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Follow The Money: Usa #energy Revolution

Apr 21 2018 01:00 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Clean Renewable Energy, . . . once, a vision touted mainly by environmentalists, . . . now, it is shared by market purists, because, they are so affordable, . . . that they’re driving coal production, and generation, . . . out of business. In the last...

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Make Workers: More Like #robots

Apr 21 2018 12:30 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Artificial intelligence, . . . is making machines, . . . that can do most of what people do, . . . better and cheaper. World Bank, . . . is preparing its latest World Development Report, . . . due to be unveiled this fall. World Bank, say's, . ....

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Follow The Money: $200 Billion For #renewable

Apr 20 2018 01:20 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Wells Fargo plans to put, . . . $200 billion into new: . . . . . . renewable-energy, . . . . . . clean-technology, investments, and financing, . . . between now and 2030. 4-20-2018 Source: Follow the Money: $200 Billion for #renewable

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3 Bankrupt #nuclear Plants

Apr 20 2018 12:35 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Bankrupt FirstEnergy Solutions, . . . is seeking customer-funded bailouts, . . . or, it says, it will close, . . . 3 nuclear plants in Ohio, and Pennsylvania. The complete nuclear fuel cycle: . . . . . . from the mining and milling of uranium, . . . ....

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Follow The Money: Portugal’S #renewable Electri...

Apr 19 2018 02:00 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Portugal’s Renewable Electricity, . . . Production, exceeded Consumption. Portugal’s renewable electricity, comes largely from: . . . . . . Hydroelectric generation, and . . . . . . Wind power, which, in March, supplied . . . . . . 55% and 42% (respec...

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Volkswagen’S: #electrify America Program

Apr 19 2018 01:45 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

As part of its settlement agreement with the US government, . . . in relation to the diesel vehicle emissions scandal, . . . Volkswagen was ordered to put . . . $2 billion into the development of, . . . electric vehicle charging stations throughou...

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Follow The #money: Times Have Changed

Apr 18 2018 12:50 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

Appalachian Ohio, . . . has a long history of coal, and salt mining. Coal fields, in the Hocking River Valley, contributed as much as . . . 40% of the state’s output, . . . at the turn of the 20th century. But, with the decline in mining jobs, . . . A...

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What Are #renewable Energy Zones?

Apr 16 2018 12:50 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), . . . has released a discussion paper, . . . on bundling future renewable energy power, together into zones, to: . . . . . . reduce the costs of new transmission infrastructure needed, . . . . . . manag...

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China’S Global #energy Interconnection

Apr 15 2018 09:40 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

China’s proposed global energy interconnection, based on: . . . . . . Renewables, . . . . . . UHV transmission, and an . . . . . . AI-enabled smart grid, . . . represents the boldest, and . . . most inspiring global initiative by any government, . . ....

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Usa Corporate: #solar Goals

Apr 13 2018 01:50 PM | eds in Economy & Politics

USA Corporations that aim for 100% renewable energy: . . . Apple, hit it this week, . . . Google, hit it this month, and . . . Microsoft, recently set a new solar procurement record. Corporate solar installations topped . . . 3 gigawatts last year, ac...

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