Archive | June, 2011

GE: Solar cheaper than fossil power in 5 yrs

June 10, 2011

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By Amy McCullough I was recently shocked to read a Bloomberg story titled, “GE Sees Solar Cheaper Than Fossil Power in Five Years.” General Electric Company’s global research director said, “If we can get solar at 15 cents a kilowatt-hour or lower, which I’m hopeful that we will do, you’re going to have a lot […]

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Inside Mississippi E-Center at JSU

June 9, 2011

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Produced by Stephen McDill JACKSON- In the heart of the Mississippi e-Center at Jackson State University, Mississippi start-ups are getting a leg up on developing their dreams of selling a product or offering a service. MBJ-TV goes behind-the-scenes and interviews MBIC leaders William McHenry and Jim Finley about how they are incubating success in spite […]

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Bid in Senate to delay debit card ‘swipe’ fees falls short

June 8, 2011

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Retailers, gas stations, restaurateurs and other businesses that regularly receive payment through customer debit cards won the day in the U.S. Senate Wednesday, with opponents of caps on debit card swipe fees falling short of votes needed to delay implementation of the caps for two years. The Senate vote lets the Federal Reserve limit to […]

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