16 Dec '11, 6pm

On Our Radar: Billions Needed for Texas Water Projects

On Our Radar: Billions Needed for Texas Water Projects

On Our Radar: Billions Needed for Texas Water Projects By THE NEW YORK TIMES European Pressphoto Agency Low water levels at Fort Parker Lake, the water supply for Groesbeck, Tex., last week. A Texas agency reports that the state should spend $53 billion to cope with its water needs over the next half-century, building infrastructure like new reservoirs, dams and wells, but warns that droughts may prevent the state from keeping up with demand. It is also unclear how the state would come up with the money. [The Associated Press] Germany produced more energy from renewable sources than from nuclear power or natural gas this year, the nation’s utility association says. Nuclear power sank to 17.4 percent from 22.4 percent of the mix after Chancellor Angela Merkel shuttered the country’s eight oldest reactors in March. [Bloomberg News] The emissions released by sugar-cane burnin...

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cleantechnica.com 17 Dec '11, 11pm

Duke Energy buys two Arizona solar farms . “Duke Energy now owns two large-scale solar farms in Arizona – the company’s fi...

Harnessing the Sun's Energy for Water and Space Heating

Harnessing the Sun's Energy for Water and Space...

treehugger.com 16 Dec '11, 9pm

The pace of solar energy development is accelerating as the installation of rooftop solar water heaters takes off. Unlike ...

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asiaone.com 16 Dec '11, 7am

Special Projects Unit Friday, Dec 16, 2011 There is nothing like having a real Christmas tree in your home. The visual war...

Colorado and Texas to Require Disclosure of Fra...

treehugger.com 14 Dec '11, 12pm

Wyoming: Upper Green River Valley /CC BY 1.0 Yesterday, Colorado and Texas both adopted rules that require oil and gas com...

On Our Radar: Superfund Cleanups in N.Y.: Corpo...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Dec '11, 8pm

On Our Radar: Superfund Cleanups in N.Y. By THE NEW YORK TIMES A court rules that New York State can require companies to ...

No permit needed for weddings and funerals

malaysianbar.org.my 16 Dec '11, 2am

KUALA LUMPUR: The people do not need to apply for a permit or notify the police for a religious event, wedding, family day...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Reports of Power Plant Protest in China

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Reports of Power Plan...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 Dec '11, 12pm

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Demonstrators surround the town hall in Haimen, China, to protest pollution from a coa...

Water Saver Gadget Monitors Your Garden Hose to...

treehugger.com 15 Dec '11, 6pm

Here's a really basic gadget that could help you save a whole lot of water. The Water Saver attaches to the end of a hose ...

@T_Bibes94 Come to North Texas and play for Coa...

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builditsolar.com 18 Dec '11, 8am

"Small scale hydro (micro-hydro) is the cheapest way to power an RE home. The price per watt-hour is far cheaper than phot...

Voices: Review of entire transport model needed

todayonline.com 17 Dec '11, 1am

THURSDAY'S service disruption has indicated the vital importance of the Mass Rapid Transit as a mode of transport for the ...

New Wind Energy Projects (7 More Big Ones): Filed under: Energy News

New Wind Energy Projects (7 More Big Ones): Fil...

cleantechnica.com 23 Dec '11, 1am

Edison Mission Secures $252 million for 3 wind energy projects totaling 204 MW of capacity . “The wind projects in the por...