Science

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Earth’s New “Mini Moon” Confirmed by NASA JPL

Published on July 21st, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

First discovered by University of Hawaii’s Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on April 27, 2016, Earth’s new moon, or “mini moon” has been officially confirmed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Officially named “2016 HO3,” the newly discovered ... Read More


Business

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New Mexico Senator Proposes ITC For Storage

Published on July 20th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

An attractive bipartisan energy storage tax incentive bill has been drafted by New Mexico US Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM). As a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, introduced S. 3159, the Energy Storage ... Read More


Renewable Energy

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Great Wind Energy Deals Are Swaying Major Players

Published on July 19th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

In search of low-cost, fixed-rate electricity, great wind energy deals are swaying Fortune 500 companies and other major players to throw their money “into the wind.” Signing contracts for over 2,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity, big ... Read More


Activism

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700+ Moms Have Climate Change Play-In On Capitol Hill

Published on July 19th, 2016 | by Jake Richardson

Recently about 700 moms, and children gathered in a park on Capitol Hill to draw attention to the negative impacts caused by climate change and air pollution. Premature deaths, asthma attacks, and infections result from excessive air ... Read More


Activism

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Is the Clean Power Plan Un-American?

Published on July 15th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

Taking cues from Trump’s exhibitionist tirades, Republicans are ramping up the rhetoric against the EPA. A recent House Energy and Commerce Committee meeting was the latest venue for Republican ranting that climaxed in a condemnation of ... Read More


Activism

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Coal Power’s Decline, & Associated Politics

Published on July 14th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

Originally published on CleanTechnica. First of all, let’s get this straight — I don’t think anyone is purely against the people who pull coal out of the ground, the people looking for steady jobs and decent ... Read More


Business

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Nigeria Inks First Solar PPA

Published on July 13th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

Nigeria is in the midst of enhancing its support for solar-powered electricity, having signed the nation’s first power purchase agreement. According to pv-tech, the government-owned energy overseer, the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET), has signed the country’s ... Read More


Business

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France Issues Solar Tenders To Produce 20 GW By 2023

Published on July 12th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers

France recently issued new tenders for solar energy, targeting an increase its installed PV capacity by 20 GW in 2023. The French environment and energy minister Segolene Royal announced the introduction of a number of new ... Read More


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