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37 min ago | GigaOM

Why renewable energy and the smart home ruled cleantech in the second quarter

While focus in cleantech continues to turn towards capital-light, digital green efficiency plays, certain moves like SolarCity's vertical integration of rooftop solar signal an industry that has actually matured as it seeks to slash costs and deliver inexpensive renewable energy.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, SolarCity, Startups, Agriculture, Science

3 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Greek stock market's first IPO since 2009 draws mixed reception

Greek renewable energy firm ELTEH Anemos sold all the shares it hoped to in an initial public offering, albeit at the bottom of its price range - pointing to a mixed reception for the country's first IPO since its debt crisis began in 2009.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Financial Markets, Brazil

8 hrs ago | Mansfield Chad

Derbyshire County Council look to tap in to renewable energy

It recently hosted an energy collaboration seminar at County Hall in Matlock which other local authorities attended to look at the potential of transforming former industrial land for energy projects.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Town and Country, MO

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Renewable Energy in New Homes

A rising number of new homes include renewable energy features, a trend that is apparent in both single-family and multifamily construction.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Home Building, Home, Wind Power

Bega District News

Clean Energy attends community congress

CLEAN Energy for Eternity was able to present two 'good news' stories at the inaugural Community Energy Congress held in Canberra June 16-17.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Washington Post

China Targets 30% New Government Vehicles Use Alternative Energy

China is mandating that at least 30 percent of new government vehicles be powered by alternative energy by 2016 in the government's latest salvo to combat pollution and reduce energy dependence.


Related Topix: Energy, Li Keqiang, Science / Technology

Yingli Green Energy's Brazil World Cup Quest

If you are one of the viewers watching Germany taking on Argentina in the next couple of hours, there is a chance you might notice an obscure name on the boards surrounding the pitch: Yingli Green Energy .


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Business News

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.


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

Brandon Sun

Time right for independent energy authority

WINNIPEGa S- Manitoba Hydro president Scott Thomson has extolled the Public Utilities Board report on the Crown corporation's development plans in his Winnipeg Free Press article "Business Case For Keeyask, Additional Exports Solid: Hydro" .


Related Topix: California, California Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Telegraph

Solar power to light up lives

A group of boys cools off under solar-powered water pumps at Dharnai village in Jehanabad.


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

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.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy


Army-green gets greener: USARPAC Soldiers test clean energy sources during RIMPAC

For years, the word green has been associated with the U.S. Army. However, with the implementation of renewable energy initiatives, the Army has shared its "green" characteristics while taking on the challenges of "going green."


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Military, US Army, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Myrtle Beach Online

New companies coming to South Carolina expect clean energy, officials say

South Carolina's success in attracting international business to the state has made clean energy one of the most important topics in the critical world of economic development, the state's top business official said The state has led the nation in foreign direct investment the past two years and is on track to repeat that feat this year, state ... (more)


Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Fort Mill, SC

Fri Jul 11, 2014


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.


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

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Put focus on clean energy, not coalYour Turn: Put focus on ...

Your Turn: Put focus on clean energy, not coal Advocates of coal ignore health risks; Minnesota must expand clean-energy portfolio Check out this story on As a member of House District 15B and long-time resident of the St. Cloud area, I am ... (more)


Related Topix: Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), St. Cloud, MN, Solar Energy, Opinion

The Globe and Mail

Portage ban provokes a very Canadian fight

Do we have the right to portage our canoes over ancient paths, or can the government stop us in the name of modernity? Allan Turnbull canoes near Bala Falls: Local residents are opposed to plans for a hydroelectric plant at the falls.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Renewable Energy (Green 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.


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

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.


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

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

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.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy