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DWP will allow customers to sell back excess solar energy

Published: 
Tue, 01/15/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

The so-called feed-in-tariff program would pay customers 17 cents per kilowatt hour for energy produced on their own equipment.

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Pulling Carbon Dioxide Out of Thin Air

Published: 
Mon, 01/14/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

WHETHER streaming from the tailpipes of cars or the smokestacks of so many power plants and factories, carbon dioxide emissions keep growing around the globe.

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Uruguay set to become world leader in wind power

Published: 
Fri, 01/11/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

Uruguay has set its sights on becoming one of the world's leading wind power producers as part of plans to produce 90 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2015.

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Small-scale solar's big potential goes untapped

Published: 
Mon, 12/31/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

Modest-size projects can produce electricity at a lower cost to consumers and the environment, but financing goes to big plants.

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California issues proposed rules for 'fracking'

Published: 
Thu, 12/20/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

California Gov. Jerry Brown's administration proposes rules that would require more disclosure from oil companies in the state that employ hydraulic fracturing, also known as 'fracking.'