renewable energy

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Let’s Not Braise the Planet

Published: 
Sun, 07/07/2013 - 9:47pm
Category: 
Energy

According to a report released by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace last month, we are not running out of fossil fuels anytime soon.

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Putting Robots to Work in Solar Energy

Published: 
Mon, 10/14/2013 - 5:08pm
Category: 
Energy

In a dusty yard under a blistering August sun, Rover was hard at work, lifting 45-pound solar panels off a stack and installing them, one by one, into a concrete track.

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California, catch the next big energy wave

Published: 
Mon, 07/15/2013 - 8:43am
Category: 
Energy

The first U.S. offshore wind turbine hooked into the U.S. power grid in June, but not in the "green" state of California.

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Tax Programs to Finance Clean Energy Catch On

Published: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:50pm
Category: 
Energy

Over the years, as Rick Murphy helped expand his family’s auto business in Edina, Minn., outside Minneapolis, he wanted to install solar panels to cut the electricity bills, but the upfront cost was too high.

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Solar Industry Anxious Over Defective Panels

Published: 
Thu, 05/30/2013 - 7:51am
Category: 
Energy

The solar panels covering a vast warehouse roof in the sun-soaked Inland Empire region east of Los Angeles were only two years into their expected 25-year life span when they began to fail.