Alternative Energy Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Thousands of Bernie supporters, environmentalists jam sweltering...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    THOUSANDS OF environmental activists and Bernie Sanders loyalists jammed the sweltering streets of Center City in separate marches Sunday on the eve of the Democratic National Convention. Both demonstrations were peaceful amid a huge police and fire department presence, with throngs refreshing at cooling stations and sprinklers spraying mists of water from fire hydrants.

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  2. Solar plane takes off from Egypt on final leg of world tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    An aircraft powered by solar energy left Egypt on Sunday on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the globe. Solar Impulse 2, a spindly single-seat plane, took off from Cairo in darkness en route to Abu Dhabi, its final destination, with a flight expected to take between 48 and 72 hours.

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  3. Solar Impulse 2 embarks on world tour final legRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    A sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft on a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy was due to depart from Cairo early Sunday on the last leg of its journey. "It's a project for energy, for a better world," Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard told journalists standing in front of the plane which weighs no more than a large car but has the wingspan of a Boeing 747.

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  4. Boulder hopes to move Xcel off long-term commitment to coalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Colorado Daily

    Dave Edmisson , engineering manager, walks in front of two smoke stacks at the Comanche Power Station. It's the $10 million question: For all the money Boulder has spent in the past five years trying to break free from Xcel Energy and form a municipal electric utility, how can the city abandon that bid and still declare victory? It's possible that Boulder stays on its original course and, with the blessing of the state Public Utilities Commission, creates a local utility through which it can attempt to hack away at emissions more aggressively than Xcel has and offer residents a wider range of clean energy options, eventually free from coal and fossil fuels in general. 2 comments

  5. Liberia Celebrates 169 Years of IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Voice of America

    Liberia celebrates 169 years of independence Tuesday. Some Liberians say there is little to celebrate in the face of economic difficulties.

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  6. Tesla, SolarCity close to merger agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Tesla Motors Inc and SolarCity Corp have made progress in putting together a deal that will merge the electric car maker and the solar panel installer, people familiar with the matter said. The two companies, which count billionaire Elon Musk as a major shareholder, are in the final stages of carrying out due diligence on each other, and could agree on the terms of a deal in the coming days, though it is still possible that their negotiations end unsuccessfully, the people said on Saturday.

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  7. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Has $7,069,000 Stake in Owens CorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Political

    UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its stake in Owens Corning by 26.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The firm owned 149,520 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 30,935 shares during the period.

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  8. Tesla plans trucks, small SUV as part of future plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRQE Albuquerque

    Electric car maker Tesla Motors is working on multiple new vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses that could be unveiled as early as next year. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company also plans a compact SUV and "a new kind of pickup truck" to complement its existing fleet.

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  9. New plants boosting hydroelectric productionRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Hydroelectric generating capacity is on the rise with the construction of new power plants along the Ohio River in West Virginia and Kentucky. The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register reports that enough new hydroelectricity to power up to 320,000 homes will come online this year.

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  10. 6,000 people use public transportation on 'Carfree Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The China Post

    Six thousand people opted for public transportation last Friday for the "ASE 722 Carfree Day" organized by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.'s Kaohsiung plant. Held two months ahead of World Carfree Day - an international event France initiated on Sept.

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  11. Before DNC: Thousands defy heat to demonstrate for Bernie, against fracking4 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    A supposed environmental advocate dressed in a furry, head-to-clawed-paw polar bear suit defied Philadelphia's staggering heat wave on Sunday and prepared to join thousands of more comfortably dressed protesters at the March for a Clean Energy Revolution. The march, aimed at banning the natural gas drilling practice known as fracking, promised thousands of participants from all 50 states on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.

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  12. Consuelo Mack WealthTrackRead the original story

    Yesterday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... to explore building and protecting long-term wealth. Wide-ranging topics -- including green investing, alternative energy, and insurance -- cover all the investments viewers care about: stocks, bonds real estate, art and collectibles. Every episode ...

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  13. Modi Lures India's Top Fossil Fuel Companies to Back Solar BoomRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    India's biggest energy companies are moving beyond their roots in fossil fuels to invest in renewables, backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal to build up alternatives to the most polluting forms of energy. Indian Oil Corp., a prominent refiner, along with Oil India Ltd., are working to build a 1-gigawatt solar farm in Madhya Pradesh, according to the state agency responsible for implementing energy policy.

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  14. Solar Impulse 2 sets off for final leg of round-the-world tripRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Washington , July 24 : Solar-powered airplane, Solar Impulse 2, took off from Cairo early Sunday for its final leg of global tour. It is for the first time in history that an aircraft of its kind has achieved a round-the-world flight using no fuel.

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  15. The Clean Energy Revolution Starts NowRead the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    We're going to call on our elected leaders from both parties to take the urgent action we need to ban fracking, keep fossil fuels in the ground and transition to 100% clean energy. On Sunday - the day before the Democratic National Convention begins - activists from across the country will converge on Philadelphia for the March for a Clean Energy Revolution.

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  16. Africa and the revitalization of the Zionist dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    Let's show the world that we can do better than Europe in our treatment of African refugees, that Israel is far from being a racist nation, and that the Zionist dream is alive and well, thanks to our rediscovery of Africa. PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath as Rwandan President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame watch at the Genocide Museum near Kigali, Rwanda, earlier this month.

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  17. Carbon fee plan common senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MySanAntonio.com

    On Earth Day this year, I was manning a booth at UTSA for the Citizens Climate Lobby promoting the group's Carbon Fee and Dividend plan when a brave soul, a student of engineering, came by and asked, "Why should we do more when countries like China are doing nothing? Just look at Bejing's smog pictures with all their locals wearing breathing masks. Clearly we're already doing a lot.

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  18. Unlocking the Secret to Cheaper Solar PowerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newswise

    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 24, 2016 -- As climate change garners more attention around the world, scientists at the University of Virginia and Cornell University have made critical advances in understanding the physical properties of an emerging class of solar cells that have the potential to dramatically lower the cost of solar energy. Solar cells remain a focal point of scientific investigation because the sun offers the most abundant source of energy on earth.

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  19. Forget Red or Blue a " Philly Got a Little Greener This Week Thanks to WGL EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    Unfortunately, energy consumption and emissions are also going to be on the rise around Philly as travel and transportation increase and convention events keep the lights on around the clock. To help offset this increased energy usage, WGL Energy Services, Inc. has donated enough carbon offsets to counterbalance the hotel stays of all 28,000 convention attendees for all four days of the Democratic event.

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  20. Second Thoughts -- The Solar Company Tesla Motors Should Have AcquiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Motley Fool

    If Elon Musk wanted a high efficiency, elegant solar solution to take worldwide, he should have bought SunPower, not SolarCity. If Elon Musk really wanted an elegant solar solution for Tesla Motors, maybe he should have bought a company other than SolarCity.

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