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A Solar Innovation Could Turn Rooftops Into Moneymakers

Published: 
Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

There are certain things you’d expect to hinder solar panels’ ability to generate electricity, such as cloudy days. But for serial technology entrepreneur Bill Gross, wind is the main adversary.

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Why Natural Gas Could Be the Bridge Fuel to Nowhere

Published: 
Wed, 09/07/2016 (All day)

For decades, coal-fired power dominated the U.S. energy supply—and was a leading source of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Brown seeks to broaden California's clean-energy reach in the West

Published: 
Mon, 08/31/2015 (All day)

Gov. Jerry Brown is working on an ambitious plan for transmitting electricity across state lines and bolstering California's role in the region, according to energy officials.

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Natural Gas: Abundance of Supply and Debate

Published: 
Thu, 01/08/2015 (All day)
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Energy

MEAD, Colo. — Natural gas is the Rorschach test of energy policy. Depending on one’s point of view, it can be either an essential tool for meeting the challenge of climate change or another dirty fossil fuel that will speed the planet down the path to calamitous warming.

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Copenhagen Lighting the Way to Greener, More Efficient Cities

Published: 
Thu, 12/11/2014 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

COPENHAGEN — On a busy road in the center of town here, a string of green lights embedded in the bike path — the “Green Wave” — flashes on, helping cyclists avoid red traffic lights. On a main artery into the city, truck drivers can see on smartphones when the next light will change. And in a nearby suburb, new LED streetlights brighten only as vehicles approach, dimming once they pass.

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