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Day of action for renewable energy

A National Day of Action Saturday as activists attempt to push the use of renewable energy. Saturday’s concert at the Legislature grounds was partially powered by solar and bicycle energy, as a way to demonstrate the use of energy other … Continue reading

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Cerabino: Solar-energy stance shows Florida’s lack of wattage

Florida’s Attorney General Pam Bondi is trying to stop a voter initiative that would allow state residents to buy solar-generated energy from their neighbors instead of the state’s big electric utilities. Bondi has come to the aid of Florida Power … Continue reading

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Japan turns to Scots for renewable energy help

JAPAN is looking to the Outer Hebrides to help it harness wind and wave power in the wake of the destruction wrought by the country’s devastating tsunami in 2011. The Consul General of Japan will be visiting the Western Isles … Continue reading

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UAE making 2015 the year of renewable energy

Some consider 2015 be the year for renewable energy in the UAE. Drivers of the growing feeling that the country is coming of age regarding renewables are the country’s expansion of clean-energy projects, its funding of renewable projects abroad and … Continue reading

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Renewable energy: Ukiah ’70 percent carbon free’

In a typical year, the hydroelectric plant located at the outlet conduit for Coyote Dam, provides 8- to 10 percent of Ukiah’s energy needs. Nathan DeHart–Ukiah Daily Journal Mel Grandi is excited about Ukiah’s power. He is the city’s electrical … Continue reading

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Solar energy group helps veterans get on-the-job training – KABC

Veterans who are volunteers with the nonprofit Grid Alternatives are installing solar panels as a way to help low-income families save money on renewable energy. The group is also a form of job training for local veterans and has helped … Continue reading

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Renewable energy on tribal lands stalls out

Is the Bureau of Indian Affairs delaying wind and solar projects?   In 2008, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, in south-central South Dakota, was ready to start developing the 30-megawatt Owl Feather War Bonnet wind farm on tribal lands. The turbines … Continue reading

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Religious leaders want presidential candidates to discuss renewable energy – KWQC

Related Coverage DESMOINES, Iowa (KWQC)- Energy advocates and religious leaders want presidential candidates to address renewable energy. “We haven’t had that honest of a discussion,” said Lonnie Ellis. ” When people on the left are trying to score political points, … Continue reading

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Solar Impulse 2 landing in Hawaii highlights state’s renewable energy goals …

VIEW SLIDESHOW42 photos A lei greeter welcomes Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg as Solar Impulse founder… more Solar Impulse 2 made its first U.S. landing Friday in Hawaii, an event that highlights the state’s goals to create a clean … Continue reading

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Irena reports on island nations’ renewable energy needs

Three reports published on Thursday by the Abu Dhabi-based International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said that developing the renewable energy resources of Fiji, the Marshall Islands and Vanuatu, would benefit their residents significantly. The assessments for the three island nations … Continue reading

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