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thenational.ae - Jennifer Gnana - Generation Startup: How a Dubai start-up is tokenising solar power
Generation Startup: How a Dubai start-up is tokenising solar power
The National

SolarGridX plans to raise $250,000 for its crowdfunding platform, which invests in solar projects in India SolarGridX, a Dubai renewable energy start-up, has entered a space that remains fairly untested – that of global solar project finance…

maltawinds.com - Solar energy can help keep health facilities alive worldwide
Solar energy can help keep health facilities alive worldwide
maltawinds.com

As governments design their coronavirus recovery packages, they are urged to include mini-grids and other clean energy for healthcare facilities As Sierra Leone emerged from an Ebola epidemic in 2015, it was clear that health facilities lacking a…

floridanownews.com - Don Primi - Duke Energy Florida proposes new program providing solar access to customers while lowering bills over time
Duke Energy Florida proposes new program providing solar access to customers while lowering bills over time
Florida Now

Duke Energy Florida (DEF) today filed a proposed new Clean Energy Connection (CEC) Program with the Florida Public Service Commission. The announcement is the latest advancement in Duke Energy's commitment to solar energy. If approved by the…

evwind.es - In 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
In 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
REVE

Following a year in which global solar photovoltaics (PV) additions were stable or even contracted slightly, in 2019 the solar PV market increased an estimated 12% to around 115 GW i. 1 The decade ended with strong demand in Europe, the United…

foxbusiness.com - Dow Jones Newswires - Companies cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline after years of delays
Companies cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline after years of delays
Fox Business

The builders of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are pulling the plug on the project as companies continue to meet mounting environmental opposition to new fossil fuel conduits in the U.S. Duke Energy Corp. and Dominion Energy Inc. said Sunday that they…

talkbusiness.net - Entergy Arkansas requests rehearing of PSC net metering order
Entergy Arkansas requests rehearing of PSC net metering order
Talk Business & Politics

Last week, Entergy Arkansas filed a petition for the rehearing of a landmark decision made by the Arkansas Public Service Commission regarding net metering, a huge issue in the state's developing solar power industry. On Wednesday (June 30)…

cnbc.com - Becky Quick - Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys Dominion Energy natural gas assets in $10 billion deal
Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys Dominion Energy natural gas assets in $10 billion deal
CNBC

Published Sun, Jul 5 2020 3:00 PM EDT The conglomerate is spending $4 billion to buy the natural gas transmission and storage assets of Dominion Energy. Including the assumption of debt, the deal totals almost $10 billion. It's the first major…

ft.com - James Whiteside - What does the pathway to net zero look like for miners?
What does the pathway to net zero look like for miners?
Financial Times

The mining industry is key to the refined metal used in the wind, solar, electric vehicles, storage and transmission which will help us achieve Paris goals of net-zero emissions by 2050. While miners deliver supply growth the energy transition…

ft.com - Daniel Dombey in Madrid - Iberdrola plans €10bn-a-year clean energy push
Iberdrola plans €10bn-a-year clean energy push
Financial Times

Iberdrola plans to invest at record levels in coming years, as it touts the crisis recovery as a once-in-a generation opportunity for the energy sector to transform itself. The clean energy specialist, Spain's second-biggest listed company, is…

independent.co.uk - Harry Cockburn - Green entrepreneur buys 500-acre estate at Loch Ness for rewilding project
Green entrepreneur buys 500-acre estate at Loch Ness for rewilding project
The Independent

A Scottish estate of more than 500 acres is set to be transformed into an “open natural laboratory” to advance rewilding and attempt to show how restoration of the natural world can become a profitable and environmentally friendly…

ft.com - Derek Brower and Myles McCormick - Dominion drops pipeline project and sells gas business to Berkshire Hathaway
Dominion drops pipeline project and sells gas business to Berkshire Hathaway
Financial Times

Dominion Energy has scrapped a large pipeline project and sold its natural gas transmission business to Berkshire Hathaway, marking a big shift towards cleaner energy for the US utility — and another bet on fossil fuels by Warren Buffett.

richmond.com - Latest gubernatorial appointments
Latest gubernatorial appointments
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Gov. Ralph Northam has announced the following appointments: D.B. (Doug) Sinclair of Midlothian, president, Sinclair & Associates; and Andrew W. Smith of Beaverdam, associate director of governmental relations, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation…

bluevirginia.us - Sunday News: Trump's 'Vileness,' 'Hatred' and 'Naked Display of Panic'; 'Biden vows to uproot systemic racism'; 'What Facebook and the Oil Industry Have in Common'; Kanye for President?; 'Don't blow Phase III'
Sunday News: Trump's 'Vileness,' 'Hatred' and 'Naked Display of Panic'; 'Biden vows to uproot systemic racism'; 'What Facebook and the Oil Industry Have in Common'; Kanye for President?; 'Don't blow Phase III'
Blue Virginia

Stop making sense: why it's time to get emotional about climate change Arctic Oil Infrastructure Faces Climate Karma China's Era of Mega-Dams Is Ending as Solar and Wind Power Rise (These mega-dams are very destructive environmentally. Much better…

bendbulletin.com - PRESTON CALLICOTT For The Bulletin - Edge of tech: Why a 'million mile' electric vehicle battery heralds the death of internal combustion engines
Edge of tech: Why a 'million mile' electric vehicle battery heralds the death of internal combustion engines
The Bulletin

Talking about batteries is just about as interesting as Scotch tape or paper clips. We take them for granted, but we all use them. Batteries have been around a long time. In 1938, archaeologists at a dig in Iraq uncovered the earliest -known…

startribune.com - Ivan Penn - Atlantic Coast Pipeline canceled over delays, escalating costs
Atlantic Coast Pipeline canceled over delays, escalating costs
Star Tribune

Two of the nation's largest utility companies announced Sunday that they had canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which would have carried natural gas across the Appalachian Trail, as delays and rising costs threatened the viability of the…

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