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Europe: Wind Energy

Feb 24 2017 02:45 PM | eds in Wind Power

12.5 gigawatts of new wind energy capacity was installed, . . . across the European Union in 2016, accounting for . . . 51% of all new power installations, and bringing the region’s . . . total wind energy capacity up to 153.7 GW. “Wind energy is now...

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Ireland: Winter Grazing Land

Feb 24 2017 02:05 PM | eds in Ed's Articles

The Burren—an alien-looking limestone landscape, . . . on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, . . . which has been used for cattle farmers as winter grazing land . . . (winter grazing is unheard of in much of the rest of Europe) . . . for more than 6,000...

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Got A Big Energy Idea's?

Feb 23 2017 08:50 PM | eds in Tips & Guides

Got a Big Energy Idea's?

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Ohio: Firstenergy Leaves Energy Bus.

Feb 23 2017 04:40 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

FirstEnergy, is leaving the competitive power plant business, . . . closing, or selling, all of its plants, . . . including its nuclear plants, . . . by the middle of next year. 2-23-2017 Source: Ohio: FirstEnergy leaves Energy Bus.

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85% Of Brits Back Green Incentives

Feb 23 2017 04:15 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

A ComRes survey, has found, of British adults, . . . 85% support subsidize for renewables. “Even in cash-strapped times, . . . an overwhelming majority, . . . want renewable energies, . . . to have financial support.” 2-23-2017 Source: 85% of Brits...

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India: Gets $200 Million More

Feb 21 2017 08:10 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

ReNew Power Ventures, now valued at $2 billion, . . . one of India’s largest independent renewable energy power generators. ReNew Power, currently has a pipeline of . . . 3,000 megawatts, with around 1/2 of it already operational. 2-21-2017 Sour...

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India’S Coal Buys Renewable Energy

Feb 21 2017 07:35 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Tax, levied on every ton of coal, . . . mined or imported in to India, has invested . . . $1.8 Billion in Renewable Energy so far. 2-21-2017 Source: India’s Coal buys Renewable Energy

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7,000 Solar Railways Stations

Feb 21 2017 07:15 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Almost every railway station in India, . . . will soon be fed with solar power, . . . if the plans announced in India’s latest union budget are implemented. These rooftop solar power systems, . . . are expected to be implemented through developer mode...

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World’S 1St Famine In 6 Years

Feb 21 2017 06:50 PM | eds in Health

The United Nations, and South Sudanese government, said . . . 100,000 people, are already suffering, and . . . one million more, are expected to face starvation soon. And it is entirely manmade. . . . The United Nations said war, and economic troubles,...

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Fukushima: Follow The Money

Feb 20 2017 03:25 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba designed, built and serviced the reactors, . . . which directly contributed to the Fukushima nuclear disaster, . . . yet these companies have not paid one cent, . . . of the cost for the reactor failures. Now the...

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