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30 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Oahu to connect ocean wave energy to power grid

Northwest Energy Innovations, a private company, will start testing a prototype in September, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday .


Related Topix: University of Hawaii Manoa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power, Business News

3 hrs ago | Inhabitat

MIT Develops Brilliant Graphite Sponge that Converts Solar Energy into Steam

Researchers at MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a simple, graphite and carbon-based sponge that soaks up water and heats it using the sun's rays.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Inventions, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad said he believed alternative energy development could be the key to bringing to fruition two of the governor's main goals: Bringing 200,000 jobs to Iowa by 2016 and increasing family income by 25 percent.


Related Topix: Iowa, Alternative Energy, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Department of Energy, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Public Utility Attempting to Buy Arizona Elections

What's happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.


Related Topix: Arizona, US News, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

10 hrs ago | WSYR-AM Syracuse

New Program Encourages CNY To Go Solar

The Solarize Syracuse campaign says they are working to get people in the city of Syracuse and the towns of Dewitt and Manlius interested in solar energy for residential and commercial locations.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Manlius, NY, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

15 hrs ago | West Australian

China condemns U.S. anti-dumping duties on solar imports

China's Commerce Ministry castigated the United States on Monday for setting new import duties on Chinese solar products, saying Washington's actions risked damaging the industry in both countries.


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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

East Bay Express

Re: Richmond's Battle with Chevron's Oil Refinery Project Comes to a Head

The battle over a project proposed by the Richmond Chevron oil refinery is coming down to the wire.


Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

In-depth Africa

Time Sadc expedites response to power deficit

Lloyd Gumbo Sadc member-states need to expedite their response to the electricity deficit in the region if they are to keep pace with developmental trends throughout the world.


Related Topix: Zimbabwe, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Renewable energies fail cost analysis... Duh

This column has for years warned of the insidious and needless costs to prosperity from governments' quixotic "green" energy mandates.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Weather, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Las Vegas Sun

Potential for renewable energy soaring at Nellis Air Force Base

President Barack Obama looks at solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in 2009.


Related Topix: Nellis Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Semiconductors, NV Energy, Electronics, Solar Energy

Daily Echo

Community solar farm starts producing power for 600 homes

A COMMUNITY energy project has started producing power for 600 Hampshire homes after transforming a former gravel pit into a solar farm.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Herald

100 days, 10 questions to election

Here are 10 we're asking. Check out this story on Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas on March 29. The fall campaign for governor pitting Republican incumbent Kasich against Democrat Ed FitzGerald will focus on Ohio's economic position and how that's hit or ... (more)


Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Representative John Carney, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 11th District

EDUCATION: St. Andrew High School, Mumbai, India; St. Xavier College, Mumbai, India; University of Bombay, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery; University of Bombay, Master of General Surgery.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, World News, India, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Dearborn Heights, MI

Watauga Democrat

Third annual Energy Summit...

Representatives from the 17 University of North Carolina system campuses and several private institutions in the Carolinas on Monday will converge upon Boone for the third annual Appalachian Energy Summit hosted by Appalachian State University.


Related Topix: Boone, NC, Appalachian State University, Oberlin College, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), George Washington University

News Times

Funding energy-efficient upgrades

Homeowner Erik Golden shows his new tankless water heater, one of the energy efficient upgrades he and wife Kara paid for with the help of a Smart-E discount loan from the Clean Energy and Investment Authority, at their home in Fairfield, Conn.


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

Activists, others protest proposed utility fee

The group gathered Wednesday to urge officials to vote down a potential surcharge for the Rocky Mountain Power customers.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Sundance Film Festival, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Millcreek, UT, Solar Energy


Wind energy companies seek balance between production, protection

On windy winter days, Duke Energy senior scientist Greg Aldrich likes to head to the sage-covered hills north of Glenrock to watch golden eagles ride the thermal air currents radiating off the sun-drenched earth.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Duke Energy, Energy, Glenrock, WY, Converse County, WY

Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

Neighbors' protests kill New Castle solar park site

New Castle Mayor Bob Gordon points out nearby homes from the proposed site of a solar park that has now been scrapped.


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

Juan Cole

Can Norway's Dams serve as a Huge Battery storing Europe's Green Energy?

DW: "Norway derives almost 100 percent of its energy from hydropower. For Germany's planned transition to renewable energy, a close partnership is crucially important, because Norwegian pumped storage power stations could balance out variations in renewable energy sources.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014


U.S. sets anti-dumping duties on solar imports from China, Taiwan

The United States on Friday set new import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan after the Commerce Department found that the solar panels and cells are being sold too cheaply on the U.S. market.


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