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Nearly 80,000 Clean Energy Jobs Created in 2013

The latest report from research group Environmental Entrepreneurs says more than 78,600 clean energy jobs were announced in 2013, with the solar energy sector leading the pack.

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    With 2014 off to a somewhat rocky start, experienced investors have understandably re-calibrated their tolerance for risk. After a great 2013 for many market partici...

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  3. Former energy secretary on vulnerability of US power grid

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