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  1. Market for coal shrinks further as China cuts consumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    China's consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world's top polluter continues to shift to natural gas and renewables in order to grapple with its massive pollution challenges. The National Bureau of Statistics said coal consumption fell by 4.7 percent last year, according to preliminary calculations.

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  2. Volvo Trucks' Latest Concept Vehicle Tests a Hybrid Powertrain for Long Haul Transport +VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Auto Channel

    With the Volvo Concept Truck, Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid vehicle designed for long haul applications. In combination with the vehicle's other improvements, the total reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 is around 30 per cent.

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  3. International Buyers Looking at Properties Outside the CBDRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | GlobeSt.com

    ... at The Chicago Reporter, where he concentrated on housing issues. He also has written extensively on alternative energy and the payments card industry for national trade publications. SANTA ANA, CA-MyPark allows users to reserve parking spaces up to ...

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  4. POET-DSM plans on-site enzyme manufacturing facility at Project Liberty cellulosic ethanol plantRead the original story

    46 min ago | Green Car Congress

    DSM Advanced Biofuels will build an on-site enzyme manufacturing facility in Emmetsburg, Iowa, pending state and local approvals. The facility will be integrated into the Project Liberty technology package, replicable in future facilities.

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  5. Japan nuclear regulator asks Tepco to resubmit safety check applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Reuters

    Tokyo Electric Power Co.' s Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant is seen in Kashiwazaki in this July 18, 2007 file photo.

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  6. China's coal consumption falls for 3rd year in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, smoke and steam rise from the smokestack of a coal-fired power plant near Ordos in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. According to official data released Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, China's consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row as the world's top polluter has emerged as a leader in efforts to tackle climate change.

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  7. Brisk renewable growth across Europe - with wind and solar finally...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ECOHZ analyzes recently released figures from the Association of Issuing Bodies : "The demand for renewable electricity in Europe, documented with Guarantees of Origin , has grown briskly in 2016 - up 5% from 2015 and reaching nearly 370 TWh," says Tom Lindberg, Managing Director in ECOHZ. "Behind this growth are thousands of businesses and millions of households in numerous European countries purchasing renewable electricity documented with Guarantees of Origin."

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  8. Senate sunsets solar stimuli with billRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheIndyChannel

    Much of the financial incentive for installing solar panels would be eliminated in the coming years under a bill passed by the Indiana Senate. Solar panel owners who feed surplus energy to the power grid are currently compensated at a retail market rate that helps pay off their investments.

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  9. New Mexico Senate backs solar contracts for state buildingsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    A legislative initiative that could spur the installation of solar panels on New Mexico state buildings has been approved by the state Senate. The Senate on Monday voted 36-4 to direct the state General Services Department to pursue contracts with solar providers that save the state money on electricity costs over time with no up-front public investment.

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  10. Developing World Markets' Social Impact Note Lends $60.8 Million for...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Developing World Markets structured the transactions; the investees include off-grid solar operating companies, D.light , Kingo Energy , and Off-Grid Electric , as well as microfinance institutions Saija Finance , Satin Creditcare Network , KMF , XacBank , FDL , Produbanco , Banco Procredit , and FINCA Nicaragua . Invested funds are earmarked for solar home solutions and other forms of renewable energy, as well as CO2 and greenhouse gas mitigation activities.

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  11. Mytrah Energy Ltd (MYT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    Mytrah Energy Ltd is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Wednesday, March 1st. Shares of Mytrah Energy Ltd opened at 36.00 on Tuesday.

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  12. California's rain may shed light on new questions about what causes earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    In recent weeks, California has experienced unusually heavy rainfall. California is also earthquake-prone, hosting the great San Andreas fault zone.

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  13. Red state rural America is acting on climate change - without calling it climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    President Donald Trump has the environmental community understandably concerned . He and members of his Cabinet have questioned the established science of climate change , and his choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has sued the EPA many times and regularly sided with the fossil fuel industry .

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  14. Enact Systems Expands its Platform Financing Partnerships -Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WebWire

    ENACT SYSTEMS, the leading end-to-end business process automation platform for distributed solar projects, is integrating two new preferred financing partners to its cloud software platform for solar project developers, installers, and distributors in the U.S. market. The two new preferred financing partners, will join five existing fund partners on the ENACT platform.

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  15. Vitol in Joint Venture to Build Battery Storage Systems in U.K.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Units of the commodities trader Vitol Group and the renewables investment fund Low Carbon Ltd. said they'd invest 250 million pounds to develop energy storage and distributed power-generation projects in the U.K. Their first endeavor conducted by a venture between them called VLC Energy will be two lithium-ion battery plants in the U.K., according to a statement. The facilities will have a combined capacity of 50 megawatts and require a "multi million-pound" investment, according to an e-mailed statement.

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  16. Japan accelerates wind power development as govt support pays off: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 months, propelled by higher tariffs guaranteed by Tokyo and a rising number of offshore wind farms. Japan is set to add 300 megawatts of wind capacity - enough to power more than 100,000 average homes - in the 12 months through March, Japan's Wind Power Association said in a study released late last month.

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  17. U.N. urges aid access to Yemen ports to avert looming famineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    A United Nations official visiting both sides in Yemen's civil war has urged them to guarantee more access to the country's ports to let food, fuel and medicine imports in to help ward off a looming famine. Emergency relief coordinator Stephen O'Brien said the U.N. was urging international donors to step up their aid but the Yemenis had to ensure it could reach up to seven million people now facing severe food shortages.

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  18. Ethiopia: GERD Moving With Enhanced AchievementsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The famous American writer Leslie Calvin Brown once said, "If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you." The insight depicted in this quote has become evident in Ethiopia's decision to construct the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam which is the self-financed project.

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  19. Tata Power generation capacity up 8 pc in Q3 FY'17Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

    Tata Power today announced a generation capacity increase of over 8 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal compared to the year-ago period. "The company, together with all its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has a gross generation capacity of 10,496 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz.

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  20. Province announces $35M rebate program for solar workRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    A $36-million rebate program to encourage solar installations on residential and commercial buildings was announced by the provincial government on Monday. "This program will make solar power affordable for more Albertans, leading to new panels on 10,000 Alberta rooftops by 2020," said Minister of Environment and Parks Shannon Phillips.

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