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Bloomberg's charity donates $64 million to 'war on coal' | Reuters

...... Obama. But Bloomberg said that since the plan has been tied up by the courts and never came into effect, the real threat to coal comes from competing power sources, such as cheap natural gas, solar, and wind power, as well as communities, local governments and companies concerned about public health. "These are the groups that are fighting the war on coal and it’s happening all across ......

(391 words by reuters.com)
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North Korean crabs in China show challenge facing Trump - Oct. 11, 2017

...... Secret State: A journey into the heart of North Korea Trucks rumble across a bridge leading to North Korea, carrying goods such as food, fuel, building equipment, plastics and even solar panels. The Trump administration wants that trade severely curtailed, if not ended. "China sees the point of sanctions differently," Hastings said. Related: What comes after Trump's 'final ......

(1074 words by cnn.com)
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Gardner Capital, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities and MC Power Companies Flip the Switch on

...... /PRNewswire/ -- Gardner Capital, MC Power Companies, and Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) held a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 for the newly completed Community Solar Farm. The project will provide clean, reliable electricity for nearly 150 homes in the BPU grid. "We would like to express our gratitude to our partners at MC Power Companies and BPU for their ......

(321 words by prnewswire.com)
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Cool Earth Solar Completes Rooftop Solar Power System at Valley Christian Center

...... DUBLIN, Calif. , Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cool Earth Solar, a leading Bay Area SunPower Commercial Dealer, recently completed the installation of a 340-kilowatt high efficiency solar power system at Valley Christian Center (VCC), a church, as well as a preschool and K-12 school in Dublin, Calif. The installation was completed on VCC's pre-school, elementary school and high school roofs, ......

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eNow Powers ’Rayfrigeration’ Zero Emissions TRU

...... WARWICK, R.I. , Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- eNow, producers of innovative energy products for the transportation industry, demonstrated the effectiveness of its solar energy producing systems by powering the first zero-emissions commercial-use Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) on a truck making deliveries in an urban environment. The new zero-emissions TRU, branded "Rayfrigeration," ......

(389 words by prnewswire.com)
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Energy Storage Systems Market to Reach US$52.59 bn by 2025, Globally: Transparency Market Research

...... energy storage systems market as their need to store energy is high. The residential sector too is expected to grow at a healthy clip in the upcoming years because of the increasing adoption of solar panels to reduce electricity cost and tide over power cuts. In addition, focus of players to come with high-tech and highly customized batteries for battery energy storage is also positively ......

(646 words by prnewswire.com)
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XTC 2018 - Meet the Top 25 Necker Island Hopefuls!

...... Labs - Bluefield Technologies - Chooose.today - EVmatch - Immersed Games - Lavabit - LYNQ - Neurotrack - Nextbiotics - Owlet Baby Care Inc. - Piaggio Fast Forward - Powerledger - Rayton Solar 2018 - REVL- SafeMotos - Square Lovin - TenX Wallet - CoLoadX - Tissue Analytics -WooHoo by SmartBeings Media Inquiries: View original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/xtc-2018- ......

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Business Highlights - ABC News

...... WASHINGTON (AP) An unusual coalition of business and environmental groups is fighting a Trump administration plan to bolster coal and nuclear energy at the expense of natural gas, wind and solar. Dow Chemical and Koch Industries stand with environmental groups in opposing the plan, which would reward nuclear and coal-fired power plants for adding reliability to the nation's power grid. ......

(1057 words by go.com)
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Astronomers discover ring around the dwarf planet Haumea | Daily Mail Online

...... around Haumea, a dwarf planet located beyond Neptune. The mysterious icy world was only discovered in 2004 and this is the first time a ring has been spotted around a body so far out in the solar system. Experts say the discovery suggests the stunning bands, made up of dust, rocks and ice, are not as rare in our solar system as previously thought. The find opens up new avenues of research ......

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Grand Designs: Couple go over budget in snail-like house | Daily Mail Online

...... home. Because of the curved design of their new home the building work was very intricate, and the structure took far longer to erect than a regular, rectangular build. The Tetlows ordered 33 solar panels from Wales, all of which were cut in bespoke shapes to create the detailed pattern on the roof. To speed the process up the couple enlisted their son-in-law to help attach 4,600 roof panels, ......

