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Editorial: Bill Gates deserves praise for his green energy revolution

Bill Gates is positioned to remake the energy landscape, corralling 28 billionaire investors to advance clean-energy research.

Bill Gates is positioned to remake the energy landscape, corralling 28 billionaire investors to advance clean-energy research. In his announcement, Gates distilled the wonky jargon of the Paris climate conference into something tangible: money for new clean-energy technology. Gates’ project has teeth. And once the diplomatic chatter at the conference begins to quiet, it may end up as the last, ...

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Sunrun Brings Jobs to Long Island With New Office Opening

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced the opening of its new branch office in Hauppauge, N.Y. to continue supporting the company’s East Coast expansion. With NY-Sun, the Long Island Community Microgrid Project and Community Solar NY initiatives underway, the state is a strong supporter of ...

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Report: Clean energy sector’s job market booms

Unless you’ve succumbed to the hermit lifestyle, you’re probably well aware of the mass shedding of jobs from oil and gas companies as global crude prices continue to sink. But where oil and gas jobs waver, clean energy jobs thrive, according to a report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, or E2– a self-described national nonpartisan business group. The group found that the ...

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Clean energy project set for Big Run Landfill

COALTON — Plans are under way to develop a new, state-of-the-art clean energy facility at Big Run Landfill that will convert gas produced at the landfill into renewable natural gas, EnviroSolutions (ESI), owner of Big Run, according to a press release announced Tuesday. Enerdyne Power Systems, a company that specializes in utilizing landfill gas (LFG) as a renewable fuel source, ...

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Erie group holds vigil to protest oil trains

Sam Miller raised his hands in disgust and yelled at Erie’s federal courthouse this afternoon. “Gov. Wolf, President Obama, if you can hear us, we need clean energy.” Miller was one of about 35 people who gathered in front of the courthouse for a vigil organized by the Benedictines for Peace. The group commemorated the two-year anniversary of the Lac-Megantic, ...

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Obama works to expand solar energy for all Americans

President Barack Obama is continuing the push for more solar energy into the mainstream as the White House revealed a handful of initiatives to make the energy source accessible to lower-income households. Solar may fall in price year after year, but the majority of panels in homes are skewed towards the upper-classes of America. According to a George Washington University ...

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