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  1. Fiddler crab migrating north, possibly from climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Science Daily

    David Johnson was standing in a salt marsh on the northern Massachusetts coast when he saw a fiddler crab, Uca pugnax , nearly 50 miles north of its supposed natural range. The migration north of this charismatic crab with the big, waving claw may be yet another sign of climate change.

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  2. This auction could triple U.S. offshore wind energy real estateRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | GigaOM

    Offshore wind energy generation always seems to be a distant reality, for the United States at least. But the development pace could pick up with the planned auction of over 742,000 acres off Massachusetts that could produce enough electricity to power half of the homes in that state, said the U.S. Department of Interior on Monday.

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  3. Texas Professor Moved into Dumpster to 'Explore the Idea of Less'Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    ... the current phase of his project. The third and final phase will feature solar panels with a focus on renewable energy. Luckily, Wilson's new home remained untouched by trash crews. After living in the Dumpster for six months, Wilson is proud of the ...

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  4. $72M Halifax County Solar Center will encourage industry expansion in N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    The Raleigh-based North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association s partnering with Charlotte-based solar company Geenex to establish a $72 million Solar Center of Excellence in Roanoke Rapids. The facility, which had its groundbreaking last week, will serve as a hub for the solar industry, focused on educating the people of Halifax County about solar power, with an emphasis on job opportunities, especially for clean energy students.

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  5. China Ming Yang Wind Power Group's (MY) CEO Chuanwei Zhang on Q3 2014 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... release of the third quarter 2014. First of all, I would like to talk about the macro policies. In 2014 the National Energy Administration further optimized the development outlined - layout of wind power to boost the growth of offshore wind power. ...

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  6. Nation to top green list by 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | China Daily

    A wind farm in Hami, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. China is set to cap carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and increase the share of nonfossil energy in total primary energy supply to about 20 percent by then.

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  7. Wisconsin Utility Sought Solar Fees After Regulator Advised CEORead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    A solar industry group appealing a decision to impose the most expensive solar fees in the U.S. said a Wisconsin regulator violated rules barring communication about pending cases. Ellen Nowak, a regulator for the Wisconsin Public Service Commission, and Wisconsin Energy Corp. Chief Executive Officer Gale Klappa participated in a panel together at a utility industry conference in June.

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  8. PUC OKs 2-year plan advocates say puts end to install "solar coaster"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    The Colorado Public Utilities Commission Monday approved a two-year new plan for rooftop and community solar installations in a move to offer more stability to the market. The solar blueprint - part of Xcel Energy's renewable energy compliance plan - provides for at least 42 megawatts of projects annually for 2015 and 2016.

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  9. Commissioners discuss tax windfallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lamar Daily News

    Prowers County Assessor Andy Wyatt discusses the options the county has for returning a windfall it received to residents Nov. 20. The Prowers County Commissioners discussed and heard audience comments about what to do with a windfall it received for unpaid taxes from an area wind energy company due to a court decision that favored the county. Details were not discussed during the meeting, and the commissioners stopped the discussion about why it received the money due to a gag order in place by the deciding court.

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  10. OPEC And The Logic Of Low Oil PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... temporary and prices are becoming more inclined to seek a "natural" price level determined by supply and demand for energy globally. There is logic for OPEC (Saudi Arabia) to let the market seek its own level, which, again, in my view, would tend to ...

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  11. Photovoltaic Industry in China 2015-2019Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. a Yingli Green Energy Holding Other Prominent Vendors a Chint Group a Hanwha SolarOne a JA Solar Holdings a E-Ton Solar Tech a Flisom Market Driver ...

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  12. 200 attend fracking collateral-damage conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    ... for protecting themselves against the ongoing build-out, according to organizers. The Tompkins County Planning, Energy, and Environmental Quality Committee last week moved toward getting new benefits from New York's property assessed clean energy ...

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  13. Iowa farmers question proposed transmission lineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... in the region has organized the Preservation of Rural Iowa Alliance to oppose the project. Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners is proposing the transmission line. The company's Beth Conley says even though Iowa won't receive energy from the ...

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  14. Ohio utility chief: Energy savings exceed costsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Ohio's top utility regulator is telling a legislative panel that two energy companies have spent about a penny for each kilowatt-hour of reduced electricity use since 2009. Public Utilities Commission of Ohio Chairman Tom Johnson was the first witness Monday before a new Energy Mandates Study Committee that's gathering data on Ohio's alternative energy mandates while the thresholds are paused for two years.

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  15. Black & Veatch, Brightergy partnership bears fruit for companies, City Union MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... fruit for both parties. On Monday, the leaders of the Overland Park engineering giant, and Kansas City solar energy company got a firsthand look at new solar power arrays installed on the roofs of five buildings used by Kansas City homeless ...

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  16. Man sentenced in heroin death of Pickens' grandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... his arm. The elder Pickens made much of his fortune in oil drilling but has since become an advocate for alternative energy.

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  17. Peabody Energy Announces Joint Venture With Glencore To Expand Mine...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced an agreement to establish a joint venture between Peabody's Wambo Open-Cut Mine and Glencore's United Mine in The 50-50 joint venture will combine Wambo's Open-Cut mining operations with ...

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  18. Date set for auction of offshore wind leasesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    An auction date has been set for wind energy leases to develop more than 742,000 acres off the Massachusetts coast. If fully developed, officials say the area could generate 4 to 5 gigawatts of commercial wind generation - enough electricity to power 1.4 million homes.

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  19. One of Hawaii's top solar firms expands to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Hawaii Energy Connection, one of the state's largest solar energy firms, has expanded to the Mainland by opening an office in the Empire State, the company's top executive confirmed with PBN. The Aiea-based company, which is the fourth largest solar energy firm in Hawaii, in terms of employees, and second in the state when it comes to kilowatts installed last year, has formed National Energy Connection, based in Plainview, New York.

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  20. Hawaii's largest solar energy market continues to sufferRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Oahu, which encompasses the largest solar energy market in Hawaii, continues its downward spiral, in terms of permitting, with its 18th straight month of year-over-year decline, according to data collected by Marco Mangelsdorf , president of Hilo-based ProVision Solar. Year-to-date, 5,394 permits were issued compared to 11,123 permits at the same point last year, a decrease of 51 percent.

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