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1 hr ago | The Campbell Reporter
As the effort to pressure colleges, cities and religious institutions to divest from fossil fuels gains traction, a small but growing number of individual investors are examining their retirement funds and portfolios with an eye toward eliminating their exposure to coal, oil and natural gas.
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3 hrs ago | The Norwalk Daily Voice
State Sen. Bob Duff recently received the "Clean Energy Champion" award from the New England Clean Energy Council.
Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo who disclosed this while declaring open, the Nigerian Renewable Energy Private Equity seminar in Abuja, Wednesday, said most of the affected Nigerians are in the rural areas.
A revolutionary University of Colorado Boulder toilet fueled by the sun that is being developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people around the world lacking safe and sustainable sanitation will be unveiled in India this month.
Solar paneling is a popular alternative for many parts of the metro area including Golden, which is now a Solar Friendly Community.
New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership has welcomed a study highlighting the huge potential of offshore renewble energy projects to boost growth and jobs.
The amount of power utilities could buy from customers with solar or other renewable energy systems would nearly quadruple under a measure given preliminary approval Thursday by the Vermont Senate.
Dawn Weisz, Executive Director of the Marin Energy Authority, chats in front of a solar panel in a hangar at the San Rafael Airport in San Rafael, Calif.
A bill that increases available state money to encourage installation of solar power systems in Iowa has passed a Senate committee and moves forward to the full Senate.
Riverside County supervisors have approved a solar project that would cover 7.5 square miles of desert and provide enough electricity for 225,000 homes.
Virginia is proposing the development of wind turbines 24 miles off the coast to smooth the way for the development of one of the nation's first Atlantic wind farms.
More than two years after the San Onofre nuclear power plant stopped production, California is looking to fill the gap left in its energy grid by the plant that provided enough electricity for 1.4 million homes.
Some counties in Illinois are raising objections to legislation that would give the state Department of Agriculture the authority to regulate the locations of power-generating wind turbines.
Tasman Metals may soon merge with Flinders and could be a future European supplier of rare earths and graphite instead of China.
Hawaii-Tribune Herald reports Hawaii Electric Light Co. is putting the brakes on the expansion plan after an independent observer criticized the utility for lacking sufficient planning.
Lockhart Power and Pacolet Milliken have announced plans for a landfill gas-to-power renewable energy facility in Union County.