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South Korean PV module manufacturer SolarPark Korea has supplied modules to the first floating solar PV power plant in the country, the prototype Sunflower Solar Power Plant, which uses a tracking and rotating system. According to SolarPark Korea, the...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Cynthia Shahan | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The Indian solar power market is heating up, really heating up.
From: TreeHugger | By: Zachary Shahan | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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From industrial robots to wheat production to female billionaires, the statistics that lurked behind the scenes this year...
From: The Atlantic | By: Kathy Gilsinan | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Mount Baker. See OceanDiver's post. Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue)...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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While the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, was voted the second most influential trendsetter of 2014, in a recent poll published in the Daily Mail, it seems she has no qualms when it comes to wearing recycled maternity clothes. Most recently, at...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Addam Corré | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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In one nice, link-filled list.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Andrew Winston | Friday, December 19, 2014
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A new program that encourages companies to voluntarily report their greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) was recently launched in Hong Kong. An online carbon footprint repository (CFR) that enables listed companies in Hong Kong to voluntarily report their...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Wow, just wow! Etsy brings out the best and umm.. the worse in crafters If these pants take your fancy, then you can certainly order them. Made from 100% recycled materials: a vintage afghan blanket crocheted in the 70s-80s, and finished … Read More......
From: Craft Gossip | By: Vikram Goyal | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Unilever has withdrawn its federal false-advertising lawsuit against Hampton Creek, which charged that the challenger brand deceived consumers with its Just Mayo label. The reasoning was that it doesn't contain eggs as required by U.S. Food and Drug...
From: Ad Age | By: Jack Neff | Friday, December 19, 2014
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2014 has been a good year for solar power in Honduras. Work on more than 200 MW of capacity has been initiated this year in the Central American country. SunEdison recently announced that it closed debt financing for 82 MW of solar power capacity in...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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If you go to a life coach or therapist seeking to improve your happiness and personal sense of well-being, you're likely to hear some pretty familiar advice. Sleep more. Spend more time with friends. Exercise more. Find a hobby. Volunteer. Give something...
From: Washington Post | By: Chris Mooney | Friday, December 19, 2014
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'The Interview' isn't the only banned movieAPSony is being criticized for pulling the comedy, but many flicks before it have also been banned or censored after uproar.'Masterpiece' only aired in one theaterMore from FortuneLittle-known work perkNHL shrinks...
From: Wallet Pop | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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In the southern region where the country’s largest ever oil spill befouled a 3.5 mile stretch of desert, Israel hopes to become a leader in renewable energy.
From: JTA | By: Ben Sales | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Charging patterns with (TOU) and without (RES) whole house time-of-use rate during summer weekdays at Progress Energy, one of the participating utilities. (Peak period is in gray.) Click to enlarge. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a report......
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The debate over the sage grouse is a crucially important one for all kinds of people out West. If the federal government were to list the bird as endangered, development of ranches, mines, oil wells and wind farms would be halted on millions of acres...
From: Washington Post | By: Max Ehrenfreund | Friday, December 19, 2014
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New Worldwatch Institute analysis explores trends in coal consumption and global energy policiesFor Immediate Release | December 22, 2014 | CONTACT GAELLE GOURMELONNotes to Editors:     Journalists may obtain a complimentary copy of "Global Coal...
From: Worldwatch Institute | By: Gaelle Gourmelon | Friday, December 19, 2014
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The solar PV sector in Croatia is comprised almost entirely of small-scale rooftop systems, owing to a lack of industry/investor interest in the development of larger solar projects (as opposed to wind energy projects), according to recent reports. Based...
From: CleanTechnica | By: James Ayre | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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A month after water supply was a central feature of a U.S. – China agreement, formal recognition of water scarcity and access is still elusive. Photo courtesy Emma Bull via Flickr Creative Commons Protesters calling for meaningful action on climate...
From: Circle of Blue WaterNews | By: Codi Yeager-Kozacek | Friday, December 19, 2014
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With gloomy December skies hovering above us, it may be hard to believe, but solar power is taking off in the Bay State. But while it’s clear that the panels can help trim your electricity bill, how much they may add to a home’s value is still up...
From: Banker and Tradesman | By: Colleen M. Sullivan | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Merrian Borgeson, Senior Scientist, Energy and Transportation, San Francisco: A new analysis lays out several detailed “pathways” to a low-carbon future for the United States, and offers practical guidance for policy makers. The bottom...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Merrian Borgeson | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Peter Lehner, Executive Director, New York City: Climate change continued to hit home this year in communities across the country. Record-breaking drought, fires and storms threatened people from California to Florida. And reports from the world’s...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Peter Lehner | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Two great thinkers see danger in AI. Here’s how to make it safe.
From: Time | By: Ryan Sager | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Here's a look at some of the year's biggest climate court cases and the legal battles that await us in 2015.The post 4 Legal Battles This Year That Were All About Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress....
From: Climate Progress | By: Ari Phillips | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Aerodynamic and intricate, this digitally designed lamp uses wind power to generate light.
