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ConocoPhillips, other oil majors reach stock highs

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A roundup of energy movers by The Street website shows that Houston-based ConocoPhillips, as well as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp., saw their stock reach new 52-week highs on Tuesday as the price of oil continues to hold firm just above…

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ConocoPhillips, other oil majors reach stock highs

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A roundup of energy movers by The Street website shows that Houston-based ConocoPhillips, as well as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp., saw their stock reach new 52-week highs on Tuesday as the price of oil continues to hold firm just above…

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Phoenix outfit ramps up solar deals

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School districts in Payson, Gila Bend and south of Tucson flipped switches on new rooftop solar power systems recently – another step in bringing renewable energy to mainstream Arizona. For Kennedy Partners, the Phoenix company responsible for overseei…
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Scientists raise ocean energy concerns

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As wave energy developments move forward along the Oregon Coast and in Puget Sound, there is concern over the impact they will have on marine life. The News Tribune of Tacoma reported that the biggest fear is that electro-magnetic fields produced by oc…
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Clean-tech startups eye federal loans

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Clean-tech entrepreneurs struggling to finance their startups are focusing on a U.S. Department of Energy loan-guarantee program that this year will shift its focus toward developing technologies. As traditional solar and wind projects get more attenti…
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Dresser-Rand inks $250M in offshore deals

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Dresser-Rand Group Inc. says it has been awarded five separate offshore contracts totaling $250 million in the past 30…

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Pennsylvania utilities get more complaints from businesses in 2009

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The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission released its annual consumer complaint tally for 2009 today, which tracks the volume of grievances that come through its Bureau of Customer Services. Here’s something interesting: The number of consumer compla…
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Next round of BETC applications set

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Starting Jan. 3, the Oregon Department of Energy will begin accepting Business Energy Tax Credit applications in what will be the last round of the biennium. The Daily Journal of Commerce reports there will be $35 million in credits available through J…
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Cheap Chinese products: It’s a gas!

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Elsewhere on this site you’ll see a brief, straight-up news story reporting that a gallon of gasoline could be had for an average of $3.24 in Erie and Niagara Counties on Monday morning. That means that if you drive a mid-sized car, with a tank capac…
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EPA developing greenhouse gas rules

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Federal regulators at the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday will set its schedule for developing greenhouse gas regulations on the largest polluters, oil refineries and power plants, Portfolio.com…

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