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2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility

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

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

2 hrs ago | 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), Alternative Energy

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lifehacker

Build a Solar Powered Heater with Recycled Cans

If you're looking for a green way to heat up a small indoor space, Seattle resident Peter Rowan shows you how to make a solar powered heater using a bunch of leftover soda cans.

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

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

GhanaWeb

Deng Centre promotes solar energy

The Deng Solar Training Centre has begun a training course for stakeholders in the energy sector in a bid to promote the use of solar energy in the country.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Ghana, Africa

Silicon Alley Insider

CEO Of Sunrun: Solar Energy Is On The Rise

Solar energy is slowly but surely making its way into the mainstream, with individual consumers installing panels atop their homes and companies like Apple investing heavily in the energy source .

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

Mercer Island Reporter

More solar energy workshops set

The City's Solarize Mercer Island campaign held another successful workshop Tuesday evening, after the first free learning session drew crowds of 65 people.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Mercer Island, WA, Graphic Design, Arts

Business Journal

Newspaper: Apple to bring its third solar project to Catawba County

The solar energy operations are designed to make the huge Apple iCloud data center in Maiden entirely powered by green energy, Apple has said.

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Related Topix: Catawba County, NC, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, iCloud

WPMT-TV York

York County Solid Waste Authority Launches Solar Energy Project

The York County Solid Waste Authority announces the launch of a solar energy project at the now-closed York County Sanitary Landfill.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Red Ferret Journal

Solar Power Bank - ultra cheap 20,000mAh power block will keep your ...

It's hard not to fall in love with something called a Smart Mobile & Power Bank, so we're going to try and restrain ourselves, and conduct this review in a fair and balanced manner.

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

TreeHugger

Bostonians will be able to charge their gadgets with solar powered smart benches

Would you rather sit on a dumb bench, which just holds your butt off the ground, or a smart Soofa, which can both hold your butt off the ground and charge your phone with solar power? We've got smartphones, smart watches, and smart homes, and soon, at least if you live in Boston, smart benches.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KFVS12

Cape Girardeau committee researching solar road panels

The Cape Girardeau Go Green Committee is interested in researching about bringing in solar roadway panels to Cape Girardeau, Missouri after man proposes idea in meeting.

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Related Topix: Cape Girardeau, MO, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

GhanaWeb

Gov't must encourage solar energy use

Madam Sohua Alhassan, Chief Executive Officer WEPIS Solar Company, has appealed to government to extend support to expand the introduction of solar projects in the country to benefit the vulnerable.

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NewsOK.com

Old Dominion hosting rooftop solar power project

Dominion says more than 600 solar panels were installed on the roof of the school's student recreation center as part of its Solar Partnership Program.

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ECNmag

Solar energy gets a boost

A perspective article published last month by University of California, Riverside chemists in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters was selected as an Editors Choice-an honor only a handful of research papers receive.

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

Creative Loafing

Solar energy in North Carolina: Gone in a puff of smoke?

It's the kind of TV ad that pulls you in pretty easily, via a totally camera-friendly spokesman with pearly whites who greets you with a big smile, saying, "Here at Duke Energy, we're committed to solar power."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Durham, NC, Public Relations

WNDU-TV South Bend

I&M plans to build solar energy plant in South Bend

Indiana Michigan Power plans to build and operate five solar generation facilities, adding another emission-free source of power to the company's generation portfolio, which already includes nuclear, wind and hydro.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, South Bend, IN

CBC News

Biggest solar farm in Western Canada under construction in B.C.

While countries like Germany get up to half their power from the sun during peak times, B.C. has never developed a solar industry.

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

The Globe and Mail

BMW guides i3 buyers to solar power

The BMW i3's lithium-ion battery technology is mature and not likely to advance further, according to experts of the EV.

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Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, Coupe, BMW i8, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Home Listing, Home

Jetson Green

Innovative Ways of Using Solar Panels

The photovoltaic technology is frequently used to obtain energy these days. Since it was discovered in the 19th century that it is possible to get energy from sunlight, the ways of harnessing solar energy went through many different stages.

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