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Government 'missing own CO2 goal'
Friday, May 01 2009
Nation
A report from the Sustainable Development Commission found that UK government departments were missing their own targets for emissions reductions by 2011-2012.
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Electric cars for remote estates
Monday, April 27 2009
City
A remote community in Scotland is considering getting electric vehicles powered by micro-renewable setups to lower their carbon footprint.
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'Clean' coal plants get go-ahead
Thursday, April 23 2009
Nation
The UK will allow 2-4 new coal power plants if they capture and store 25% of the carbon they would normally release.
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Miami's Smart Grid: A Blueprint for the Power Future
Wednesday, April 22 2009
City
The city of Miami is launching a $200 million smart-grid initiative that would connect nearly every home and business in Miami-Dade County by 2011.
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Solar power captured in space, beamed to Earth
Tuesday, April 14 2009
Global
Utility company PG&E wants to put solar panels in orbit and wirelessly beam energy down to Earth by 2016.
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Dirty energy threat to green Brazil
Monday, April 13 2009
Nation
Recent discoveries of oil and difficult permitting processes for hydro electric plants are causing Brazil to turn towards dirty fuels.
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A Solar-Powered Solution to Florida Sprawl
Thursday, April 09 2009
City
Syd Kitson, a former NFL lineman, has plans to turn a ranch into a sustainable community with energy efficient buildings, solar power, a smart grid, and electric cars. The photovoltaic power plant itself would be twice as large as the current largest photovoltaic plant.
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Biggest Solar Deal Ever Announced - 1.3 Gigawatts in California
Wednesday, February 11 2009
Nation
California power company Southern California Edison has signed on to a new concentrating solar thermal plant capable of producing 1300 Megawatts. This makes it larger than any nuclear plant. The system will be in the desert outside Los Angeles, and is scheduled for completion in 2013
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