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Wind power now No. 1 renewable electric resource in U.S.

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4 mentions1 month ago
ABILENE, Texas - Wind has surpassed hydroelectric as the top renewable electric resource in the United States, according to a new report by the American Wind Energy Association. This puts ...

How drones are helping design the solar power plants of the future

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41 mentions2 months ago
At the edge of a plot of muddy farmland, a few miles down the road from the University of California at Davis, an engineer takes a few quick steps across ...

California got 50 percent of its electricity from solar power one day in March

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14 mentions6 days ago
Every so often we hear of countries around the world (ahem, Scotland) that are hitting major renewable energy milestones. Whether it be from solar power or wind power or a ...

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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32 mentions1 month ago
Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de ...

California is getting so much power from solar that electricity prices are turning negative

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70 mentions1 week ago
The extraordinary success of solar power in some pockets of the world that combine sunshine with high investment in the technology mean that governments and energy companies are having radically ...

Europe's renewable energy revolution

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9 mentions1 month ago
More than 2km down a dark tunnel deep inside a Norwegian mountain, a drilling machine is boring out holes in the rock. It’s part of a major project that will ...

Georgetown now 100 percent powered by renewable energy

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5 mentions1 month ago
Local The city of Georgetown is now one of the first cities in the U.S. to run on 100 percent renewable energy. The milestone is met after the city ended ...

USA's First Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Project

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2 mentions2 months ago
GE Renewable Energy has been chosen to supply the USA’s first commercial integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation system for a small community-based plant in rural Minnesota. GE has partnered with ...

Rising oceans to submerge climate-change denier Donald Trump's resorts over the coming years

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11 mentions2 weeks ago
Donald Trump once said climate change was a “hoax” invented by the Chinese but the phenomenon could be responsible for flooding his own Florida properties. Environmental experts lined up to ...

World Bank Gives Final Approval For $100 Million Loan For Indian Solar Power Parks

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
April 12th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraThe World Bank recently gave its final approval to a $100 million loan for two large-scale solar power parks in India. According to a press ...

Beefy Stealth P-7 E-Bike Packs Range, Toughness, & Versatility

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
March 31st, 2017 by Nicolas ZartIt seems as if the electric bicycle (e-bike) world is taking a serious liking to funding its strategy via crowdsourcing, something I’m sure doesn’t please ...

Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

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14 mentions2 months ago
Matt McDonough and his crew rolled up to the Brookly Park home around 8 a.m., unloaded their ladders, harnesses and tools, and got to work tiling another roof with solar ...

Japan accelerates wind power development as govt support pays off: study

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17 mentions2 months ago
TOKYO With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 ...

The Economic Case for Wind and Solar Energy in Africa

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9 mentions3 weeks ago
To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters,

EDF Renewable Energy Expands into Distributed Electricity and Storage

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Tom Leyden to speak at Intersolar East on the future of energy storage SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), a leader in renewable energy development, announces the creation of ...

San Francisco plans to require that all new buildings and parkings be ‘100% electric vehicle ready’

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20 mentions2 months ago
The city of San Francisco has not been shy to use its building codes to try to accelerate the deployment of sustainable energy. Last year, it required new buildings to ...

Northern Lights: Large-Scale Solar Power is Spreading Across the U.S.

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18 mentions4 weeks ago
Drive through the frosty stubble of central Minnesota soybean and cornfields this winter and you’d come upon a surprising sight — acres and acres of solar panels glinting under the ...

How emerging leaders view sustainable business

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6 mentions1 month ago
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 2:25amWe launched a new program at our annual GreenBiz conference this year: The Emerging Leaders Scholarship, designed to bring fresh, diverse perspectives to our events ...