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The Alternative Agenda: Egypt; Break Up Of Green Funder WestLB; Suntech Grows U.S. PV Production

Egypt In Egypt, tomorrow� could be a turning point in the weeklong popular revolt against President Hosni Mubarak�s 30-year regime, with opposition groups calling� for “a march of millions” to take place in Cairo and across the country. The protests in Egypt are impacting global energy markets. Indeed, more than 4 million barrels a day…

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The Week In Green Energy: Mr. Hu Comes to America

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in the U.S. this week for a four-day state visit. The White House rolled out the red carpet, working overtime to make sure that its largest creditor got the respect and pageantry it has come to expect. Human rights, the under-valued yuan and yes, green energy have all been top…

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The Alternative Agenda: Cancun Talks Plod Onward, Chinese Solar on a Hot Streak

Cancun talks, week 2: The Apocalypse Commentators are so pessimistic about the odds of success at the United Nations� Cancun climate change talks that they�ve been talking about failure in Mexico since Copenhagen failed. Now the Cancun talks have actually begun� it�s an apocalypse! Negotiators are now hoping for a two-year deadline for industrialized nations…

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Solyndra to Shutter Old Facility, Lay Off Workers

Solar panel maker Solyndra will close an older factory and lay off workers.

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The Alternative Agenda: What to Look For This Week in Green Energy

BP: containment dome meets with success, but are Hayward’s days numbered. A solar shortage looms. German solar subsidies are expensive.

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