From: TreeHugger | By: Kimberley Mok | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Carbon War Room, the global nonprofit organization co-founded by Virgin Group Chairman Sir Richard Branson, has merged with alternative energy think tank Rocky Mountain Institute in an effort to combat climate change and accelerate demand and financing...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Friday, December 19, 2014
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David Roberts of Grist recently dug into a couple of academic papers on the topic of cost overruns in the electricity sector. I had been saving the story for someone from our team to cover… but no one was picking it up, so I decided to do so a bit midnight...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Zachary Shahan | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year....
From: CNN | Friday, December 19, 2014
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"It's not just about a post on Facebook or a blog entry or a series of supportive statements -- we're determined to engage on these issues over the long-haul."The post Why Supporting ‘Black Lives Matter’ Could Mean A New Chapter For Environmentalism...
From: Climate Progress | By: Katie Valentine | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today Nevada will receive new electricity allocations from Hoover Dam as a result of the Hoover Power Allocation Act. Senator Reid first introduced this legislation in 2009 and reintroduced it in...
From: Free Republic | By: Nevada Senator Harry Reid | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Friday, December 19, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has named Constellation as its preferred energy provider as the league seeks to offset its carbon footprint across all 30 team markets.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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One of the key characteristics of shipping containers is that they can easily be stacked one on top of another and still retain their structural soundness. After all, when they were still used for their primary purpose i.e. the shipping of goods, they...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Have a soft spot for the environment but not sure which investments reflect that vision? Well, look no further than BlackRock's iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF .  Ravi Goutam, managing director at BlackRock, says the...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Shareholders of the French engineering company Alstom backed the company's plan to sell most of its power equipment business to General Electric , Reuters reports. Shareholders backed the plan with 99.2% of the votes. Shares of...
From: TheStreet | By: Amanda Schiavo | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Earlier this month, delegates from the various states that make up the UN met in Lima, Peru, to agree on a framework for the Climate Change Conference that is scheduled to take place in Paris next year. For over two weeks, representatives debated and...
From: Universe Today | By: Matt Williams | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Your website could be doing a lot more harm to the planet than you think. It might seem like a flash on a screen couldn’t cause much damage, but every small feature of your site has a discernible impact on the environment, with more complex features...
From: PC World | By: Brand Post | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Business Standard: Indian Wind Manufacturer Suzlon Plans to Focus on Solar After wading through the troubled waters of debt and falling revenues, Suzlon, India's first and the world's fifth largest wind turbine energy maker, is bracing for a leap of...
From: Greentech Media | By: Stephen Lacey | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Abengoa has reported progress on its third solar power project under South Africa’s ambitious Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement program. The Xina Solar One concentrated solar power project has secured debt financing, the owner...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Friday, December 19, 2014
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by Ester Bloom In some ways, Hannukah is a more American holiday than Christmas. Why limit a family to one day of conspicuous consumption if the family could instead enjoy EIGHT? There is nothing we obsess over in this country as much as excess. “Moderation!”...
From: The Billfold | By: Ester Bloom | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Iceland is a place of surreal beauty.  The incredible landscape of the island is staggering. Most of the country is an uninhabited moonscape of craters, bright green moss, towering glaciers, volcanoes, hot springs, and fields of lava rock.  It is so...
From: Business Insider | By: Asta Thrastardottir | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Initiatives taken by the state of Gujarat in the renewable energy sector are increasingly getting absorbed in the national renewable energy policy of India. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines to set up 100 MW solar...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Smiti Mittal | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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The drop in the cost of gas gives Americans more spending power, and might also make investments in infrastructure and the environment politically palatable....
From: New York Times | By: JEFF SOMMER | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Global funds for India’s aggressive plan to install “ultra mega solar power plants” have begun to flow with the World Bank ready to support a 750 MW power plant, which is likely to become the largest solar power plant in the world. The project...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Smiti Mittal | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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2 April 1946–10 April 2014Nicci Gerrard, who conducted the Adrian Mole author’s funeral, on ‘a radical and a partygoer, a grandmother, a woman of the people, a writer, a dreamer’See the Observer’s obituaries of 2014 in fullLouise Wilson remembered...
From: The Guardian | By: Nicci Gerrard | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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The power management solutions company Eaton will supply power distribution equipment and electrical engineering services for a 5 MW solar microgrid in the Annobon Province, an island off the coast of Equatorial Guinea. Diesel-powered generators historically...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Jake Richardson | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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[Malawi24]The Governments of Malawi and the Peoples Republic of China on Friday signed an agreement for the provision of mobile solar power systems worth about K5 billion (US$10 million) to be used in the health sector in the country.
From: All Africa | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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An IBM data center in India plans to cut is greenhouse gas emissions by 40% using solar power and water cooling for air conditioning. The Bengaluru-based data center uses a 50 kW solar photovoltaic system that provides electricity to the data servers....
From: CleanTechnica | By: Mridul Chadha | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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[Malawi News Agency]The Governments of Malawi and the Peoples Republic of China on Friday signed an agreement for the provision of mobile solar power systems worth about K5 billion to be used in the health sector in the country.
From: All Africa | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Q • My compost pile has been steaming for some time, but I notice the temperature has dropped a lot recently. Should I turn it now to make it heat up again?
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Wind farm operator PacifiCorp Energy will pay $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the deaths of protected birds in Wyoming.
From: Seattle Times | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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