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Green tech finds (10/14/10)

Article: Green tech finds (10/14/10)

A solar-powered motorcycle, a geothermal motherlode in West Virginia, and Abraham Lincoln meets clean energy… your green tech finds for the week.

  • The solar-powered Suzuki: Purdue University physics major Tony Danger Coiro has received a provisional patent for the ’78 Suzuki motorcycle he converted into a solar-powered vehicle. Check it out in the video above… (via Cleantechies)

  • More Google renewable investments: The Internet giant has announced a $5 billion investment in a mid-Atlantic offshore wind “grid.”
Idaho Power Wants to Retire, Not Sell, Its Green Tags

Article: Idaho Power Wants to Retire, Not Sell, Its Green Tags

BOISE, Idaho, January 2, 2008 (ENS) – The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is taking public comments through January 8 on an Idaho Power Company proposal that would allow the company to retire its green tags rather than sell them. A green tag, or Renewable Energy Credit, is issued to each utility for every megawatt hour…