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  1. Local student's winning science project is full of hot airRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Windsor Star

    ... regional fair and a Grade 8 teacher at Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School. "I discovered the sun makes more energy in one hour than the world needs for a whole year," Charron said. "There's energy dangling above our heads, it's just figuring out ...

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  2. To Prepare For The Future You Need To Shape It -- Or Someone Else WillRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Forbes.com

    ... change impact productivity? How will new technologies, such as big data , the internet of things and renewable energy affect their business? (A lot, is the correct answer). In a sense, laying out the big picture is the easy part. It doesn't take ...

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  3. German energy shift is a drop in the bucketRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... that “What the Germans have done in converting almost 30 percent of their electric grid to solar and wind energy ... has been a great contribution to the stability of our planet and its climate” is laughable. Here's the math: 30 ...

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  4. N.C. renewable energy tax credits more than doubled in 2014Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Courier-Tribune

    Despite skepticism among some lawmakers, North Carolina's tax break for solar farms and other renewable energy projects continues gaining in popularity. In 2014, the state's residents and businesses claimed $126.7 million in the tax credit, which is another way of saying that amount wasn't paid in taxes by those who installed solar panels or any of 17 other renewable technologies.

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  5. GOP may embrace green policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... acquisition of any American utility. A large drop in the cost of solar panels convinced commissioners that renewable energy sources can be as economical as fossil fuels. "For me, clean energy has always been about a couple things: getting ahead of ...

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  6. China's richest man bet his company's shares would fallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    ... shareholder meeting was taking place -- which Li never attended. He was instead at the opening of Hanergy's new clean energy exhibition center, according to a company spokesman. Before Wednesday's tumble, Hanergy's shares had surged over 600% in the ...

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  7. Renewable energy is 'charging' forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., unveiled its Powerpack on April 30. The battery can store energy for home and business use. Incorporating storage technology into our energy initiatives is a game changer for renewable energy, positioning it as a cost effective, reliable and sustainable solution to the world's energy needs.

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  8. Bill could place solar energy cap on utility solar customersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    There's a solar battle brewing between lawmakers in Carson City over whether solar customers are getting too much of a good deal when it comes to selling electricity back to the grid. Senate Bill 374 could dictate which agency will be in charge of deciding if there will or won't be a cap on the solar energy generation.

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  9. Gas line work planned for Ocean Street Extension through JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... early July. “This inspection is part of our ongoing commitment to provide safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to our customers. The Ocean Street project is one of the many gas and electric upgrades we've been making recently in our ...

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  10. Santa Barbara oil spill: Authorities, environmentalists step up responseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    ... especially in Santa Barbara County, and called upon the nation to usher in a "post-oil era" by embracing renewable energy. "When we have a huge solar spill around here, we just call it a nice day," said Dave Davis, CEO and president of the Community ...

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  11. How the Tesla Powerwall affects you.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Menlo Park City Council

    Powerwall, Solar and Energy Storage Systems Valid until May 30, 2015 Your ID Number 4567754273 Find your solar system Choose From Competitive Ads ** How the Tesla Powerwall is changing the the solar market. The Tesla Powerwall is the latest achievement in solar energy storage systems.

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  12. Severn Trent Profit Offsets Interest Rate Swap LossesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... pounds in improvements through 2020. The company said in March it planned to invest 190 million pounds in renewable energy to generate half its electricity needs within five years. Severn Trent will build its first solar plants this year and is ...

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  13. Fitzsimon: House leaders celebrating, but for the wrong reasonsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    One of the most telling parts of the long debate on the House budget Thursday night and early Friday morning came in a discussion over an amendment offered by Rep. Marilyn Avila to end tax credits for renewable energy, the latest round of what has become a crusade against solar energy by the Tea Party right. The majority of the House had the good sense to defeat the attempt to dismantle the state's thriving alternative energy economy, but in her remarks Avila reminded members of the House that she was co-chair of the subcommittee that put together the health and human services part of the budget.

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  14. PM approves converting oil-based power plants to LNGRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday gave approval of converting power plants running on diesel and furnace oil to LNG. He made this decision chairing 14th meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy Islamabad at the PM House.

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  15. Vatican: Popea s deputy offers new insight into climate encyclicalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2013 | The Reporter

    ... was a clear indication that Francis endorses economic development proposals which help the poor but use new, clean-energy, low carbon and efficient technologies. The conference was organized by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, which ...

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  16. Weather traps fragile solar plane in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... sun and whatever tailwinds it may encounter. The odd-looking plane, which weighs about as much as a minivan, gets its energy from 17,000 solar cells on its 236-foot-wide wings, which are wider than those on a Boeing 747. The pilots say they are ...

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  17. Eagle County invests $3 million in Missouri Heights solar arrayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Aspen Times

    ... 1-megawatt of power production for $3 million. Eagle County government made its largest investment ever in renewable energy by purchasing 1 megawatt of power from the Sunnyside Ranch Community Solar Array in Missouri Heights, near Carbondale. Clean ...

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  18. Single Jet Small Water Turbines for Home Use , Horizontal Small Hydro Power Generator 55KWRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | California Computer News

    Pelton Water Turbine is widely used in water power plants with the high head from 60m to 600m.Design water flow from 0.1m3/Sto 3m3/S. they are included in runner, turbine case, nozzles, valve and intake penstock.

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  19. If U.S. Military Spending Returned to 2001 LevelRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... year. Build and maintain a high-speed rail system in the U.S. - $30 billion per year. Invest in solar and renewable energy as never before - $20 billion per year. Fund peace initiatives as never before - $10 billion per year. You may say I'm a ...

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  20. What the drone shows: Tesla's gigafactory rises from desertRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... for Tesla electric cars, and, as Musk recently announced, for homeowners to store electricity from renewable energy sources like solar power. Tesla has already started hiring staff for the gigafactory, which is expected to employ 6,500 by 2020. The ...

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