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  • Elementary School Stricken with Green Energy Fervor

    Elementary School Stricken with Green Energy Fervor
    A Turlock school is the only one in the state with its own wind turbine – one that produces electricity to power the school’s garden. But, the turbine is only one part of an alternative energy center on campus. A solar array is also housed at...
  • Dutch ban construction of future wind turbines

    Dutch ban construction of future wind turbines
    Winds of change are blowing through The Netherlands.  The government of North Holland plans to 'red light' future construction of all wind turbines. It’s a shocking decision since they’ve been using wind power for centuries and, well that&...
  • Dog shot in the head and survives

    Dog shot in the head and survives
    A wind farm near Harper adopted a stray dog that had been hanging around for a few days on the job site. They gave him water and food and he in return gave them some fun new company. They named their new friend Titan, short for Titanium. Tuesday night...
  • Edison's renewable energy plan awaits green light from FAA

    A Southern California Edison plan to bring more renewable energy to the Southland is in a temporary holding pattern as the utility waits for Federal Aviation Administration clearance to allow helicopters to buzz over La Cañada Flintridge and Pasadena....
  • Siemens laying off nearly half of its Hutchinson workforce

    Siemens laying off nearly half of its Hutchinson workforce
    Employees at the Siemens plant in Hutchinson learned Tuesday nearly half of them will lose their jobs. “Certainly this is not only a blow to the Hutchinson community, but to the region and to the state of Kansas,” said Hutchinson City Manager...
  • Dog survived not one, but two bullets

    Dog survived not one, but two bullets
    Titan the dog is recovering from surgery to remove a second bullet. "The picture is very clear," Titan's owner, Summer Magyar says.  "As well-trained as he is, it seems like somebody didn't want him anymore, and for some reason they felt the only way...
  • Obama blocks Chinese company's purchase of 4 Oregon wind farms

    Obama blocks Chinese company's purchase of 4 Oregon wind farms
    President Obama stepped in to nullify the acquisition of four Oregon wind farms by a Chinese-owned company, citing “credible evidence” that the company “might take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United...
  • Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?

    Has blazing a trail in solar energy cost California too much?
    That ray of light you see peeking through all the clouds darkening California's future? That's the sun. More specifically, solar power, in which California is the hands-down national leader. The state's installed solar generating capacity of about 1.2...
  • $16m solar boat sails into record books

    $16m solar boat sails into record books
    For 585 days, Swiss adventurer Raphael Domjan braved storms, pirates and cloudy skies in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe on a boat propelled by nothing but sun beams. The boat, christened "Turanor" after a word meaning "power of the sun" in JRR...
  • Green Jobs - Part 2

    By CATHY J. LILLY Site administrator, Pennsylvania CareerLink Somerset County Where can you find green jobs? Green jobs can be found in many areas. Employers may not use traditional means to advertise openings. You may have to use other sources and...
  • Solar power customer hot about treatment

    Solar power customer hot about treatment
    With alternative energy becoming more popular, you may be thinking a windmill or solar panels could save money on your electric bill. If you think that switching electric suppliers, too, might save you even more money, be aware you actually could end...
  • Caltech eyes cleaner fuel

    Caltech eyes cleaner fuel
    The technology exists to make auto, home and jet fuel from sunlight and water, but Caltech professor Harry Gray told an audience this week that the United States lacks the will and money to accelerate the use of alternative sources of energy. “If...