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  1. Kerala solar scam: Former CM Oommen Chandy, 5 others told to pay businessman Rs 1.6 croresRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The Indian Express

    A civil and sessions court in Bengaluru on Monday directed six persons, including former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy, to pay Rs 1.6 crore to coffee planter and businessman M K Kuruvilla as part of refund of money invested by the businessman for implementing failed solar energy projects in Kerala. Kuruvilla had filed a complaint in a civil court in Bengaluru in 2015 alleging that an education firm, Scossa Educational Consultants run by one Binu Nair - suspected to be the Kerala solar scam perpetrator Biju Radhakrishnan - had convinced him to invest over Rs 1 crore in solar projects in Kerala.


  2. Protesters confront Mt. SAC president to protest solar farm, demand he step downRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Whittier Daily News

    ... such as done by high schools, City of Industry and Metrolink, would cost more and would not produce enough electrical energy, explained Jill Dolan, director of public relations. She said the project is not using bond money from one of the college's ...


  3. Clean energy call amid claims coal 'undermines climate and development goals'Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Andover Advertiser

    The coal industry claims expanding use of the fossil fuel is important for fighting extreme poverty and improving access to energy for people in developing countries, the groups say. But they warn that building just a third of the planned coal-powered stations, mostly in developing Asia, would push the world towards dangerous climate change which will hit the poor hardest.


  4. Abengoa unit details creditor recoveries as Spain deadline loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Reuters

    Oct 24 A bankrupt U.S. subsidiary of Spanish renewable energy company Abengoa SA disclosed on Monday how much money creditors will recover under its plan to exit Chapter 11 while questions loomed over its parent's race to avoid its own bankruptcy in Spain. Abengoa, under strain after an aggressive global expansion into clean energy, needs support from 75 percent of its international creditors for a deal to restructure $10 billion of debt by Tuesday.


  5. UPDATE 1-Alberta mulls setting green electricity target in lawRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Reuters

    Oct 24 The Alberta government is considering enshrining in law its target of generating 30 percent of the province's electricity from renewable sources by 2030, the Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office, Shannon Phillips, said on Monday. Her comments were in response to an open letter released on Monday and signed by a dozen renewable energy companies, industry associations and think tanks that urged Alberta to adopt a legislated clean energy target.


  6. More coal plants will deepen - not cut - poverty, researchers warnRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Building just a third of planned new coal-fired power plants around the world would push hundreds of millions of people into poverty as it accelerates climate change past an agreed limit of 2 degrees Celsius of warming, development experts warn. As pressure builds to phase out coal as a power source in favor of cleaner renewable energy, the coal industry has fought back, arguing that coal is the cheapest and most reliable way to bring power to millions without it.


  7. Benitec initiates a strategic engagement with NantVenturesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... diagnostics, mobile technology, semi-conductors, nano-optics, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, alternative energy and scientific innovations that are on the bleeding edge of biology, chemistry, and physics. Capital investments in private ...


  8. Tom Hayden, '60s activist and liberal statesman, dead at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... McLendon, File) FILE - In this Jan. 17, 1980 file photo, anti-nuclear activist Tom Hayden as he meets with the Energy Development Caucus, a group of lawmakers who share Hayden's enthusiasm for alternative energy, at the Statehouse in Boston. Hayden, ...


  9. Biomass for the masses turns wood debris into a replacement foraRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South County Spotlight

    ... so right now there's no shortage.' In a pleasing quirk of fate, the city he leads is now home to an alternative energy company that knows exactly what to do with the harvested 'forest waste' of tree limbs, stumps, bark and other organic and ...


  10. Connecticut Gets Federal Grant To Improve Solar Access For Low- And Moderate-Income HomeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut is getting a $160,000 federal grant for a three-year effort to increase the number of low- and moderate-income people able to take advantage of the state's solar-power programs. The U.S. Department of Energy grant is going to Connecticut's Green Bank, the state's clean-energy financing arm that was created to help residents and businesses switch to solar and other renewable energy sources.


  11. Lincoln County holding public hearing on wind ordnanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSFY

    ... people and animals, the environment, the cost. Those things weren't known," added Peterson. "There are better green energy projects out there to produce electricity and we need to be looking at those. Those that protect the health and safety and ...


  12. This Florida Amendment Claims To Be Pro-Solar, But Energy Advocates Are SkepticalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    ... try to do either legislatively or constitutionally down the road." Nuzzo was recorded speaking at this year's State Energy/Environment Leadership Summit, and the Miami Herald Nuzzo also describes the measure as "a little bit of political jiu-jitsu," ...


  13. Gov. Hassan visits solar arrayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    Gov. Maggie Hassan visits the largest solar array in the state on Friday Oct. 21, 2016. Hassan vouched to continue working towards a clean-energy economy at the federal level if elected to the Senate.


  14. UN warns of 'new era of climate change' as carbon dioxide levels reach milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... to start reining in emissions, led by the Paris Agreement last year to phase out fossil fuels in favour of renewable energy in the second half of the century. "The year 2015 ushered in a new era of optimism and climate action with the Paris climate ...


  15. UAH building goes 'off the grid' with solar, battery powerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WAAY

    UAH research scientist Bill Carswell, Ph.D., says powering your home without help from your local utility company will become, "the wave of the future." Carswell has designed an alternative energy system for a 900 square foot building on the University of Alabama in Huntsville campus.


  16. Space Coast Solar press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Florida Today

    Space Coast Solar Co-op at the UCF Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa to assist in getting solar power more common in Brevard. Video by Tim Shortt.


  17. Microsoft Taps Cloud for STEM Education ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNet News

    ... rapidly expanding cloud, Microsoft has set new goals that will help ween its data centers off carbon-emitting energy sources. Although the company has been carbon-neutral since 2012, it relies on a mix of renewable energy and efficiency programs and ...


  18. Geolux updates traffic radar product to consume less powerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR Log

    The new firmware for RSS-2-300 T and RSS-2-300 OEM products enables low-power mode in which the radar power consumption is reduced down to 660 mW 300-oem/) radar modules are used worldwide in various traffic monitoring and law enforcement applications, including LED speed signs. LED speed signs are often placed on locations where there is no connection to electric power grid, so they rely on solar power and batteries.


  19. Zuwa - Help Empower Bring PAYG Solar to MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... towards self-reliance across areas as diverse but interconnected as financial inclusion, food security, and energy access. Shanil Samarakoon , Founder and Executive Director of Empower has spent much of his early childhood in Botswana and Malawi and ...


  20. Poliquin talks energy, jobs on sawmill tourRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... competitors. In the 2nd District congressional race, Poliquin and Cain have taken differing views of renewable energy. Where Cain favors expanding solar, wind and other nominally green power sources, Poliquin has favored biomass for the effect it ...