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Little Ross lighthouse island up for sale - BBC News

...... murder. Image copyright Galbraith Group Image caption Offers over 325,000 are being invited for the island and property The property up for sale is completely off-grid with power drawn from solar panels and a small wind turbine. The selling agents have described it as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a unique property which offers an alternative lifestyle or holiday retreat. However, ......

(271 words by bbc.co.uk)
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Trump says US-Mexico wall may not need to cover entire border - BBC News

...... travelling on Air Force One to France that it also needed to be transparent, to offer border guards visibility into Mexico. He also reiterated his desire the final design would involve solar panels. Building the wall, and having it paid for by Mexico, was one of Mr Trump's key campaign promises. Now, almost six months into his presidency, it seems he is acknowledging some of the ......

(505 words by bbc.co.uk)
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Australia in final stages of mulling loan for Adani Enterprises | Reuters

...... show due diligence is the penultimate stage of the body assessing a loan proposal. Sydney-listed Genex Power Ltd said in a statement to the Australian stock exchange on Thursday that its solar and pumped hydro project in North Queensland was also in the due diligence phase. NAIF said the five projects in due diligence were among 50 loan applications that remain under active ......

(340 words by reuters.com)
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Trump open to son testifying in Russia inquiries - CNNPolitics.com

...... have -- now, he said absolutely not twice. What do you do? End up in a fistfight with somebody, OK? Because then I brought up Syria." "No, not joking, no. There is a chance that we can do a solar wall," Trump said. "We have major companies looking at that. Look, there's no better place for solar than the Mexico border -- the southern border. And there is a very good chance we can do a solar ......

(578 words by cnn.com)
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Thailand's 77 provinces: 77 places for visitors to see - CNN.com | CNN Travel

...... to Thailand's biggest natural lake, but another key attraction is Phra That Phu Pek, a small but interesting Khmer Buddhist temple that dates to the 17th century. It also contains a primitive solar calendar that was once used to plan religious rites and harvests. Located in the bottom corner of northeastern Thailand, Sisaket province is filled with Khmer ruins. The best are in the Khao Phra ......

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Here's a quirkier game plan for markets that are priced for perfection' - MarketWatch

...... debt look promising in part because "economic growth remains respectable and valuations are still recovering from their 2011-15 bear market." Go here to read Knutzen & Co.'s full missive. Solar stocks "flew too close to the sun" a couple of years ago, but they've now executed a "significant base breakout," says MKM Partners chartist Jonathan Krinsky, who provides our chart of the day. ......

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Pre-Market Technical Recap on Semiconductor Stocks -- NVIDIA, SunPower, Cirrus Logic, and First

...... Semiconductor space have been selected by DailyStockTracker.com for review this morning: NVIDIA Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA), SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ: CRUS), and First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR). According to a report on Benzinga, the iShares S&P NA Tec. Semiconductor Index Fd. ETF and VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF are off an average of 1.7% over the past month. With ......

(1291 words by prnewswire.com)
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Global Electrical Power Storage Technologies for Alternative Energy Sources 2017-2022

...... and true coal-fired, oil-burning, natural gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric stages. Significant amounts of electric power are generated using generally smaller, alternative sources such as wind, solar, tidal, and geothermal. As these smaller power generation approaches proliferate, the problem of off-peak generation becomes important: What if power is generated when it is not needed? What should ......

(458 words by prnewswire.com)
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The Note: Trump's family-first defense - ABC News

...... instead of saying what the heck are we trying to get done," Clinton said, ABC News' John Verhovek reports. NEED TO READ with ABC News' Daksha Sthipam On wall, Trump doubles down on solar, suggests "transparency." President Donald Trump re-promoted some of his ideas for his proposed southern border wall Wednesday, telling reporters that he's "not joking" about the notion of making it ......

(1337 words by go.com)
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Carbon Capture and Storage: Too Expensive For Reducing Power Sector Emissions - The Energy Collective

...... expensive option available. Energy Innovation's analysis shows coal plants equipped with CCS are nearly three times more expensive than onshore wind power and more than twice as expensive as solar photovoltaics (PV). Although these costs will decline with research and development, the potential for cost improvement is limited. Coal with CCS will always need significant subsidies to complete ......

