Spain Got 47 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewables In March

ThinkProgress | April 2, 2015 | Post by Emily Atkin

Spain is getting the vast majority of its electricity from carbon-free sources, the country’s grid operator reported on Tuesday.

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A “Year Of Eye-Catching Steps Forward” For Renewable Energy

Inter Press Service (via Popular Resistance) | April 1, 2015 | Column by Sean Buchanan

Driven by solar and wind, world investments in renewable energy reversed a two-year dip last year, brushing aside the challenge from sharply lower oil prices and registering a 17 percent leap over the previous year to stand at 270 billion dollars.

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This Alternative Energy Source Has Potential To “Make Us Healthier”

True Activist | April 1, 2015 | Post by Amanda Froelich

This alternative energy source harnesses ambient energy and transforms it into electricity - while ALSO producing negative ions beneficial for health.

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God save the planet: UK renewables rise to 20%, emissions fall 8% in year

Business Spectator | April 1, 2015 | Bloomberg New Energy Finance Report

The past week has been bright for the UK’s renewable energy sector. The UK Department for Energy and Climate Change released energy trends data for 2014, showing that renewables supplied a record 19.2% of all generated electricity, up from 14.9% in 2013. A Bloomberg New Energy Finance Analyst Reaction details how the outcome of the upcoming general election could influence these figures for the future.

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Southern Moving Into Wind Power With Deal for 299-Megawatt Plant

Bloomberg | March 31, 2015 | Column by Justin Doom

Southern Co., the owner of Georgia’s biggest publicly traded utility, is expanding into wind power with its largest renewable-energy purchase to date.

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Mount Everest Is Covered In Human Poop. This Plan Could Turn It Into Energy.

ThinkProgress | March 1, 2015 | Post by Emily Atkin

Garry Porter remembers being at Mount Everest’s south base camp in 2003, watching Sherpa porters haul down blue barrels filled to the brim with human feces.

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Advocates praise energy provisions for the poor

Capital New York | March 31, 2015 | Column by David Giambusso

Low-income communities that historically bear the brunt of ill-conceived energy policy fared well in the first official ruling on the state's Reforming the Energy Vision, advocates say.

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Cheap Oil Unlikely to Slow Growth of Renewables, Citigroup Says

Bloomberg | March 30, 2015 | Column by Ehren Goossens

Cheap oil will do “little to derail” the long-term growth of renewable power, according to Citigroup Inc.

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Blue-Collar Solar

Slate | March 30, 2015 | Column by Daniel Gross

Renewable energy doesn’t have to be a luxury purchase. Here’s how one company makes it a cost-saver for the working class.

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Council bill would establish a solar ombudsperson

Capital New York | March 30, 2015 | COlumn by David Giambusso

Councilman Donovan Richards plans to introduce a bill Tuesday to establish the position of "solar ombudsperson" at the Department of Buildings who would act as a conduit and advocate for New Yorkers looking to install solar panels on their homes and businesses.

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