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U of A Research Team Invents Electrical Power Converter for Renewable Energy

April 27, 2015

U of A Research Team Invents Electrical Power Converter for Renewable Energy

Photo Submitted A high-frequency matric converter invented by researchers at the University of Arkansas accepts power from a variety of renewable energy sources, including solar, and converts it for use in the electrical grid system. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Engineering... 


Tangedco to purchase more renewable energy

April 27, 2015

Tangedco to purchase more renewable energy

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Norway, the land of renewable energy and electric vehicles – backed by oil

April 27, 2015

Norway, the land of renewable energy and electric vehicles – backed by oil

Oil-rich Norway can be considered similar to Australia in many ways; vast fossil fuel resources in the form of oil and gas which are perceived to underpin the nation’s wealth and prosperity.  Australia doesn’t have so much in the way of oil but has significant gas resources, similar to the Norwegians, and legendary coal reserves. The difference... 


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Bill would cut short NC’s green-energy law

April 27, 2015

Bill would cut short NC’s green-energy law

CHARLOTTE, NC (Bruce Henderson/The Charlotte Observer) - The green-energy mandate that has helped make North Carolina the fourth-largest solar state would be cut short under a bill filed this week by state House leaders. The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard, called REPS, was the first in the Southeast when lawmakers... 


GE Energy Financial Services Invests in Green Power Investment Corp’s Solar …

April 26, 2015

GE Energy Financial Services Invests in Green Power Investment Corp’s Solar …

FUTTSU CITY, Japan– GE Unit (NYSE:GE), GE Energy Financial Services has formed a new partnership with Tokyo-based renewable energy project developer, Green Power Investment Corp. (“GPI”), to invest in a 42-megawatt (DC) photovoltaic solar power project in Futtsu City, Japan. GE Energy Financial Services will invest alongside GPI in... 


Global green energy investment climbs after two-year decline

April 25, 2015

Global green energy investment climbs after two-year decline

LONDON (Reuters) – Global green energy investment surged in 2014, after two years of decline, due to a solar boom in China and Japan and record offshore wind investment in Europe, a U.N.-backed report showed. Renewables investment reached $270.2 billion last year, 16.6 percent above 2013 investment of $231.8 billion, said the report backed... 


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Growth in green energy jobs outpaces coal industry losses – Omaha World

April 26, 2015

Growth in green energy jobs outpaces coal industry losses – Omaha World

Posted: Sunday, April 26, 2015 1:00 am Growth in green energy jobs outpaces coal industry losses McClatchy Washington Bureau The Omaha World-Herald WASHINGTON — Far more jobs have been created in wind and solar businesses in recent years... 


Green energy job growth outpaces losses in coal industry

April 26, 2015

Green energy job growth outpaces losses in coal industry

WASHINGTON — Far more jobs have been created in wind and solar in recent years than lost in the collapse of the coal industry, and renewable energy is poised for record growth in the United States this year. “I started this company in 2009 and I have seen tremendous growth since then,” said John Billingsley, CEO of Tri-Global Energy... 


Green Energy Job Growth Outpaces Losses in Coal Industry – Truth

April 25, 2015

Green Energy Job Growth Outpaces Losses in Coal Industry – Truth

Washington – Far more jobs have been created in wind and solar in recent years than lost in the collapse of the coal industry, and renewable energy is poised for record growth in the United States this year. “I started this company in 2009 and I have seen tremendous growth since then,” said John Billingsley, CEO of Tri-Global Energy in... 


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Speakers urge rethinking OU natural gas pipeline

April 27, 2015

Speakers urge rethinking OU natural gas pipeline

Ohio University’s plans to put a medium-pressure natural-gas pipeline under the Hocking River have been followed closely by Ohio University Climate Action Now (OUCAN), an environmental activist group. The group held an event Friday night to continue to push OU to switch out the gas pipeline plans for a greener solution. The university is replacing... 


Drought promotes renewed interest in water tech

April 27, 2015

Drought promotes renewed interest in water tech

EL SOBRANTE — Jim Horan is a numbers guy. He keeps track of everything from his blood sugar to the number of miles he logs on his mountain bike. Now, as California’s historic drought enters its fourth year, Horan is also measuring his daily water use. But it’s not easy. Each morning when he goes out to get his newspaper, Horan brings...