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#offshore Wind Farm

May 26 2017 12:25 PM | eds in Green Energy

Belgium, Offshore Wind Farm: . . . . . . 50 turbines, . . . . . . 47 kilometers off the coast, . . . . . . 165 MW, to power more than . . . . . . 188,000 homes. 5-26-2017 Source: #Offshore Wind Farm

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#world’S Largest Solar Power Plant

May 26 2017 12:15 PM | eds in Solar Power

Abu Dhabi's, world’s largest solar power plant: . . . . . . $8700 million, (cost of 2.94 cents per kWh) . . . . . . 1.17 gigawatt plant, will provide enough power to approximately . . . . . . 200,000 homes, is expected to complete in . . . . ....

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#world's Largest Floating Solar Farm

May 25 2017 09:15 PM | eds in Solar Power

A gigantic 40-megawatt, floating solar farm, . . . in the city of Huainan, China. The reservoir the plant was constructed over, . . . is actually flooded former coal mining land. Benefits: . . . . . . not taking up farm land, or other valuable real es...

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#follow The Money: 3 Mile Island

May 25 2017 01:50 PM | eds in Green Energy

For the 3rd year in a row, . . . Three Mile Island failed to secure a crucial contract to sell its electricity, . . . increasing the possibility that the plant will soon close. Another Exelon nuclear plant, Quad Cities, in Illinois, . . . also failed...

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#follow The Money: $15 Barrel Oil

May 25 2017 01:35 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

International Monetary Fund (IMF) research paper says, . . . Oil could converge to about $15 per barrel by the early 2040's, . . . when electric vehicles (EVs) are expected to take a larger share, . . . implying fossil fuels' much shorter...

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#coca-Cola Europe = 100% Renewable

May 24 2017 12:20 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), . . . has announced that it has begun sourcing, . . . 100% of its electricity, from renewable sources. 5-24-2017 Source: #Coca-Cola Europe = 100% Renewable

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#executive Order: Virginia

May 22 2017 02:50 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Virginia’s governor, Terry McAuliffe, . . . has recently signed an executive order, . . . that directs the state’s environmental regulators, . . . to create a cap and trade plan for carbon emissions. “The threat of climate change is real, and . . . we...

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#wind: Follow The Money2

May 22 2017 02:35 PM | eds in Wind Power

USA, 2 Wind farms will be built offshore the East coast, and . . . are expected to start generating power by: . . . . . . 2022 in Massachusetts, and . . . . . . 2025 in North Carolina. "The cost differential between onshore, and offshore was so la...

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#battery Storage Saves Millions

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

6 shipping containers stuffed with 22MW of lithium-ion batteries, . . . co-locating, with the existing wind-farm, was key to saving, . . . £5m, by using the site’s infrastructure, such as: . . . . . . cost of land on a standalone site, . . . . . . co...

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#non-Renewable: Ohio

May 19 2017 05:50 PM | eds in Non-Renewable

FirstEnergy’s plan, for a rescue of its . . . 2 uncompetitive Ohio nuclear plants, . . . need $5 billion to keep afloat, . . . took a nosedive May 17, as the . . . Ohio House Public Utilities Committee suspended action, . . . on the company’s prop...

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