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Wednesday, May 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Using military technology and a zero-emission engine invented by a 19th-century Scot, Swedish firm seeks to revolutionise solar energy productionA new solar electricity generation system that developers claim is the most efficient in the world, is being tested in South Africa’s Kalahari desert.The Swedish company behind the project - which combines military technology with an idea developed by a 19th-century Scottish engineer and clergyman - says it is on the verge of building its first commercial installation
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2015-05-13 01:00:03
Sunday, May 10th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Despite the overloaded UK grid starting to deter solar or windpower projects from connecting the future for renewable energy is bright - but it does need some helpApple investing $1bn in a giant solar farm in California. Tesla building the world’s biggest battery factory to power electric cars. The Chinese deploying record numbers of wind turbines and solar panels
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2015-05-10 08:33:33
Friday, May 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
The big issue: Each day this week we are looking at key election issues. The environment has been neglected since Cameron’s ‘vote blue, go green’ slogan – but energy problems will be back in the spotlight in the next five yearsAs the row over the green levies added to energy bills was building towards its climax a couple of years ago – with David Cameron reportedly ordering aides to “get rid of all the green crap” to lower prices – social scientist Nick Pidgeon was touring the UK
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2015-05-01 01:00:05
Friday, April 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The European Union expects that countries emitting more than half of world greenhouse gases will publish plans for fighting global warming by mid-year to help build a U.N. deal due in December, according to an EU document obtained by Reuters.





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2015-04-24 07:36:55
Thursday, April 16th, 2015      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Solar panel maker SunPower Corp said it would partner with Apple Inc to build two solar power projects in China's Sichuan province with total capacity of 40 megawatts.






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2015-04-16 09:06:41
Tuesday, April 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Young companies staked by big backers are challenging fossil fuels with new ways to hold sun and wind power in the $50 billion energy storage market.
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2015-04-14 10:08:36
Sunday, April 12th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Renewable energy developer SunEdison has signed agreements to build and install 262MW of three utility-scale DC solar power plants in southern Utah, US.
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2015-04-12 10:21:36
Saturday, April 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
For years it's accounted for only a tiny proportion of Scotland's renewable energy production, but the plummeting price of solar panels has galvanised investment in the sector and the country's first industrial-sized solar farm could now be built within the next 12 months, with several projects jostling to be the first to complete
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2015-04-11 18:32:07
Saturday, April 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Two Billings architectural firms are being honored for recently designing buildings deemed among the most environmentally sustainable in the state.
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2015-04-11 11:15:00
Thursday, April 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's environment ministry has refused approval for a hydropower dam on an ecologically vulnerable river already damaged by construction, a rare setback for the country's extensive dam-building program.
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2015-04-09 02:41:32
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Wednesday, April 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Government buildings in Santa Rosa and Vallejo are set to be part of the first-ever federal partnership to purchase solar power, coming in response to President Obama’s order for federal ... Read more »
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2015-04-08 21:05:09
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Mark Olsen, chairman of the BC Building Trade Unions, says the deal is important for projects like the multibillion-dollar Site C hydroelectric dam.
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2015-04-08 11:40:38
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A developer wants to build the state’s largest solar-electric project at an abandoned Navy radar site in Hancock County, but the venture hinges on the Maine Legislature passing a proposed law aimed in part at creating financial incentives for solar power.
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2015-04-08 11:30:46
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
German specialty chemicals producer Evonik plans to build an alcoholates plant in Argentina's Puerto General San Martín. The alcoholates will be used as catalysts in the production of biodiesel from renewable raw materials and supply the South American market, especially Argentina and Brazil.
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2015-04-08 10:24:55
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Due to their enormous temperature resistance and optimal stress crack resistance, pipes made of cross-linked polyethylene have established themselves worldwide for heating, district heating and geothermal heating systems, and for hot and cold water transport in buildings. For their cost-efficient production
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2015-04-08 08:12:29