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Solar Energy on Dragons Den

00   The  BBC’s top-rated TV show Dragons’ Den gave a cautious thumbs-up to Solar in the first show of its new series.  But the valuation they placed on the solar panel company in question was disappointing. Chris Hopkins, owner of … Continued

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Global Storming

2010 was the wettest year since records began. And it was not just the amount of rain and snow, but the intensity which increased

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Looking to move

00   [before_listing id=403 images= youtube=null] Looking for someone outside metro area to move to to live off grid. Also looking for someone who has land/house to sell/rent outside metro area, perhaps with a litle land where this can happen. Also … Continued

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Can do

Can-It-Forward Day, Aug 13, when home canners can connect through a national circuit of parties and social-media activities

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Satcon Inverters accused of fraud

00   The bottom is dropping out of the market for large-scale inverters as government subsidies for renewable energy are lowered worldwide. America’s largest inverter company, Satcon is running into financial problems, and is being sued by shareholders alleging fraudulent mis-statements. … Continued

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Unlimited smartphone plans

00   From this month new Verizon Wireless customers kissed goodbye to unlimited data plans. But what effect does this have on existing customers? Can off-grid people live without unlimited data? Verizon planned to eliminate the unlimited data plan for months. … Continued