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Round-the-world solar plane leaves Myanmar for China 30.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Not many but a few did their bit to save the earth 29.3.2015 Hindustan Times: World
Not many from the city took part in the global 60 Earth Hour under which lights were to be put out between 830pm and 930pm to save energy on Saturday The city managed to save only 40MW according to the data obtained by Tata Power officials using the power system control ...
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Israel installs solar panels on roof of parliament to cut electricity use by 10 percent 29.3.2015 Star Tribune: World
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Texas city opts for 100% renewable energy – to save cash, not the planet 29.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Georgetown, Texas decision not about going green: ‘I’m probably the furthest thing from an Al Gore clone you could find,’ says city official

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Big solar parks proposed for Minnesota not so popular with neighbors 29.3.2015 Star Tribune: Business
Some neighbors worry about property values while cities say solar parks could jeopardize growth plans.
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Facebook tests laser drones in British skies 28.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Pressured by cheap gas, nation's biggest nuke firm wants to say it's green _ and collect more 28.3.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Bullitt Center tops its green goals, is making energy to spare 28.3.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
Two years after opening, Capitol Hill’s Bullitt Center is running so efficiently that tenants paid nothing for electricity and the building generated 60 percent more than it used.
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Bullitt Center tops its green goals, is making energy to spare 28.3.2015 Seattle Times: Real Estate
Two years after opening, Capitol Hill’s Bullitt Center is running so efficiently that tenants paid nothing for electricity and the building generated 60 percent more than it used.
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More Green Homes Hit Greater Boston Market 28.3.2015 Boston Globe: Latest
Better insulation and solar panels are becoming more appealing to buyers.
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Enbridge Energy doesn't see oil slowdown affecting Minnesota pipeline projects 28.3.2015 Star Tribune: Business
CEO Al Monaco sees no reduction in planned investments, and says Sandpiper and other oil pipeline projects are still needed.
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Water, Fire, and Costa Rica’s Carbon-Zero Year So Far 27.3.2015 Wired Top Stories
Costa Rica hasn't burned any fossil fuel for energy in almost three months. How'd they do ...
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Solar Energy Lights Up in Latin America 27.3.2015 Truthout.com
In the face of rising global temperatures, glacial retreat, and ocean acidification, sustainable development of renewable resources has become more important than ever before. The U.S. government's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) continues to report that within the past 12 years the globe has endured ten of the warmest years on record, and sea levels have risen an astounding 17 centimeters (or 6 and a half inches) within the past century. [i] However, recent advancements in solar energy could potentially lead to a solution that would feature the role of Latin American countries. According to GTM Research, a division of Greentech Media, the solar photovoltaic (PV) market in Latin America grew 370 percent in 2014, due to 625 megawatts (MW) worth of installations developed throughout the region during the year. [ii] In fact, with its 169 percent increase in solar energy between 2012 and 2014, Latin America is the "fastest-growing solar market in history." [iii] This rate even surpasses ...
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Facebook's drone Aquila to use laser to beam down internet access on earth 27.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Earth hour: millions will switch off lights around the world for climate action 27.3.2015 Guardian: Environment
Annual switching off of lights in homes, businesses and landmarks holds extra significance ahead of this year’s climate talks in Paris, says the UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has said hundreds of millions of Earth hour participants around the world will demand a strong global climate agreement by switching off their lights for an hour on Saturday night. Many of the world’s brightest lights will go dark at 8:30pm (GMT) as Earth hour marks its ninth year. In a video address , Ban said the symbolic switching-off held more significance than ever, just nine months before a pivotal UN meeting on the climate crisis in ...
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Energy Dept revives vehicle loan program after criticism 27.3.2015 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Department of Energy is reviving a vehicle loan program it pledged to retool after criticism it funded flops and wasted taxpayer money....
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Costa Rica uses only renewable energy for first 75 days of 2015 - video report 26.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Costa Rica manages to achieve a clean energy milestone by using only renewable energy for the first 75 days of the year. Thanks to some heavy rainfall this year, Costa Rica's hydropower plants alone are generating nearly enough electricity to power the entire country. With a boost from geothermal, solar, and wind energy sources, the country doesn't need an ounce of coal or petroleum to keep the lights on Continue reading...
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Ghana calls for greater Indian investments 26.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Hanergy: The 10-minute trade 25.3.2015 Financial Times: Analysis
FT analysis highlights unusual trading patterns over the past two years
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Undeterred by protests, Japan directs climate financing to coal plants in India, Bangladesh 25.3.2015 Star Tribune: World
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