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Solar Boom Heads to Japan Creating $9.6 Billion Market: Energy

Published: 
Mon, 06/18/2012 - 9:21am

Japan is poised to overtake Germany and Italy to become the world’s second-biggest market for solar power as incentives starting July 1 drive sales for equipment makers from Yingli Green Energy Holdings Co. to Kyocera Corp. (6971)

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Energy Etch A Sketch

Published: 
Sun, 06/17/2012 - 10:17am

As governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney endorsed an aggressive program to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions, pushed to close old coal-fired power plants and embraced wind and solar power. Then came his bids for the Republican presidential nomination, first in 2008 and now in 2012. On climate change as on other issues, he has transformed himself, bit by reactionary bit.

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Governments failing to avert catastrophic climate change, IEA warns

Published: 
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 11:42pm

Ministers attending clean energy summit in London to be gravely warned about continuing global addiction to fossil fuels

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Solar power producers hesitate to embrace new DWP program

Published: 
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 11:21pm

By Catherine Saillant, Los Angeles Times

Storm clouds hovered over the San Fernando Valley, but businessman Jack Engel was smiling as he pointed to a row of solar inverters at one of two commercial warehouses he owns in Sun Valley. Power was being generated despite the weather, no problem.

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How India is Reinventing Solar

Published: 
Mon, 02/13/2012 - 5:31pm

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