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Urban Green Energy wind turbine to be used in Bangladesh power crisis

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announces renewable energy platform at ICT Expo, showcasing Urban Green Energy’s eddyGT 1kW vertical axis wind turbine DHAKA, BANGLADESH, March 10, 2011 – The eddyGT 1 kilowatt (1kW) vertical axis wind turbine by Urban green energy, the New York-based manufacturer of small vertical wind turbines and hybrid wind/solar renewable energy …

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Colorado: Three large solar power arrays to be built in Fresno

Construction is about to begin in southwestern Fresno County on three large arrays of solar power panels to produce electricity for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The three projects will be built near the towns of Five Points and Helm. They will be completed by October and generate a combined 50 megawatts of electricity — …

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Solar power means higher profits for the Oregon agricultural community

In Oregon, where organically grown food is almost a given, solar power for farms seems a natural extension of the sustainability ethic. Throw in a handful of government programs that encourage solar – including one opening up and another that might be ending – and that’s enough to mount a solar-power marketing campaign aimed specifically …

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Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Plans Second 100-Megawatt Solar Power Plant

Maybe I missed the first 100MW solar power plant but a second, that is impressive! Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co., known as Masdar, plans to complete construction of its second 100- megawatt solar-power plant in the third quarter of 2013, boosting output of green energy in the Persian Gulf emirate. The Abu Dhabi government-owned renewable …

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10 Million Solar Roof Law, Stuck in Congress, Could Get Boost from DOE Program

The DOE’s newly announced plan to make solar affordable offers Sen. Sanders a chance to breathe new life into his languishing ’10 Million Solar Roof Act’ By Maria Gallucci The Department of Energy’s new SunShot Initiative to make solar energy as cheap as coal has given fresh hope to industry enthusiasts. And it may even …

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In a NASA first, NanoSail-D spacecraft to set sail on the sunlight

NASA’s NanoSail-D is expected to test a type of propulsion that taps the momentum of photons in sunlight. Advocates say solar sails provide the best way toward interstellar travel. A new NASA craft is due to set sail, literally, Thursday night. What’s more, it hopes to be unfurling its sail in outer space. What, you …

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