Elon Musk Harpooned Baseload Power

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May 162018
 

With batteries like the Hornsdale Power Reserve, power from solar and wind power will be more valuable, because with battery backup their power can be used to supply an increasing share of baseload power. And that increase in value, which might not necessarily be reflected by an increase in price, makes their power all the more attractive

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Russia Will Use Floating Nuclear Plant To Power Arctic Oil Exploration. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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May 152018
 

floating nuclear power plantRussia intends to bring two nuclear power plants floating on a barge to the Arctic to power oil exploration efforts. What could possibly go wrong?

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Disney Announces New 50 Megawatt Solar Project To Power Two Theme Parks

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Apr 242018
 

Walt Disney World Resort has announced that it is partnering with solar project developer Origis Energy USA to develop a new 50 megawatt (MW) that will power two of its four theme parks in Central Florida. 

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Synthetic coolant leaks from power cables in Michigan waters

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Apr 032018
 

The fluid is a mineral-based synthetic oil used for insulation that can be harmful if released … Michigan’s environmental agency advised nearby towns to monitor their drinking water. The leak was discovered after the two cables tripped offline Sunday …

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Solar Power Energy Payback Time … Bloomberg’s Tesla Model 3 Production Forecasts … Tesla Semi + Food & Drinks … (#CleanTechnica Top 20)

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Mar 262018
 

The top 20 CleanTechnica stories of the past week were led, for once, by a non-Tesla story! But there were still 9 Tesla stories in the top 20. 🙂 Check them all out here

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Wind Power Results In Very Few Bird Deaths Overall

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Feb 212018
 

Wind power critics sometimes try to say that this form of clean, renewable energy is bogus because a number of bird deaths result each year from collisions with wind turbines and towers. What they fail to mention is the context, so they leave out certain very key facts. The number of birds killed by wind turbines is relatively tiny

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America’s Clean Power Plan Is Good For Our Planet, Our Economy, & Our Health

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Feb 022018
 

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt claims the original Clean Power Plan design overstepped EPA authority. But the move to repeal and replace the plan is really about protecting Big Polluters’ bottom lines at our expense

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British Army’s Ice Maiden team becomes first all-female team to cross Antarctica using muscle power alone – Telegraph.co.uk

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Jan 202018
 

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British Army's Ice Maiden team becomes first all-female team to cross Antarctica using muscle power alone
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The British Army's Ice Maiden team has become the first all-female team to cross Antarctica using muscle power alone. Nicola Harley. 20 January 2018 • 4:17pm. The British Army's Ice Maiden team has become the first all-female team to cross Antarctica
'Ice Maiden' team celebrates Antarctica ski recordBBC News
Ice Maidens become first all-female group to cross AntarcticaSky News
All hail the ice maidens! Six British soldiers become the first all-female team to cross Antarctica – using just Daily Mail
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Using Solar Power As A Political Tool In Armenia

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Dec 282017
 

solar power in ArmeniaArmenia, with support from the World Bank, is pushing ahead with plans to replace all of its gas-fired and nuclear generating stations with renewable energy sources, especially solar, in coming years. It is all part of its bid to limit the political influence over the country exerted by Russia.
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