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  1. #PampaSC: History of Pampa, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | KSWO

    Construction of major buildings in Pampa came as a result of the Texas Panhandle Oil Boom of the late 1920s and early 1930s, and while a lot has changed in the time since, some things remain the same. The City of Pampa has a lot to offer anyone who sets foot in town, but there's one specific thing people say brings them most pride.

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  2. Iowa invests $1B in new wind farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | CIO

    Iowans can expect to get half a billion watts of new clean electricity after the state's governor signed a $1 billion deal to expand Iowa's wind energy operations. The deal will result in the largest wind farm project for Alliant Energy, the public utility holding company that will build and operate the farm.

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  3. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE) Downgraded by Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "CLEAN ENERGY FUELS, based in Seal Beach, Calif., is the leading provider of natural gas for transportation in North America. It has a broad customer base in the refuse, transit, ports, shuttle, taxi, intrastate and interstate trucking, airport and municipal fleet markets,across the United States and Canada.

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  4. Jerry Brown: 'Trump is a fraud'Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Washington Examiner

    California Gov. Jerry Brown ripped Donald Trump for claiming climate change does not exist during his speech before the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. "Trump says global warming is a hoax.

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  5. #PampaSC: History of Pampa, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Construction of major buildings in Pampa came as a result of the Texas Panhandle Oil Boom of the late 1920s and early 1930s, and while a lot has changed in the time since, some things remain the same. The City of Pampa has a lot to offer anyone who sets foot in town, but there's one specific thing people say brings them most pride.

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  6. Renewables industry to stage solar conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Sunday Herald

    Scottish Renewables will stage its first Solar Conference in Edinburgh on September 6 and 7, in association with the Scottish Institute for Solar Energy Research. SISER brings together expertise from 10 Scottish universities and the Edinburgh-based UK Astronomy Technology Centre to support the solar industry.

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  7. Family's quarterly power bill falls to just $40 by using Tesla's solar power set upRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Daily Mail

    Harrowing pictures show the brutal truth of the Philippines' open season on drug dealers that's seen 300 killed in just one month after new president ordered police to 'jail or bury' pushers 'T**s up, hair back': Fox News contributor claims Roger Ailes constantly watched livestream of shows, ordering females to 'hike up their skirts' or 'put on makeup' Prosecutors drop ALL charges against Freddie Gray cops: Furious victim's mother says 'I know they lied, and they killed him' as officers go free amid claims of 'obvious bias' in investigation 'Nothing truly prepares you for the Oval Office - but Hillary's been in that room': Obama to take center stage at Democratic Convention to make the case for Clinton A desk job could make you 60% more likely to die earlier: Hour's exercise every day is needed to help beat deadly effects of working 9 to 5 Touching moment high school student choir sang ... (more)

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  8. Dana to Pay Dividend on Common StockRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Freshnews

    Dana Holding Corporation announced today that its board of directors has declared a dividend on its common stock. The board declared a quarterly dividend of $0.06 per share, payable Sept.

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  9. Democrats Put Their Environmental Platform to the Test By Pursuing Waste-Free ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    The Democratic party's platform on the environment, has lofty goals. The Democratic National Convention itself in Philadelphia is trying to live up to them while hosting 50-thousand people.

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  10. Owens Corning (OC) Shares Down 6.9%Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Daily Political

    Shares of Owens Corning traded down 6.9% during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $50.88 and last traded at $51.20, with a volume of 2,922,611 shares traded.

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  11. Offshore Wind Investments So Far This Year Already Beating 2015Read the original story

    51 min ago | The Washington Post

    Europe's offshore wind-power industry attracted more investment in the first half of 2016 than it did during the whole of last year, according to figures from trade association WindEurope. Investment hit a record 14 billion euros in the first six months of 2016, exceeding the 13.3 billion euros invested in 2015, according to the organization's report Wednesday.

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  12. Chernobyl's Atomic Wasteland May Be Reborn With Solar EnergyRead the original story

    51 min ago | The Washington Post

    Thirty years after atomic fallout from the Chernobyl meltdown rendered an area the size of Luxembourg uninhabitable for centuries, Ukraine is seeking investors to develop solar power near the defunct Soviet reactors. Sunshine is one of the only things that can be harvested from Chernobyl's 1,000 square mile exclusion zone, where long-lasting radiation makes farming and forestry too dangerous.

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  13. Alliant Energy announces $1 billion wind projectRead the original story

    58 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Iowa utility said in a news release that it is seeking regulatory approval to expand its Whispering Willow Wind Farm in Franklin County and possibly develop wind energy in other areas of the state. Utility spokesman Justin Foss says the project will also generate more than 1,500 jobs in Iowa.

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  14. Renewable sources only one of many factors in SA power price surge: FrydenburgRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: The recent spike in electricity prices in South Australia that forced the Government there to temporarily recommission a gas power plant has focussed the debate once again on what appears to be an increasingly unreliable national energy sector. Some have been quick to blame renewables for the price spike.

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  15. South Australia's volatile energy prices offer big lessons for nation ahead of COAG meeting: MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    South Australia's fluctuating electricity prices and reliance on wind and solar energy is a "big wake-up call" for the Federal Government, Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has said. Earlier this month prices swung from more than $500 a megawatt hour to up to $14,000 a megawatt hour which had some of the state's biggest employers threatening shut downs.

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  16. Renewable Energy Group Inc (REGI) Shares Up 2.9%Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Political

    Renewable Energy Group Inc 's share price shot up 2.9% during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $9.25 and last traded at $9.12, with a volume of 111,901 shares changing hands.

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  17. Teachers get collaborative lesson-planning time at Public Education Foundation Innovation InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Charlottesville Tomorrow

    While their students get in the last few weeks of summer vacation, two dozen educators from Charlottesville and Albemarle County public schools are creating project-based, inter-disciplinary lesson plans. Since the Public Education Foundation of Charlottesville-Albemarle's three-day Innovation Institute began Tuesday at the Greencroft Club in Ivy, the participating educators have had the chance to work together to explore new and engaging instructional techniques.

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  18. Exelon-ConEd Deal Shows Hunger for Hedging as Plants StruggleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    On Wednesday, the power generator and biggest nuclear plant operator in the U.S. said it's purchasing a Consolidated Edison Inc. unit that markets electricity to retail customers, without disclosing deal terms. The move gives Exelon another way of hedging against losses from plants grappling with the surge in solar and wind resources, cheap natural gas and weak demand.

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  19. Report contests notion that natural gas is any cleaner than other fossil fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    A new report commissioned by the Toxics Action Center in Boston takes aim at the conventional wisdom that natural gas, which is mostly methane, is any cleaner than the fossil fuel alternatives. The report blames tens of thousands of leaks throughout the industry in pipelines, storage facilities and power plants, and says that natural gas is not a true “bridge” to cleaner energy sources.

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  20. Forum plea on uraniumxRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Shillong, July 27: The North East Dialogue Forum will ask the Centre not to go ahead with uranium mining in Meghalaya and the construction of mega dams in the region. The decisions came at the end of a one-day consultation on uranium mining and construction of mega dams convened by the forum here.

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