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Nevada On Track To Get World’s Biggest Concentrating Solar Power Plant

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It seems that the CSP industry is just steamrolling right past the doubters. In the latest development, the company SolarReserve let out word that it is eyeballing the construction of a 2,000 megawatt CSP plant in Nevada, to be dubbed Sandstone

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It’s Official: Injection of Fracking Wastewater Caused Kansas’ Biggest Earthquake

The largest earthquake ever recorded in Kansas—a 4.9 magnitude temblor that struck northeast of Milan on Nov. 12, 2014—has been officially linked to wastewater injection into deep underground wells, according to new research from the U.S. Geological …
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408 DC Fast Chargers All That’s Needed For Long-Distance EV Travel In 100 Biggest US Cities

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Long-distance travel needs for electric vehicles in the top 100 US metropolitan areas could be met with just 408 direct current (DC) fast-charging stations, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report provides a compressive overview of the locations where DC electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations would be best situated in the case [&hellip

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How Do You Stop the Biggest Gas Leak Ever?

On Nov. 19, after another kill attempt, SoCalGas announced a Plan B that may sound familiar from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill—digging a relief well to intercept SS-25 at its base, about 8,600 feet below ground. The drilling started on Dec. 4.
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A California Gas Leak Is the Biggest Environmental Disaster Since the BP Oil Spill

It will take at least several more months to find the source and repair the leak, which requires careful drilling far from the tank itself to avoid igniting the gas and causing an explosion. Advertisement A relief well is being connected to the leaking …
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Scientists confirm that East Antarctica’s biggest glacier is melting from below – Washington Post


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Scientists confirm that East Antarctica's biggest glacier is melting from below
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Earlier this year, we learned some worrisome climate news. Although Antarctic scientists have been most concerned about loss of ice in the western part of Antarctica, a study in Nature Geoscience suggested a vulnerability in the much larger ice sheet

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Fifth bid to create world’s biggest Marine Protected Area in Antarctica as … – ABC Online


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Fifth bid to create world's biggest Marine Protected Area in Antarctica as
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A proposal to create the world's biggest Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Antarctica is on the agenda once again at an international meeting in Hobart. For the fifth consecutive year the Commission for Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources …
Antarctic Ocean Alliance Calls for Overdue Southern Ocean Conservation CommitmentsPR Newswire (press release)
'Crunch time' for Ross sea marine protectionRadio New Zealand

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Statoil Shuts Production At Part Of Norway’s 4th Biggest Oilfield

Statoil shuts oil production at its Snorre B platform and evacuates a quarter of the personnel after detecting a soil shift under a drilling template and then oil leak, the company says. OSLO, May 19 (Reuters) – Norwegian energy firm Statoil shut oil …
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The Biggest Solar Farm In Latin America Will Replace An Old Coal Plant

Originally published on ThinkProgress. By Ari Phillips. Last week President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Mexico for what’s traditionally called the “Three Amigos” meeting. In the daylong rendezvous, energy issues were slated to play a major role, with Obama and Harper jockeying for room when it comes to the impending decision on

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US Air Force Scores Biggest Ever Military Solar Power Plant

It looks like the Air Force wins the week in terms of military renewable energy projects. The biggest military solar power plant in the US has just been completed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona, a 16.4 megawatt installation that is expected to save about $ 500,000 in electricity costs yearly and provide about 35

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