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Where Is The Real Innovation In Wind Energy?

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by Mike Barnard

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Wind energy is a tremendous success story world wide, with staggering amounts of innovation. It isn’t given sufficient credit for that and is even unfairly attacked by those opposed to it as old technology. Every aspect ... Read More

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Run-Of-River Hydro May Expand Tenfold Over Next Decade

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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Hugh Keenleyside Dam, a run-of-river hydropower station operated by BC Hydro, and the Arrow Lakes Generating Station “Run-of-river” hydro power, gentler and smaller-scale than massive hydroelectric projects that irretrievably flood huge areas of land, may become ... Read More

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Ohioans Are Bonkers About Renewable Energy (POLL)

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by AWEA


Originally published on Into the Wind. By Peebles Squire  It’s official: Ohioans are big fans of clean energy, according to the results of a new survey released last Wednesday and summarized in the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Out ... Read More

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Solar Professionals Now Eligible For RISE Certification Program

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

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By Douglas Elbinger, Energy Systems Analyst, To accommodate the increasing number of solar professionals and maintain a system of quality assurance throughout the industry, John Schehl, Executive Director of Roof Integrated Solar Energy™ (RISE), has announced a new ... Read More

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Google: Pioneering Residential Energy Efficiency

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by Guest Contributor


By Nathan Venos It’s time for America to get smart on residential energy use. The sector accounts for approximately 17 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, making it crucial to the United States’ efforts to preserve energy resources ... Read More

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China’s Coal Boom Coming To An End

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by Dr. Karl-Friedrich Lenz


Originally published on Lenz Blog. Greenpeace has published a short report on recent trends in Chinese coal consumption, titled “The End of China’s Coal Boom.” Thanks to this Tweet by Kees van der Leun for the link. The ... Read More

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Billions Invested In Solar Sector By Australian Households

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by Giles Parkinson


Originally published on Renew Economy. Australian households are almost single-handedly pushing the country towards a clean energy future, spending billions on generating their own electricity and accounting for nearly two thirds of total investment in renewables ... Read More

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