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  1. General Electric forms solar power, energy storage, EV startupRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Utility Products

    GE announced Current, an energy company that integrates GE's LED, solar energy , energy storage and electric vehicle businesses with its industrial strength Predix platform to identify and deliver the most cost effective, efficient energy solutions required by customers. Maryrose Sylvester, President and CEO at GE Lighting, will lead the new enterprise.


  2. DC Water facility to generate renewable energy from wastewaterRead the original story

    8 min ago | Utility Products

    DC Water unveiled its $470 million waste-to-energy project that is producing a net 10 MW of electricity from the wastewater treatment process, providing renewable energy to power about one-third of the Blue Plains plant's energy needs. The facilities include a dewatering building, 32 sleek thermal hydrolysis vessels, four concrete 80-foot high anaerobic digesters that hold 3.8 million gallons of solids each and three turbines the size of jet engines.


  3. Westinghouse Innovative Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Brings Bright Future for Nuclear PowerRead the original story

    10 min ago | Business Wire

    Westinghouse submitted its project proposal for the DOE's upcoming investment in advanced reactor concepts that can be demonstrated in the 2035 timeframe. The Westinghouse-led project team includes members of the national laboratory system, universities and the private sector with expertise in areas essential to the design and commercialization of an advanced LFR plant.


  4. Stephen Hawking Revealed Life's Most Intriguing Mystery in His Reddit AMARead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago |

    Stephen Hawking attends the EE British Academy Film Awards at The Royal Opera House in London on Feb. 8, 2015. Back in July, Stephen Hawking began collecting questions for his first-ever Ask Me Anything Q&A session on Reddit.


  5. Power lines moved from Prairie du Sac DamRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | WKOW-TV

    The electrical lines above the Prairie du Sac Hydroelectric Dam are being removed and moved south of the dam. The four towers are being moved about half a mile south of the dam with the lines will cross the river.


  6. California wants renewable energy for half its power by 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | KNDO

    California Gov. Jerry Brown, sitting center, surrounded by government officials, signs landmark legislation, bill SB350 by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De Leon, third from left, to combat climate change by increasing... . California Gov. Jerry Brown, sitting center, waves after signing bill SB350 by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De Leon, left, to combat climate change by increasing the state's renewable electricity use to 50 percent an... .


  7. TransCanada to buy Pennsylvania natural gas power plant from Talen EnergyRead the original story

    27 min ago | Journal-Pioneer

    TransCanada Corp. has reached a deal to buy a gas-burning power plant in Pennsylvania for US$654 million from Talen Energy Corp., which is divesting some of its holdings to comply with regulatory requirements. Calgary-based TransCanada says the 778-megawatt Ironwood power plant in Lebanon, Penn., is a natural extension of its power business in the U.S. Northeast region, where the company now has over 4,500 megawatts of generating capacity.


  8. First Solar Lifted to Buy at ZacksRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago |

    The firm presently has a $56.00 price objective on the solar cell manufacturer's stock. Zacks 's price target suggests a potential upside of 12.31% from the stock's previous close.


  9. Solar Photovoltaic Power Market to 2020 - Market Leaders to Achieve...Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | SBWire

    "Solar Photovoltaic Power Market to 2020 Market Leaders to Achieve Grid Parity due to Decreasing Module Prices, Low Maintenance and Ease of Installation". The report gives an in-depth analysis of solar PV power markets in four regions, Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa covering the sixteen major countries: The report covers the cumulative installed capacity and power generation of solar photovoltaic , between 2005 and 2020.


  10. North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2015 -...Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | SBWire

    North and South America Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2015 is the latest policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the region. The report presents an in-depth analysis of the renewable energy policies across the major countries in North and South America namely the US, Canada, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.


  11. Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai flags off three solar autosRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | DNA India

    In view to provide an alternative mode of transport for Delhiites, the city's Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday flagged off three solar autorickshaws. In view to provide an alternative mode of transport for Delhiites, the city's Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday flagged off three solar autorickshaws.


  12. Now Is The Time For A Carbon Tax, IMF Chief SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | ThinkProgress

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde answers a question during a press conference, in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. The world's finance ministers and central bankers are in Lima for the joint annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF that run through Sunday.


  13. Trump Takes Fight Against Wind Farm to UK Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump, hereinafter referred to as The Great Fart , is challenging the decision to license an offshore wind farm in the UK Supreme Court. The 11 turbines are due to be sited about two miles from his Aberdeenshire golf course in Scotland.


  14. This tiny "e-mailable" solar house snaps together like a 3D puzzle without a single nailRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Inhabitat

    Your next house could snap together like a jigsaw puzzle without the need of any power tools. Clemson University students designed and built Indigo Pine , a Southern hospitality-inspired home that's powered entirely by rooftop solar.


  15. Human Cyborgs Come to Life in Nat Geo's 'Breakthrough'Read the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Live Science

    ... The series will examine six big issues - pandemics, cyborg technology , the human brain, aging, alternative energy and water shortages - and reveal the stories, people and technology behind each. In the first episode, Giamatti uncovers the diversity ...


  16. Vermont PSB approves solar projects in Guilford, LondonderryRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    In Londonderry, Integrated Solar received a certificate of public good for a 150 kilowatt interconnected group net-metered system on land owned by C&C Family Trust on Route 11. And in Guilford, the PSB approved a 500 kilowatt project that will be used to offset electricity usage at Sugarbush Resort in Warren. The applicant for the Guilford project, GLC Powersmith Tinker Hill Solar LLC, submitted its request for a certificate on Aug. 13. Since the submission of the application, said Dan Ingold, technical director of the project, the name has been changed to Blanchard Hill Solar, in recognition of the nearby Blanchard Hill Cemetery, following meetings with neighbors to the project.


  17. California Formalizes Big Energy Efficiency Step - Now the Hard Work BeginsRead the original story

    58 min ago | Common Dreams

    The state's climate leaders gathered today for the signing of climate action legislation that will bolster California's efforts to clean our air and save Californians even more money and energy through improved energy efficiency. The Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 authored by Senate Pro Tem Kevin de Leon and Senator Mark Leno, includes numerous provisions to ensure California has the cleanest mix of energy possible by 2030, such as doubling energy efficiency achievements across the economy, reaching 50 percent renewable energy resources, and ramping up the number of vehicles on the road that drive on clean electricity rather than petroleum.


  18. Disappointing First Half Crimps Steel TubingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Metal Center News

    By Myra Pinkham , Contributing Editor Given the many diverse uses for mechanical tubing-from structural members in construction projects to rigid components in cars and trucks-demand for the versatile product tends to track with the overall economy. The U.S. manufacturing sector was fairly flat in the first half of the year, "and it's been pretty much the same for mechanical tubing," reports Paul Vivian, a partner at the Preston Pipe Report, Ballwin, Mo.


  19. "Clean Energy Advocate" Carlos Curbelo Supports More Oil DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Miami New Times

    ... the phrase "all-of-the-above" has come to mean support for more oil and gas drilling, while investing in alternative energy. In the video, he says oil drilling will "grow the American economy and make the country secure." So far this year, Curbelo ...


  20. Imran calls Zardari better than Nawaz Sharif : October 08, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    LAHORE Hitting out at the Pakistan Muslim League-N government, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said that PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi earned Rs 90 million by raising fairs of his airline during strike of pilots. "During the recent six-day standoff between the Pakistan International Airlines and protesting pilots, Air Blue, a private airline owned by Abbasi, made Rs 90 million through charging extra fares while the national flag carrier suffered a huge loss worth Rs 400 million," the PTI chairman said.