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How Minnesota’s highways are poised to become renewable energy generators

Minnesota’s highways are poised to become green energy generators with up to five 1-megawatt solar panel arrays built on public right-of-way around the state. If the pilot project proceeds as planned it would exceed the total capacity of a solar … Continue reading

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While Didcot B burned, renewable energy powered on

Renewable energy, such as wind and solar power, is frequently criticised for being “unreliable”. But the major fire at RWE’s Didcot gas-fired power station on Sunday evening shows that traditional energy generation is also intermittent. Moreover, accidents at coal, gas … Continue reading

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Public support for renewable energy in Hawaii highly favorable, new report says

Duane Shimogawa Reporter- Pacific Business News Email  |  Google+  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn Renewable energy technologies are highly favored with 97 percent of the public supporting increased development of at least some forms of renewable energy in Hawaii, according to … Continue reading

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Legislature expected to set renewable energy standards

The Legislature next session will decide whether electric utilities should be required to sell renewable energy to customers, rekindling a debate over the price Vermont consumers will pay to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The creation of a renewable portfolio standard … Continue reading

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Cooks progressing towards 2020 renewable energy target

The $3 million project was funded by New Zealand, as part of the government’s target to have all islands powered by renewables by 2020. Journalist Helen Greig says the new plant puts Cook Islands well on its way to achieving … Continue reading

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How Renewable Energy Could Leave You Mired in Blackouts

There are plenty of things to like about renewable power sources like solar and wind. However, these sources, on a large scale, are relatively new to the U.S. electric grid. That has major implications that utilities may not be ready … Continue reading

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Biomass and renewable energy

Sir, – Dr Anthony White (“Wind is not a solution to our renewable energy problem”, Opinion Analysis, October 15th) makes the case that burning wood pellet “sustainable biomass” instead of coal at Ireland’s largest C02 emitting power plant at Moneypoint … Continue reading

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Large-scale batteries are integral in shift to renewable energy – Tribune

At Turkey Hill Dairy in Lancaster County, the secret ingredient in its ice cream is wind. Along with conventionally derived power used to make its sweet treats, the dairy is the sole customer of a nearby wind farm, built in … Continue reading

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Readers Write: Why renewable energy isn’t the answer; minimum wage is a …

RENEWABLE ENERGY ISN’T THE ANSWER I have read in a thoughtful state of mind the Monitor articles over the past several weeks, including the Sept. 22 cover story, “Climate controller,” and the Sept. 29 cover story, “The accidental oilman,” offering … Continue reading

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Working together in renewable energy

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that the recent steep fall in oil prices is the handiwork of the Americans and the Saudis to bleed Russia. After all, the American-led sanction war may have slightly slowed down … Continue reading

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