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Google Buys 240MW of Wind Power in Texas

In its latest renewable energy buy, Google announced Tuesday that it will purchase the entire 240-megawatt output of a wind farm in the…
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US Navy Invests $30 Million In Hawaii’s Renewable Energy

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced recently that it will invest $30 million in Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based program that funds the…
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Friday Fun: 4 Unexpected Energy Creators

 By Keith Patterson Renewable energy has seen significant growth over the past decade. While the most obvious projects use wind and solar to…
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Plastic-Dissolving Spray Could Shrink Landfills

PlasTek, a plastic-dissolving spray, was the brain child of some BYU students, and now it is poised to reduce landfill volume, degrade plastics…
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Kuwait Petroleum International Issues First Annual Sustainability Report

Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8), a subsidiary of a state-owned Kuwaiti company, has issued its first sustainability report.
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HBO “Real Sports” Update on Donald Trump v. Scotland Wind Farm Airs Tonight

HBO covers the saga of Donald Trump and his tiff with the Scottish government over plans to build more wind farms tonight on…
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Finally: Obama Green Lights Solar Panels on White House Roof

President Obama has finally allowed retrofitting the White House roof to allow for solar panels.
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Samsung Continues Global Renewable Energy Investment with Solar in Canada

Samsung Renewable Energy inked a partnership agreement with Canadian Solar Inc. to open a solar module and power voltage manufacturing plant in Ontario.
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Panasonic Among Many Companies Ahead of Obama on Climate Change

Panasonic is among the global companies taking climate change more seriously, Obama's speech last week notwithstanding.
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Donald Trump vs. Scotland, Legal Battle Over Wind Farm Blows Up

Donald Trump claims his investments in Scotland golf courses and resorts will be ruined if an offshore wind farm launches off the shores…
The Republic of Seychelles is among many small island nations that will be affected by rising oceans due to climate change. Add the fact the Seychelles relies imports all of its energy needs, including dirty diesel fuel, and the need for the tourism-dependent country to develop alternative sources of fuel is dire. So in walks a Middle East country known far more far more for oil and gas to launch the Seychelles’ largest clean energy project.

Masdar-Backed Wind Farm Opens in Seychelles

Masdar and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development turned on the switch of the Port Victoria Wind Farm project yesterday in the Seychelles.
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Desertec Plans for North Africa Supplying Solar Power to Europe Now On Hold

More partners pulled out of Desertec, and Morocco’s opening of a new solar plant could kill the $560 billion plan to send Saharan…
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The Solar Energy Window Plug: Sign Me Up Too, Scotty!

The solar-powered window plug is the latest rage – at least according to the chatter on the prestigious tech magazine yankodesign.com and the…

San Francisco: Issue an Impact-Rated Muni Bond in Energy Efficiency

In light of San Francisco's Board of Supervisors resolution to divest from fossil fuels, students of Presidio Graduate School call for its issuance…
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Bloomberg New Energy Finance Explains Why Cleantech Investment is Down

How does the big picture of cleantech investment look? Is it positive or grim? Luckily, we have Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) to…