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Kansas City to Leverage Google for Smart Grid - Greentech Media
Earlier this year, Google chose a community to receive its ultra-fast, one-gigabit-per-second broadband internet access. Despite the fact that Topeka, KS renamed itself “Google” for a day, the winner was Kansas City, KS, and a few months later its larger, better-known neighbor, Kansas City, MO, was also elected to receive the super fast service.
google-fiber  kansas-city  this-week-134  around-the-web  twitterfeed  infrastructure  ict  sustainable-development  energy 
july 2011 by areadevelopment
Massachusetts sees sharp growth in energy efficiency efforts - Quincy, MA - The Patriot Ledger
Nearly every wind turbine project in this state has run into resistance. Solar power has been easier to install, but not as efficient in New England’s notoriously fickle climate. And efforts to fire up a biomass power plant industry turned into a nonstarter.
regional-reports  Massachusetts  industry-reports  sustainable-development  green-economy  energy  solar  wind-energy  biomass  this-week-134  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
july 2011 by areadevelopment

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