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  1. An artist's impression issued by EDF of plans for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power stationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago |

    A board member has resigned just before a meeting of the French energy giant EDF which is expected to give the go-ahead for a new nuclear power station at Hinkley in Somerset. Gerard Magnin, one of 18 board members, said the A 18 billion project was financially "highly risky" and would lead France away from renewable energy.


  2. Belgians Using Solar Power To Make Beer From UrineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Daily Caller

    Belgian scientist Sebastiaan Derese poses with a machine that turns urine into drinkable water and fertilizer using solar energy, at the University of Ghent, Belgium, July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir Belgian scientists have built a solar-powered machine to turn urine into clean water, which can then be used to brew beer.


  3. Florida To Vote On Huge Tax Breaks For Rooftop Solar PanelsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Daily Caller

    ... electricity to other people easier. The group is a coalition of environmentalists, conservative Christians, and solar energy companies. Tory Perfetti, director of FSC, claims the "ballot initiative will open up the energy market in Florida to ...


  4. Solar Installations Continue To Grow RapidlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Building Operating Management

    According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report 2015 Year in Review , the U.S. solar market is expect to grow by 119 percent in 2016. The report, published by GTM Research in conjunction with the Solar Energy Industry Association , predicts 16 gigawatts of solar will be installed in the U.S. this year, more than doubling the 7.3 GW installed in 2015 - which is enough to power 5.4 million homes.


  5. NASA supports university's unique research with grantRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago |

    ... effects of such research could come into play with engines and engine knocks, as well as possible uses in future energy systems, she said. "If you have a low temperature system, you aren't as constrained in terms of materials, and you don't have as ...


  6. UB-led team receives DOE SunShot award to develop thin films for solar cell devicesRead the original story

    20 min ago | University at Buffalo

    ... Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) will develop light-harvesting films using funds from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative . The study will focus on a class of promising materials: chalcogenide perovskites, which are nontoxic, ...


  7. Nuclear Power Advocates Now Complain Renewables Are Too CheapRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | ThinkProgress

    In this photo taken Oct. 12, 2012, the sun rises behind electricity poles and wind turbines in Nauen, near Berlin, Germany. Nuclear power advocates are trying a new line of attack on solar and wind energy - it's too darn cheap! In the real world, however, the unexpectedly rapid drop in the price of cleantech, especially renewable power and batteries, is a doubly miraculous game-changer that is already cutting greenhouse gas emissions globally and dramatically increasing the chances we can avoid catastrophic climate change.


  8. Detective gulls sniff out illegally dumped trash from the skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | New Scientist

    Meet Sea Gull, private eye. Garbage-loving gulls in Spain fitted with GPS trackers led researchers to an illegal waste dumping site.


  9. Mercedes is already ahead of Tesla when it comes to electric trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | AutoWeek

    ... Plan: Part Deux" strategy , penned by CEO Elon Musk. The U.S.-based automaker identified a future expansion for solar energy, commercial vehicles, as well as car-sharing and autonomous driving as part of its strategy for the next 10 years. Tesla ...


  10. Utility Review Endangers Biggest Africa Renewable-Power PlanRead the original story

    25 min ago | The Washington Post

    South African electricity utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. is questioning the role of renewable energy, jeopardizing a program touted as one of the most attractive for wind and solar power producers in the world. Renewable power isn't ideal because it can't be guaranteed when needed at the evening peak of 6 p.m., and the country would be better off relying on coal or nuclear, Eskom Chief Executive Officer Brian Molefe told the Johannesburg-based Sunday Times newspaper.


  11. After Several Quarters of Declines, Total SA's Earnings Start to ImproveRead the original story

    30 min ago | The Motley Fool

    ... to have a 20% market share of retail stations across the African continent. Total ventured more into the alternative energy markets by making two acquisitions this quarter: Specialty battery supplier Saft and gas and electricity distributor ...


  12. A Berkshire-Flavored CEF, 2 Canadian Banks, And A Utility Baby BondRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... bank stocks, three Bermuda-domiciled Brookfield partnerships, one British stock, and a utility with substantial wind energy exposure. The most recent fund to be added is the closed-end Boulder Growth & Income Fund (NYSE: BIF ). I made an initial ...


  13. Gearbox Express raises $450,000 for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... can view today's paper or previous issues. Privately-held Gearbox Express was founded in 2011 to remanufacture wind energy gearboxes and have them ready for utilities to install when their wind turbine gearboxes wear out or fail. The money raised ...


  14. NY's historic bailout of nuke plants explained: Why ratepayers could pony up $7 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Post-Standard

    New York energy regulators are poised to approve the nation's first clean-air subsidies for nuclear plants, a controversial move that would guarantee about $7 billion in new revenue to three Upstate nukes that have threatened to close. The state Public Service Commission is scheduled to vote Monday on a proposed "clean energy standard.'


  15. This Gigantic Solar Furnace Can Melt SteelRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago |

    ... at high temperatures, as well as to demonstrate the ability to fire ceramics. It can direct 50 kilowatts of solar energy into a single point in strong sunlight, heating a few square centimeters to a degree that can melt steel. The furnace was built ...


  16. Australian tax accountant, 26, who spent $129 on three raffle...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Revealed: The goofy tax accountant who has just won the greatest raffle prize EVER as he gets set to move into his Pacific Island paradise resort... and all it cost him was $129 The island is located in the western Pacific ocean, and the resort is a three-acre, 16-bedroom facility Accountant Joshua Ptasznyk, 26, from Wollongong NSW, won the raffle and is now the owner of the island resort Mr Ptasznyk said he was 'still in shock' and still had not come to terms with his massive win Each ticket for the draw on July 26 started at a cost of $AUD66 and a nyone in the world could buy a ticket But 50,000 tickets - combined, worth about $AUD3.3million - had to be be sold for the raffle to go ahead A tax accountant has won a tropical island paradise after spending only $66 on a ticket to enter a raffle for the stunning pacific resort likely worth millions of dollars.


  17. M&A: RUSNANO starts selling its share in NovometRead the original story

    1 hr ago | AK&M

    ... submersible centrifugal pumping plants. They are some of the best on the world market in terms of reliability and energy consumption, especially when extracting oil in complex deposits and offshore. The company supplies products and renders services ...


  18. Gov't to offer tax break for...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    The government announced July 28 it will provide up to 4 million won tax reduction on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles until the end of 2019. The measure included in the tax revision is aimed at boosting the country's renewable energy businesses' competitiveness.


  19. Turning urine into beer. Yes, that's a thing now - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNET

    ... public places like airports, researcher Sebastiaan Derese told Reuters . Here's how it works: The machine uses solar energy to heat urine that's been collected in a boiler. The urine is then put through a membrane that separates the water from ...


  20. NextEra Energy Partners LP (NEP) Downgraded to "Market Perform" at Avondale PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on NEP. Deutsche Bank AG restated a "hold" rating and issued a $28.00 price target on shares of NextEra Energy Partners in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th.