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$47 Million in DOE Funding for Three Offshore Wind Demo Projects

Winds offshore U.S. coasts hold tremendous potential as a clean, renewable and sustainable energy resource, one with social and environmental, as well as…
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Spanish Island Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

El Hierro, the smallest of Spain’s Canary Islands, is set to become the world’s first land mass to be fully energy self-sufficient, when…
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Global Renewable Energy Investment Drops, But Installed Capacity Rises

2013 global renewable energy investment fell for a second year running, but costs kept falling and renewables' share of power generation kept on…
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German Renewable Electricity Consumption Hits Record High 25.4 Percent in 2013

There's been no shortage of challenges to German Premier Angela Merkel's "Energiewende" -- an all-out transition to a greener, sustainable economy centered on…
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Seattle Company Plans First Offshore Wind Farm on Pacific Coast

If the lease request gets final approval, the WindFloat Pacific project would anchor the first offshore turbines in federal waters on the West…
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Extreme Winter Weather Puts Strain on Power Systems, Lets Wind Energy Shine

The displaced polar vortex, with its frigid temperatures and strong winds, has caused energy use to soar--creating supply shortages and rising energy costs.…
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Sustainability in the UK National Health Service: A Case for Solar Power

With the daily tales of woe and waste, blame traded back and forth between the U.K. National Health Service and the government, what…
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SC Johnson Shows How to Do Wind Right, Despite Lack of Support from Home State

SC Johnson issues one-year anniversary wind power report for two turbines at its Waxdale, Wisconsin facility, but conservative legislators continue to obstruct future…
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Duke Energy Renewables to Pay $1M Penalty for Wind Farm Bird Deaths

Duke Energy Renewables, a part of Duke Energy, announced it reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for $1…
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Asian Energy Expansion Means We’re Probably Too Late to Avert Climate Change Disruption

Home to some of the world's fastest growing economies and populations, an energy forecast for Southeast Asia bode ill for efforts to curtail…
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Brits to Buy Solar Arrays with their Ektorp Sofas

Hold on, I need to look at my list here. I need to buy some Swedish meatballs, a couple chairs, some new food…
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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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Microsoft’s Carbon Offsets Have Impact Across the World

Microsoft's investment in carbon offsets, which launched last year, is starting to show results.
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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…
SunShot solar initiatives could out-do Keystone XL pipeline for job creation

Can the Keystone XL Pipeline Beat Wind and Solar’s Job Creation?

The Keystone XL Pipeline really is a "blip" in terms of job creation, as revealed by two new reports on wind power and…