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Governor Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Deals

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by

Governor Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Deals Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday announced the first transactions of NY Green bank to spur renewable energy[...]
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New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by

New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools The city of New York will spend $23 million to install solar-paneled[...]
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Developers Plan Massive $8 Billion, 2.1 GW Wind Plus Storage Project for California

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

Developers Plan Massive $8 Billion, 2.1 GW Wind Plus Storage Project for California Four energy firms are proposing an $8 billion sustainable energy project that[...]
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Renewable Heating and Cooling Decreed in Massachusetts

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Renewable Heating and Cooling Decreed in Massachusetts The state of Massachusetts just passed a new bill requiring utilities to procure renewable heating and cooling credits[...]
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Tesla’s Gigafactory Breaks Ground in Nevada

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

Tesla’s Gigafactory Breaks Ground in Nevada Tesla Motors Inc. said that it has broken ground for Gigafactory in Nevada. The $5 billion battery plant holds[...]
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Pennsylvania Sues Oil Firms Over Gas Additive Pollution

Posted on June 24th, 2014 by

Pennsylvania Sues Oil Firms Over Gas Additive Pollution Chevron Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp., BP Plc and Citgo were among oil companies accused by Pennsylvania of[...]
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Ohio Puts Renewable Energy Standards On Hold

Posted on May 30th, 2014 by

Ohio Puts Renewable Energy Standards On Hold Ohio is no longer one of the 29 U.S. states that is working to satisfy its clean energy[...]
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Fracking Linked to Ohio Tremors

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

Fracking Linked to Ohio Tremors The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) said yesterday that recent earthquakes in its northeastern region were likely caused by[...]
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Iowa Solar Tax Tripling Approved by State Senate

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

Iowa Solar Tax Tripling Approved by State Senate A new solar tax legislation in Iowa was approved by the Ways and Means Committee that would[...]
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Transmission Lines to Carry Wind Power Across US Sparks Controversy

Posted on March 20th, 2014 by

Transmission Lines to Carry Wind Power Across US Sparks Controversy Clean Line Energy Partners wants to build a $2.2 billion 750-mile-long high-voltage transmission lines to[...]
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PA High Court Quashes Part of Fracking Law

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by

PA High Court Quashes Part of Fracking Law Pennsylvania’s high court struck down part of a law geared towards easing natural gas production in the[...]
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Ontario Says Goodbye to Coal

Posted on November 26th, 2013 by

Ontario Says Goodbye to Coal The Ontario government announced last Friday that it will soon introduce legislation to ban coal-burning as well as construction of[...]
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Underwater Kites That Can Harvest 64 Times More Power than Undersea Turbines

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by

  Underwater Kites That Can Harvest 64 Times More Power than Undersea Turbines According to David Olinger, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, tethered[...]
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California Says “Yes” to more Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Posted on December 31st, 2012 by

While the November elections—and the flurry of political ads that preceded them—may already seem a distant memory, there’s still much to talk about when it[...]
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Georgia’s Clean Energy Potential

Posted on September 27th, 2012 by

Energy is a driving force behind our nation –– our dependence on it and our ability to develop new ways for harnessing and producing it[...]
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Fresno Mayor: Lowering Energy Costs ‘Mission Critical’ To Improving City’s Economic Development

Posted on April 16th, 2012 by

City of Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin talks about the role energy efficiency programs play in helping her lower unemployment and stimulate the economy.