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36 min ago | Contra Costa Times

Monterey clipper to replace old salmon boat at Pittsburg Marina

For years, the yellow wooden boat that pays homage to Pittsburg's commercial fishing industry past has marked the entrance to the marina.


Related Topix: Monterey, CA, Marina, CA, Pittsburg, CA, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

36 min ago | West Australian

AGL to cut power prices

Chief executive Michael Fraser said the company would cut prices by between eight and nine per cent on average and by more than 12 per cent for Victorian customers of its Powerdirect subsidiary as it passes on savings from the removal of the tax.


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

2 hrs ago | Business Journal

RGS Energy replaces CEO, posts 2nd-quarter loss

RGS Energy, a solar power installation company, said Tuesday that it's appointed Dennis Lacey as its new CEO, succeeding Kam Mofid, who the company said has "departed to pursue other interests."


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

4 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

80,000 Acres off Maryland Coast Leased for Wind Energy

The U.S. Department of the Interior says it has auctioned some 80,000 acres off Maryland for wind energy development.


Related Topix: Maryland, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

5 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Scientists warn Florida Gov. Rick Scott: 'We've got to...

Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other clean power sources.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Charlie Crist, Global Warming, Eckerd College

9 hrs ago |

Solar plants causing birds to catch on fire in mid-flight

This October 2013 photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a burned MacGillivray's Warbler that was found at the Ivanpah solar plant in the California Mojave Desert.


Related Topix: Fire, BrightSource Energy, Startups, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Entomology, Science

12 hrs ago | Suria

Green power blooms as Japan unveils...

A solar cell that resembles a flower is offering a new take on green energy in Japan, where one scientist is searching for renewables that look good.


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

13 hrs ago | Freshnews

EV Bus Manufacturer Proterra Adds California-based VP of Sales

Proterra Inc., the leading provider of zero-emission all-electric transit buses, has recently announced the addition of Matt Horton as vice president of sales.


Related Topix: Proterra, Energy, Sales

13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Solar Boom Drives First Global Panel Shortage Since 2006: Energy

The solar industry is facing a looming shortage of photovoltaic panels, reversing a two-year slump triggered by a global glut.


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

14 hrs ago |

Birds catch on fire flying over solar power plant: 28,000 birds fry, drop yearly

The opening of the world's largest solar energy plant, located in Nevada, was a thrilling moment for many, but not for the birds that fly over it.


Related Topix: Fire, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

15 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Editorial: Expand alternative energy with caution

Michiganians deserve as much autonomy as possible in choosing and generating their own electricity.


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

19 hrs ago | Wisbech Standard

Inspector bans domestic wind turbine and warns of "renewable energy ...

A Government inspector says his decision to ban a domestic wind turbine in the Fens will protect the view of those who already look out at 24 industrial turbines at Coldham and Stag's Holt.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

23 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

Schools are 'revolutionising energy'

SCHOOLS across Oxfordshire are getting ready to be switched on to green energy after getting solar panels installed over the summer holidays.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

EPA ranks Butte College among top 30 green power users nationwide

BUTTE VALLEY >> What does Butte College have in common with Apple Inc., the U.S. Department of Energy, Coca Cola Refreshments, Google Inc. and other organizations? All were ranked among the top 30 organizations in a nationwide partnership dedicated to using renewable energy, also known as green power, produced on site.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biomass, Chico, CA

Bond issue to fund green energy plant at distillery

The UK government is to guarantee bonds totalling almost 50 million as part of a 74m funding package for a renewable energy project to power one of Scotland's best-known distilleries.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

State hearing focuses on cutting greenhouse gases

The Illinois Commerce Commission hearing in Chicago and Springfield was the first step toward submitting a required plan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency outlining how the state will contribute to a sweeping Obama administration proposal to curb carbon dioxide emitted by the nation's power plants by 30 percent by 2030.


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

Science Daily

Sun's activity influences natural climate change

A new study from Lund University in Sweden has, for the first time, reconstructed solar activity during the last ice age.


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

Oxford Mail

Figuring out the way to make really clean energy

FOR years, scientists just down the road from Oxford have been quietly working at the forefront of a project that could change the world.


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

The York Daily Record

Huge utility line upgrade faces opposition

One of the biggest new electric transmission line proposals in decades is turning into a debate over fracking, renewable energy and the future of an aging energy grid.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, PPL Corp, Audubon, PA

Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Plans Pricing Talks with Green Energy Producers, Maritza East

Bulgaria will launch talks with green energy producers and power stations Maritsa Iztok 1 and 3 to draft a new model for setting electricity prices, a cabinet minister has said.


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Bulgaria, World News, Wind Power