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Climate Change

Global warming to blame for most heat extremes - study - Yahoo News

... OSLO (Reuters) - Global warming is to blame for most extreme hot days and almost a fifth of heavy downpours, according to a scientific study on Monday that gives new evidence of how rising man-made greenhouse gases are skewing the weather. "Already today 75 percent of the moderate hot extremes and about 18 percent of the moderate precipitation extremes occurring worldwide are attributable to ...

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Solar

AES says power storage business expanding into Europe, new U.S. markets | Reuters

... can absorb excess power when there is more electricity than demand and can deploy it to the grid when demand increases rapidly, such as on a hot summer day. This is particularly important for solar and wind power, which fluctuate dramatically, depending on the amount of sun and wind. "The pace of change is picking up," Zahurancik said in an interview. Projects are getting bigger, replacing ...

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Nuclear

Quake warnings of minutes, not hours, are possible, but pricey - Yahoo News

... send alerts to computers, municipal agencies and others when an earthquake will be powerful enough to crack walls, Japan's system has issued public alerts since 2007. Bullet trains, nuclear reactors, and factories are tied into the system, and shut down automatically when the 2011 Tohoku quake struck, triggering a tsunami that caused a nuclear accident at Fukushima. Cellphone alerts told ...

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Coal

RPT-Vale taps Barclays to advise on Australian asset sale - sources | Reuters

... (Repeats story published late Monday; no changes to text) MELBOURNE/LONDON, April 27 (Reuters) - Brazil's Vale SA has chosen Barclays to advise it on the sale of some or all of its Australian coal assets, two people close to the situation said on Monday, as the company looks to raise money to ride out the commodities rout. The company needs cash to continue building a giant iron ore mine in ...

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Oil

Deflation? Oil's 45 pct rebound could be markets' next headache | Reuters

... LONDON (Reuters) - Whisper it, but the next challenge for financial markets and policymakers may not be deflation, but the remarkable surge in oil prices from the six-year low touched in January. Since then, Brent crude futures have risen 45 percent. If that is sustained or even increased throughout this year, inflation next year could rise significantly, posing questions for policymakers ...

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Gas

PetroChina profit down 82 percent on low oil price - Yahoo Finance

... growth and a "complicated political and economic situation." PetroChina said it was cutting costs and some business segments did much better than the overall operation. Profit from its natural gas and pipeline unit rose 428 percent to 7.3 billion yuan ($1.1 billion), helping to offset losses elsewhere. A series of executives and former executives of PetroChina and its parent, China National ...

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Wind

AES says power storage business expanding into Europe, new U.S. markets | Reuters

... power when there is more electricity than demand and can deploy it to the grid when demand increases rapidly, such as on a hot summer day. This is particularly important for solar and wind power, which fluctuate dramatically, depending on the amount of sun and wind. "The pace of change is picking up," Zahurancik said in an interview. Projects are getting bigger, replacing traditional ...

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Geothermal

Man-Made Earthquakes Rising in US, New Maps Show - Yahoo News

... but the technique has never caused earthquakes greater than magnitude 4. For comparison, an Oklahoma injection well triggered a magnitude-5.6 earthquake in 2011. Mining blasts and geothermal energy plants can also trigger earthquakes. Quake road map Until now, the USGS has usually excluded man-made or induced earthquakes from its earthquake hazard maps. The researchers who make the ...

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Biofuels

TABLE-Japan's electricity cost estimates by power source in 2030-METI | Reuters

... minimum 10.1 minimum 8.9 Coal 12.9 12.3 10.3 Gas 13.4 13.7 10.9 Wind (onshore) 13.9-21.9 21.9 8.8-17.3 Wind (offshore) 28.7-33.1 n/a 8.6-23.1 Geothermal 19.2 19.2 9.2-11.6 Hydro 11 11 10.6 Biomass 29.7 29.7 17.4-32.2 (single fuel) Biomass 13.3 12.6 9.5-9.8 (multiple fuel) Oil 28.9-41.6 30.6-43.4 25.1-38.9 Solar 12.7-15.5 24.3 12.1-26.4 (utility scale) Solar 12.5-16.4 29.4 9.9-20.0 (household) ...

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Green Energy

Indiana could see jump in wind power after new federal rules - SFGate

... expired at the end last year. There are also remaining issues to be decided in the new Environmental Protection Agency rules, including whether to give utility companies credit for green energy if it's bought outside its home state. Current proposed rules wouldn't do that. "So much is up in the air," said Joan Soller, director of resource planning at Indianapolis Power & Light Co. As of 2 ...

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Renewable Energy

Listen Up: Paperwork Makes Solar Much More Expensive

... rooftop systems. Along the same lines, the SunShot Program has focused on "soft cost" reductions to achieve their cost reduction goals. Please Listen Up to this week's Energy Show on Renewable Energy World to find out what some cities and states are doing to reduce rooftop solar costs. About The Energy Show As energy costs consume more and more of our hard-earned dollars, we as consumers ...

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Alternative Energy

Tesla stock charges ahead on home battery hopes - Apr. 27, 2015

... Deutsche Bank's Rod Lache was even more optimistic, suggesting that the stationary storage could boost the stock by $100 by 2020. Tesla is expected to work closely with alternative energy firm SolarCity ( SCTY ) on this initiative. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is also chairman of SolarCity. Galves has a price target of $290 for Tesla. That's more than 20% above where it's trading now and ...

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