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oilprice.com - Haley Zaremba - Are 'Energy Communities' The Future Of Renewables?
Are 'Energy Communities' The Future Of Renewables?
Oilprice.com

There is a new emerging trend in renewable energy with a rather idyllic sounding name: energy communities. These communities are designed as a model for the brave new world of producer-consumers--individuals that not only take energy from the grid…

wsj.com - Jinjoo Lee - Renewable Energy Can Live With Trump or Biden
Renewable Energy Can Live With Trump or Biden
Wall Street Journal

Renewable energy stocks are flying high in the run-up to Election Day. That isn't necessarily a reflection of Joe Biden's perceived edge. The last four years have shown that the renewable energy industry is resilient; tailwinds from declining…

forbes.com - Liane Yvkoff - Solar-Powered EV Chargers Go Where Grid-Tied Stations Can't
Solar-Powered EV Chargers Go Where Grid-Tied Stations Can't
Forbes

While you can build a gas station pretty much anywhere zoning codes allow, electric vehicle fast-charging stations need to be placed in close proximity to dedicated service transformers to support their heavy draw from the grid. Access to that type…

cbsnews.com - Sophie Lewis - Greenland Ice Sheet projected to lose ice at the fastest rate since the end of the last Ice Age
Greenland Ice Sheet projected to lose ice at the fastest rate since the end of the last Ice Age
CBS News

The Greenland Ice Sheet is on track to melt four times faster than it has at any point over the last 12,000 years, according to a recently published study. New research highlights just how extreme projected losses for this century could be —…

fastcompany.com - Why the world needs innovative design more than ever
Why the world needs innovative design more than ever
Fast Company

In March, as the coronavirus ravaged Italy, architect and MIT professor Carlo Ratti rallied more than 100 colleagues across four continents to develop connected units for respiratory ailments (CURA), open-source intensive care units built from…

wsj.com - Daniel Michaels - WSJ News Exclusive | Behind China's Decade of European Deals, State Investors Evade Notice
WSJ News Exclusive | Behind China's Decade of European Deals, State Investors Evade Notice
Wall Street Journal

China's government has been deeply involved—often from behind the scenes—in a wave of acquisitions across Europe over the past decade. Of 650 Chinese investments in Europe since 2010, roughly 40% have high or moderate involvement by…

mysanantonio.com - Diego Mendoza-Moyers - Texas is emerging solar power capital, with assist from San Antonio's CPS Energy
Texas is emerging solar power capital, with assist from San Antonio's CPS Energy
San Antonio Express-News

In southern Bexar County, an array of solar panels spans nearly a mile end-to-end, nestled amid green pastures and South Texas homesteads. The solar farm holds tens of thousands of solar panels that feed into CPS Energy's power system, providing…

irishcentral.com - IrishCentral Staff - Pierce Brosnan's Malibu eco-mansion for sale
Pierce Brosnan's Malibu eco-mansion for sale
IrishCentral

Inspired by the Bond movie, Tomorrow Never Dies, this utterly eco-friendly home looking like heaven! The County Meath born, James Bond actor Pierce Bronson and his wife of 19 years, Keely Shaye Smith, have placed their Malibu beach mansion on the…

phys.org - Hayley Dunning - Solar orbiter's first science data shows the sun at its quietest
Solar orbiter's first science data shows the sun at its quietest
Phys.org

by Hayley Dunning, Imperial College London Three of the Solar Orbiter spacecraft's instruments, including Imperial's magnetometer, have released their first data. The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter spacecraft launched in February 2020 on its…

phys.org - Science X staff - Greenland is on track to lose ice faster than in any century over 12,000 years: study
Greenland is on track to lose ice faster than in any century over 12,000 years: study
Phys.org

If human societies don't sharply curb emissions of greenhouse gases, Greenland's rate of ice loss this century is likely to greatly outpace that of any century over the past 12,000 years, a new study concludes. The research will be published on…

kcur.org - Missouri Farmers Increasingly Look To Solar To Power Their Operations
Missouri Farmers Increasingly Look To Solar To Power Their Operations
KCUR 89.3 - NPR in Kansas City. Local news, entertainment and podcasts

Chris Bohr's farm in Martinsburg, Missouri, has hundreds of acres of soybeans and corn. It also has a 5,000 head hog barn that requires a lot of electricity to power its ventilation system, cooling fans and lights. About fifty yards away from the…

mining.com - Trillion-dollar US plan will draw in plenty of metal
Trillion-dollar US plan will draw in plenty of metal
MINING.com

As we have suggested, this could be a massive infrastructure spending program, on the scale of President Roosevelt's “New Deal”. Not coincidentally – we like to think Trump reads AOTH – the administration is said to be…

democratherald.com - JESSE SOWA
jesse.sowa@lee.net - Benton County building becomes latest Solarize Corvallis project
Benton County building becomes latest Solarize Corvallis project
Albany Democrat Herald

A solar panel installation on a Benton County building in Corvallis is one of the latest local projects aimed at saving energy. Panels are being installed on the building, at 4500 S.W. Research Way, this week as part of Solarize Corvallis, a joint…

naija247news.com - Naija247news Media, New York - Australia's top science agency to cut carbon emissions by half
Australia's top science agency to cut carbon emissions by half
Naija247news

Canberra, Sept. 30, 2020 Australia's national science agency has announced a plan to cut its carbon emissions by half in the next 10 years. Dave Agnew, the CSIRO Director of Business and Infrastructure Services, said this in a statement. The…

dailymail.co.uk - Rianne Addo - Pierce Brosnan goes shirtless as he meditates on the beach in Hawaii
Pierce Brosnan goes shirtless as he meditates on the beach in Hawaii
Mail Online

He recently put his Malibu beachfront mansion, inspired by Tomorrow Never Dies, on the market for $100 million. And Pierce Brosnan appeared at peace as he tapped into full relaxation mode for a yoga session on the beach near his home in Kauai on…

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