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U.S. to Lease Federal Waters for Commercial Offshore Wind Energy

Published: 
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 10:16pm
Category: 
Energy

The federal government will hold the first lease sale for commercial offshore wind energy projects at the end of July, the Interior Department announced on Tuesday.

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See-through film could turn phones, windows into solar panels

Published: 
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:51pm
Category: 
Energy

If you look out across the SoMa district in San Francisco, you see many rooftops covered in large solar panel arrays. 

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California aims to "bottle sunlight" in energy storage push

Published: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 12:19pm
Category: 
Energy

California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind industries take root, is taking an essential next step by proposing a sharp rise in energy storage to better integrate renewable power with the rest of the grid.

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A New Alliance on Climate Change

Published: 
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 8:37am
Category: 
Energy

In an effort to compensate for the failure of central governments to address the dangers of climate change with comprehensive national policies, cities, states and regions have developed their own strategies to rein in emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

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Is Nuclear Power the Answer?

Published: 
Sun, 11/17/2013 - 3:01pm
Category: 
Energy

A group of prominent climate scientists wrote a public letter calling on environmental groups to embrace the need for a new generation of nuclear power plants as a way of addressing the problems of climate change.