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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Animals in the path of the first total solar eclipse to travel across the United States in 99 years have a big surprise awaiting them on Monday afternoon, biologists say.
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2017-08-19 20:08:11
Prime minister addresses state’s Liberal party council meeting and urges voters to retain the first-term Hodgman governmentThe prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has trumpeted Tasmania’s ability to lead the country in renewable energy at the state’s Liberal party council meeting.On Saturday, Turnbull addressed 250 delegates at the annual conference in Launceston, the party’s final gathering before a state election in March
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2017-08-18 22:28:59
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian state leading a push for renewable energy over fossil fuels is backing a new solar thermal plant costing A$650 million ($512 million) to replace a coal-fired generator.
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2017-08-14 07:04:27
Jay Weatherill’s government says 150 megawatt plant will be biggest of its kind in the world and create about 700 jobsA proposed solar thermal power plant in South Australia’s mid-north has been contracted to supply all the state government’s power needs.Work on the $650m SolarReserve facility will start in 2018, creating 650 construction jobs and 50 ongoing positions
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2017-08-14 02:07:09
Saturday, July 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German environment ministry has rejected calls from two of the country's states for tax incentives to promote the sale of low-emission modern diesel and electric cars.
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2017-07-29 11:25:03
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Power development company Invenergy LLC and General Electric Co on Wednesday announced plans to build the largest wind farm in the United States in Oklahoma, part of a $4.5 billion project to provide electricity to 1.1 million utility customers in the region.
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2017-07-26 20:13:22
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Tuesday a package of bills intended to use market forces to cut greenhouse gas emissions, extending by a decade the state's signature plan to combat climate change.
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2017-07-25 16:07:09
Thursday, July 20th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's solar industry is expected to produce 25 percent more panels in 2017 than last year, supported by domestic sales and demand from the United States and emerging markets, the head of a Chinese industry association said.
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2017-07-20 07:26:30
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017      Leave a Comment
DRIGGS, Idaho (Reuters) - Hyrum Johnson, mayor of the tiny city of Driggs, Idaho, expects some craziness in his one-stoplight town next month when the moon passes in front of the sun for the first total solar eclipse in the lower 48 U.S. states since 1979.
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2017-07-18 05:42:25
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's legislature passed a package of bills that extends the state's signature plan to address climate change by a decade, sending Governor Jerry Brown a cap-and-trade plan that uses market forces to cuts greenhouse gas emissions.
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2017-07-18 05:31:43
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Monday, July 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil is planning to lower the estimated capacity of several older hydroelectric dams before they are privatized by state-controlled power holding company Eletrobras, a senior energy official told Reuters on Monday.
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2017-07-17 16:35:29
Monday, July 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LUSAKA (Reuters) - A baboon plunged a Zambian tourist town into darkness on Sunday after tampering with equipment at a hydro-electric power station, the state electricity company said on Monday.
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2017-07-17 08:43:54
Friday, July 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Three states and ACT to ask Australian Energy Markets Commission to do further work on implementing central plank of Finkel reviewQueensland, Victoria, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory have taken the first step towards proceeding unilaterally with a new clean energy target, but the federal energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, insists the federal government will not be rushed
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2017-07-14 03:37:01
Thursday, July 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Victoria and South Australia have suggested a states-led initiative if the federal government continues to stall on a clean energy target. Could it work? Australian states exasperated by federal government inaction on the key Finkel review recommendation of a clean energy target have indicated they might band together and go it alone if the federal Coalition does not provide the required leadership
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2017-07-13 19:39:00
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Federal minister attracts ridicule after he says state should ‘concentrate on saving jobs today’ instead of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050The federal resources minister, Matthew Canavan, has attracted a slew of criticism after attacking the Queensland government for trying to “save the planet in 2050”
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2017-07-12 19:16:03