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  1. Housing energises for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Mercury

    COMMUNITIES joining forces to create mini electricity grids that generate, store and share solar power have been hailed as "the way of the future". The developer behind a new housing project in Northcote says home buyers will be able to reduce dependence on the traditional poles and wires electricity network by 60 to 70 per cent.

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  2. Vines putting tropical forests at riskRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Washington D.C, Jul 25 : Tropical forests are taking longer than expected to recover from felling and other forms of deforestation, thanks to woody climbing vines called lianas. In a new study, scientists from the University of York and Flamingo Land zoo advocate the temporary removal of lianas in selected areas to help tropical forests grow back.

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  3. FBI nabs BLM bombing suspect; Wyoming wind resistance; unofficial border patrolRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | High Country News

    FBI NABS SUSPECTED BLM BOMBER On June 22, FBI agents arrested William Keebler, a Utah man, for allegedly orchestrating an attack on a Bureau of Land Management cabin in on Mount Trumbull northwest Arizona. The night before, the Patriots Defense Force militia planted a bomb at the facility with the intention of blowing it apart.

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  4. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Solar Impulse 2 was on Monday approaching the end of its epic bid to become the first sun-powered airplane to circle the globe without a drop of fuel to promote renewable energy. Solar Impulse 2 prepares to take off from Cairo International Airport on July 24, 2016, as it heads to Abu Dhabi on the final leg of its world tour When the experimental aircraft touches down in Abu Dhabi in the early hours of Tuesday it will cap a remarkable 42,000-kilometre journey across four continents, two oceans and three seas.

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  5. Quadran, Eolfi-CGN win French floating offshore tendersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    A consortium led by French-based Quadran and a consortium of French group Eolfi and Chinese nuclear group CGN have won tenders for pilot floating wind parks off the coast of France, the companies said. The two contracts are the first awards in a tender for four offshore sites, one in Brittany and three in the Mediterranean, launched by French environment agency Ademe last year.

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  6. Fact Sheets: Lower Mekong Initiative Launches "Sustainable Infrastructure Partnership"Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | State Department

    On July 25, 2016, Secretary of State John Kerry led the United States' delegation to the Ninth Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting in Vientiane, Laos. Established at the July 2009 ASEAN Regional Forum annual meetings, LMI seeks to narrow the development gap between the five Lower Mekong countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the rest of ASEAN.

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  7. Solar industry jobs fall by third over last year - surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Belfast Telegraph

    The number of jobs in the solar industry has fallen by a third in the last year as installation rates plummeted, analysis suggests. Surveying of 238 solar industry firms - which make up around 10% of the UK industry - said they employed a total of 3,665 people compared to 5,362 a year ago, a fall of 32%.

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  8. China surges further ahead in solar power productionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CIO

    China's state-run news site said that the nation has pressed further ahead of other countries in its deployment of solar electricity, adding an additional 20 billion watts in the first half of this year alone, according to a Reuters report . The 20GW installation figure beats most analysts' expectations by a large margin, according to Mohit Anand, a senior analyst for Global Solar Markets with GTM Research.

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  9. Why Sustainable Manufacturing Facilities Are Green Building's Next Big ThingRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Environmental Leader

    LEED in Motion: Industrial Facilities report highlights the manufacturing sector's efforts to design and implement LEED and prioritize environmental stewardship for industrial facilities . Currently, there are more than 1,755 LEED-certified industrial facilities worldwide, totaling more than 496 million square feet, and an additional 2,710 projects registered that total nearly 737 million square feet.

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  10. Environmental Executive Moves: Metroflor, Cox, Locus Technologies,...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Environmental Leader

    Metroflor: Vinyl tile flooring manufacturer has appointed Rochelle Routman as the first chief sustainability officer for Metroflor and Halstead International. Prior to joining Metroflor/Halstead, Routman served as Mohawk Industries director of sustainability.

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  11. Which top issues in Whatcom County will Democrats debate?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    Whatcom County party delegates are waiting to find out if their top issues will be reflected in the party's national platform or cast aside during the 2016 Democratic National Convention, which starts Monday, July 25. From climate change to tribal rights to student loan debt, many of the issues championed by county Democrats and offered up to state and national leaders appear to be reflected in proposed language to be debated in Philadelphia. Here's how it works: The Platform Drafting Committee of the Democratic Party accepted input from every state before releasing the draft earlier this month.

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  12. Optinergy to create 50 new jobs following acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business World

    Fifty new jobs have been announced as Optinergy, the Irish-owned service provider in windfarm operation and maintenance, today announces its acquisition of the Wind O&M division of LotusWorks, Lotus Energy Systems. The newly expanded operation will create an additional 50 jobs over the next 5 years for engineers and advanced trades people in rural Ireland.

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  13. Solar Powered Cars? - It's Not As Far-Fetched As You Might ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    At first glance, the idea of a solar powered car seems preposterous. When thinking about solar energy most Americans envision dim stick-in-the-ground landscape lights or expensive rooftop panel arrays sporting questionable economics.

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  14. Plea for clarity over support for renewable energy sourcesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    MINISTERS have been urged to clarify future support for the renewables industry amid concerns current UK policy is putting growth and investment at risk. The Scottish Affairs Committee heard evidence of uncertainty in the sector caused by recent changes to subsidies for renewable electricity generation.

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  15. Despite roadblocks for Tesla, Elon Musk is moving full speed aheadRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    FREMONT, Calif. >> Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors, sat in a glass-walled conference room here last week in the company's auto factory.

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  16. RIMPAC ships use alternative fuel, reduce dragRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The United States and other countries represented at Rim of the Pacific naval war games underway in Hawaii's waters are tapping alternative fuels and pursuing energy conservation measures, a top Navy official said. Read More

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  17. Solar Impulse 2 leaves Egypt on final leg of historic world tourRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Solar Impulse 2 is on the home straight! Sun-powered plane leaves Egypt on final leg of it record breaking round-the-world tour It had been scheduled to leave last week but was delayed because of high winds and its pilot falling ill The 1,782 mile journey is expected to take around 46 hours to complete, and is currently half-way to completion The heat on the final leg will be a new challenge for the plane and is close to the limit they had set in temperature A solar powered aircraft has set off on the final leg of its record breaking attempt to fly around the world using only the energy from the sun. Solar Impulse 2 took off from Cairo on Sunday to begin its journey to Abu Dhabi, the final part of its historic journey.

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  18. US-EU Transatlantic Trade Offers Biofuel Incentives But Puts Climate at Risk, Say CriticsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    In this series we'll take a deep look at the power of reuse. We'll explore the economic, social and environmental benefits of reuse and upcycling and spotlight organizations that are innovating in apparel and beyond.

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  19. Long Beach moves to restrict plastic bag useRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newsday

    Paul Leone, Leah Tozer and Amanda Moore, all of Long Beach, participate in a protest against plastic bags in front of Long Beach City Hall on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara Paul Leone, Leah Tozer and Amanda Moore, all of Long Beach, participate in a protest against plastic bags in front of Long Beach City Hall on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

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  20. Cuyahoga County seeks to buy wind power indirectly from LEEDCo, planned solar arrayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Crain's Cleveland Business

    Cuyahoga County wants to support the wind turbine project in Lake Erie by purchasing a portion of the output for the next 20 years. To do that, the county plans to switch 15 of its buildings, including the Justice Center complex, to Cleveland Public Power, which would buy the power for the county from the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp., or LEEDCo, and re-sell it at cost to the county.

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