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NC renewable energy tax credits more than doubled in 2014

Despite skepticism among some lawmakers, North Carolina’s tax break for solar farms and other renewable energy projects continues gaining in popularity. In 2014, the state’s residents and businesses claimed $126.7 million in the tax credit, which is another way of … Continue reading

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Ohio wind farm proves the case for wise renewable-energy policy

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May 22, 2015: Focus on Renewable Energy, Green Buildings to Spur Demand …

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The annual installed capacity of building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) is projected to exceed 11 GW by 2020, driven by the increasing focus on renewable energy and the green building movement in the construction sector, according to … Continue reading

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Sustainable Energy for All 2015 – ‘Converting commitments to kilowatts ‘

Print 22 May 2015 – More than a billion people – one in five globally – lack electricity to light their homes or conduct business, according to a recent World Bank report. Nearly three billion rely on dangerous, polluting fuels … Continue reading

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Renewable-energy plan for Hawaii’s public schools takes big step

Enlarge Courtesy Hawaii DOE A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday to mark the start of the renewable-energy… more The Hawaii Department of Education has officially begun the first phase of its plan to help the state’s 255 public schools reduce … Continue reading

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Lloyd’s consortium to cover renewable energy industry

Lloyd’s of London company Ascot Underwriting Ltd. has joined Chaucer P.L.C. and Assuranceforeningen Skuld to form the Renewco Consortium, an underwriting platform for the renewable energy industry. The consortium, to be led by Ascot and managed by Chaucer, will provide … Continue reading

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Palmyra Atoll will achieve 100% renewable energy through microgrid project …

Palmyra Atoll, one of the most isolated places in the world, will achieve 100 percent renewable energy this year through a microgrid project, becoming the first atoll or islands in the Pacific to achieve this major goal using this type … Continue reading

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Giant Wind Turbines Could Boost US Renewable Energy Production

Renewable Energy Published on May 21st, 2015 by Stephen Hanley 0 May 21st, 2015 by Stephen Hanley   A new report from the US Department Of Energy entitled “Enabling Wind Power Nationwide” says advances in wind power technology and deployment … Continue reading

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Hawaii Commits to 100% Renewable Energy — and Needs This Company’s Help

Image Source: Nosha/Flickr. In the year 2045, Hawaii could generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy — That is, if a bill passed by the state legislature earlier this month is signed into law. It’s an ambitious goal nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Palmyra Atoll will achieve 100% renewable energy this year

Palmyra Atoll, one of the most isolated places in the world, will achieve 100 percent renewable energy this year through a microgrid project, becoming the first atoll or islands in the Pacific to achieve this major goal, the designer of … Continue reading

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