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2 hrs ago | Journal of Commerce

Largest solar energy project in Western Canada begins

Several officials were on hand at the recent SunMine site dedication near Kimberley, British Columbia.

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

7 hrs ago | ITworld

As jobs in solar power boom, R&D investment falls

The number of jobs in the solar power industry now outnumbers those in the coal-mining sector.

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

11 hrs ago | SurInEnglish.com

Sparks fly over solar energy plants

The solar sector is feeling threatened as it has to refinance loans and sees its income drop by more than 30 per cent in some cases Restrictions on payment of premiums, with a reduction in the number of years with the right to these instead of during the useful life of the plant.

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

15 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

UCR Helps Solar Energy Get a Boost

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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

19 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Iowa Supreme Court to decide solar energy dispute

Regulated utility companies argue that such third-party purchase agreements are not legal under Iowa law, which gives them the exclusive right to sell to those customers.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Solar Roadways, Sandpoint, ID, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Business Journal

Honolulu solar energy firm selected to test products at RIMPAC military exercise

This GreenPath Technologies product, shown here, is being tested by the military at the RIMPAC military exercises, currently taking place in and around the Islands.

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

Richmond County Daily Journal

Hamlet restricts solar farms

Daily JournalA line of solar panels collects energy from the sun at The Rock Farm, a Strata Solar project on N.C. 177 behind Rockingham Speedway.

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Related Topix: Hamlet, NC, Rockingham, NC, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Asheville, NC, Agriculture, Science

Horizon

Iran shows interest in Armenian solar energy device

The Akhtamar solar device invented by the Armenian scientist is the alternative for Armenia, which has limited energy resources of its own, and for solving future energy-related problems.

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

Lowell Sun

Murphy taps two in his administration

Murphy announced Wednesday that city data analyst Conor Baldwin will be Lowell's new chief financial officer and Diane Tradd will be assistant city manager/ director of the Department of Planning and Development.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Billerica, MA, Lowell, MA

Science Daily

Chemists develop novel catalyst with two functions

Chemists have made a decisive step towards more cost-efficient regenerative fuel cells and rechargeable metal-air batteries.

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

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

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

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