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2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Costs of coal power plant proposal challenged

The state's largest electric utility is underestimating the costs that will be passed on to customers under a proposal to shut down part of an aging coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico, according to a regulatory filing made Friday by advocates of renewable energy.

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

6 hrs ago | KHGI

Research could make solar energy more attractive

University researchers and utilities are conducting solar panel research that could make the energy source more attractive for Kansas users.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Kansas

9 hrs ago | ClipSyndicate

Video: Digital Finance and Solar Energy in Kenya

In places where people live off the energy grid but use mobile money, such as small communities in Kenya, companies like Angaza Design are expanding access to energy via pay-as-you-go home solar units.

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

13 hrs ago | Berwickshire News

Solar panel farm set for Coldingham site

Plans have been unveiled for a 40,000-panel solar farm on land four miles from Coldingham, between the A1 and Huxton.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Clean Energy Collective opens two Denver community solar arrays

Boulder-based Clean Energy Collective develops "community solar" power systems. Community solar allows individuals or businesses to lease or buy solar power panels and get credit for the renewable energy the panels generate.

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

New Jersey Herald

Show marks 75 years of Newton Kennel Club

Sussex County has declared a default against the developer of the county-backed project to bring solar energy to several towns and schools in the county, a project that began in 2011 with the hope of being completed in about a year.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Montague, NJ, Lake Mohawk, NJ, Newton, NJ

Deseret News

Solar energy users claim victory as 'sun tax' rejected

Jim French, who installed his first set of solar panels five years ago and recently added more panels, poses for a photograph at his home in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Salt Lake City, UT, Utah

The Age

Australia's solar installers face another boom and bust

Solar energy installers are expecting a boom then sharp contraction of their businesses as the Abbott government prepares to take an axe to renewable energy support.

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WLUC-TV Negaunee

School turns to solar power for electricity

L'ANSE -- Students at Sacred Heart School IN L'Anse have some changes to their curriculum and and a new building addition in their future.

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Stars and Stripes

Minn. based Camp Ripley sets forth its solar power objectives

The Minnesota National Guard and the Duluth-based Minnesota Power are partnering to build a 10-megawatt solar array on 100 acres at the camp north of Little Falls.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Solar energy plants ignite birds in mid-air; thousands killed by intense light beams

This type of solar energy plant differs from the normal solar panels that convert the sun's energy directly into electrical energy by light-sensitive semiconductors to be used immediately or stored in large batteries.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Violent Crime, panels, California, Science, Ecology

Denver Post

Here comes the sun: Montbello school to be recipient of solar energy

Chatting with students Thursday at Academy 360 in Denver's Montbello neighborhood, Mayor Michael Hancock made a little confession: he shared in their wonderment regarding solar energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Colorado Springs, CO

Manchester Journal

Schools explore solar

Someday in the future, school buildings in the Bennington Rutland Supervisory Union could get much of their electricity through solar power.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Putney, VT, Dorset, VT

Bangkok Post

US plans solar power project in Myanmar

US investors will help finance a US$480 million solar power project in Myanmar's northeastern Mandalay region, which will ultimately provide up to 12% of the country's power generation, the US Trade Representative and an investment manager said on Thursday.

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Suria

Expanding the use of solar energy

The use of solar energy in Singapore is set to widen. The Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Education are looking into harnessing this clean energy.

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The York Daily Record

US fund in deal to build Myanmar solar plants

A U.S investment group has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Myanmar Travel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Al Bawaba

Jordan: 'Switching to solar power saves owners 90% of electricity costs'

Households in Jordan can save up to 90 per cent of their monthly electricity bill by installing photovoltaic systems to produce energy from solar power , according to organisers of a campaign to encourage the usage of such systems at homes.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

GhanaWeb

NDC MP condemns gov't's solar power generation approach

Mines and Energy Committee Chairman in Parliament, Kwabena Donkor has described as wrong, the government's approach to cut down thousands of trees to install solar panels in the Western region.

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KOB-TV

Solar power cutting back on utility bills in La Plata County

In April, David Burke had his first solar panels installed at his house, but with the new power source, he's noticed the change quickly.

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Business Journal

Did Sharp give up its Memphis solar production too soon?

In March of this year, Sharp closed its Memphis-based solar panel factory in favor of focusing on its domestic Japanese market.

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