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news24.com - Felix Njini - Platinum giants eye solar power as a green answer to load shedding | Fin24
Platinum giants eye solar power as a green answer to load shedding | Fin24
News24

The world's biggest platinum miners are ramping up plans to build renewable energy plants to free them from power outages that have plagued South Africa for more than a decade and to reduce their carbon footprint. Sibanye Stillwater, the No. 1…

solarindustrymag.com - Duke Energy Florida to Develop Four New Solar Power Projects
Duke Energy Florida to Develop Four New Solar Power Projects
Solar Industry

As a part of its renewable generation portfolio expansion, Duke Energy Florida has released the locations of its four newest solar power plants. Each of the new developments will be 74.9 MW facilities with single-axis tracking bifacial solar…

mg.co.za - Derek Davey - Solar and clean energy
Solar and clean energy
The Mail & Guardian

Market analysts are predicting that South Africa's solar energy market will experience significant growth in the next five years. This is especially so in the photovoltaic (solar panel) market, due to supportive government initiatives and rooftop…

ft.com - Leo Lewis - Sun fails to shine on Japan's solar sector
Sun fails to shine on Japan's solar sector
Financial Times

It was a speech to inspire environmentalists and energy investors. Addressing both houses of Japan's parliament last October, new prime minister Yoshihide Suga vowed to make a “green society” a core focus of his government. Among the…

techcrunch.com - Aria Alamalhodaei - Tesla, BHP ink supply deal for nickel ahead of demand surge
Tesla, BHP ink supply deal for nickel ahead of demand surge
TechCrunch

Tesla will secure nickel from the commodity production giant BHP, the automaker's latest move to secure direct sources of raw materials that are projected to surge in demand before the decade is out. BHP's Nickel West division will supply an…

independent.co.uk - Kate Ng - Everything you need to know about sustainability at Tokyo Olympics 2020
Everything you need to know about sustainability at Tokyo Olympics 2020
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice The Olympic Games begin on Friday after being delayed for a year due to…

onestepfromchaos.com - Happy Energy Watch: Solar Energy Consortium's new Solar Energy Watch · Solar Energy Stocks
Happy Energy Watch: Solar Energy Consortium's new Solar Energy Watch · Solar Energy Stocks
One Step From Chaos

Happy Energy, a subsidiary of the Solar Energy Industry Association, announced it had won a $200,000 prize from the American Solar Energy Association (ASEA) for a solar energy watch that shows customers how much they can earn from their energy…

scienmag.com - Scienmag - InSight mission: Mars unveiled
InSight mission: Mars unveiled
Latest Science and Health News

Using information obtained from around a dozen earthquakes detected on Mars by the Very Broad Band SEIS seismometer, developed in France, the international team of NASA's InSight mission has unveiled the internal structure of Mars. The three papers…

houstonchronicle.com - Shelby Webb - Renewable energy and oil wage battle for power in Texas land rights case
Renewable energy and oil wage battle for power in Texas land rights case
Houston Chronicle

The process seemed straightforward in 2015: Landowner Gary Drgac agreed to lease hundreds of acres of his land in Pecos County to Austin-based Midway Solar so the company could put up a large array of its energy producing panels. It turned out to…

cnbc.com - Cat Clifford - Meeting Google's climate change goals 'stresses out' CEO Sundar Pichai
Meeting Google's climate change goals 'stresses out' CEO Sundar Pichai
CNBC

Geert Vanden Wijngaert | Bloomberg | Getty Images CEO Sundar Pichai is stressed about Google's plan to become carbon free over the next decade. That means the company aims to use no carbon-based energy whatsoever by 2030. 'It's a long shot, it…

medium.com - Alibaba Tech - Discover the Rising Stars №007Interview with Ankoglass' Founder Robert Kao
Discover the Rising Stars №007Interview with Ankoglass' Founder Robert Kao
Medium

Alibaba Cloud Innovation Center has introduced a new column, Discover the Rising Stars, to shed light on the backgrounds of entrepreneurs and company innovations. Through interviews, live streams, and other media approaches, we will deliver…

phys.org - Science X staff - Martian global dust storm ended winter early in the south
Martian global dust storm ended winter early in the south
Phys.org

A dust storm that engulfed Mars in 2018 destroyed a vortex of cold air around the planet's south pole and brought an early spring to the hemisphere. By contrast, the storm caused only minor distortions to the polar vortex in the northern hemisphere…

nytimes.com - Jon Pareles - Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow's Prison Break, and 13 More New Songs
Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow's Prison Break, and 13 More New Songs
The New York Times

Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week's most notable new songs and videos. Just want the music? Listen to the Playlist on Spotify here (or find our profile: nytimes). Like what you hear? Let us know at and sign up…

mic.com - AJ Dellinger - Amid daily reports of catastrophe, Americans are finally starting to realize climate change is bad
Amid daily reports of catastrophe, Americans are finally starting to realize climate change is bad
Mic

Ovidiu Popescu / 500px/500px/Getty Images Maybe it's the entire decade straight of record-breaking temperatures, the sight of environmental devastation across the planet, or the multiple extreme weather events that are simultaneously plaguing…

siliconrepublic.com - Vish Gain - Power Capital takes majority interest in Terra Solar's portfolio
Power Capital takes majority interest in Terra Solar's portfolio
Silicon Republic

Terra Solar, a NovaUCD start-up founded in 2016, is giving up its sites in Wexford and Cork to Power Capital to develop solar farms. Dublin-based company Power Capital Renewable Energy (PCRE) has announced plans to acquire majority interest in…

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