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India's JSW Energy to invest up to $623 million in electric cars | Reuters

...... of JSW Energy said on Friday. India has proposed a 15-year roadmap for rolling out electric vehicles and is also auctioning solar power capacity as part of a push to triple renewable energy generation by 2022 and to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Jain, speaking after JSW reported first-quarter results, said energy storage was the right focus for the company, which has limited growth ......

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India's refiners bet big on petrochemicals as industry reshapes | Reuters

...... comes as the government seeks to promote durable, cheaper materials in industries such as farming and food packaging, while refiners eye long-term threats to their business from renewable energy and a shift to electric vehicles. India's per capita consumption of synthetic polymers, for instance, used to make various grades of plastics, is just 10 kg (22 lbs) a year, compared with a global ......

(634 words by reuters.com)
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What killed Stacy Ruffin? - CNN

...... are ways you and I can reduce our carbon footprints and global-warming complicity. In many parts of the United States, it would be difficult -- and expensive -- to choose clean, renewable energy over polluting fuels like coal and natural gas. There's little reason for this. Iowa gets nearly 37% of its electricity from the wind. Carbon taxes and other policy tools would go further still, ......

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Climate crusader Gore takes up arms again - BBC News

...... more urgency in the task of reducing greenhouse gases. Since his influential first film, An Inconvenient Truth in 2006, two extraordinary things have happened. First, the cost of renewable energy has plummeted far faster than anyone expected, making the task of stabilising the climate more feasible than before. The second big change has been the surprise success of the Paris climate summit ......

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Anger over 'untrue' climate change claims - BBC News

...... Inconvenient Truth, which made the case for tackling climate change caused by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and oil. On the programme, Mr Gore made the economic case for renewable energy and said that "climate-related extreme weather events have grown far more numerous and far more destructive" in the 10 years since the first film. It was suggested to the former Democratic ......

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How Solar Helped a Church Pull Out of the Red and Steward the Community - The Energy Collective

...... First Baptist Church is benefitting from solar energy projects situated a couple of miles from the church. The church has provided land for two solar installations, built by Birdseye Renewable Energy and owned and operated by Strata Solar, a Chapel-Hill based solar developer. The solar farm we all toured generates more than 10,000 MWh of energy every year. Speakers included Senior Pastor ......

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New Yorks Zero Emission Credit For Upstate Nuclear Plants Upheld - The Energy Collective

...... for clean energy advocates to overcome the financial resources and organizational strength of the American Petroleum Institute, the independent gas-burning power producers, the renewable energy lobbies and the coalitions of shale gas interests. The courts have agreed that states have the right to help nuclear plants stay in business, but political action will determine if the elected/appo ......

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UN: Latin America falling behind in tech - UN regional head - Times of India

...... "A leap is needed so that you don't just end up exporting raw materials as they are, but with added value." There were exceptions, such as digital innovation in Uruguay and renewable energy investment in Chile and Mexico, which are growing fast and likely to spread to other parts of the region, she said. But Latin America's economy overall remains highly dependent on natural ......

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Wrong about science, right about policy? Andy Wells says he's warming up to climate change - Newfoundland & Labrador - CBC News

...... on the science isn't correct, his stance on taking action is cause for applause. "Some of the most conservative cities in the United States are among the fastest adopters of renewable energy," he said. "And the reasons why they do it is because the dollars and cents work out. It's cheaper to be a climate-friendly city than it is to be a climate-unfriendly city. "The biggest danger ......

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Industrial performance has shown a moderation from 8.8 percent during 2015-16 to 5.6 percent in 2016-17 | Business Standard News

...... are working to elaborate their respective NDC goals and identify specific policies and actions aimed at achieving them. India has set itself ambitious targets in the area of renewable energy. Moving ahead in this direction, India is implementing the largest renewable energy expansion programme in the world. It envisages a 5-fold increase in the overall renewable energy capacity to 175 ......

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The future is in zero net energy - The Hindu

...... Used interchangeably, a zero net energy or net zero energy building meets its annual energy consumption through production of an equal amount of renewable energy on site, thereby reducing the use of non-renewable energy resources. Such a building contributes significantly lesser greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. That being the case, many residential and commercial buildings are moving towards ......

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California Court Orders Venture Capitalist To Reopen Disputed Beach : The Two-Way : NPR

...... a Silicon Valley billionaire to reopen public access to Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay, south of San Francisco. Vinod Khosla, a co-founder of Sun Microsystems who has invested in renewable energy, closed the beach to the public in 2009, prompting a legal challenge from the Surfrider Foundation that brought a ruling against Khosla back in 2014. On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the 1st ......

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WindAction | Dairy Air Wind takes down its Holland MET tower

...... taken down a controversial wind measurement (MET) tower in Holland. The tower stood in a cornfield on land owned by Linda Champney and leased to Brian Champney of Dairy Air Farm. Renewable energy developer David Blittersdorf is backing the project. The Public Utilities Commission opened an investigation on July 24 into whether the developer put up the tower in the wrong place and whether ......

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WindAction | Family angered by wind executive's response; Preliminary results indicate turbidity of water is well above acceptable level

...... group Water Wells First, that were between 2.53 and 3.02 NTU's. The couple wants an apology and for Jody Law, of Pattern Energy, which is part owner of the project with Samsung Renewable Energy, to retract statements that there are no issues with their water. Law, who is the senior development manager for the North Kent project, stated a site visit was scheduled by Aecom staff - an ......

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WindAction | Apex says 2020 is target date for construction of turbine projects in Orleans

...... Airfields from Wind Turbine Encroachment Act" in an effort to ensure that any new wind turbines located within a 40-mile radius of a military installation will be ineligible for renewable energy tax credits. Quarles said the base itself hasn't objected to Lighthouse Wind. The base is transitioning to a new mission with refueler planes over 10,000 feet in the air. He said many military ......

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No end in sight as Eskom stand-off on renewables continues | Fin24

...... & team Johannesburg - There appears to be no end in sight for resolution of the impasse caused by Eskom’s refusal to sign any new power purchase agreements (PPAs) with renewable energy independent power producers (IPPs) in terms of the Department of Energy’s internationally acclaimed Renewable Energy IPP Procurement (REIPPP) programme. In an interview with Energy Minister ......

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India's Refiners Bet Big On Petrochemicals As Industry Reshapes | Rigzone

...... comes as the government seeks to promote durable, cheaper materials in industries such as farming and food packaging, while refiners eye long-term threats to their business from renewable energy and a shift to electric vehicles. India's per capita consumption of synthetic polymers, for instance, used to make various grades of plastics, is just 10 kg (22 lbs) a year, compared with a global ......

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Top 5 Vendors in the Global Process Oil Market from 2017-2021: Technavio

...... on tire manufacturing, the growth of the polymer and personal care industries, and the growth in the transmission and distribution (T&D) networks both in the non-renewable and renewable energy sectors. Two major regulatory initiatives that comprise standard tire regulations were influenced by the European Union for the European market. Among the two regulatory initiatives, one was ......

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Balwin Properties plans to energise its developments with #SolarAfrica | IOL Business Report

...... 'Together, SolarAfrica and Balwin Properties are enthralled to bring the latest advancements in technology to residential developments, creating a sustainable environment by using renewable energy that offers benefits to both the developer and future homeowners'. - BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE ......

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