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3 hrs ago | 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: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy

7 hrs ago | 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 sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/11/turn-put-focus-clean-energy-coal/12553049/ As a member of House District 15B and long-time resident of the St. Cloud area, I am ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, St. Cloud, MN, Solar Energy, Opinion

11 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Alternative Energy

15 hrs ago | 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)

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Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Alternative Energy, Energy, Fort Mill, SC

19 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: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Yesterday | 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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Yesterday | 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, Energy, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Yesterday | The Modesto Bee

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, Energy, Solar Energy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Richmond County Daily Journal

Hamlet restricts solar farms

Daily JournalA line of solar panels collects energy from the sun at The Rock Farm, a Strata Solar project on N.C. 177 behind Rockingham Speedway.

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Related Topix: Hamlet, NC, Rockingham, NC, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Asheville, NC, Agriculture, Science

Brandon Sun

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, a leading company in the North American wind power industry.

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Related Topix: Invenergy, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Energy

Forbes.com

Why Big Tech Companies Are Investing In Renewable Energy

When it was completed in 2013, the London Array was the largest offshore wind farm in the world, designed to produce a gigawatt of electricity.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Wind Power, Department of Energy, Environment, Science, Business News

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, 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, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

The Winnipeg Free Press

Stigma versus green allure: Nuke professionals at Japan's Fukushima utility quit in droves

Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the centre of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, 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, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sag Harbor Online

Dieter von Lehsten

Dieter von Lehsten first visited the East End in 1969 and has owned a house in Southampton for 25 years.

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Related Topix: Southampton, NY, East Hampton, NY, Alternative Energy, Energy, Suffolk County, NY

Business Journal

'Rogue systems' continue to plague Hawaii's solar energy industry

Hawaii's solar photovoltaic industry, which was one of the fastest growing industries in the state before it was slowed by ongoing interconnection issues, is in a state of transition, and as a way to keep business flowing, some companies are installing "rogue systems," the head of the industry's trade group told PBN.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Business Journal

GOL's Boeing 737s to be powered by biofuel

Brazilian airline GOL will begin using biofuel to power its 737 flights from Brazil to the U.S. later this month.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Energy

Gainsborough Today

Derbyshire: Council aiming to generate money through renewable energy projects

Derbyshire County Council has announced that it is exploring opportunities to use its land for renewable energy projects to generate money.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Non-Profit, Town and Country, MO

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