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Biomass plants' environmental benefits up for debate

Biomass plants' environmental benefits up for debate | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
According to the California Biomass Energy Alliance, power plants that burn forest and other wood waste help improve the environment and reduce fire danger in the state's forests. But some say they are major polluters.

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UK Ministry of Defense Deems Wind Towers a National Security Threat

UK Ministry of Defense Deems Wind Towers a National Security Threat | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
the British Ministry of Defense has stated that giant wind turbines could be mistaken as threats by protective computer system, which would send the RAF to investigate (UK Ministry of Defense Deems Wind Towers a National Security Threat
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Solar Energy Blog | Introduction to Active Solar Energy

Solar Energy Blog | Introduction to Active Solar Energy | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Active solar energy is used by several homes, offices and other structures today because of its many benefits. Generally, active solar energy is described as the use of mechanical devices to gather, store and distribute solar energy inside the home.
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Call for end to wind energy subsidies defeated

Call for end to wind energy subsidies defeated | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak is calling for more affordable energy to help lower costs for families and businesses, but a private member’s bill to slow Ontario’s wind industry has been defeated. (How many strikes is that?
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Solar panels could destroy U.S. utilities, according to U.S. utilities

Solar panels could destroy U.S. utilities, according to U.S. utilities | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Rooftop solar panels and other distributed-energy tools will radically shake up the power sector, according to an unusually frank report from a utility trade group. (Solar panels could destroy US utilities, according to US utilities?
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German Building Uses Algae for Heating and Cooling

German Building Uses Algae for Heating and Cooling | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
A building opening this week in Hamburg, Germany, uses algae on the exterior to provide heat and cooling and muffle noise. (#Solar power, geothermal & algae!
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Bill would give Baldwin County power to regulate wind turbines

Bill would give Baldwin County power to regulate wind turbines | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
APEX Wind Energy has proposed putting about 40 wind turbines in south Baldwin County. (Bill would give Baldwin County power to regulate wind turbines | al ...: APEX Wind Energy has proposed putting...
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Pa. wind energy creation soars in 2012

Pa. wind energy creation soars in 2012 | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH -- Wind energy installations almost doubled in Pennsylvania last year, but the industry still provides only about 1 percent of the states electricity, far behind Iowa, Texas and others.

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Gurit introduces for the first time in America a series of cost-saving material concepts at AWEA 2013, Chicago

Gurit introduces for the first time in America a series of cost-saving material concepts at AWEA 2013, Chicago | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Gurit (@GuritGroup is showcasing new product & technology innovations for the Wind Energy market @AWEA May 5-8, Chicago, IL http://t.co/Bne9lekTBt)...
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Wind news - Sinovel sees losses continuing into 2013

Wind news - Sinovel sees losses continuing into 2013 | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Wind news - Sinovel sees losses continuing into 2013 (Sinovel sees losses continuing into 2013: China’s third largest wind turbine maker Sinovel Wind Energy Group h...
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U.S. wind energy investment rises 76%, Iowa tops in power

U.S. wind energy investment rises 76%, Iowa tops in power | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
With a huge push to get new wind turbines installed in the final three months of the year, the industry recorded a  76 percent increase in wind energy investment in the United States.
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Coloradans Support Wind & Solar Energy » Conservation CO

Coloradans Support Wind & Solar Energy » Conservation CO | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
A diverse number of COers support #SB252. Don't believe us? Check out what these people have 2 say: http://t.co/dtt3JG3rWz #COleg #rewnewCO
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Heineken brews beer with 100% renewable energy

Heineken brews beer with 100% renewable energy | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
A Dutch beer owned by Heineken is to brew all of its products using solar power as the sole source of energy. - edie news centre (RT @RecyclebankUK: Hello for another #connectFriday!
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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Researchers from SLAC and Stanford have designed a low-cost, long-life battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid.
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Soitec inks deal to boost solar energy market growth in Saudi Arabia - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism

Soitec inks deal to boost solar energy market growth in Saudi Arabia - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
Soitec inks deal to boost solar energy market growth in Saudi Arabia - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
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Invention of the day: A bladeless wind turbine

Invention of the day: A bladeless wind turbine | Renewable Energy | Scoop.it
The wind turbine would convert wind to energy without any moving parts.
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