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39 min ago | The Star Online

Shelby Council denies use of land for solar farm

After almost two hours of listening to debate Monday for and against the instillation of a solar farm on land near Beaver Dam Church Road and Crest Middle School, the city council denied the resolution for the rezoning of land.

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Related Topix: Shelby, NC, Cleveland County, NC, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

4 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Energy Stocks: SolarCity hopes to increase demand for commercial solar

SolarCity Corp., the No. 1 residential solar-power systems installer in the U.S., said Tuesday it was adopting a new mounting system that would increase the number of solar panels the company can install on commercial properties.

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

8 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

EHT in Negotiations to Acquire Solar Energy Power Generation Projects

EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. is pleased to announce that it is currently in negotiations to acquire a number of solar energy projects that are backed by long-term power purchase agreements. In total the projects are more than 50 Megawatts in size and, once fully operational, would collectively generate in excess of $16 Million CDN in annual recurring revenue.

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

9 hrs ago | Cambs Times

Get insight into renewable energy at East Cambs solar farm's open day

A solar farm in Wilburton will open its gates to the public to offer an insight into the world of renewable energy. Wilburton solar farm, off Twenty Pence Road, will be open from 10am-4pm on Friday to give visitors a close-up view of how the solar farm works and the additional benefits the site has brought to wildlife.

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

11 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Highflier First Solar Pushes Ahead in Solar-Power Market

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

13 hrs ago | Newsday

Lindenhurst community group to hold solar energy workshop

In Valley Stream accident. left lane blocked on The Southern St Pkwy WB at Corona Ave/X15.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Lindenhurst, NY, Valley Stream, NY, Hempstead, NY, Dix Hills, NY, Brentwood, NY

14 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Utility, solar industry to debate price of energy

The Georgia Public Service Commission plans a workshop Tuesday to discuss a conflict between Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power and solar developers.

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

18 hrs ago | Get Reading

Kyocera plan giant solar power plant in the Land of the Rising Sun

Kyocera Corporation has joined forces with four other companies to explore plans for the project on agricultural land on an island near Nagasaki, in Japan A global company known in Reading for its printers and photocopiers will help create the world's largest solar power plant. Kyocera Corporation has joined forces with four other companies to explore plans for the project on agricultural land on an island near Nagasaki, in Japan.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Kyocera, Electronics, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Capital Weekly

Solar power program at Lincolnville library

John Luft of ReVision Energy will present a free program on solar power Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Lincolnville Community Library.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Lincolnville, ME, panels

International Business Times

iPhone 6 Pre-orders Reach 4 Million: The Next iPhone Could be Solar Powered

Apple store has crashed and customers are unable to get on the site to pre-order their favourite phone. According to Mac rumours with the increase in the size of the iPhone screens from 3.5 inches to 4 inches Apple had seen a increase in sales in the iPhone 4S from 1 million to 2 millon.

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Related Topix: 9, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

WECT-TV Wilmington

Duke Energy announces new projects to expand solar power in North Carolina

The company plans to commit $500 million to North Carolina for a solar power expansion. Duke Energy will build three solar facilities located in Bladen, Duplin, and Wilson counties.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, North Carolina, Energy, Bladen County, NC

KMPH-TV Fresno

Solar Panel Fire At Fashion Fair Mall

Here's one you don't hear very often. The Fresno Fire Department reports it had to put out a fire at Fashion Fair Mall.

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

Daily Kos

Rooftop solar energy will reach or exceed grid parity in more than half of states by 2017 says UCS

Mike Jacobs, senior energy analyst, of the Union of Concerned Scientist's Climate and Energy Program alerts us to the good news of solar energy grid parity. How Much Does Rooftop Solar Power Cost? Grid Parity Here or Coming in More Than Half of U.S. States.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, IT Services, Human Resources, Parity Group, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Lansing State Journal

Area homes to be showcased for solar energyArea homes to be showcased ...

Area homes to be showcased for solar energy The event Saturday, Oct. 4, affords perspectives of the benefits of renewable energy. Check out this story on lansingstatejournal.com: http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/community/charlotte/2014/09/15/area-homes-to-be-showcased-for-solar-energy/15666663/ The event, slated for Saturday, Oct. 4, affords participants the direct perspectives of homeowners and installers about the economic and environmental benefits of using renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Grand Ledge, MI, Lansing, MI

Washington Examiner

Dominion to buy 2 solar projects in Calif.

The Richmond -based energy company announced the agreement with EDF Renewable Energy on Monday. The deal is expected to close next year.

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

Manufacturing.net

Dominion Plans To Acquire Two California Solar Energy Projects

Dominion announced an agreement to acquire two solar energy projects totaling 42 megawatts from EDF Renewable Energy, one of North America's largest independent power producers and renewable energy project developers. The acquisitions of the California projects are expected to close in 2015.

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

Ghanamma.com

Mainstream Renewable Power Signs Deal To Build And Operate Ghana's First Utility-Scale Wind Farm

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the signing of an agreement with Swiss wind farm developer NEK Umwelttechnik to purchase the 225 megawatt AyitepaWind Farm, located 40 kilometres from Accra on the east coast of Ghana. The project, which represents a total investment of USD525 million, is expected to reach financial close next year and start generating power early in 2016.

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

Business Journal

Duke Energy commits $500 million to N.C. solar power expansion

Duke Energy Corp. is making a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Duke Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, North Carolina

Earth Times

How to lighten your life: a solar power guide

We're not recommending solar ovens for household use, but these small furnaces in Nepal cook up a storm in remote villages The future of solar cells depends on the rapid development of mass production for photovoltaics ; Lebouche image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock We would all like to have free electricity, and if you've dumped those solar powered water panels off the roof, you may need something to fill that ugly space. Governments are offering to buy electricity from residential solar modules fitted on roofs.

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

Mother Jones

Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.

Ruinda Njaba uses his solar panels to power up villagers' cell phones. He charges them 12 cents apiece.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

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