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19 min ago | The Motley Fool

SolarCity Is in for a Giant Solar Fight

However, the fact that solar growth has been concentrated in just five states is bringing the impact of solar's growth to the fore more quickly than the nascent industry might like.

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Related Topix: Startups, SolarCity, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Edison International, Southern California Edison

4 hrs ago | Doncaster Free Press

Doncaster vehicle recycling firm among fastest growing sales stars

Published this weekend, the fifth annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table ranks Britain's private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

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Related Topix: Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Oil & Gas, New York

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WALA

Alabama Power warns of billing scam

The company says that the scammers call from a number that appears to be Alabama Power and tell customers they have a short deadline to make a payment.

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Reuters

Whiting Petroleum to buy Kodiak Oil for $3.8 billion in stock

Whiting said the deal, valued at $6 billion when Kodiak's net debt of $2.2 billion is included, is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

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Related Topix: DreamWalk, Whiting Petroleum

Merced Sun-Star

Western SD seeing increase in Shigellosis cases

Rapid City and counties around the Black Hills are reporting a sharp rise in cases of Shigellosis.

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Related Topix: Black Hills, Oil & Gas, Merced, CA

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

4 reasons why the market hasn't peaked

Has the stock market, which continues to reach new highs, topped out? Not yet. Here are four reasons I believe the stock market hasn't reached its peak.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Exxon Mobil, Oil & Gas

Bellingham Herald

Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility

In this Nov. 18, 2013, photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. , workers try to remove radioactive fuel rods from the Unit 4 building at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan.

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Related Topix: Tokyo Electric Power Company, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Young migrants unlikely to bring diseases to U.S., experts say

Detainees sleep at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Brownsville.

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Related Topix: US Energy, Oil & Gas, Brownsville, TX, Texas Government, Texas, Pediatrics, Medicine, Dallas, TX

Fire Dog Lake

Passing Gas to the Consumer

Gas prices at the pump during the July 4th extended weekend were the highest they have been in six years.

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, ConocoPhillips, Oil & Gas, US News

The Arizona Republic

Group tied to utility attacks commission candidate

Group tied to utility criticizes commission candidate Group tied to utility criticizes commission candidate Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1m2R8RP PHOENIX -- A group with ties to the homebuilders and APS spent $82,000 on the utility regulator race, paying for a flier critical of candidate Vernon Parker.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kyrsten Sinema, Central, AZ, Arizona Public Service

Business Journal

Austin Energy plans community solar farm project, report says

Austin Energy is planning to transform a 26-acre lot in East Austin that is owned by the city into the first community solar farm, the Austin American-Statesman reported.

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Related Topix: Austin Energy

Business Journal

Penn Virginia scoops up more Eagle Ford Shale acreage

A drilling rig towers above the scrub in South Texas' Eagle Ford Shale. Penn Virginia Corp. says it's paying $45 million for an additional 10,000 acres in the oil-and-gas formation.

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Related Topix: Penn Virginia Corporation, Oil & Gas, Pescanova SA, Real Estate, Food, Penn Virginia Resource Partners LP, Shiner, TX

Bradenton.com

Nebraska's Cooper nuke plant celebrates 40th year

The Nebraska Public Power District, which owns the plant near Brownville, said Cooper plays an important role in supplying electricity to the state.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Public Power District, Bradenton, FL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Fresno Bee

San Diego utility wins Faa Ok to test drones

SDG&E announced Friday that it's become the first utility in the nation to win approval from Federal Aviation Administration to test drones and train flight crews.

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Related Topix: San Diego Gas and Electric, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Myrtle Beach Online

Entergy gets approval to raise rates in Algiers

The New Orleans City Council unanimously approved the plan Thursday, allowing the unit of Entergy Corp. to raise base rates on customers in the West Bank part of New Orleans for the first time in 28 years.

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Related Topix: Entergy New Orleans, Entergy, Entergy Arkansas, Entergy Mississippi, New Orleans, LA, Business News

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Stornoway Diamond Corp. . Miner. Up three cents, or 4.35 per cent, to 72 cents on 7.5 million shares.

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Related Topix: Canada Safeway, Safeway, Retail, Grocery, Fortis

Vancouver Sun

Northeast B.C. blaze causing trouble for nearby shale gas producers

The Red Deer Creek fire burning southeast of the mining community of Tumbler Ridge was caused by a lightning strike Talisman Energy Inc. says a wildfire burning in northeastern B.C. has forced the evacuation of its Ojay gas plant and shut in about 2,000 to 3,000 barrels per day of production.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, North America, Canada, World News, EnCana

KHOU-TV Houston

Halliburton forms energy joint venture in China

Halliburton said Friday it is entering its first joint venture in China that will use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to unleash energy.

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Related Topix: Halliburton, Oil & Gas, World News, China,

The Campbell Reporter

California Public Utilities Commission OKs safety policy amid storm of criticism

After years of scathing criticism over failures to make sure PG&E natural gas pipelines don't blow up and passengers can get out of burning limousines, a state agency Thursday adopted a "safety-first" policy.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

NewsOK.com

Helicopter to inspect Md. utility equipment

Baltimore Gas and Electric says residents and motorists in central Maryland shouldn't worry if they see a helicopter hovering near utility equipment including towers, poles and wires.

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Related Topix: Baltimore Gas and Electric, Baltimore County, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

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