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This Is the Drilling Method for Most US Oil But Regulators Offer Almost No Oversight

Hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and offshore drilling garner a lot of news headlines when it comes to oil and gas issues in America, but they're far from the only game in town, with those two drilling techniques not even constituting the majority of U.S. oil and gas production. For that, look to enhanced oil recovery (EOR), an under-regulated drilling method that has […] The post This Is the Drilling Method for Most US Oil But Regulators Offer Almost No Oversight appeared first on The Energy Collective. Click …

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Help Paygle Save the Planet, One Receipt at a Time | Alphatech5

    PAYGLE is now on KickStarter. Hop over to the Paygle Project and pledge there to help Paygle save trees – and the Planet. Pledge to help grow Paygle on KickStarter    CLICK HERE     How Paygle can Help Save the Planet – One Receipt at a time All these millions of Paper receipts Take this many trees With this much deforestation Or this much Burning To produce this much paper And destroy this much forest So help PAYGLE save the planet – one receipt at a time.                                 …

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Brazil Doubles Its Solar PV Target To 7 GW By 2024

In December 2014, the Brazil's Ministry of Mines and Energy announced a goal to deploy 3.5 GW of solar PV by 2023. Now, the Ministry has moved forward to almost double the previous “relatively conservative” target and will now be chasing a capacity of 7 GW by 2024 (Plano Decenal de Expansão de Energia – [&hellip Brazil Doubles Its Solar PV Target To 7 GW By 2024 was originally published on

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Sri Lanka Considering 20% Renewable Energy In Power Generation

Sri Lanka is looking to increase the installed renewable energy capacity by over four times over the next two decades, as the country's power regulator draws up a new long-term policy. The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) recently proposed the Long-term Generation Expansion Plan 2015-2034 (PDF). Sri Lanka's installed power generation capacity at the end of 2014 [&hellip Sri Lanka …

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SkyPower To Double Solar Power Investment In Kenya To $4.4 Billion

SkyPower plants to significantly increase its investment commitment in Kenya's solar power market, doubling their previous commitment of $2.2 billion. SkyPower recently announced its plans to increase investment in the African country's solar power market from $2.2 billion to $4.4 billion. As per the initial agreement, SkyPower is to develop 1 GW of solar power [&hellip SkyPower To …

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Coal Mine Starts Continue To Decline

Originally published by the US Energy Information Administration The number of new and reactivated coal mines that began production in 2013 fell to the lowest level in at least the past 10 years. The addition of 103 mines in 2013 came as 271 mines were idled or closed, resulting in a 14% decline in the [&hellip Coal Mine Starts Continue To Decline was originally published on

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Phillips And The Climate Group Want All Cities To Switch To LED Before 2025

The Climate Group and Royal Philips both call on all cities around the globe to switch before 2025 to LED for lighting their streets. In addition, a campaign was launched with a name making quite clear why this switch should happen: “LED = Lower Emissions Delivered”. The goal of the campaign is to encourage cities, utilities, [&hellip Phillips And The Climate Group Want All Cities To …

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Mining The Sun: Former Gold Boomtown Invests In Solar Energy

Originally published on StrathconaSolar Ontario town of 595 installs 658 panel solar rooftop array on community center; Revenue to ensure focus on sustainable future Strathcona Solar Initiatives, a multiple award winning full service integrator in Eastern Ontario, announced that the company has recently completed a 140-kilowatt solar photovoltaic installation on the Virginiatown Community Centre in [&hellip

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China May Lift 2020 Solar Target To 150GW

Originally published on RenewEconomy Deutsche Bank analysts say local media reports in China suggest that the country's 2020 solar power target could be lifted to 150 GW from the current target of 100 GW – meaning more than 20 GW of solar would need to be added in each year from 2016 to 2020. The [&hellip China May Lift 2020 Solar Target To 150GW was originally published on

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Principal Solar And Entropy Will Complete 100 MW NC Solar Electricity Project By Year-End

The footprint for solar electricity is growing larger in North Carolina. Thanks to a co-development agreement between Principal Solar and Entropy Investment Management, this 100 MW development, launched in August, should be completed by the end of this year. Located in Cumberland County, North Carolina, this impressive clean energy project is expected to produce enough electricity to power approximately [&hellip

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Australia Leads World On Household Solar … And On Coal

Originally published on RenewEconomy by Sophie Vorrath With 1.4 million households with solar PV installed, rooftop solar has been one of Australia's renewable energy success stories – a fact that is celebrated in a new report by the Energy Supply Association of Australia. The report, titled Renewable Energy in Australia – How do we really [&hellip Australia Leads World On Household …

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Tesla’s Powerwall And Battery Costs Disruption

This post was first published on Solar Love Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently met with Tesla motors CEO Elon Musk to discuss the implications of Powerwall — the company's battery energy storage technology. It was a simple official visit, and as per media reports there was no talk of Tesla setting up manufacturing facilities in [&hellip Tesla's Powerwall And Battery Costs Disruption …

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Amazon Web Services Powered By Own Solar Farm

E-commerce and cloud computing giant Amazon has committed to developing a sustainable work environment. The most popular retailer on the planet aims to power its web services via its megawatt solar farm which will be the largest solar project in the state so far, dubbed the Amazon Solar Farm US East. By utilising sun tracker technology it aims to generate an approximate 170,000 megawatt hours of solar energy per year . | #

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Green Climate Fund Can Be Spent To Subsidise Dirty Coal

If at this moment you were to ask me, What's in a name? I would say, everything. At its recent board meeting in South Korea, the “Green Climate Fund” (GCF) refused an explicit ban on fossil fuel projects. As a result, the fund which was set up as part of UN climate negotiations in order to help Green Climate Fund Can Be Spent To Subsidise Dirty Coal was originally published on

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More Renewable Energy Needed To Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change | Alphatech5.com

Originally published on IRENA's website. IRENA's Director-General, Adnan Z. Amin, urged the international community to fast-track renewable energy in the fight against climate change at the World Green Economy Summit in Dubai …