Renewable Energy

News and analysis on the solar, wind and other renewable energy sectors.

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First Wind: Hawaii’s Winds of Renewable Energy

First Wind has received $236 million in financing for a 69MW wind project in Hawaii.
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Keystone XL Pipeline Could Cost More Jobs Than It Creates

The Keystone XL pipeline would only create 20 permanent jobs in the six states along its proposed route, according to a recent study.
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Solar, Wind and Biofuel: A $246B Market in 2011

The clean energy industry grew by more than 30 percent in 2011 and is charging full steam ahead.

The Evolution of the Green Data Center

A few years ago, data center managers on the bleeding edge were talking about using outside air to cool servers. Now the race…
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UK Wind Company Has Announced £1bn Investment in Wind Farm

Renewable energy developer Burcote Wind has recently announced a £1bn investment in wind farm projects across Scotland which could create almost 600 jobs and…
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Eagles Squeeze Sustainable Value from Football Stadium

The Philadelphia Eagles football team has already established a leadership position in the field of sports sustainability, and it is just about to…
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US Company Makes a Bang With Microgrid Power Generation in India

US company, Mera Gao Power's low energy solar panels provide electricity in remote Indian villages. They aim to electrify 100,000 by 2016.
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One More Time: Clean Energy Standard Act Introduced in Congress

Sen. John Bingaman and supporters are once again introducing federal legislation that would require power utilities to generate electricity from clean energy sources.…
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Lego Invests $532 Million in Wind Energy

The world’s most famous toy company, Lego, recently announced a massive investment in wind energy. Kirkbi A/S, the family holding company that owns Lego,…
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Glasgow Set to Become Center for Scottish Renewable Energy

The city of Glasgow is home to International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ) which is a research facility for renewable energy. Over…
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Gaia-Wind Relocates to Glasgow with Great Success

Dutch company Gaia-Wind, which manufactures small-scale wind turbines relocates to Glasgow and invests in a large scale project.
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Ecotricity Backs New Technology to Harness Wave Energy

According to Ecotricity, Searaser is the latest in harnessing wave energy and expects commercial application in the next 12 months.
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Washington Non-Profit Lights Up the World One Village at a Time

Solar energy is one of the most widely available forms of renewable energy, especially in the developing world where plenty of sunshine is…
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Primus Green Energy Pitches Home Grown Gasoline

A U.S. biofuel company called Primus Green Energy has come up with a biofuel processing system that offers the gasoline version of the…
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Walmart’s Renewable Energy Power Surge

The EPA's latest ranking of the top renewable energy buyers has Walmart moving to number three on the list from number 15 three…