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Obama to order solar, wind projects on public lands

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WASHINGTON--President Obama is announcing in his State of the Union address that he will use his executive power to create two massive new green energy projects.

Obama will order the Defense Department to make the biggest renewable energy purchase in the history of the nation--one gigawatt.

He will also order his administration to build solar and wind energy areas on public lands for 10 gigawatts of projects by the end of 2012.

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