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Energy News: Shale Gas Debate Jumps the Pond

It was only a matter of time before the shale gas phenomenon jumped the pond. And so, the battle begins in the UK between environmentalists and government/industry interests eager to unlock the potential of natural gas. The story leads this week’s energy news.

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The Week in Energy: Profits for Solar and a New Installment of Gasland

The energy headlines this week offer a little something for everyone. Among them: Honda and GM are teaming up to figure out feasible hydrogen fuel cells, companies manufacturing solar panels finally report some sunny financials and – shock of shocks – the controversy over fracking continues with the latest installment in the Gasland documentary franchise. […]

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Energy News: Aggies Plan Center for Speeding Solar Energy Projects

In this week’s energy news, the Texas Aggies plan one of the world’s largest research sites for solar energy, and a poll finds small business in support of moving toward renewable energy.

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Energy Week: Meet the ‘eGallon,’ and Energy from Kelp

Last week’s energy headlines featured a new government initiative to encourage alternative-fuel vehicles, a military study on natural gas generators and a business that thinks seaweed can be a source of energy. Also, a new documentary on nuclear energy is stirring some interesting – even heated – discussion.

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Energy Week: U.S. Launches the Start of a Wind Turbine Fleet

This week’s energy headlines start with the launch of what the Department of Energy hopes will become a fleet of floating wind turbines. We also saw clean-energy policy developments in several states.

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The Downside of Energy Independence

In this installment of Energy News of Note, we focus on the downside of shifting energy fortunes, and government allegations that JPMorgan Chase manipulated energy prices to boost the apparent value of money-losing power plants. We welcome your suggestions for future ENN items.  As always, we’re interested in the entire spectrum of energy-related topics, from consumer […]