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Will a Breakthrough Solar Technology See the Light of Day?
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Semprius, a startup based in Durham, North Carolina, claims that the next generation of this power unit will make solar power the cheapest option for utilities installing new power plants. With fields of over 1,000 of these devices, utilities would …

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Brazil gives go-ahead to 31 solar parks in push for new energy
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Brazil's energy regulator, Aneel, concluded its first exclusive solar power auction on Friday, clinching 20-year energy supply contracts with companies that will invest 4.14 billion reais ($1.67 billion) and start to feed the national grid in 2017. The …

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EPA asks for comment on new Clean Power Plan options …
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U.S. EPA air chief Janet McCabe today asked for public comments on alternative approaches to key parts of the Clean Power Plan, including its near-term targets and the way it treats renewable energy and natural gas.

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Wind Jobs Are For Winners – CleanTechnica
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I really have to recommend checking out that free wind energy ebook from Ecotech Institute and its wind turbine technician training. Do it!

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Small Wind Turbine Myths – CleanTechnica
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Have you ever noticed energy blogs or articles about small wind turbines comparing them directly with big wind technology and solar? I am writing this article to provide a little background on where small wind turbines can beĀ …

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Michigan National Guard to test wind-funnel design …
www.midwestenergynews.com

Unlike traditional windmills, the system captures wind from all directions, concentrating and accelerating it before sending it through a turbine on the ground, according to its designer, Chaska, Minnesota-based Sheerwind Co.

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Solar energy investment tax credit still available
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With two years left to take advantage of a 30 percent investment tax credit for businesses installing a solar energy system, business owners in West Michigan are being urged by one growing electrical contracting company to consider sun power. But …

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Are solar power forecasts too pessimistic? Analysts missed by 59% in the past …
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According to a report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBL), forecasts made in 2010 about the cost of utility-scale US solar energy are off by 59%. And I don't mean that solar costs 59% …

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