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Hedge fund Greenlight Capital warns of tech stock bubble 24.4.2014 SFGate: Business & Technology
Greenlight Capital Inc., the $10.3 billion hedge fund firm run by David Einhorn, said it is betting against a group of technology stocks as evidence grows of a bubble. "There is a clear consensus that we are witnessing our second tech bubble in 15 years," the New York firm said in a letter to clients this week. "The current bubble is an echo of the previous tech bubble with fewer larger capitalization stocks and much less public enthusiasm." The Nasdaq composite index has slumped 4.4 percent since March 5, when it reached its highest level in almost 14 years. Stocks with the biggest gains last year led the retreat.
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Letter: Rocky Mountain Power’s crazy talk 24.4.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Why does Rocky Mountain Power believe they can collect from customers that are not using their power source? If someone like Robert G. Nohavec (“Why penalize me?” April 21) has his own solar panels, at his own cost, which will reduce power outages and use the environment as a healthy resource, why should he have to pay RMP a levy fee of $4.25 a month? People who are trying to help the earth should be rewarded. Can anyone just levy a fee because they are losing money from people who aren’t cust...
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Giant solar farm uses molten salt to keep power coming 24.4.2014 New Scientist: Living World
Renewable energy could help underpin the grid now that the world's biggest concentrated solar storage plant is up and running in ...
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SunPower and Google invest $250 million in residential solar panel leases 23.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: News
Google and SunPower are planning to invest up to $250 million to lease solar panels to homeowners, the companies said on Wednesday.
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LPEA board candidates talk issues (Cached) 23.4.2014 Durango Herald
Renewable energy and responsibility to community x2013 all couched in reasonable dialog x2013 dominated a La Plata Electric Association board candidate forum Tuesday.Ballots will be mailed May 1.About 50 people attended the forum sponsored by the Durango Chamber of Commerce at the DoubleTree Hotel to hear five candidates...
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Menlo Park poised to get solar panels, electric vehicle charging stations 23.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Peninsula
Menlo Park is hoping to reel in four new electric vehicle charging stations and five solar panels early next year.
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Xcel Energy plans solar power addition in Minnesota 23.4.2014 Star Tribune: Business
Renewable energy companies will compete to build large, utility-size solar parks.
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Apple: Climate Change Is Real, and It's a Real Problem 23.4.2014 Mother Jones
This story originally appeared in the Guardian and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Climate change is real and a real problem for the world, Apple said on Monday, announcing its progress on environment targets ahead of Earth Day. The technology company, publishing a video narrated by CEO Tim Cook on its green initiatives and updated environment web pages , claimed that 94 percent of its corporate facilities and 100 percent of its data centers are now powered by renewable energy sources such as solar power. Lisa Jackson, the former administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency and Apple's vice president for environmental initiative, wrote in a letter: "We feel the responsibility to consider everything we do in order to reduce our impact on the environment. This means using greener materials and constantly inventing new ways to conserve precious resources. We want to leave the world better than we found it. We’re proud of our progress but we know we have much more to ...
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Bullitt Center's sustainable vision shines on Earth Day 23.4.2014 Seattle Times: Opinion
What a delight to see the Bullitt Center's vision for a sustainable future coming true.
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Koch Brothers, ALEC, Grover Norquist Target Solar Energy 22.4.2014 Truthout.com
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Bloomberg invests $5M in solar-powered lamp 22.4.2014 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation on Tuesday announced a $5 million investment in an artsy-looking solar-powered lamp designed for use in off-grid populations in Africa....
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Bloomberg invests $5M in solar-powered lamp 22.4.2014 Twincities.com: Nation
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation has announced a $5 million investment in an artsy-looking solar-powered lamp designed for use in off-grid populations in Africa.
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In U.S., it's hello solar, adios nukes 22.4.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Denis Hayes and Scott Denman say on this Earth Day, we celebrate the true dawn of the Solar Age and decline of the Atomic Age of nuclear power
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Apple: climate change is real and it's a real problem 22.4.2014 Guardian: Environment

Technology company claims 94% of its corporate facilities are now powered by renewable energy

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Obama's Keystone pipeline trap 22.4.2014 LA Times: Commentary
The president's predicament is just the latest example of how climate change monomania has become a problem for environmentalists — and the country.

On Good Friday, President Obama made a bad call. The State Department announced that it would delay its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until after the Nebraska Supreme Court rules in a case involving the route. The administration insists the decision to punt has nothing to do with politics. Pretty much everyone else thinks otherwise.
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Searching The Planet To Find Power For The Cloud 22.4.2014 NPR News
The quest for cheap, reliable electricity to power enormous cloud computing facilities is sending tech companies to the ends of the earth.
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Apple offering free recycling of all used products 22.4.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
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Apple offering free recycling of all used products 22.4.2014 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
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Apple offering free recycling of all used products 22.4.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
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Apple Tries to Clean Up Its Carbon-Spewing Ways With New Data Centers 21.4.2014 Wired Top Stories
In a 2011 Greenpeace report called “How Dirty is Your Data?", Apple earned the dubious distinction of being the among the worst climate offenders. Not long afterwards—though Apple says the announcement was long in the making—the company proclaimed its intent to power all its operations via renewables like wind, biogas, hydro, and ...
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