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Solar Farm Developer Firming Up Plans on Billion Dollar Renewable Energy Funds

...... ASHEVILLE, N.C. , June 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Solar Systems, LLC, a developer of Utility Scale Solar Farms is in talks and negotiations with several various fund managers nationwide and firming up plans with those funds to launch multiple Renewable Energy funds in 2017 geared around ISS's yearly pipeline of over 200 projects totaling more than 10GW's of Solar Farm projects ......

(438 words by prnewswire.com)
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Cheaper loans, lower registration fee for green homes soon | India News - Times of India

...... to extend the incentives to make existing residential properties more energy efficient through retrofitting. The thinking behind the proposals is in line with the incentives given to rooftop solar projects for the residential sector, which have been brought under the ambit of home loans that enjoy low interest rates. Admittedly, it is still a work in progress and, as the sources said, "the ......

(325 words by indiatimes.com)
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CM's formula to reduce power tariff - The Hindu

...... has suggested a five-point strategy to achieve the goal. The roadmap The strategy is as follows: (a) enhancing renewable energy generation; adopting best global practices in storage of solar power through batteries; and maintaining high plant load factor in all conventional generating stations (b) ensuring maximum implementation of energy efficiency measures by making every consumer use ......

(356 words by thehindu.com)
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Weighing The Week Ahead: Is The Housing Rally Over? - Nasdaq.com

...... strong stock-selection methods. Energy stocks? John Butters of FactSet reports that this sector accounts for nearly half of the Q2 growth in earnings for the S&P 500. And how about wind and solar energy? The EIA reports that monthly generation from these sources has reached 10% of the total. A lagging railroad? Barron's Trader Extra recommends a look at the Genesee and Wyoming railroad ( ......

(1766 words by nasdaq.com)
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Assembly may take up bill that could scuttle solar farm plans | Newsday

...... as Monday is expected to take up a bill to expand the core Pine Barrens designation to hundreds of acres in Shoreham and Mastic, in a move that could lead to scuttling plans for two commercial solar farms, including what would be the state's largest. National Grid, which owns the Shoreham land and is proposing a 72-megawatt solar farm on 350 of its 800 acres, opposes the bill, arguing it "unf ......

(581 words by newsday.com)
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New technology to wirelessly charge electric cars and smartphones - The Financial Express

...... in the road," said Fan. You may also like to watch: Some transportation experts envision an automated highway system where driverless electric vehicles are wirelessly charged by solar power or other renewable energy sources. The goal would be to reduce accidents and dramatically improve the flow of traffic while lowering greenhouse gas emissions. Wireless technology could also ......

(439 words by financialexpress.com)
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Nigeria: What Buhari Govt Must Do to Develop Niger Delta, Implement Action Plan - Development Expert - allAfrica.com

...... own priorities for infrastructure. Typically, they choose to build or rehabilitate schools, health facilities, water supply systems, or housing. They may also install rural power supply using solar or bio-gas (e.g. from water hyacinth) as local sources of energy. A clever and rapid approach for implementing infrastructure projects is proposed in the Action Plan. This is called 'Projects in a ......

(4987 words by allafrica.com)
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Rick Perrys plan to kill funding for wind and solar power - Salon.com

...... Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 10:30 AM EDT Rick Perry's plan to kill funding for wind and solar power The Department of Energy has ordered a staff report to show renewable energy harms the electric grid Laura Vecsey, DCReport Skip to Comments Topics: Department of Energy , partner video , renewable energy , Rick Perry , Solar Power , sustainability , travis fisher , Wind power , Politics News, ......

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Is Trump launching a new New World Order? - Salon.com

...... In repudiating the pact, Trump hopes, against all odds, to breathe new life into the domestic coal industry (currently suffering from intensified competition from natural gas, wind, and solar power) and reverse the trendtoward more fuel-efficient cars and trucks, thereby increasing the demand for oil. In announcing his decision, the president claimed, however inaccurately, that the ......

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Let's put our bad debt on HECS

...... the Centre for Independent Studies, thinks there is yet another use: HECS could be applied too that perennial political tussle, paid parental leave. Why not make loans for the installation of solar panels income contingent? With fellow ANU academic and Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz he has edited a book outlining plans to spread the idea to all sorts of government payments, even payments ......

(839 words by brisbanetimes.com.au)
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The hidden side of natural disasters | The Daily Star

...... tents or going to the toilet at night." While UNW and UNHCR are providing plastic sheets, ropes and other items to people in the two camps for emergency shelter and are planning to distribute solar lamps for temporary lighting and electricity supply, these are only temporary solutions. The first step is to acknowledge the problem Sabina says, "While MoWCA is taking initiatives to address ......

(1966 words by thedailystar.net)
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Why This Part of Coal Country Loves Solar Power - POLITICO Magazine

...... even more valuable variety of metallurgic coal known as "blue gem." It burns even hotter with a low ash content, making it useful to produce silicon, the basic material for computer chips and solar panels. "You need the blue gem to make the solar panels, and that's what people don't know," Moses told me, articulating a simple truth: Without Coal Valley, there's no Silicon Valley. Here in ......

(1929 words by politico.com)
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Solar: landholders informed' | The Land

...... The developers of a major solar farm at Gulgong have hit back at claims they did not consult Gulgong landholders, saying they had "face to face meetings" throughout the development process. Many residents told The Land though they knew little about the large state-significant 200ha project, known as the Beryl Solar Farm, and there had been no local advertising. Even one person bought a block ......

(373 words by theland.com.au)
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Renewable Energy Serves as a Peacebuilding Catalyst in Sudan - Sudan | ReliefWeb

...... Jun 18, 2017. Solar powered water pumps run on electricity generated after its absorption by photovoltaic panels. The panels collect the radiated thermal energy from the sun and convert it to electricity that powers the pumps for water extraction. This technology is extremely viable for regions that receive high temperatures and consistent sunlight (Ahmed and Anderson 1995). Sudan is one of ......

(1309 words by reliefweb.int)
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The climate movement charges on, even without the US | USA | Al Jazeera

...... to the impacts of climate change committed to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. That's not all. A transformation is taking hold in global energy markets. The cost of wind and solar has dropped by up to 80 percent in the last six years and unsubsidized solar is beginning to out-compete coal and natural gas on a larger scale. In the US, the solar industry is growing, ......

(967 words by aljazeera.com)
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Hokulea traditional canoe returns to Hawaii after three year global journey | News | DW | 18.06.2017

...... problems. Thompson said Hokulea will travel around the Hawaiian islands for the next eight months, visiting local communities and the crew will share what they learned. kbd/jm (AP, dpa) Solar Impulse 2 lands in California after risky Pacific Ocean crossing 24.04.2016 The sun-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 has landed in California after a 62-hour flight from Hawaii. It must now cross ......

(547 words by dw.com)
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