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Aljazeera   28 January 2020   Ethiopia  
<p>For Ethiopia, it holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.</p>
Filed under: Energy resources   20 March 2017   Germany   North-Rhine Westphalia  
<p>RAG AG-owned Prosper-Haniel hard coal mine, located in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia, will be turned into a giant battery that stores excess solar and wind energy.<br /><br />Set to be totally transformed by 2018, the mine will become a 200-megawatt ...
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<p>Hundreds of building owners have installed panels on rooftops under utility provider DEWA&rsquo;s initiative.</p> <p>More than 200 building owners in Dubai have installed rooftop solar panels under a pioneering initiative by the emirate&rsquo;s utility ...
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UPI   10 February 2016   Europe   Europe  
<p>The European Union said it nearly doubled its share of renewable energy from a 2004 benchmark and was close to meeting its target obligations for 2020.</p> <p>Eurostat, the European statistics office, said data from 2014, the last full year for which it ...
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Reuters   08 February 2016   World   World  
<p>Green power is cheap enough to compete with fossil fuels and will buck the trend of falling investment in oil and gas as it can offer long-term returns sheltered from political risk, investors and industry analysts say.</p> <p>Oil prices have dropped by ...
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<p>After hours of steady rain, there is not a ray of sunshine in sight and the mud is thick on the ground at the $20 million Jemalong pilot solar thermal plant near Forbes in central west New South Wales.</p> <p>But in a way, the fact it is overcast helps ...
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NGI's Shale Daily   18 December 2015   USA   San Juan  
<p>BP plc's Lower 48 onshore business on Friday snapped up all of Devon Energy Corp.'s natural-gas rich San Juan Basin assets, including 480 wells spread across 33,000 gross acres, in the "first major acquisition" by the business in seven years.</p> <p>The ...
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Reuters   18 November 2015   UK   UK  
<p>Britain aims to close its coal-fired power plants by 2025 under plans announced on Wednesday, becoming the first major economy to put a date on shutting coal plants to curb carbon emissions.</p><p>Instead, the country will look to nuclear and natural gas-fired ...
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CommonDreams   17 November 2015   USA   Utah  
<p>Facing public uprising, the US Bureau of Land Management postpones auction of 73,000 acres of publicly owned oil and gas resources in Utah</p> <p>Where environmentalists and Indigenous activists expected to protest on Tuesday morning, they celebrated instead, ...
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Reuters   11 November 2015   Arctic   Arctic  
<p>The global race for the Arctic&rsquo;s riches is already in progress and attracting military interests, according to US State Secretary John Kerry, who says Washington is keeping a close eye on China and Russia and adapting its &ldquo;national security&rdquo; ...
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