30 Mar '15, 5pm

This Texas town will get all of its energy from solar and wind: This story was originally published by The Gua...

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. N ews that a Texas city is to be powered by 100-percent renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate change activists were described as “the equivalent of the flat-earthers ” by U.S. Senator and GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz. “I was called an Al Gore clone, a tree hugger,” says Jim Briggs, interim city manager of Georgetown, a community of about 50,000 people some 25 miles north of Austin. Briggs, who was a key player in Georgetown’s decision to become the first city in the Lone Star State to be powered by 100-percent renewable energy, has worked for the city for 30 years. He wears a belt with shiny, silver decorations and a gold ring with a lone star motif, and is keen to point...

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grist.org 30 Mar '15, 7pm

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. N ew...

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techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 30 Mar '15, 3am

Fig. 1: "Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (SST)" seen from above (source: Panasonic) Fig. 2: Sales were started of 200 deta...

Solar, Wind Industries Release ‘How-To’ Handboo...

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Mar '15, 3pm

For states looking to meet new obligations under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA...

One Man Working Behind-the-Scenes to Halt Oklahoma Wind Energy

One Man Working Behind-the-Scenes to Halt Oklah...

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Mar '15, 2pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 30 Mar '15, 3pm

For states looking to meet new obligations under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA...

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cleantechnica.com 30 Mar '15, 2pm

Consumer technology is going to exist indefinitely, perhaps for as long as the human species exists. At CleanTechnica, we ...

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seia.org 30 Mar '15, 1pm

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So the organizers of the Fargo Marathon have another reason for you to run one of the events next month. Maybe, just maybe...

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Global investment in green energy rises 17% to $270 billion 31. March 2015 | Applications & Installations , Financial & Le...

GE and Casa dos Ventos team up to support wind ...

renewableenergyfocus.com 30 Mar '15, 9pm

GE has announced the construction of two service centers focused on the operation and maintenance of wind turbines. The mo...

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pgatour.com 31 Mar '15, 4pm

Ben Crenshaw has been the center of attention for a month now. Everybody wants to chat with him. Family and friends. Repor...