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Feds map 200k acres of Az public land with renewable energy potential

Wed, Jan 23, 2013

Public Lands

The U.S. Interior Department on Friday designated 192,100 acres of Arizona public land as having potential for large-scale wind and solar energy development.“Arizona has huge potential when it comes to building a clean energy economy, and this landscape-level plan lays a solid foundation for making sure that it happens in

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Tags: Arizona, U.S. Interior Department, Wind and solar energy developent, Ann Kirkpatrick, Ken Salazar

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Earth, wind and wire: Going beyond solar panels

Mon, Feb 8, 2010

Environment

Los Angeles TimesBy Chrip JacobsNot long ago, people who wanted to generate their own green energy at home had to content themselves with rooftop solar panels.But new technologies -- and hefty government subsidies -- are now allowing homeowners to tap the wind, the Earth and other renewable sources in their

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Tags: Wind Energy, Solar Energy, Energy bills, Geothermal heat pumps, California

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Japan aims to bury greenhouse gas emissions

Mon, Nov 2, 2009

Energy

Energy Dailyby Staff WritersOmuta, Japan Swathes of dirty clouds brood over a coal plant in rural Japan, but scientists are now hoping to send the pollutants the other way, deep into the bowels of Mother Earth.The cutting-edge but controversial technology of carbon capture and storage (CCS) is being tested at

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Tags: Carbon capture, Renewable energies, Solar energy, Greenhouse gas

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Solar energy incentives may provide city a sunny outlook

Fri, Jul 17, 2009

Pinal County

Maricopa MonitorBy Adam Gaub, Managing EditorThe signing of Senate Bill 1403 on Friday by Gov. Jan Brewer will provide for tax incentives that could help lure solar energy companies to the Arizona desert.Maricopa is hoping to be one of the communities to benefit from the move.Despite an abundance of sunshine,

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Tags: Maricopa, Arizona Senate Bill 1403, Solar Energy, Tax incentives, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, GPEC, Business Development

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AJ subdivision basks in solar savings

Mon, May 4, 2009

Environment

KTAR.comby Associated Press Two words seemed to be the mantra of residents on a unique street in the East Valley where everyone was drawn together by the sun. ``Go green!'' shouted Colleen Hill, high-fiving a woman wearing a T-shirt that read the same, with a small green globe on the front.

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Tags: Apache Junction, Solar energy, Habitat for Humanity

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Key Provisions Benefiting Solar In American Recovery And Reinvestment Act

Tue, Feb 24, 2009

Energy

Solar DailyBy Staff WritersXsunX has highlighted key provisions of the $70 billion USD investment in renewable energy signed into law by President Barack Obama as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The bill provides $2.3 billion worth of energy related manufacturing investment tax credits (ITC) at

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Tags: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, solar energy, energy grants

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