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Geothermal Visual: Jobs Created by Power Plants
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The graph above shows jobs created at actual geothermal power plants using information GEA collected over the last few years; companies are kept anonymous to protect proprietary information. View this along with presentations to the Committee on Earth Sciences at dels.nas.edu. This blog was originally published on GEA’s GeoEnergyWire and was republ

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Solar Uniquely Positioned to Help States Meet New Regulations
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After more than five months of listening to both pros and cons, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally closed the public comment period on its proposed plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants.  Now it’s time for the EPA to make a good plan even better. In detailed comments submitted this week to […]

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U.S. puts more cash behind solar power
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The so-called SunShot initiative is meant to make solar power competitive with rival sources of energy. U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said solar energy is becoming an increasingly affordable clean energy option in the United States through the …

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World's Largest Solar Power Plant Is Now In Operation
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There's a blatant lack of coverage for solar success stories, so it wouldn't be surprising if most people aren't hearing about them. California's Topaz project is the largest solar power plant in the world with a 550 MW capacity, and it is now in full …

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German Utility EON To Ditch Fossil Fuel Arm, Focus on Renewables
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EON SE’s plan to spin off its fossil fuel plants marks a watershed moment in Germany’s renewables effort that will likely bolster the country’s already leading position in clean energy.

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German Fossil Fuel Giant Jumps on Renewables Bandwagon
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Germany’s biggest utility E.ON — long a pillar of the country’s fossil fuel and nuclear industry — dropped a bombshell on Europe’s business world with the announcement that the multinational was exiting the conventional energy market in favor of a new business model based on renewables, intelligent grid systems, energy management and other services. Indeed, […]

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The Sunshine State Cuts Its Commitment To Solar Power
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Florida's Public Service Commission voted last week to cut energy efficiency targets for power companies and to do away with a solar rebate program in the state, decisions that served to scale back the state's already paltry efforts in renewable energy.

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