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The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources

By Hannah Corbett The use of renewable and sustainable energy sources is growing worldwide. Subsequently, new technologies for sustainable energy are ever-emerging, and some are rather unusual. Outside of the more commonplace solar, tidal and wind energy sources, researchers have … Continue reading

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100 percent renewable energy scenario for California

If a group of Stanford University researchers had their way, California would leave the age of fossil and nuclear fuels behind in just a few decades. Led by engineering professor Mark Jacobson, the group outlined a $1.1 trillion (818 billion … Continue reading

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Renewable energy company could be coming to port’s West Pier

State port courting wood-pellet export tenant GULFPORT — A company that manufactures wood pellets might move production to Pelahatchie and export its product from the state port to the United Kingdom and Europe. The port and Waters’ New Biotech have … Continue reading

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EPA: Most Waste Sites Used for Renewable Energy Subject to State Laws, Not …

July 22 –The “vast majority” of contaminated sites requiring cleanup are likely to be addressed by state cleanup programs and won’t involve federal cleanup or enforcement laws, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a reference guide addressing liability for renewable … Continue reading

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Is it time for Louisiana to set renewable energy goals? – The Times

When it comes to getting power companies to invest in solar, wind and other renewable energy sources, states have a lot of pull. A report released Thursday (July 24) by sustainability advocates Ceres and Clean Edge ranked 32 of the … Continue reading

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Giving UNC campuses renewable energy options

Across the 17-campus University of North Carolina system, we are constantly seeking new ways to become more efficient, using more shared services, streamlining academic and operational processes, and supporting collective e-purchasing. Another area in which we have been working hard … Continue reading

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Report gives Entergy low marks in renewable energy and efficiency – The Times

Entergy Corp. was the country’s sixth-largest, investor-owned power provider in 2012, selling more than 107 million megawatt hours of electricity to retail customers that year. But only a tiny sliver of that power came from renewable sources such as solar and … Continue reading

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The inconvenient truth in the push to scrap the renewable energy target

When it comes to the Abbott government’s determination to scrap or wind back the renewable energy target (RET), numbers don’t always count. The prime minister, who after the election took control of a RET “review” and appointed businessman Dick Warburton … Continue reading

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Kiva Funds Renewable Energy Projects, Solar Lights and Clean Cookstoves

Air Quality Published on July 24th, 2014 by Jake Richardson 0 July 24th, 2014 by Jake Richardson  Kiva is a world leader in microlending and has helped many people pull themselves out of poverty by lending them money to start … Continue reading

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GEO presents at Illinois Renewable Energy Conference

WASHINGTON — Given its first opportunity to participate in the Illinois Renewable Energy Conference, the Geothermal Alliance of Illinois (GAOI) joined the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) and its members to fulfill a day-long track of geothermal heat pump (GHP) presentations at the … Continue reading

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