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1 hr ago | ABC News

PUP says it will block changes to RET

MARK COLVIN: Environment groups and the operators of solar and wind companies have come out swinging against the Warburton review into the renewable energy target.

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

6 hrs ago | TreeHugger

100% of new US electricity capacity came from renewables in 3 of the last 10 months

The tides are a shifting. Renewables may not dominate the electric grid yet , but they are growing fast.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NewsOK.com

Technology, tax credits drive down wind energy fuel costs

Improved technology and a renewed federal tax credit combined to drive the average price of new wind-generated electricity to record low levels last year, according to a report released this week from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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

LiveScience

Wind Power Has Soared, But is It About to Crash?

Kit Kennedy , director of the Energy & Transportation Program at NRDC, contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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

The Bennington Banner

Feds to conduct environmental study of proposed underwater transmission line

The Department of Energy will prepare an environmental impact statement for a proposed power line that will pass under Lake Champlain to connect power supplies in Canada to the Coolidge substation in Ludlow.

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

Utility Products

Chile opens 115 MW wind power project

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet officially opened the 115 MW El Arrayan wind farm in north-central Coquimbo region , which began full commercial operations in June.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy,

Bangor Daily News

Bingham wind energy project wins preliminary approval from Maine environmental regulators

State regulators are prepared to give final approval for a 62-turbine wind farm in Bingham, which would be the largest so far approved in the state.

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

Truthdig

Politicians Ignore People's Power Pleas

Public support for renewable energies across the world continues to grow, particularly in more advanced economies - with solar power being especially popular.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Biomass

Business Journal

Mets could use more power on the field, but Citi Field itself has a new renewable-power deal

NextEra Energy , will help power the New York Mets' ballpark with renewable energy for the next three years.

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Related Topix: NextEra Energy Resources, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Juno Beach, FL

Detroit News

Energy freedom good for consumers

Energy freedom would streamline the net metering rules that govern how much energy consumers feed back into to the grid.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

South China Morning Post

China Datang expects use of wind farms to rise in second half

China Datang Corp Renewable Power, the wind and solar power unit of one of the mainland's big five national power generation groups, expects wind farms utilisation to pick up in the year's second half after dropping in the first half because of weak wind resources and causing the firm to fall into a net loss.

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

USA Today

U.S. eyes 'name and shame' in climate talks

The Obama administration is likely to use upcoming climate talks to push for a treaty-less accord that would "name and shame" countries into reducing their heat-trapping carbon emissions.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, China, US News

Business Journal

Undersea power cable project not part of Hawaiian Electric's new plan

Checking out Hawaiian Electric Co.' s Ward Avenue facility are, from left, Daniel Kamai Sutton, fleet services supervisor; Gilbert Yoshida, automotive foreman; President and CEO Richard Rosenblum; and Stuart Suemoto, fleet coordinator.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat

Daily Kos

Spotlight on green news & views: Climate report grim, more on Icelandic volcano, wind power costs

Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve.

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

Sutherland Institute

Whether by fire or blade, - green' energy is killing birds - " Sutherland Perspective, 8/26/14

My grandpa had an old saying: "Nothing's free, and nothing's priceless." That sounds a little cynical, but it's true.

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

NewsOK.com

Cape Wind opponents file federal appeal in lawsuit

A Cape Cod town and other local opponents of the Cape Wind energy project are appealing a federal judge's decision to dismiss their lawsuit.

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

The Motley Fool

GE Is Making Wind Power Even Better With This Easy Fix

Environmentally friendly wind power is an increasingly important part of the U.S. energy mix.

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

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahomans file lawsuit over health concerns, property values against wind energy company

The group says they believe the wind turbines that are planned to be built in their community will have adverse effects on their health and property values.

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

Grist Magazine

Why Colorado is doing beer right

Colorado is famous for its beer - and we're not talking about Coors. The state's 175 registered craft breweries annually produce nearly 12 gallons of beer for every adult of legal drinking age .

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

ThinkProgress

Nebraska Candidate For Governor: Keystone XL Is 'A Climate Change Issue'

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook speaks in Omaha, Neb., Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government, Omaha, NE, Energy, Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US News, Liberal Political News

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