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  1. Obama's Renewable-Energy FantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    On June 30, one day after the Supreme Court struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's regulation of mercury emissions from power plants, President Obama committed the United States to the goal of generating 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. This would nearly triple the amount of wind- and solar-generated electricity on the national grid.

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  2. Youth exhibit artworks inspired by solar powerRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Peninsula

    ... open until Ramadan-end. The exhibition stresses students' understanding of solar power as Qatar's primary renewable energy technology and sustainability. The workshop aims to reach out to children in an engaging and inspiring way and reflects ...

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  3. Windfarm outputs reach new high in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Sunday Herald

    ... therefore hope that the forthcoming Government onshore wind summit can find ways forward to help ensure this clean energy source can meet its true potential." She added: "This June saw a massive jump in output when compared to last year. While the ...

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  4. Climate rally draws Jane Fonda, David Suzuki, Naomi KleinRead the original story

    42 min ago | MacLeans

    Jane Fonda joined hundreds gathered outside Ontario's legislative buildings on Sunday to rally and march for action on climate change and a greener economy ahead of two international summits this week. Labour groups, First Nations leaders, students and environmentalists led the rally calling on the federal government to do more to combat climate change and to focus on creating more jobs in the renewable energy sector to shift Canada away from an oil-based economy.

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  5. Southern wood pellets feed Europea s power plants, spark environmental debateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    ... lower-priced wood pellets, he said. Softwood also is preferred by power plants because it produces less ash and more energy than hardwood. Tanger said plantation trees need to be thinned for the health of the forest and the remaining trees, after 30 ...

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  6. Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flightRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Daily Herald

    ... wings were equipped with 17,000 solar cells that powered propellers and charged batteries. The plane ran on stored energy at night. The trans-Pacific leg was the riskiest of the plane's global travels as there was nowhere for it to land in an ...

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  7. Senator sees jobs program first-handRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Herald

    ... several spoke with several of the employees, including one who graduated from Vantage and others who trained at wind energy schools nationwide. "The Blue Creek Wind Farm is not only Ohio's biggest wind farm, but it is bringing jobs to western Ohio, ...

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  8. Sesan families report illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pnompenh Post

    A woman fetches water from a river last year in Sesan district where locals are reporting skin ailments caused by water use. Villagers living downstream from the controversial Lower Sesan II hydropower project have claimed that they contracted unusual skin ailments causing large black spots on their bodies after the firm building the dam drained industrial waste into a river they use for bathing.

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  9. March for Jobs, Justice and Climate draws on allies for a clean-energy revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

    ... these groups formed a powerful alliance with a single goal in mind: “a justice-based transition to a clean-energy economy in Canada.” The march was held just ahead of the Climate Summit of the Americas, to be hosted by Toronto this ...

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  10. Jane Fonda, David Suzuki, Naomi Klein join climate rally in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    ... on the federal government to do more to combat climate change and to focus on creating more jobs in the renewable energy sector to shift Canada away from an oil-based economy. The rally came on the eve of both the Climate Summit of the Americas and ...

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  11. Solar-powered plane crosses the Pacific OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | English Dong-A

    Solar-powered plane crosses the Pacific Ocean . JULY 06, 2015 07:13. . A plane that is purely powered by solar energy has successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean by flying non-stop for five days.

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  12. The Great American Natural Gas SurgeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am Principal at JTC Energy Research Associates, LLC. I hold a B.A. in Political Science from Penn State University, with a minor in Statistical Analysis. I got my M.S. in Homeland Security from San Diego State University, with a focus on Terrorism and Energy Security, and an MBA from Saint Francis University, with a focus on Energy Economics.

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  13. Inside Uganda's model villageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    As you climb up the winding reddish-coloured gravel road to Ruhiira - past endless dense plantations of matoke bananas - it can feel at first sight as if it is a world largely unchanged from when I was first working in Uganda close to 50 years ago. Bananas were a staple then - for family consumption and as a mainstay of the local economy - and they still are today.

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  14. Anaesthetist challenges guidelines for fasting before surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... do after about 12 to 14 hours, your body then starts to have to break down tissues to start liberating alternative energy sources so, muscle for protein and fat," he said. "These are the very tissues you want the body to be healing and repairing and ...

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  15. Solar energy revolution: Past point of no returnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    When the SunShot Initiative was launched by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011, even I thought it was a little crazy to think the Solar energy revolution: Past point of no return -- When the SunShot Initiative was launched by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011, even I thought it was a little crazy to think the Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1M4J5ms -- When the SunShot Initiative was launched by the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011, even I thought it was a little crazy to think the goal of $1-per-watt solar energy was within reach. In this article from April 2011, I said that $1 per watt by 2017 had a "fighting chance" at best, but it was a long way off at the time.

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  16. The energy revolutionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... 20 July. Will there be a long transition period, with a mish-mash of renewables while we learn to harness the sun's energy efficiently, as plants have been doing for 3.5 billion years? Is there even enough sunlight striking the Earth to supply the ...

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  17. Wind turbine market in India to grow at a CAGR of 13.1% according to...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Wind turbine market in India to grow at a CAGR of 13.1% according to the cumulative installed capacity over the period 2014-2019. Wind turbine converts kinetic energy of the wind into mechanical energy or electricity.

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  18. BoI disburses N75.8m to off-grid solar home system providersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Bank of Industry on Friday disbursed N75.8 million to GVE Projects Ltd,, and Arnergy Solar Ltd. to provide solar home systems to off-grid communities in six states. The states for the pilot phase for the take-off are, Anambra, Delta, Niger, Osun, Kaduna and Gombe.

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  19. Canada and India Highlight Growing Energy RelationshipRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    They highlighted growing energy partnership, by strengthening government to government and business to business relationships, to help create jobs and long-term economic prosperity for both countries. is a secure, reliable and responsible producer and supplier of energy to the world and has the resources and expertise needed to support is expected to be the fastest growing economy during 2014-25.

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  20. Global permanent magnet motors market to grow at a CAGR of 11.37% over the period 2014-2019.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... as the permanent magnets in this motor. Unlike electromagnet, permanent magnet does not require continuous electric energy to maintain its electric field. Analysts recognise the following companies as the key players in the Global Permanent Magnet ...

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