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Renewable energy industry news roundup: Nov. 29-Dec. 6, 2015

Congress looks to pass a new renewable energy tax break extension, Google nearly doubles its renewable energy capacity for data centers and more of the world's biggest companies join the White House's climate pledge. See how public and private sectors are both making strides towards a sustainable future in this week's renewable energy news roundup.

Renewable energy industry news roundup: Nov. 29 - Dec. 6, 2015

Wind power generated in Colorado supplies enough energy to power more than 674,000 homes

Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center released a new report on the state of wind power in Colorado.

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Congress looks to pass renewable energy tax break extension by year's end

The House and Senate have until Dec. 18 to meet their goal of adopting a new tax package for renewable energy.

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Energy efficiency could slash $250 billion annually from decarbonization costs

A new report from ClimateWorks found global energy efficiency programs could neutralize the cost of decarbonization.

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Google nearly doubles bet on renewable energy

Google is nearly doubling the amount of renewable energy feeding its massive data centers.

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Tesla charges into renewable energy storage

The company has developed a lithium-ion battery in hopes of reducing household and business dependence on fossil fuels.

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