Alternative Energy Technology

How Renewables Could Boost GCC Jobs, Slash Oil Use
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The power sectors of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries could save 400 million barrels of oil if they ramped up their use of renewables, according to a new report released on Jan. 20.

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Egypt's EFG Hermes Targets Renewable Energy Investments
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EFG Hermes Holding SAE, the largest independent Arab investment bank, plans to build a portfolio of renewable energy investments in Europe and the Middle East over the next five years as utilities in those regions add cost-competitive solar and wind operations.

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Coal, Biomass Seek More Equal Footing in Japan Power Generation
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IHI Corp., a Japanese maker of heavy equipment, is promoting a method to increase the ratio of woody biomass that’s able to be burned at coal-fired power plants amid increasing pressure to curb the carbon dioxide emissions that result from power generation. 

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SunEdison Buys, Sells Stake in 231 MW of Dominion Solar Power Portfolio
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SunEdison Inc., the worst-performing clean-energy company, bought a minority stake in a portfolio of Dominion Resources Inc. solar power assets and then immediately sold the bundle to a partnership it formed last year with JPMorgan Chase & Co., its second such deal in a month.

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custom pool builder austin tx
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Consider the installation of a gas or electric or a heat pump to raise the temperature of the water. A heat pump is the most energy efficient but because it relies on the temperature of the ambient air, if it’s chilly you won’t see much of a difference in the water temperatures. Gas and electric […]

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Renewable Energy Focus Could Boost Global Economic Growth
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Doubling the share of solar, wind and other renewables in the energy mix would boost global economic growth by as much as 1.1 percent by 2030, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.

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NREL: Solar Cell Defects Could Improve Cell Performance
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Scientists at NREL say it may be possible for defects in silicon solar cells to improve cell performance.

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