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Record-breaking flight shows the power of solar energy

A record-breaking flight using electricity produced from the sun is showcasing what is possible using clean technology. The accomplishment marks the latest leg of a round-the-world mission by two Swiss explorers to promote the promise of clean technology. Solar Impulse … Continue reading

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Green energy subsidies spiral out of control

The Chancellor believes the figures demonstrate the need to rein in the cost of policies to tackle climate change. As a first step, he will use this week’s summer Budget to announce that he is abandoning targets set under the … Continue reading

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French power grid pilot project shows limits of batteries for renewable energy …

NICE: A major pilot project by Europe’s largest power network operator to integrate power from rooftop solar panels into the grid has shown that battery storage of renewable energy is not yet economically viable in Europe. The conclusion is a … Continue reading

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Nation’s renewable energy consumption highest since the 1930s

SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. consumers are increasingly turning to solar, wind and biomass for their energy needs, driving domestic renewable energy consumption to its highest peak since the 1930s. A recent analysis by the U.S. Energy Information Administration — … Continue reading

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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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