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2 hrs 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.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

6 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."

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8 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.

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

8 hrs ago | International Business Times

Australia's Renewable Energy Sector Suffers from Scrapping of Biggest Solar Power Station

Steam rises from the stacks of the coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, Wyoming in this file photo taken March 14, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Solar Energy That Doesn't Block The View

It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a clear surface.

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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Birds igniting: California solar plant burns birds to death in midair

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.

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11 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

Sudbury-designed solar power system to have major field test -...

Sudbury-designed solar power system to have major field test - Photo-voltaic cells to provide clean energy will be deployed off Maltese coast Sudbury-designed solar power system to have major field test - Photo-voltaic cells to provide clean energy will be deployed off Maltese coast An innovative and energy-smart concept to harness clean solar ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Adams County, Arvada governments to power its buildings with community solar panels

SunShare LLC, founded in 2011, has grown rapidly by building "community solar gardens" along Colorado's Front Range.

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Related Topix: Adams County, CO, Arvada, CO, Colorado, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, San Miguel County, CO

13 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.

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13 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Rudoph Bush: The stupidity of stopping solar power in Plano

Since regular readers know my main concern is the city of Dallas, this is the sort of thing that makes me really jealous and that I want to see us immediately But a story yesterday by our Wendy Hundley made me realize again some of the - let's call them setbacks - of suburban living.

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14 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Political spat between rival councillors heats up over solar panel figures

A Tory environment spokesman who accused Merton Council of cooking-up inflated figures on solar panel investment was sent out-of-date figures by the coucil's chief executive, it has emerged.

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18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Chapel Hill's Strata Solar grows footprint with $100M investment

Three utility-scale solar farms - the first half of a $100 million investment - have been brought online in North Carolina.

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22 hrs ago | Newsday

UK trader guilty of rate rigging

Paul Robson is the second trader at the Dutch bank to plead guilty to trying to rig the Yen Libor rate and the first Briton to do so.

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Yesterday | Seeker Blog

Why the Best Path to a Low-Carbon Future is Not Wind or Solar Power

Figure A and B summarize some of the conclusions of the recent paper by economist and Brookings senior fellow Charles Frank.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Electric Energy Online

Ja Solar's Riecium Module Passes 500-Hour Pid Test Conducted by Tuv Sud

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. , one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, announced that its highly efficient polycrystalline RIECIUM module passed the 500-hour Potential Induced Degradation Test conducted by TUV SUD, a world leader in testing and certification services.

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Dallas Blog

Solar Power Plants Zapping Birds to Death

A massive solar power plant located in the Mojeve Desert, California has been zapping thousands upon thousands of birds to death as they fly in mid-air.

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News Max

Solar Boom Drives First Global Panel Shortage Since 2006

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

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The Fresno Bee

Solar power switched on at Coalinga prison and hospital

Two solar power installation projects in Coalinga were officially completed Monday at Pleasant Valley State Prison and Coalinga State Hospital as part of the state's effort to utilize clean technology in the fight against climate change.

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Inhabitat

Spain Met More than a Third of July's Electricity Demand with Wind and Solar Power

July was a banner month in Spain in terms of renewable energy production with 34 percent of the country's energy needs being met by wind and solar energy .

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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.

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