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Nine Wisconsin companies get energy efficiency grants

MADISON, Wis.—Gov. Jim Doyle announced on Thursday that nine industrial companies in Wisconsin will receive more than $14.5 million in energy grants to help the firms improve their energy efficiency. Briggs and Stratton, Didion Milling, Domtar Paper, Kohler, NewPage, Quad/Graphics, ...

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Study: Wind farms have no effect on property value (2:56 p.m. 12/2/09)

By SANDY SHORE AP Energy Writer DENVER (AP) — Wind farms have no measurable effect on nearby property values, according to a government report published Wednesday. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory spent three years ...

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Feds aim for ‘net-zero’ energy building

By Judith Kohler AP Writer Golden, Colo. — Homes and office buildings consume three-quarters of U.S. electricity, and officials at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory want to lower that figure by erecting what they aim to be the largest “net-zero” ...

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Wisconsin nonprofit gets $3.3 million grant for solar training Madison (AP) — A Wisconsin nonprofit plans to train solar power instructors throughout the Midwest with a $3.3 million federal grant. The Midwest Renewable Energy Association plans to work with universities, ...

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