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Arizona won't get TPI's new wind-blade factory

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Scottsdale-based wind-turbine blade maker TPI Composites Inc. said last week it will open a new factory that employs 30 to 50 people, but Arizona won't get the jobs.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Aug 30, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Phoenix gets $700K grant for more weatherization

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A city of Phoenix department is getting a $700,000 grant from the federal government for a new program to install solar or heat pump hot-water systems in lower-income houses.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Aug 27, 2010 at 05:20 AM

7 renewable-energy companies to receive grants

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The Arizona Energy Office is distributing more than $2.7 million in new stimulus grants for seven new or expanding renewable-energy companies, Gov. Jan Brewer's office said Thursday.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Aug 27, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Arizona set to become center for algae-based, biofuel industry

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Arizonans have cleaned algae from cattle tanks, swimming pools and fish tanks for decades. Now, Arizona researchers are developing algae as a promising 21st-century alternative fuel to power cars, trucks and planes and propel the state's economy into the future.

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on Aug 27, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Shifting solar subsidies hurts contractors

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Arizona utilities are spending hundreds of millions of their customers' dollars on rebates for rooftop solar-power panels.

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on Aug 20, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Tempe Town Lake can be refilled with stored water

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Money that Tempe invested years ago in increasing water storage at Roosevelt Lake could save the cash-strapped city hundreds of thousands of dollars to refill Town Lake.

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on Aug 20, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Ozone health watch issued Friday for metro Phoenix

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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an ozone health watch for metropolitan Phoenix on Friday.

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on Aug 20, 2010 at 05:20 AM
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Authorities: Ariz. escapee caught at campground (AP)

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AP - An escaped state prison inmate and his fiancee who have been on the run for weeks were captured Thursday in northeastern Arizona after being spotted by Forest Service workers, officials told The Associated Press.

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on Aug 19, 2010 at 09:50 PM

AZ forest receives more funding to treat fire area

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A northern Arizona forest has received additional funding to treat an area where a wildfire scarred the landscape.

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on Aug 16, 2010 at 05:50 AM

4 Ariz. firms get funds for clean-energy innovations

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The Arizona Commerce Authority on Monday will announce that four rural Arizona companies will receive $3.4 million in federal grants to produce innovative renewable-energy products, including a high-efficiency electric bicycle motor.

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on Aug 16, 2010 at 05:50 AM