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1 hr ago | BBC News

Funding to cut cost of wind energy

The government has a target for the equivalent of 100% of Scotland's electricity consumption to come from renewable sources by 2020.

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

6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Energy bills to go up as part of 'bribe' for Scots over referendum

Energy bills are set to rise after the regulator Ofgem approved plans which will help Scottish wind farms at the expense of power stations in England.

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

10 hrs ago | Luton Today

Caddington and Slip End go green with solar farm

Work on the first solar farm in Central Bedfordshire started on Friday. The site will generate enough electricity to power 1,500 homes in Caddington and Slip End.

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

14 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The World's 10 Most Energy-Efficient Cities

By most measures, Reykjavik tops the list of energy efficient cities worldwide. Along with the rest of Iceland, Reykjavik relies on renewable hydropower and geothermal plants to provide all of the heat, electricity, and hot water for its more than 120,000 citizens .

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Related Topix: Iceland, World News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Geothermal Power, Alternative Energy

19 hrs ago | Business Journal

N.C. customer advocate calls for no change in solar rules

The N.C. Utilities Commission is expected to rule on policies promoting solar power contracts with utilities late this year.

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

23 hrs ago | Business Journal

ViewPoint: Helping make solar the 'new norm'

Massachusetts launched its "solar carve-out" program in 2010 to accelerate the adoption of solar energy statewide.

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Largest solar energy project in Western Canada begins

Several officials were on hand at the recent SunMine site dedication near Kimberley, British Columbia.

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

ITworld

As jobs in solar power boom, R&D investment falls

The number of jobs in the solar power industry now outnumbers those in the coal-mining sector.

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

JD Supra

Renewable Energy Update -- July 2014

On Monday, June 23, in a long-awaited decision, the U.S. Supreme Court in Utility Air Regulatory Group v.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Environmental Law, Law, US News, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Business Journal

Honolulu solar energy firm selected to test products at RIMPAC military exercise

This GreenPath Technologies product, shown here, is being tested by the military at the RIMPAC military exercises, currently taking place in and around the Islands.

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

Hampshire Chronicle

Go-ahead for green energy cable

Plans for a A 1.2 billion undersea electricity cable that will help boost the country's renewable energy capacity have been given the go-ahead.

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

Myrtle Beach Online

Iowa Supreme Court to decide solar energy dispute

Regulated utility companies argue that such third-party purchase agreements are not legal under Iowa law, which gives them the exclusive right to sell to those customers.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.

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

Business Journal

RevoluSun in talks with big battery energy storage firms to offer systems

Eric Carlson, right, a partner with Honolulu-based RevoluSun, said that the company is in talks with big battery energy storage firms to bring in this type of technology to Hawaii.

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

Bryan County News

Renewables offset high gas prices

As Americans hop in their cars this summer, gasoline prices are at a six-year high.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy

Journal-Pioneer

Caisse buys almost 25% stake in Invenergy Wind for undisclosed price

Quebec's largest pension fund manager is acquiring a 24.7 per interest in Invenergy Wind, one of the leading stakeholders in the North American wind power industry.

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

Lowell Sun

Murphy taps two in his administration

Murphy announced Wednesday that city data analyst Conor Baldwin will be Lowell's new chief financial officer and Diane Tradd will be assistant city manager/ director of the Department of Planning and Development.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Billerica, MA, Lowell, MA

Science Daily

Chemists develop novel catalyst with two functions

Chemists have made a decisive step towards more cost-efficient regenerative fuel cells and rechargeable metal-air batteries.

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

WRAL.com

Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility

Now there's an additional factor: better paying jobs in the feel good solar energy industry.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility

In this June 19, 2014 photo, Sean Travers, Japan president of EarthStream, poses for photos at his office in Tokyo.

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

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