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Former strip mine to become solar farm

The Roanoke Times 19 Sep 2021
This energy engagement at Red Onion is part of a partnership between The Nature Conservancy and Dominion Energy Virginia ... The project will generate approximately 50 megawatts of solar energy — enough to power 12,500 homes at peak output, according to Kreps ... “It’s also another major step toward building a 100% clean energy economy in Virginia.”.
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Raj: Subodh Agarwal gets addl charge of energy dept

The Times of India 19 Sep 2021
Subodh Agarwal gets additional charge of energy department in major rejig ... In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the state government transferred 25 IAS officers including two district collectors and an overhaul in the energy department ... additional charge of the energy department.
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Why the world still needs oil and gas despite diversification drive – Olayinka

Business Day Online 19 Sep 2021
There seem to be a shift globally from fossil fuels (hydrocarbon) to renewable or clean energy, which will no doubt cause some disruptions in the energy sector, in your opinion, how is the energy sector and major oil and gas producing nations responding to or preparing for this shift?.
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‘Don’t panic’: business minister bids to calm crisis fears as UK gas prices soar

The Observer 19 Sep 2021
Gas prices surged by more than 70% in August alone, and the shock has sent energy companies and heavy industrial firms out of business ... Low wind speeds have reduced the UK’s renewable energy generation, and a string of problems at UK power plants and a major cable connecting the UK to France have forced market prices higher.
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Government holds urgent talks with energy firms over gas price rises

The Observer 19 Sep 2021
Low wind speeds have reduced the UK’s renewable energy generation, and a string of outages at UK power plants and a major cable connecting the UK to France have forced up market prices ... The companies are understood to hold wide-ranging views on the extent of the UK’s energy challenge, and how it should be addressed, shaped by their business models.
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Meat supplies could run out in two weeks and Christmas dinner is under threat amid ...

The Daily Mail 19 Sep 2021
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng (pictured) will tomorrow hold an emergency summit with energy bosses to thrash out a plan to fix the fuel crisis, which has sparked fears of major food shortages ... out a plan to fix the fuel crisis, which has sparked fears of major food shortages.
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Community solar ensures cleaner, reliable power

Albuquerque Journal 19 Sep 2021
And while New Mexico is among the most sun-drenched places in the country, the vast majority of the state’s energy is generated by heavily polluting fossil fuels – even as the impacts of climate change, from rising temperatures to storms to water scarcity, grow worse each year.
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Restructured Pertamina targets revenue of $93 billion in 2024

The Jakarta Post 19 Sep 2021
Major restructuring completed recently at Pertamina is expected to help the state-owned energy giant achieve US$93 billion in revenue and $21 billion in net profit within ...
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UK carbon dioxide shortage could ‘cancel Christmas’, warns turkey supplier

The Observer 19 Sep 2021
The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, had meetings on Saturday with major energy suppliers over the gas price rises ... Government holds urgent talks with energy firms over gas price rises ... ensure households, businesses and heavy industry get the energy they need at a fair price.”.
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The Readers' Forum: The Bible says...

Winston-Salem Journal 18 Sep 2021
“The greatest threat to global public health is the continued failure of world leaders to keep the global temperature rise below 1.5C.” This is a warning endorsed by editors of more than 230 of the world’s major medical journals ... Oil, coal and gas are our major primary energy sources today ... We must switch to clean energy to avoid a climate crisis.
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Sterling: Key to stopping climate change

Times Argus 18 Sep 2021
But continued energy use for transportation and heating and cooling our homes is inevitable ... Helping Vermonters replace the polluting fossil-fuel technology they already use with more efficient technologies powered by homegrown renewable energy is a critical climate solution and a major challenge requiring sustained focus.
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Five fossil fuel companies are suing governments for more than $18bn

New Statesman 18 Sep 2021
The majority of these cases are being arbitrated under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), an archaic agreement created to integrate the Soviet energy sector that now covers some €344.6bn worth of fossil infrastructure in the EU, the UK and Switzerland alone.
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World must take climate action this decade, not distant goals: India

The Times of India 18 Sep 2021
... than distant targets…Let us come together to keep a Paris aligned temperature goal within reach, with ambitious actions in this decade,” said environment minister Bhupender Yadav while articulating the country’s position at major economies forum (MEF) on energy and climate.
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Why an electric car battery is so expensive, for now

The Keene Sentinel 18 Sep 2021
An EV uses the same rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that are in your laptop or mobile phone, they’re just much bigger — cells grouped in packs resembling big suitcases — to enable them to deliver far more energy ... Blazes or overheating incidents this year also impacted major energy storage projects in Australia and California ... Form Energy Inc.
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Combating climate change is shared global challenge

Beijing News 18 Sep 2021
Representing India at the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF) convened virtually by US President Joe Biden on Friday, the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav said that combating climate change is a shared global challenge and our ...
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