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Clean Energy: Army Will Help Air Force

Aug 29 2016 02:20 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The Departments of the Army, and . . . the Air Force, share a common requirement, . . . to secure their installations with clean, reliable, and affordable energy. The Army established an "Energy Initiatives Task Force" that used, . . . power p...

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Covalent Organic Frameworks

Aug 29 2016 01:55 PM | eds in Electric

Northwestern University has figured out how to get, . . these delicate, super lightweight crystalline materials, that look like . . . nothing more than a pile of fluffy powder, to behave like a . . . battery, and super-capacitor, all in one. 8-29-201...

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Australia: Readies For Big Solar Boom

Aug 29 2016 01:25 PM | eds in Solar Power

Bloomberg last week noted, that solar capacity will jump . . . 18 % this year, the continued fall in solar manufacturing costs, around . . . 10% to 15% a year, and . . . an expected surplus of manufacturing capacity in coming years, . . . that will for...

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Feds Gave Amtrak $2.4 Billion

Aug 27 2016 04:35 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Department of Transportation: . . . $2.45 billion dollars, for: . . . 28 new (186 MPH) trains, . . . upgrading railroad tracks, and . . . rehabbing 4 stations. Rail is beating out airplanes, for passengers, and . . . soon trains will come every 1/...

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World's Largest: Wind Farms

Aug 26 2016 06:10 PM | eds in Wind Power

DONG Energy, . . . building wind farms, off the east coast of Yorkshire, England. Hornsea Project 1: 1.2-GW project. Hornsea Project 2: 1.8-GW project. Hornsea Project 3: 2.4-GW project. 8-26-2016 Source: World's Largest: Wind Farms

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Usa: Coal Vs Renewable Energy

Aug 26 2016 01:05 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

USA in 2016: . . . Down 20% = Coal, and . . . Up 17% = Renewable Energy. 8-26-2016 Source: USA: Coal VS Renewable Energy

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Solar-Powered Drinking Water

Aug 25 2016 04:10 PM | eds in Solar Power

Khalili Engineers, . . . designed a long gleaming pipe, capable of generating . . . 10,000 MWh each year, which will in turn produce . . . 1.5 billion gallons of drinking water. 8-25-2016 Source: Solar-powered drinking water

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Extreme Heat = Mass Migration

Aug 25 2016 02:45 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The current refugee crisis, . . . marks a watershed moment in the history of global warming, . . . because it’s the first wave of emigration, . . . to be explicitly linked to climate change, and . . . increasingly extreme weather, . . . will unleash ma...

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Extreme Heat

Aug 25 2016 02:30 PM | eds in Health

Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. . . . In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed, and . . . the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. The heat index, or feels-like temperature, . . . for sele...

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Ohio: Renewable "game Changer"

Aug 25 2016 01:15 PM | eds in Green Energy

Ohio's American Electric Power, . . . announced plans to develop in 2017, . . . 500 MW from wind, and . . . 400 MW from solar. 8-25-2016 Source: Ohio: Renewable "game changer"

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