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Thursday, March 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
But cost of green policies will be more than offset by savings in energy efficiency, say climate advisers The cost of supporting new windfarms and nuclear power stations to meet the UK’s carbon targets will add nearly £100 to the average household energy bill by the end of the next decade, according to a government adviser
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2017-03-16 01:01:01
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government said on Thursday it may spend up to A$2 billion ($1.5 billion) to expand a huge hydro power scheme to help solve an energy crisis, although the main owners of the dam have yet to be consulted.
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2017-03-15 23:28:30
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - While crossing a small wooden bridge in northwestern Iowa last Thursday, 20 rail tank cars in a mile-long train transporting ethanol flew off the tracks, sending fireballs into the sky, while thousands of gallons of the biofuel leaked into the creek below.
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2017-03-15 14:16:25
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Invented a century ago, rotating columns fixed to ship’s deck interact with wind to provide forward thrust and could make 10% fuel savingAn ocean-going tanker is to be fitted with a type of “spinning sail” invented almost a century ago in a step that could lead to more environmentally friendly tankers worldwide
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2017-03-14 06:57:47
Monday, March 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - The California Public Employees' Retirement System plans to be active in 17 proxy efforts on climate change directed at energy companies this proxy season, the pension fund's Chief Investment Officer Ted Eliopoulos said on Monday.
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2017-03-13 12:25:50
Friday, March 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Nordic forestry firms racing to replace paper business lost to the internet are trying to transform their pulp mill by-products into glue, biofuel and carbon fiber for aircraft and wind turbines.
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2017-03-10 11:02:11
Friday, March 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Subsidy costs for British offshore wind farms are likely to fall below that of new nuclear plants in next month's government auction, German firm Siemens' head of its British offshore wind turbines business told Reuters.
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2017-03-10 05:15:13
Thursday, March 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Businesses and cities are taking up the slack left by government policy, aligning environmental goals with climate scienceEach year, Investa Office Management releases its corporate sustainability report. In 2016, it announced that electricity use was down by 43% since 2004, gas use had fallen 38% over the same time, and water use had also being curtailed
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2017-03-09 21:03:07
Thursday, March 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New U.S. solar installations nearly doubled last year, but slowing demand for both residential and large-scale systems, falling panel prices and concerns about looming federal tax reform are still dampening investor appetite for the sector.
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2017-03-09 15:11:10
Thursday, March 9th, 2017      Leave a Comment
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The oil and gas industry risks losing public support if progress is not made in the transition to cleaner energy, Royal Dutch Shell Plc Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said on Thursday.
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2017-03-09 10:38:08
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Surge in October last year helped greenhouse gas emissions fall by 3.57m tonnes in December quarterA sharp drop in Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions at the end of last year came courtesy of a spike in renewable energy generation in a single month, according to a new study.Australia’s emissions fell by 3
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2017-03-08 19:12:47
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PINGTUNG, Taiwan (Reuters) - On Pingtung jail's sunlit roof, prisoner no. 24 has a view of a brighter future. Ex-cop Chen, serving time for bribery, is learning how to install solar panels in a program that's part of Taiwan's shimmering vision of a future without nuclear power.
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2017-03-08 04:03:17
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Climate change was responsible for breaking more than 200 Australian weather records over the past three months, researchers said on Wednesday, a glimpse of conditions to come that will likely threaten energy security and agriculture.
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2017-03-08 00:53:25
Tuesday, March 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Electricity and gas supplier blames increase, which affects 2.5 million people, on rising cost of government policiesAbout 2.5 million E.ON customers will pay an extra £97 a year on energy bills in what consumer groups have branded a “monstrous” and “crippling” blow for householders.The company’s 8
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2017-03-07 13:38:50
Tuesday, March 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Global warming will disrupt four-fifths of the world's oceans by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions keep rising, threatening fish that are the main source of food for a billion people, scientists said on Tuesday.
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2017-03-07 10:09:21