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Big Tech Companies Are Driving Demand For Renewable Energy

Google and renewable energyThe tech industry is the largest consumer of renewable energy as companies like Google, Amazon, and Facebook seek to satisfy investors they are operating in an environmentally friendly manner. As the internet of things expands exponentially, power usage by data centers will increase significantly.

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One year after one of the nation’s largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The nation’s seventh-largest onshore oil or gas spill was discovered a year ago this month when the Keystone Pipeline leaked an estimated 407,400 gallons of crude oil into a field in …

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A Caps fan traveled to Antarctica to remind the penguins who won the Stanley Cup – Washington Post


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A Caps fan traveled to Antarctica to remind the penguins who won the Stanley Cup
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A Capitals fan recently took trolling the Penguins (and penguins) to new heights in the world's southernmost continent. On Wednesday, 29-year-old Sampson Coe posted a photo on Facebook of himself at the Antarctic Peninsula, his jacket unzipped despite …
Capitals fan travels to Antarctica to remind actual penguins who the Stanley Cup champions areNBCSports.com
This fan went to Antarctica to remind penguins that the Capitals are Stanley Cup ChampionsRussian Machine Never Breaks (blog)

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The Role of Fluid Level Sensors in the Oil and Gas Industry

The spill under consideration was detected by inspectors, who found out that fracking wastewater flowed from their storage wells through an open valve. Improved sensing technologies that detect any dr…

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Tougher palm oil rules agreed amid polarising debate over crop

The organisation promoting sustainable use of palm oil has agreed to tighten rules on the production of the crop, requiring companies to commit to no deforestation and not planting on wetland, to secu…

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Bifacial Solar Panels On Trackers Help RAI Win 50 Megawatt Solar Auction In Jordan

The bid that won a 50 megawatt solar plant award in Jordan for RAI Energy International was as low as it was only because the design was based on bifacial panels and on single axis trackers, says Mohammed S. Alrai, CEO of the San Jose-based company. At $ 0.0250 per kilowatt-hour, RAI secured second place among 30 bidders, edged out of first place by panel manufacturer Jinko, which bid $ 0.02488/kWh

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