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Renewable energy industry news roundup: Sept. 6–13, 2015

In recent renewable energy news, Uncharted Play makes energy production easy and fun, solar energy programs are helping the White House achieve Clean Power Plan goals and a study finds that renewable energy may even benefit public health programs.

Renewable energy industry news roundup: Sept. 6–13, 2015

Aspen is 3rd U.S. city to reach 100 percent renewable energy

Aspen, Colorado is the third U.S. city (behind Burlington, Vermont and Greensburg, Kansas) to run entirely on renewable energy

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Why you should invest in renewable energy

This case study shows the benefits to power up homes and cars with clean, renewable energy far outweighs the costs.

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Renewable energy projects have substantial benefits for public health

A study titled "Health and climate benefits of different energy-efficiency and renewable energy choices," found that depending on location and type of project, public health benefits from renewable energy ranged from $5.7 million to $210 million per year.

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Ocean waves may hold secret to efficient renewable energy

Quantum chemistry researchers at the University of Cincinnati study how water and other molecules align. Why? These findings show promise for enhancing the efficiency of renewable energy devices.

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Kick, jump and play your way to renewable energy with these empowering products

Uncharted Play, a social enterprise company, aims to harness energy from daily routines and hobbies and turn it into electricity.

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Vaisala commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2020

"We are ambitious not only in our technological advances, but also in taking action in ensuring a sustainable future for our customers and other stakeholders, and simultaneously creating a more sustainable business model for our industry," says Kjell Forsén, Vaisala president and CEO.

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3 ways solar energy programs are helping achieve President Obama's climate goals

They're making solar easier and faster to install and connect; they're preparing the solar workforce; and they're getting more solar to the grid.

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