Renewables


​China’s era of mega-dams is ending as solar and wind power rise

Monday, July 6, 2020, 6:43 AM MDT

It’s the beginning of the end for the era of mega-dam building in China.China Three Gorges Corp. last week turned…

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​Hydrogen to fuel giant mining trucks in green shift by Anglo

Friday, July 3, 2020, 7 AM MDT

Anglo American plc is advancing plans to convert its fleet of giant diesel-fuelled mine trucks to hydrogen power as the…

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​Clean energy projects to get financing from $14 billion EU fund

Thursday, July 2, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

Green investment in Europe is set for a fresh boost as the region prepares to hand out 1 billion-euro ($1.1…

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​Energy innovation spend needs to triple by 2030 to hit climate goals

Thursday, July 2, 2020, 6:25 AM MDT

Government spending to develop clean energy technologies needs to triple this decade in order to prevent the worst effects of…

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U.S. ​house Democrats will call for 100% clean cars by 2035

Monday, June 29, 2020, 6:27 AM MDT

House Democrats on Tuesday will issue an ambitious plan to combat climate change, a move intended to reassure their base…

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​Hundreds of Dutch farmers sign $560 million wind-farm deal

Monday, June 29, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT

A collective of more than 200 farmers in a rural part of the Netherlands got financing to build one of…

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​Solar-power costs falling even faster than expected due to virus

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

The cost of U.S. solar power is dropping faster than expected as the coronavirus stifles demand, according to a report…

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​Big Oil’s long bet on hydrogen offers a climate lifeline

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:35 AM MDT

On particularly cold winter days, the vast majority of the U.K.’s energy comes from burning natural gas. That arrangement will…

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​Saskatchewan to develop plan around small modular nuclear reactors

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 6:13 AM MDT

Saskatchewan is taking another step in its march to bring small modular nuclear technology to the province.The Ministry of Environment…

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​Third phase to make Capital Power's Whitla Wind project Alberta's largest

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 11:26 AM MDT

Capital Power Corp. says a $92-million expansion of its Whitla Wind power facility in southern Alberta will make it the…

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​An influx of stimulus cash could turn green tech into a nightmare

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 6:32 AM MDT

Green industries are about to be flooded with billions from governments eager to simultaneously stimulate economies and fight climate change.These…

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​Electric car charging stations are finally about to take off

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 6:24 AM MDT

The electric vehicle sector has been stuck for years with a chicken-and-egg problem. Until there were extensive networks of public…

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