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vintage gasoline station We rely heavily on electricity and gas as forms of energy to power our world.  As our consumption of energy in these forms intersects with rising costs and a dwindling supply, businesses and governments are faced with the task of finding ways to cut expenditure, as well as harness alternative means of energy production.  The need for "green energy" which can be extracted, generated, or consumed without negatively impacting the environment is an important current issue.  Promising sustainable energy solutions include wind power, hydroelectricity, solar energy, and geothermal energy.

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  • ISIL attacks have a negative effect on energy projects: Turkish energy minister
    Attacks committed by ISIL have had a negative effect on energy projects around Kirkuk and Mosul, but oil shipments from Iraq have experienced no problems so far, Minister Yıldız says
    Hurriyet.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:11:00 +0200.
  • Interesting WEC Put And Call Options For December 20th
    Investors in Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE: WEC) saw new options begin trading today, for the December 20th expiration. ...
    By Stockoptionschannel.com.  Forbes.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:43:00 GMT.
  • Switching sites 'hiding' best deals
    Five of the UK's biggest price comparison sites are accused of "hiding" the best energy deals from consumers by one of their rivals.
    BBC News.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:34:02 GMT.
  • Which States Are America's 2014 Energy Efficiency Leaders?
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 -- The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) will hold a phone-based national news event at 11:30 a.m. ...
    PR Newswire.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:27:00 EDT.
  • HP Supercomputer at NREL Garners Top Honor
    A supercomputer created by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that uses warm water to cool its servers, and then re-uses that water to heat ...
    Nanotech-now.com.  PST.
  • Robert W. Fri, Energy Adviser and Director at Smithsonian, Dies at 78
    Mr. Fri, who nearly doubled attendance at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History during his tenure, also served in posts at the Environmental Protection Agency.
    By Paul Vitello.  International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:11:36 GMT.
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  • Ukraine Details Interim Gas Deal with Russia
    Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says a preliminary energy deal reached with Russia will require Kyiv to pay $385 per cubic meter of natural gas through the winter months. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:51:31 -0400.

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