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Carbon Capture

Africa To Pushe Development Agenda | Nigerian Observer

... "We need to turn the problem of climate change on its head" and take advantage of opportunities for Africa to lead, such as on deforestation, technology transfer, and carbon sequestration, which is a process under which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and stored in a reservoir. "The 'Africa Rising' narrative will be a short-lived one unless we address climate change." ...

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Climate Change

Obama Takes Foreign Policy Risk, But On His Own Terms

... and rely on a few close aides. It's a pattern Obama followed during clandestine talks with Iran that led to an interim nuclear deal and in under-the-radar discussions with China on a climate change agreement announced last month. Such diplomatic breakthroughs have buoyed Obama and may help counter charges that his responses to other international matters, including the rise of Islamic ...

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Solar

Capital Stage eyes 500-600 mln eur investment in solar parks | Reuters

... FRANKFURT Dec 20 (Reuters) - Capital Stage, a Hamburg-based operator of wind and solar parks, plans to invest hundreds of millions of euros next year after gaining insurer Gothaer as a partner, its chief executive told a German newspaper. "With the 150 million euros ($183.41 million) profit participation capital from Gothaer we can realise an investment volume of 500 to 600 million euros ...

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Nuclear

Green Movement and Nuclear Energy Carbon Reduction | The Energy Collective

... to consider carefully the combined effects of energy mixes on biodiversity conservation. Much as leading climate scientists recently advocated the development of safe, next-generation nuclear energy systems to combat global climate change, we argue that only by leaving our energy options open can we maximise our chance of conserving biodiversity and natural habitats during this century and ...

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Hydroelectric

Russian, Indian funds to invest $1 billion in hydro power | Reuters

... NEW DELHI Dec 10 (Reuters) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund will team up with an Indian partner to invest $1 billion in hydroelectric projects in Asia's third-largest economy, the head of the Russian state fund told Reuters on Wednesday. The RDIF and India's IDFC, a leading infrastructure investor, will each commit $500 million to projects under a deal to be signed on Thursday during ...

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Coal

REUTERS AMERICA NEWS PLAN FOR SATURDAY DEC 20 | Reuters

... States finalized a pact on Friday to end a months-long sugar dispute that threatened to escalate into a broader trade battle. (USA-SUGAR/MEXICO (UPDATE 5), moved at 8:47 p.m., 400 words) Coal ash is not hazardous waste under U.S. agency rules -- In a disappointment to environmentalists, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued rules on Friday labeling coal ash, a byproduct of ...

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Oil

Libya's official government aims to set up new payment system for oil buyers | Reuters

... TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognized government aims to set up a new payment system to receive oil revenues, bypassing the central bank based in Tripoli, the capital city that is no longer under its control, its top oil official said on Saturday. The OPEC oil producer has had two parallel governments and parliaments since August when a group called Libya Dawn seized Tripoli, ...

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Gas

EPA coal ash standards a setback for environmental groups - Yahoo News

... in Eden, North Carolina, where the sudden collapse of a drainage pipe triggered a massive spill in February that coated 70 miles of the Dan River in gray sludge. Duke was operating a new natural gas plant on the property at the time of the spill, and no longer creating coal waste. Prior to the spill, tests showed it was among 32 unlined pits being operated by the company in the state and ...

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Wind

Chiles Mineral Industry Is Mining Renewable Energy

... a power tower, and utilising thermal storage in the form of molten salts, perfected by Spanish company Abengoa. It will supply steady, dispatchable power, day and night. The El Arrayn wind power project, rated at 115 megawatts, now supplies power to the Los Pelambres mine of Antofagasta Minerals, using Pattern Energy (US) as technology partner. Antofagasta Minerals has also contracted with ...

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Geothermal

The Dream Becomes Real: Touring the Newberry Enhanced Geothermal Site

... The Dream Becomes Real: Touring the Newberry Enhanced Geothermal Site Tucked away in remote Oregon, the AltaRock Newberry EGS project has been shrouded in rumors and secrecy, but a recent tour of the facility revealed that the technology is very much real and making great strides. Meg Cichon, Associate Editor, RenewableEnergyWorld.com December 15, 2014 | 10 Comments Bend, Oregon On ...

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Biofuels

Toyota Embraces Fuel-Cell Cars for Post-Gasoline Future - Businessweek

... produced from renewable sources. Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen using electricity, a process called electrolysis, from a renewable source such as solar is one option. Another is biomass conversion, the biochemical conversion of methane gas, say, from landfills into hydrogen. "There's a high possibility that there will be many sources of hydrogen in the future, such as solar energy ...

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Renewable Energy

The Dream Becomes Real: Touring the Newberry Enhanced Geothermal Site

... is flexible power, it has that advantage. Baseload is a handicap, not an advantage, it means it can't throttle. I hope enhanced geothermal succeeds in a big way because it is both renewable energy and dispatchable power, utilities favorite kind. With mostly a mix of wind and solar adding 10% to 20% dispatchable power between hydro, geothermal, and waste to energy can make juggling the wind ...

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Carbon Credits

Getting warmer on explaining, but still paying a high price - Telegraph

... gas receiving terminals, new power stations and North Sea production. Climate change was the big energy issue. Politicians were more concerned about boarding a plane without buying carbon offsets than about security of supply. We turned down opportunities to invest in coal and focused on building the lowest carbon generation fleet. Then the credit crunch hit and our attention switched ...

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