecting the well-being of young adults?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Science Daily

    Young adults who accumulated higher amounts of debt incurred from student loans reported higher levels of depressive symptoms, even with adjustments for parental wealth, childhood socioeconomic status, and other factors, researchers have found. When it comes to what stresses out young adults, student loan repayment is often at the top of the list.

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  20. Five strategies scholars use in writing medical review articlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Science Daily

    The five main strategies researchers use in preparing and writing medical review articles have been outlined in a new publication. Review articles inform and enlighten physicians and other readers by summarizing the research on a given topic and setting the stage for further studies.

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