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Desert Solar Power: Opportunities For Green Energy, Yet Challenges In Application

Desert Solar Power: Opportunities For Green Energy, Yet Challenges In Application

The appeal of building solar power plants in deserts like Ivanpah’s Mojave is obvious, especially when the mind-blowing statistics get thrown around, such as: The world’s deserts receive more energy beamed down from the sun in six hours than humankind uses in a year.

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Solar Boat Türanor Becomes a Research Vessel to Study Climate Change

Solar Boat Türanor Becomes a Research Vessel to Study Climate Change

The Sun-powered craft that went around the world, will now gather data on how global warming is affecting the Gulf Stream.

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Ocean Thermal Power Will Debut off China’s Coast

Ocean Thermal Power Will Debut off China’s Coast

The U.S. defense and aerospace giant, Lockheed Martin, is partnering with a major Chinese company to build a pilot project off the southern Chinese coast that will use temperature differentials between the deep and shallow ocean to generate electricity.

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Petroleum Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Automobiles Could Drop 80 Percent by 2050

Petroleum Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Automobiles Could Drop 80 Percent by 2050

A new National Research Council report finds that by the year 2050, the U.S. may be able to reduce petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent for light-duty vehicles, cars and small trucks, via a combination of more efficient vehicles.

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The World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant, Big Picture

The World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant, Big Picture

The world’s largest concentrated solar power plant, Shams 1, launched on Sunday, representing a major milestone in the development of renewable energy in the Middle East. Taking three years to build, the $600m plant is located in Abu Dhabi’s western region, the heart of the UAE’s hydrocarbon industry.

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Green Energy Solves Dual Crises of Poverty and Climate

Green Energy Solves Dual Crises of Poverty and Climate

Green energy is the only way to bring billions of people out of energy poverty and prevent a climate disaster, a new study reveals.

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Wind Power Capacity Grew 20% Globally In 2012, Figures Show

Wind Power Capacity Grew 20% Globally In 2012, Figures Show

Wind power expanded by almost 20% in 2012 around the world to reach a new peak of 282 gigawatts (GW) of total installed capacity, while solar power reached more than 100GW, having more than doubled in two years.

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Windfarms Break Energy Record In Spain

Windfarms Break Energy Record In Spain

Over the last three months wind farms produced more electricity than any other power source in Spain for the first time ever.

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The Point of No Return Report, Greenpeace

The Point of No Return Report, Greenpeace

The world is quickly reaching a point of no return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. In pictures, by Greenpeace.

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