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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia's potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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ARENA seeks ideas for renewable-based hydrogen exports

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency says it is seeking ideas to help it explore Australia's potential to export renewable energy in forms such as hydrogen – a goal that has attracted the interest of japanese trading giants and leading players such as economist Ross Garrnaut and ex CEFC boss Oliver Yates. ARENA said on Wednesday it […]

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Master Degree Programs For The Renewable Energy Economy

The expanding field of cleantech requires a new type of education, and University of San Francisco's Energy Systems Management Degree hopes to bridge the gap for cleantech students, entrepreneurs, and business managers. Master Degree Programs For The Renewable Energy Economy was originally published on CleanTechnica. To …

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Feng Zhang named 2016 Tang Prize laureate

Feng Zhang, a core institute member of the Broad Institute, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, and the W. M. Keck Career Development Associate Professor in MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences with a joint appointment in Biological Engineering, has been named a 2016 Tang Prize Laureate in Biopharmaceutical Science for his role in developing the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system and demonstrating pioneering uses in eukaryotic cells. The Tang Prize is a biennial …

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E.ON Solar Finishes Building Its First Facility In California

Originally published on Solar Love. The noted solar energy company E.ON Solar (a subsidiary of E.ON) has finished the development of its first solar energy facility in California, according to recent reports. The new facility — dubbed “Alamo,” a 20 megawatt (MW) facility in San Bernardino County near the town of Oro Grande — is also [&hellip E.ON Solar Finishes Building Its First Facility …

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Better estimates of worldwide mercury pollution

Once mercury is emitted into the atmosphere from the smokestacks of power plants, the pollutant has a complicated trajectory; even after it settles onto land and sinks into oceans, mercury can be re-emitted back into the atmosphere repeatedly. This so-called “grasshopper effect” keeps the highly toxic substance circulating as “legacy emissions” that, combined with new smokestack emissions, can extend the environmental effects of mercury for decades. Now an international team led by MIT researchers has conducted a new …

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AGL says still not enough policy certainty for large scale renewables

Investment in large scale renewables face more months of stagnation after AGL says there is still not enough policy certainty to push investment, thanks to Coalition and Labor split on climate and clean energy. AGL, however, says it has doubled its rooftop solar sales, and is making its first battery storages sales to customers.