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30 min ago | Business Journal

N.C. ranks 10th for jobs in proposed clean-energy projects announced in Q2

Crews for contractor Alpha Technologies install solar panels at Geenex and Et Solar's 20-megawatt solar farm at the old Halifax Airport in Roanoke Rapids.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), North Carolina, Roanoke Rapids, NC

4 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Solar energy plants ignite birds in mid-air; thousands killed by intense light beams

This type of solar energy plant differs from the normal solar panels that convert the sun's energy directly into electrical energy by light-sensitive semiconductors to be used immediately or stored in large batteries.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Violent Crime, panels, California, Science, Ecology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

We support renewable energy: Abbott

Prime Minister Tony Abbott insists his government still supports renewable energy, but won't say how he will respond to advice he dump incentives for new investments.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

The Globe and Mail

The current attitude toward global energy and new technology

An employee looks through a Zeiss Ni2 Automatic Level optic, manfactured by Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, to measure the stator frame of a hydropower generator in the workshop at the Voith GmbH factory, in Heidenheim, Germany, on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Carl Zeiss, Glass, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Bennington Banner

Feds to conduct environmental study of proposed underwater transmission line

The Department of Energy will prepare an environmental impact statement for a proposed power line that will pass under Lake Champlain to connect power supplies in Canada to the Coolidge substation in Ludlow.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Bangkok Post

US plans solar power project in Myanmar

US investors will help finance a US$480 million solar power project in Myanmar's northeastern Mandalay region, which will ultimately provide up to 12% of the country's power generation, the US Trade Representative and an investment manager said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Burma, World News,

North Denver News

What fuels the sun - proton-proton neutrino reaction

Using one of the most sensitive neutrino detectors on the planet, an international team of physicists including Andrea Pocar, Laura Cadonati and doctoral student Keith Otis at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report in the current issue of Nature that for the first time they have directly detected neutrinos created by the "keystone" ... (more)

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma landowners sue over wind farm plan

The lawsuit filed Wednesday by the Oklahoma Wind Action Association names several companies associated with Apex Clean Energy Inc., requesting protection from the loss of use and value of land.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Okarche, OK

Brandon Sun

US fund inks $480M energy deal in Myanmar that is largest US investment since sanctions lifted

A U.S investment fund has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Myanmar Travel, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Inter-Mountain

Water heater project helps W.Va. church go solar

A community-funded project involving water heaters will pay the $55,000 cost of a 60-panel solar energy system installed on the roof of Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Shepherdstown, WV

Detroit News

Energy freedom good for consumers

Energy freedom would streamline the net metering rules that govern how much energy consumers feed back into to the grid.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power, Solar Energy, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

GhanaWeb

NDC MP condemns gov't's solar power generation approach

Mines and Energy Committee Chairman in Parliament, Kwabena Donkor has described as wrong, the government's approach to cut down thousands of trees to install solar panels in the Western region.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

Science Daily

Breaking benzene selectively, at relatively mild temperatures

Scientists have demonstrated a way to use a metallic complex, trinuclear titanium hydride, to accomplish the task of activating benzene by breaking the aromatic carbon-carbon bonds at relatively mild temperatures and in a highly selective way.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass

Sutherland Institute

Whether by fire or blade, - green' energy is killing birds - " Sutherland Perspective, 8/26/14

My grandpa had an old saying: "Nothing's free, and nothing's priceless." That sounds a little cynical, but it's true.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power, Solar Energy

NewsOK.com

Cape Wind opponents file federal appeal in lawsuit

A Cape Cod town and other local opponents of the Cape Wind energy project are appealing a federal judge's decision to dismiss their lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

Business Journal

Kauai utility seeks regulatory approval for major renewable energy project

The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative has submitted its application to Hawaii regulators seeking approval for a power purchase agreement with landowner Gay & Robinson Inc. for a planned 6-megawatt hydroelectric facility on the west side of Kauai, according to public documents.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Lihue, HI

Lebanon Democrat

Commercial solar energy seminar upcoming at Permobil

Rising energy costs and other financial incentives are prompting a growing number of businesses in Middle Tennessee to investigate solar as a long-term alternative energy source.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Lebanon, TN

Scientific American

Recycled Biofuel Byproducts Could Make Biofuels Even Greener

Ionic liquids salts that are liquid at room temperature could potentially be made more cheaply and greenly by recycling by-products from biofuel production processes , according to US researchers.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), University of Wisconsin Madison

Benzinga

2 Innovations That Could Transform Solar Energy

The solar power industry must overcome difficult technological challenges if it is to be a viable alternative to more conventionally produced electricity.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), IBM, Netezza, Host Analytics, Computers, IT Services, Science Applications International, Software

NewsOK.com

Large solar project to be built at Camp Ripley

The Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power are joining forces to build a major solar energy project at Camp Ripley.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

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