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1 hr ago | Infrastructure USA

Distributed Wind Energy Market Report

In 2013, 30.4 megawatts of new distributed wind capacity was added, representing nearly 2,700 units across 36 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands .

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

2 hrs ago | OpEdNews

NRC storage decision may lead to building of more dangerous nuclear power plants

The single most important news story of the day--the one most likely to still be affecting lives in 10 or even 100 years--was buried on page A13 of the New York Times.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Project advances but no firm timeline yet for offshore wind farm

The federal government recently identified more than 307,000 acres off the North Carolina coast for potential wind-energy development, the most significant step toward commercial wind power in the Tar Heel State.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, North Carolina, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Tar Heel, NC, Kitty Hawk, NC

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Veterans Administration blew $2.2 million for broken St. Cloud wind turbine

A broken wind turbine at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility in St. Cloud is an expensive example of a renewable energy push at the V.A. that's gone awry across the country.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Obama Uses His Infamous Pen For Green Energy Cronyism

It's President Obama's way or the highway, to summarize the words of of one of his spokespersons, that he will "use all of the tools at his disposal working with Congress where they are willing but also taking action on his own where they aren't."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Tax, Conservative Political News

9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Petilla urges creation of regional energy...

THE Department of Energy is seeking for the creation of regional energy plans to boost energy security and sustainability in the country.

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

9 hrs ago | Power Online

GE Celebrates Wind Energy Milestones In Brazil

Achieved 1GW of wind energy in Brazil with 381 new wind turbines connected to the grid in the first half of 2014 Rio de Janeiro Brazil - GE announced recently it has achieved a total installed capacity of 1 gigawatt of wind energy in Brazil.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy,

12 hrs ago | Power Online

Siemens Presents First Gas-Insulated 320-kV switchgear For Direct Current Transmission

At the Cigr conference in Paris, Siemens recently presented the first compact gas-insulated switchgear for high-voltage direct current applications.

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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WJRT

Frost & Sullivan: Multiple Benefits Increase the Popularity of Integrated Gearboxes and Gear Motors

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Related Topix: Consulting, Frost and Sullivan, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Daily Kos

Smart! Very Smart. One First Nations Vision for the Future

On the south west tip of Vancouver Island, lies the land owned by the T'Sou-ke First Nations, who are doing some remarkable things.

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

Daily Kos

Wind energy could need 2.6 million skilled technicians by 2030 to reach goal of 30% adoption

In this article in Wind Power Monthly , The challenge for wind recruitment, the magazine interviews Andy Holt, general manager of wind services, at US turbine manufacterer GE Renewable Energy, and corporate recruitment consultants Alan and Yorke, and Earthstream asking them what they see as the "biggest challenges in recruitment facing the wind ... (more)

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

Nevada Appeal

Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Storey County, NV, Tax, Rick Perry, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

GlobeNewswire

Ontario doesn't need more wind power

Ontario's new Large Renewable Procurement process aims to add more expensive, intermittent wind power to Ontario's power capacity at a time when Ontario doesn't need the power, and can't afford new generation, says Wind Concerns Ontario.

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

Norwalk Reflector

Greenwich residents unite: 'We are awake now'

Residents know they have a battle on their hands, but they haven't given up in their opposition to a windpark in their community.

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Related Topix: Greenwich, OH, Huron County, OH, Alternative Energy, Energy, Norwalk, OH, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Sys-Con Media

Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) Expands Online Through New E-Learning Platform

Since its foundation in 2008, the Renewables Academy 's objective is to make knowledge on renewable energy and energy efficiency available for participants in any location and time zone.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundCARBON-Free Electricity by 2018? We Can do this

People always say that Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is a nice man. But he has character as well as policy failings which we can no longer afford to overlook.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Home Listing, Home, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Mass. faces new energy challenges

With a natural gas pipeline proposed for northern Massachusetts still in the planning stages and strong opposition in communities along its route, power experts are saying a shortage of gas supplies in the state and New England in general is driving up prices and forcing greater reliance on coal and oil power generation.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Holyoke, MA, ISO New England

KTAR

Renewable-energy project gives state fastest clean-energy job growth

Arizona businesses announced plans earlier this year to hire more than 3,000 workers in clean-energy industries, letting the state claim the biggest growth in renewable-energy jobs in the nation for the second quarter of 2014.

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

Texas Tribune

Interview with George P. Bush on Environmental Policy

Here's a transcript - edited for length and clarity - of The Texas Tribune's in-depth interview with land commissioner candidate George P. Bush, in which he lays out his positions on environmental policy.

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Reuters

Cavernous Swiss power plant undermined by renewable energy

Deep in a Swiss mountain, workers have blasted out a cathedral-sized hole for a power plant that will help keep Europe's lights on, but the profit outlook for the 1.9 billion Swiss franc project has darkened since its construction began in 2008.

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