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Latest US Offshore Wind Auction Draws Few Bidders

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held its fourth offshore wind lease auction yesterday, but unlike the action seen in auctions past, the event was much more subdued. The auction consisted of a massive parcel of land — 742,000 acres, divided into four parcels — off the coast of Massachusetts near the island of Martha’s Vineyard.

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Solar Partnership Generates Cash, Credibility for Community Groups

Community groups and businesses that value environmental stewardship are building their reputation and earning cash through a unique partner program. Clean Energy Collective (CEC), a community solar developer with projects in eight states, is building a nationwide network of partners that aspire to make the world a cleaner, more sustainable place f

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Seven Reasons Cheap Oil Can't Stop Renewables Now

Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch. Today: Meh.

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US Solar Manufacturing Rising on the Horizon

By the end of 2014, solar deployment is slated to be up nearly 40 percent over 2013. Today, the booming demand for solar energy supports more than 173,000 jobs and the U.S. has become the third largest solar market in the world. You can find solar energy atop your neighborhood big box store, powering a Las Vegas casino, in the middle of the desert, or on your own roof.

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Gatineau : Arrêté avec une arme de poing dans son pantalon

Secteur Hull – Cette nuit, vers minuit trente, les policiers du Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau (SPVG) ont procédé à une arrestation en lien avec une possession d’arme à feu. En effet, lors d’une patrouille de routine les policiers ont été attirés vers un véhicule qui s’est immobilisé dans le stationnement d’un immeuble vacant sur la rue St-Rédempteur. À l’approche du véhicule patrouille, un des occupants s’est enfui en courant tout en manipulant son pantalon à la hauteur de la ceinture.

Une poursuite à pied s’en est suivie dans les cours arrière des résidences privées avoisinantes qui permet de cibler un secteur probable où le fuyard pourrait se retrouver...

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NRG Energy to Build Community Solar Projects in Colorado

NRG Energy Inc. will finance and build one of the nation’s largest community solar networks in Colorado as part of the company’s push into renewable energy.

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