Energy

Energy consumption and distribution is a big part of our Changing Climate. In this section you’ll get update on Energy issue. It includes both Green Energy of the future and Dark Energy of the past.

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An epic solar car race begin across Australian desert

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An epic 3,000km solar car race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected to showcase new technology that could help develop future commercial vehicles got underway Sunday. The World Solar Challenge began across the desert heart of Australia with 42 solar cars with speeds of 90-100kmh powered by the sun. The World Solar ...

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Solar energy the fastest growing source of power

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A new report has been showing that the Solar energy was the fastest-growing source of electric power last year. The International Energy Agency said Wednesday that the rise was because of a blast in photovoltaic board establishments, especially in China, on account of a drop in costs and more noteworthy help from governments. It is the first occasion when that ...

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Excess emissions from diesel cars cause 5,000 premature deaths annually across Europe

Europe has 100 million cars more than the rest of the world. The cars emit NOx which causes premature deaths throughout the European countries. The NOx is a primary factor in causing air pollution and pollution alone has caused 425,000 premature deaths annually in EU28, Norway, and Switzerland. 90% of these deaths were due to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. If ...

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Los Angeles to have emission-free buses by 2030

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Known for its episodes of overwhelming exhaust cloud, the city of Los Angeles on Thursday declared plans to have a fleet of fully electric, zero-emissions buses by 2030. Authorities in the US metropolis said the venture, which includes the buy of 2,200 vehicles, would cost some $1 billion throughout the following ten years. “The present vote speaks to a huge ...

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Petronas pulls out from its massive natural gas project in Canada

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Petronas said Tuesday it was hauling out of its Can$36 billion ($28.8 billion US) melted flammable gas trading venture on Canada’s west coast since quite a while ago opposed by local rights activists and environmentalists. The Pacific NorthWest LNG project was greenlighted in September to fabricate a pipeline and two melted petroleum gas terminals on Lelu Island, British Columbia, a ...

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EU must shut coal plants by 2030 to meet climate pledge: study

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Thursday 2/9/2017 – 20:22 UTC+6 The European Union must close all 315 of its coal-fired power plants by 2030 in order to meet its commitments under the Paris climate agreement, a research institute said Thursday. The goal set at the December 2015 Paris conference to maintain average temperature increases to less than two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) over pre-industrial levels requires ...

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British village gets solar battery boost in green energy trial

Villagers in northern England may soon see their electricity bills slashed by as much as 50 percent in a pilot project allowing them to use solar power around the clock. In a 250,000 pound ($307,000) trial, 40 houses in the village of Oxspring, 12 miles (19 km) north of Sheffield, will be linked in a “virtual power plant” using home ...

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