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Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon coming soon to Verizon’s FiOS app even when away from home

In a ‘ground-breaking’ deal, not only does Verizon renew its agreement with Viacom to show their TV content (including Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon) nationally, these channels will also be offered in FiOS’s mobile app for iOS. Early next year, you will be able to watch all of these channels from your iOS device from anywhere — […]

Priebus Predicts 95% of GOP Will Agree with New 'American Renewal' Principles

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus predicted that the Republican "American Renewal" principles he plans to lay out in a speech on Thursday would receive agreement from 95 percent of Republicans on Wednesday’s “Hugh...Show More Summary

New Software Tool Could Push Wind Energy Into Mainstream

The US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory believes that a new software tool it has been developing could push wind energy into the mainstream and past the Department of Energy’s goal for 20% of all energy coming from wind energy by 2030. Show More Summary

Spectra Energy Partners And Its Bright Prospects

By Ted Kwek: Introduction As climate warming becomes a major concern for the United Nations, reducing pollutant emissions and using renewable energy are key topics that the organization hopes to tackle. To build massive infrastructures to produce clean energy at an economic rate for the masses, expertise and intensive research are required. Show More Summary

Power Blackout Management Research Could Benefit Renewable Energy Integration

A researcher from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory who has been investigating how to better manage and track electrical power blackouts may also have developed a way to better integrate renewable energy into the power grid. Show More Summary

Unions Renew Misguided $15/hr. Fast Food Minimum Wage Campaign

By Carl Horowitz, National Legal and Policy Center Labor officials are about the last people to be impressed by evidence that hiking the minimum wage drives up entry-level unemployment.

European Nations are Increasing Electricity Generation Using No-Carbon Sources

Penetration rates of no-carbon generation have increased from 50% to 56% in recent years in Europe. Increasing levels of renewable generation, along with nuclear generation, mean that many European countries generate a large share of their electricity from no-carbon sources. read more

Little Box Challenge — Finalist Inverters To Be Tested By NREL

The 18 finalist inverters of the “Little Box Challenge” will undergo extensive performance testing after the initial selection process at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, according to a recent press announcement. Show More Summary

Andrew George: 16 and 17 year olds ought to be given the vote

After the Scottish independence referendum saw record voter turnout, West Cornwall MP, Andrew George, has renewed calls for the national voting age to be lowered from 18 to 16. Mr George said, “The evidence of engagement of young people in the referendum debate was one of many positive features of the campaigning and the electoral […]

PENNSYLVANIA: Gov. Tom Corbett Condemns Gay Bashing, Dodges On Pending Hate Crimes Bill

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett yesterday finally issued a condemnation of the mob gay-bashing in Philadelphia that has gotten national headlines for two weeks, but his office refused to say whether Corbett supports the renewed push for a statewide hate crimes law. Show More Summary

Jordan To Commission 1,800 MW Renewable Energy Capacity By 2018

Jordan plans to build out renewable energy infrastructure to reduce burden on the national utility & its purchasing of power from other countries Jordan To Commission 1,800 MW Renewable Energy Capacity By 2018 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Partnerships That Put America Back to Work

At a time when the dysfunction in Washington, D.C. is at its highest and public approval of Congress is at its lowest, it is heartening to see some renewed focus on significant workforce development issues. Just recently, the National...Show More Summary

Partnerships That Put America Back to Work

At a time when the dysfunction in Washington, D.C. is at its highest and public approval of Congress is at its lowest, it is heartening to see some renewed focus on significant workforce development issues. Just recently, the National...Show More Summary

Partnerships That Put America Back to Work

At a time when the dysfunction in Washington, D.C. is at its highest and public approval of Congress is at its lowest, it is heartening to see some renewed focus on significant workforce development issues. Just recently, the National...Show More Summary

Political Will Is Only Barrier to 100 Percent Renewables

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By Paul Brown, Climate News Network A report published ahead of next week’s U.N. Climate Summit illustrates that poor and prosperous nations, tiny islands and great cities, can satisfy all their energy needs from renewables.

White House Announces $68 Million For 540 US Renewable & Energy Efficiency Projects

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $68 million in funding Thursday for 540 US renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in the nation’s rural communities. This legislation is part of the “Swiss Army knife” of tools for jobs, innovation, infrastructure, research, and conservation President Obama has been talking about. Show More Summary

Democrats Slam Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Politico reports that "long-simmering doubts" and a renewed lack of confidence in Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz from the White House, congressional Dems and other Washington Democrats has Schultz struggling to try and hold onto her job. Show More Summary

Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story

Across the nation, American businesses, families, and communities are embracing clean, renewable energy that is homegrown, healthy, and can never run out. By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate,...Show More Summary

Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story

Across the nation, American businesses, families, and communities are embracing clean, renewable energy that is homegrown, healthy, and can never run out. By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate,...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE BENEFITS OF PUMPED HYDRO STORAGE CALCULATED

Quantifying the Operational Benefits of Conventional and Advanced Pumped Storage Hydro on Reliability and Efficiency I. Krad, E. Ela, V. Koritarov, July 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Abstract Pumped storage hydro (PSH) plants have significant potential in providing reliability and efficiency benefits in future electric power systems. Show More Summary

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