(1239 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Theres Far More Opportunity Than Crisis in California Renewables Curtailment - The Energy Collective

...... California curtailed renewables this spring. This sets off alarm bells in some quarters because it suggests that solar and wind are overbuilt and present a big challenge to the grid. The concerns, however, are misplaced, and solutions are at hand. Here's the situation. The California ISO (CAISO) experienced negative power prices during the solar day, and curtailed renewable energy this spring, ......

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How Much of an Impact Do Green Building Designs Really Have on the Environment? - The Energy Collective

...... It's becoming more common in cities across the world to see buildings outfitted with solar panels, rooftop gardens and large windows to take advantage of natural light and heat from the sun. Many of these buildings also have other, less obvious green characteristics that help them reduce their environmental impact as well. Green buildings, which are designed to use resources more ......

(633 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Cities Plan Path to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy - The Energy Collective

...... the process for residents who want to install renewable energy. That's what Somerville, Mass., did in 2016. Its "Solarize Somerville" campaign resulted in more than 500 kilowatts of new solar capacity, bringing the city closer to its goal of carbon neutrality. Other strategies harness the purchasing power of city government by establishing renewable-energy purchasing requirements for ......

(696 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Proposed California Electric Vehicle Initiative Would Drive EV Sales with $3 Billion in Incentives - The Energy Collective

...... passed the California Assembly, but new bill language provides more detail about the California Electric Vehicle Initiative (CEVI) it would establish. Modeled on the successful California Solar Initiative , which provided rebates for solar power installations that declined over time as the industry grew and technology costs came down, CEVI will provide pointofsale rebates to EV buyers, ......

(492 words by theenergycollective.com)
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Are Supermajors Spooked By Peak Oil Demand? - The Energy Collective

...... source of global energy consumption for many decades." Other energy majors share BP's assessment. Total SA has predicted demand will peak in the early 2040s, and has been investing heavily in solar power to compensate for future sluggishness in the petroleum sector. Royal Dutch/Shell and Exxon Mobil have each invested in natural gas and LNG, for which demand is likely to increase, in order to ......

(900 words by theenergycollective.com)
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The planets in our solar system may have formed from MUD | Daily Mail Online

...... A new study could shake up our understanding of how Earth and the other planets in our solar system formed. While scientists have widely accepted the idea that the planets formed from rocky asteroids, researchers have now found that they may instead have been built from 'giant convecting mud balls.' According to the study, ice-filled grains of cosmic dust in the early solar system may have ......

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NASA reveals flyover and maps of Pluto and Charon | Daily Mail Online

...... NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is now more than 3.5 billion miles away from Earth, as it continues its journey beyond Pluto to an icy target in the outer reaches of the solar system. Throughout the years, the craft has collected countless observations of the tiny planet and its moons, offering a remarkable look at the landscape of these distant worlds. Now, the space agency has released ......

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Simulation that reveals our sun may be an ordinary' star | Daily Mail Online

...... It's the center of our solar system and a key player in Earth's ability to support complex life, but while it may seem special to us, scientists say the sun is just another 'ordinary' solar-type star. Scientists have long debated whether the sun's 11-year cycle is unique, as other stars are known to follow magnetic cycles that can last anywhere from a year to several decades. New 3D ......

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Tardigrades will be the last survivors on Earth | Daily Mail Online

...... a close-by exploding star. The research was designed to determine the extreme conditions under which life might die on Earth - and it could have implications for finding life elsewhere in the solar system. Scroll down for video Three potential events were considered as part of their research, including asteroid strikes, exploding stars in the form of supernovae and gamma-ray bursts. ......

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Trappist-1 isn't capable of holding alien life | Daily Mail Online

...... exoplanet system is less than 1% compared to Earth. The second study also found that activity from the star would threaten the chance of life in the surrounding planets. The Trappist-1 emits solar wind that subjects its surrounding planets to pressures 1,000 to 100,000 times greater than the effect of solar wind on Earth. As a result, the star's magnetic field would merge with the magnetic ......

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