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France reconsiders plans to boost biofuel use

France reconsiders plans to boost biofuel use (via AFP) France said Wednesday it would reconsider its plans to further develop the use of biofuel, once seen as a potential source of cheap alternative energy but now blamed for soaring food prices. France’s targets for incorporating biofuel elements into traditional fuel, “which could result in large quantities…

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New Book, Rooftop Revolution, Hopes to Combat King CONG

New Book, Rooftop Revolution, Hopes to Combat King CONG (via Clean Technica)   One of the planet’s leading clean-tech entrepreneur’s, Danny Kennedy, has launched a new book that hopes to debunk myths surrounding the solar industry, and unveil some simple methods that the public alongside policymakers can use to help generate positive change in the energy industry. The…

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+1,100 Jobs & Millions of Dollars for Local Economy from 1 Typical Wind Farm

+1,100 Jobs & Millions of Dollars for Local Economy from 1 Typical Wind Farm (via Clean Technica)  Congressional Inaction on Wind Power Production Tax Credit Threatens to Stop Major Jobs & Economic Boost for U.S. Communities WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 11, 2012) – Each major wind farm in America creates nearly 1,100 jobs and can add tens of millions of dollars ...

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Italy’s Solar Power Production Passes Its Wind Power Production!

Italy’s Solar Power Production Passes Its Wind Power Production! (via Clean Technica)   Italians are appreciated for their passion for loving strong and living for love. True to their naturalistic approach, they are setting good examples in renewable energy, and they are way ahead of most of us in this (its installed solar power per capita is 5 times that of California). ...

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The Five Worst States for Renewable Energy Development

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$1.08 Million Goes towards Kids Learning to Be Green

$1.08 Million Goes towards Kids Learning to Be Green (via Clean Technica)   In recent years, many multinational companies have espoused “green and eco-friendly” as their marketing campaign slogan. These days, many people and companies are getting focused on improving the world around us, by means of recycling, going solar, bicycling, driving electric cars, and using…

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GE Celebrates 300 Wind Turbines Installed in Brazilian, Unveils New Turbine

GE Celebrates 300 Wind Turbines Installed in Brazilian, Unveils New Turbine (via Clean Technica)   General Electric (GE) recently announced it has put up a total of 300 wind turbines in Brazil. At the Annual Brazilian Wind Power Conference held In Rio De Janeiro, GE also announced it will put up another 600 units in the Latin American country. Meanwhile, the ...

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