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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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  • Why Only A True Grinch Would Give Gift Cards This Holiday Season
    We’ve all been there – feeling the pressure to buy a holiday gift for someone we don’t know well and running out of time and energy to figure out what to pick. The obvious answer is a gift card. ...
    By J. Maureen Henderson.  Forbes.  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:36:00 GMT.
  • Wall Street up for third day, led by energy shares
    U.S. stocks extended gains for a third session on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its best weekly performance in nearly two months as energy shares continued to rebound. The S&P energy index jumped 3.1 percent, ...
    Yahoo.  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:40:08 GMT.
  • DealBook: Why the ‘Best Places to Work’ Often Aren’t
    Few companies recognize that it’s not the number of hours their people work that determines the value they create, but rather the energy they bring to the hours they work.
    By Tony Schwartz.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:52:05 GMT.
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  • Bonanza Creek Energy Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600
    NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 -- Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (NYSE: BCEI) will replace Multimedia Games Holding Company Inc. (NASD: MGAM) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Tuesday, December 23. ...
    PR Newswire.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:53:00 EST.
  • Number in debt to energy firms rises
    About 6% of domestic energy customers were in debt to their supplier in 2013, figures show, but energy firms still owe money to customers too.
    BBC News.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:10:47 GMT.
  • Ghana Prepares for Nuclear Energy Program
    Ghana is set to become the second country in Africa to introduce nuclear energy after South Africa. This follows the International Atomic Energy Agency approval of Ghana’s application after decades of negotiation. ...
    Voice of America.  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:19:57 -0500.
  • Let the energy games start
    Russian President Vladimir Putin created a sensation when he announced during a visit to Turkey on Dec. ...
    Hurriyet.  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:01:00 +0200.

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