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Expert calls on Pacific donor community to focus on renewable energy for shipping

Updated July 28, 2014 07:29:04 Photo: Fiji voyaging canoes sailing the traditional way (Uto Ni Yalo Trust) There’s been a call for international donors to adjust their priorities and invest in sustainable sea transport to reduce the Pacific’s reliance on … Continue reading

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Google Offers $1 Million in Portable Renewable Energy Source Challenge

Tech giant Google is offering a prize of $ one million (about Rs. 6 crore) for building a compact solution for transforming renewable energy into a power source that can be used at home. Google, along with Institute of Electrical … Continue reading

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Report shows 1 in 3 Texans chooses renewable energy options

  A Texas Empowerment report released by Choose Energy shows that about one in three Texans choose renewably sourced energy options. That’s 100 percent more than any other state, Levente McCrary, spokeswoman for Choose Energy, said in an email. “While … Continue reading

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Expert calls on Pacific donor community to focus on renewable energy for shipping

There’s been a call for international donors to adjust their priorities and invest in sustainable sea transport to reduce the Pacific’s reliance on expensive and high-polluting fossil fuels. Dr Peter Nuttall, head of the sustainable sea transport research program at … Continue reading

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Why Warren Buffett Loves Renewable Energy

By Travis Hoium More Articles July 27, 2014 Comments (1) Warren Buffett is one of the largest renewable energy investors in the world, but he doesn’t invest in the space because it’s clean, he invests because he can make money. … Continue reading

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Potential for renewable energy soaring at Nellis Air Force Base

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak President Barack Obama looks at solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in 2009. The Air Force announced recently that it has signed a lease to build a second solar facility at Nellis, this time … Continue reading

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Clean energy projects point the way to renewable energy economy for WNY

The symbolism is inescapable: A pair of projects representing our green energy future are being built on the graveyards of our industrial past. The newest proposal, called Steel Sun, would turn brownfields into one of the largest solar farms in … Continue reading

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Sydney and Melbourne going green despite uncertainty over future of …

Updated July 26, 2014 12:53:51 Photo: Sydney plans to reduce its emissions by 70 per cent by 2030 (ABC News: Clarissa Thorpe) Australia’s biggest cities are setting ambitious targets to cut carbon emissions despite signs the Federal Government will wind … Continue reading

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Sydney and Melbourne going green despite uncertainty over future of …

Updated July 26, 2014 12:53:51 Photo: Sydney plans to reduce its emissions by 70 per cent by 2030 (ABC News: Clarissa Thorpe) Australia’s biggest cities are setting ambitious targets to cut carbon emissions despite signs the Federal Government will wind … Continue reading

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Sydney and Melbourne going green despite uncertainty over future of …

Updated July 26, 2014 12:53:51 Photo: Sydney plans to reduce its emissions by 70 per cent by 2030 (ABC News: Clarissa Thorpe) Australia’s biggest cities are setting ambitious targets to cut carbon emissions despite signs the Federal Government will wind … Continue reading

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