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30 min ago | IcNetwork

Property: What to consider when viewing show homes

If you're thinking of moving this spring, warranty provider National House Building Council has compiled a handy check-list to make sure you're on the path to property success.

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

4 hrs ago | The Red Ferret Journal

Port Solar Charger - your phone, some sun, equals valuea

No matter how well you charge your smartphone up before going out, it will typically still run out of juice somewhere along the way.

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

5 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

25 Amazing Facts About Solar

In the past few years alone, the solar industry has gone from a clean energy source that required subsidies just to stay afloat to a full-fledged economic force.

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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The Battle For The Sun

In the "Age of Solar 1," Solar PV SPV has passed 100GW installed generating capacity worldwide and is becoming a real contender as the primary replacement for fossil fuels.

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

HeraldNet

Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights

The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Kansas Government, Kansas, Ohio

Aquarius Papers

Solar Energy News - The Koch Brothers and ALEC Are Monkeywrenching Solar Initiatives

It seems the Koch brothers and ALEC are spending millions trying to undo solar energy legislation and fighting rooftop solar generators.

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

EETimes

Re: Application of Quantum dot enabled displays

That's the idea, although there is a lot of development work to do before luminescent solar collector windows go commercial.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, Inventions

Daily Times

Govt plans huge solar park to fight energy crisis : April 20, 2014,

BADAIWANI WALA For years, Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the energy crisis in the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Pensacola News Journal

Viewpoint: It would be too expensive not to convert to solar power

I was very disheartened to read the "It's too expensive to convert solar energy" Viewpoint in the April 13 edition of PNJ.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

St. Cloud Times

East Side Glass Co. adds solar array to building's roof to reapa

East Side Glass Co. adds solar array to building's roof to reap savings on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/bright-ideas/2014/04/20/east-side-glass-co-adds-solar-array-buildings-roof-reap-savings/7916093/ East Side Glass installed a solar array on its roof that will produce about half of the business' energy needs.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Peninsula

Sheikha Moza on 5-day Japan visit

Doha: H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development , will commence a five-day exploratory research visit to Japan today.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, World News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Victorville Daily Press

Solar project approved

SAN BERNARDINO The San Bernardino County Planning Commission voted 3-1 this week to approve a conditional use permit for a solar power company that plans to establish a 5.8-megawatt facility on a 50-acre property near the intersections of White Road and Neilson Road in Phelan.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Phelan, CA, Education Etc., Oak Hills, CA

Forbes.com

Onsite Generation: Can Utilities Rethink Their Business Proposition?

Can utilities adapt to emerging innovations that allow customers to "bypass" their services? Or, will power companies become the modern-day dinosaur? The trend is toward more independent customers who are able to generate their own electricity - all spearheaded by advancing technologies that are becoming cheaper and more effective.

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

CBS Local

Solar Paneling May Soon Take Off In The U.S.

We're seeing a lot more sun these days, as spring unfolds, but are we using it more? A solar power advocate says that may be about to take off.

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

Patch.com

Former Somerset County Solar Energy Employee Steals $12,000 Worth Of Wire

About a month after being fired from his job in December 2013, Dimitri King returned to the Branchburg commercial facility where he had overseen the instillation of solar panels and stole $12,000 worth of copper wires, according to nj.com .

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

Boston.com

REN

MESA CITY is a dense, walkable metropolis built of local materials that uses passive solar energy, natural light, and urban vibrancy to create a sustainable place to live, work, and play.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Science / Technology, Inventions, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Post and Courier

Clemson solar advocate Rajendra Singh honored

A Clemson University professor was recognized by the White House this week for four decades of work promoting solar energy.

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Related Topix: US News, Clemson, SC, Clemson University, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Patch.com

Union County Needs New Solar Energy Vendor

The Union County Improvement Authority is in search for a new solar energy company since their original vendor, Tioga Energy Inc, who installed and maintained the systems currently in place ran out of money, according to nj.com .

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

Russia Taday

a Renewables seen as Ukraine's road to energy independence from Russia

As a way of becoming less reliant on Russian conventional energy Ukraine is talking to US investors who want to put money into alternative energy like wind and solar.

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

Business Journal

Jacksonville recognized as a top city for solar power potential

The new report from Environment America Research & Policy Center recognized the top twenty cities in the U.S. for photovoltaic power and said, "The United States has more than 200 times as much solar photovoltaic capacity installed today as it did in 2002."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Neptune Beach, FL

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