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How Google Became the World’s Largest Corporate Purchaser of Renewable Energy

Google is the biggest corporate purchaser globally of renewable energy, with a hand in utility-scale wind and solar projects that span the globe.
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5 Reasons to Be Excited About Solar

Whether you are an individual or a business, and regardless of where you live or are based, solar power and energy is an…
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Akon’s Vision To Grow Solar Power Across Africa

Artist and R&B singer Akon took fans and the business industry by surprise in late 2015 when he announced his vision to bring…
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JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank Set New Coal Policies

They're the two most recent in a line of banks, including Bank of America, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo, that have committed…
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Minneapolis Puts Natural Gas and Coal to Work for Clean Energy

A clean-energy gamble in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is beginning to pay off with innovative programs for energy efficiency and renewable energy.
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Whole Foods Partners with SolarCity to Install PV Panels on 100 Roofs

Whole Foods has reached an agreement with NRG Energy and SolarCity to install as many as 84 to 100 solar rooftop installations on…
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World’s Tallest Solar Tower Take Shape in Israel

Construction is now underway on the Ashalim Thermal Solar Power Station, where a vacant stretch of the Negev desert in Israel will be…
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Electrify Africa: Balancing Energy Access and Long-Term Sustainability

New energy development, spurred by the recently passed Electrify Africa Act, is set to significantly increase access to affordable power for millions throughout…
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Groups Call For Green Climate Fund To Reject Banks Linked to Coal

More than 170 civil society groups worldwide have a message for the Green Climate Fund, the financial mechanism of the Paris climate agreement.…
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Oregon Sets a New Standard: Coal-Free by 2035

In a bi-partisan vote that brought together utilities, consumers and environmentalists, Oregon's legislature has passed the most ambitious, anti-coal, pro-renewables legislation in the…
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China to Build World’s Largest Waste-to-Energy Plant

When China tries to tackle a problem, they often do it in the largest way possible. The latest example is the plan to…
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Net-Zero Model Home Improves Energy Efficiency

A model net-zero home in Maryland reports improved efficiency and an increased energy surplus in its second full year of testing.
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Oklahoma Earthquakes Continue To Haunt the Oil and Gas Industry

Oklahoma regulators are trying to catch up with swarms of earthquakes linked to oil and gas wastewater disposal. But the quakes are popping…
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Norway’s Announces $1.2 Billion Offshore Wind Project

Norway just announced a 1 billion euro (US$1.2 billion) offshore wind project that would be one of the largest in the world.
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Saudi Arabia’s Petroleum Minister: ‘Oil is a Force for Good’

Much of the finger-pointing over low oil prices has been directed toward Saudi Arabia, but the kingdom's oil minister is not having it.
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