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December 3, 2012

Why would a company help you use less of what it sells? That's the question TXU Energy frames in a new two-minute film.

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December 3, 2012

University of Oklhama is ranked third in the nation through the Green Power Partnership by the Environmental Protection Agency, using 97.2 million kWh per year of green power.

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December 3, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu was joined last month by Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce that a multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish a new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub.

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December 3, 2012

The Illinois Senate voted overwhelmingly last week to pass a resolution calling for the modernization of the Ameren Illinois electricity distribution grid that will improve reliability and create hundreds of jobs throughout the state.

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November 27, 2012

Cape Wind has secured another major milestone with the approval by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities of the 15-year Power Purchase Agreement with NSTAR to buy Cape Wind's energy, capacity and renewable energy credits.

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November 27, 2012

Ford Motor Company has announced a collaboration with GE, in which the company will purchase 2000 Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids for its fleet – Ford's largest-ever plug-in electrified vehicle fleet sale.

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November 27, 2012

The quest to harness a broader spectrum of sunlight’s energy to produce electricity has taken a radically new turn, with the proposal of a “solar energy funnel” that takes advantage of materials under elastic strain.

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November 27, 2012

Emerging markets are forecast to help bring stability to ailing solar industry, with up to 12 GW of new photovoltaic capacity added in 2017 up from just 1.6 GW in 2012, according to a new IHS solar report.

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November 19, 2012

On-going, significant technological advances from companies such as Solar Junction and Amonix will help drive concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) installations to almost 1.2 GW by 2016, according to a new report from IMS Research.