(634 words by dailymail.co.uk)
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Jodrell Bank bids to become World Heritage Site | Daily Mail Online

...... has been at the forefront of astrophysics for the past seven decades. Part of Manchester University, it is primarily used for investigating radio waves sent from the planets and stars in the solar system. It has also lead UK research into meteors, quasars, pulsars (pulsating stars) and gravitational lenses. The observatory is also used by Professor Brian Cox, 48, the University's advanced ......

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Nasa's stocks of Plutonium-238 power source running out | Daily Mail Online

...... half of that amount was up to spec for space travel, which would cover the agency's plans for another eight years. Writing in the GOA report, its authors said: 'Given Nasa's current plans for solar system exploration, this supply could be exhausted within the next decade. 'Nasa plans to use about 3.5 kg (7.7 lb) of Pu-238 isotope for one RTG to power the Mars 2020 mission. 'Nasa may also ......

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Odd bedfellows fight Trump bid to boost coal, nuclear energy - seattlepi.com

...... or private planes costing an estimated $56,000. less WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says coal is back and nuclear energy is cool. Not at the expense of natural gas, wind and solar, insists an unusual coalition of business and environmental groups. Dow Chemical, Koch Industries and U.S. Steel Corp. are standing with environmentalists in opposing an Energy Department plan ......

(820 words by seattlepi.com)
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Indigenous communities embracing clean energy, creating thousands of jobs - Politics - CBC News

...... power is provided by facilities fully or partly owned and run by Indigenous communities. It represents a dramatic increase in the last decade in renewable energy projects like hydro, wind and solar power. The author of the report, Chris Henderson, says the real surprise for him is the amount of employment that clean power is creating 15,300 direct jobs for Indigenous workers who have ......

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'We need bold leadership': Canada urged to invest more in clean energy at international conference - Manitoba - CBC News

...... of oil and gas," Birol said. He added production must be sustainable and efficient, using the best technology available. "It is not a black-and-white movie. We need renewable energies, solar, new technologies but at the same time we need oil and gas for the next years to come in order to feed the cars, trucks, petrochemicals, aviation, in shipping across the world, which are more than 9 ......

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Chandy faces probe in solar scam case - The Hindu

...... former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, two of his Cabinet colleagues, two former legislators, among others in the wake of the findings of the G. Sivarajan Commission that probed the multi-crore solar panel scam. The one-man commission, appointed by Mr. Chandy in October 2013, in its report to the government on September 26, had "directly blamed" the former Chief Minister; his former personal ......

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Odd bedfellows fight Trump bid to boost coal, nuclear energy - StarTribune.com

...... WASHINGTON The Trump administration says coal is back and nuclear energy is cool. Not at the expense of natural gas, wind and solar, insists an unusual coalition of business and environmental groups. Dow Chemical, Koch Industries and U.S. Steel Corp. are standing with environmentalists in opposing an Energy Department plan that would reward nuclear and coal-fired power plants for adding ......

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Police face a disquietingtask of probing themselves - The Hindu

...... The State police were on Wednesday confronted with the somewhat disquieting task of investigating themselves in connection with the solar panel investment fraud that rocked the United Democratic Front (UDF) government in 2013. A special investigation team (SIT) under DGP Rajesh Dewan is now poised to register criminal cases against a whole set of ranking and middle-level officers who steered ......

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Probe decision leaves Cong, UDF bewildered - The Hindu

...... The State Cabinet decision to go order Vigilance and criminal inquiries into the solar scam on the basis of the Sivarajan Commission recommendations and the subsequent legal opinion by the Advocate General and the Director of Public Prosecutions has caused some bewilderment in the Congress and the United Democratic Front. The Congress has already termed the batch of decisions on the solar ......

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Solar scam: Vigilance inquiry ordered by govt - The Hindu

...... The government has decided to initiate a probe against the former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy by the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) in the sensational solar scam case in the wake of the findings of the Sivarajan Commission. "The Commission had directly blamed the former Chief Minister, his office and said that the former staff Tenny Joppen, Jikkumon Jacob, gunman Salim Raj, and ......

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