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Shutdown Or Not, US Bets $25 Million On Next-Generation Marine Energy

The US Dept. of Energy bets another $ 25 million on marine energy R&D, eyeballing a potential clean power payoff of 1,400 terrawatt-hours per year

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1.8 Million Clean Energy Workers Employed In Top 50 American Metro Areas

According to a report from E2, 1.8 million American clean energy jobs are located in the top 50 metro areas. They represent 58% of America’s total 3.2 million clean energy jobs. Every one of the top 50 metro areas employs over 10,000 clean energy workers. Michael Timberlake, the Communications Director for E2, answered some questions for CleanTechnica about the clean energy industry.

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ABB Wins $330 Million Deal To Supply HVDC Converters For New Hydro In Tajikistan

ABB has won a $ 330 million contract to supply new high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converters that will enable the efficient transmission of electricity from hydroelectric power plants in Tajikistan to consumers in Pakistan

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The Tiny Corner Of America Where Oil Titans Will Stash 2 Million Gallons Of Gas

The fracking and petrochemical industries have teamed up to dump … The goal: convert the Appalachian region into a petrochemical rival to the Gulf Coast. This could turn the upper Ohio River Valley …

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GTM Peers Into The Future & Sees 40 Million EV Charging Stations Worldwide By 2030

The latest study by GTM Research finds there will be as many as 40,000,000 public and private EV chargers globally by the year 2030. Its assessment is based on a belief that EVs will represent 11% of the cars on the road by that date, according to coverage in PV Magazine

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China’s LONGi Solar Signs $600 Million Supply Agreement In The US

Chinese solar manufacturer LONGi Solar announced last week that it has signed a $ 600 million supply agreement with an unnamed major US power plant developer for the company’s high-efficiency monocrystalline modules. 

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Deadly strain of mutated bird flu ‘could kill 300 million people’ – Plymouth Herald


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Deadly strain of mutated bird flu 'could kill 300 million people'
Plymouth Herald
The last pandemic hit in 2009-10 when swine flu emerged in Mexico, while the deadly Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 claimed up to 100 million lives. Also known as avian flu, three strains have caused concern in recent years – H5N1, H7N9 and H5N6. Of those
Mutated bird flu strain 'could kill 300 million people'Gloucestershire Live
Killer flu pandemic 'could hit any time' – wiping out 300 MILLION …The Sun
Killer flu pandemic 'could hit tomorrow' and kill more than 300 million people across the world, scientist warnsMirror.co.uk
Cornwall Live –Daily Star –Cambridge News
all 12 news articles »

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‘About 250 million years old:’ UWM geologists discover fossil forests in Antarctica – fox6now.com


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'About 250 million years old:' UWM geologists discover fossil forests in Antarctica
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MILWAUKEE — A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee researcher says Antarctica used to look a lot like Wisconsin does today — with trees and forests, and he can prove it! To the untrained eye, it looks like a regular rock. Erik Gulbranson, Ph.D. "We

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Fastned Raised €12.3 Million In 10 Days Via Bond Issue

The Netherlands-based electric vehicle fast-charging network developer and operator Fastned has raised a further €12.3 million in funding in just 10 days through the public issue of bonds, according to a new press release
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$405 Million To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events In Fiji – CleanTechnica


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$ 405 Million To Protect Water Infrastructure Against Extreme Weather Events In Fiji
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At COP 23 in Bonn, the EIB announced new support to better protect water infrastructure against extreme weather events in Fiji. The $ 405 million 20-year EIB loan aims to strengthen the resilience of water distribution and wastewater treatment following

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