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Carbon Capture

Negative CO2 Emissions: Making it Real - The Energy Collective

... of those methods? There are several negative emissions technologies that have been talked about in the press and other venues, but the most mature is bioethanol production with carbon capture and storage (or BECCS). This is showcased by the recent start-up of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) system at the Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) bioethanol production facility in Decatur, Illinois, ...

Tone: 1.53%
Pol: 5.26%
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Que: 2.25%
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Solar

Switzerland votes to phase out nuclear power - BBC News

... power plants, which provide a third of the country's energy needs. There is no date yet to decommission the facilities, but the country will now aim to increase reliance on sources like solar, wind and hydraulic power. Opponents had warned the move away from nuclear energy would cost too much money and lead to the landscape being "disfigured". Image copyright AFP Image caption Voters ...

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Nuclear

Switzerland votes to phase out nuclear power - BBC News

... no date yet to decommission the facilities, but the country will now aim to increase reliance on sources like solar, wind and hydraulic power. Opponents had warned the move away from nuclear energy would cost too much money and lead to the landscape being "disfigured". Image copyright AFP Image caption Voters backed the move in a referendum, despite warnings from the "no" campaign it would ...

Tone: 0.41%
Pol: 5.28%
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-32.14%
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-39.95%




Hydroelectric

Swiss voters set to approve renewable energy law: TV projection | Reuters

... in 2019. Voters have not set a firm deadline for the rest, allowing them to run as long as they meet safety standards. Supporters say the law would also help utilities which now rely on hydropower, and whose costs exceed Europe's wholesale prices. Alpiq, BKW, AXPO [AXPOH.UL] and other utilities would share a 120 million franc annual subsidy to help close the gap between production costs and ...

Tone: 2.34%
Pol: 8.03%
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Coal

The coal miner who became a data miner - May. 17, 2017

... In her old life, it was not unusual for Annie Evans to find herself standing in the pouring rain outside of a coal mine at three in the morning, staring down a broken piece of equipment. A heavy maintenance superintendent for a surface coal mine in Elgin, Texas, Evans was responsible for figuring out how to patch or replace outdated parts of a field delivery system that ferried coal from the ...

Tone: 2.99%
Pol: 7.30%
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Oil

Saudi Arabia, US companies reach $55 billion in deals - CNNPolitics.com

... The Saudis announced they had reached preliminary agreements with US defense companies, industrial manufacturers and oil and gas companies following a Saudi-US CEO Forum in Riyadh that will help Saudis make progress on their Vision 2030 plan to modernize and diversify the country's economy. The deals were paraded before Trump and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud in a public ...

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Gas

Nigerian oil labour union suspends Exxon Mobil strike in Rivers state | Reuters

... at its Rivers state branch in the oil production hub, two union representatives said on Saturday. Reuters had been unable to verify independently whether members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) had shut the company's facilities in the region on Friday, and oil industry sources said there was no impact on production. "The strike has been ...

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Wind

Swiss voters set to approve renewable energy law: TV projection | Reuters

... a system of direct democracy. Debate on the "Energy Strategy 2050" law has focused on what customers and taxpayers will pay for the measures and whether a four-fold rise in solar and wind power by 2035, as envisaged in the law, can deliver reliable supplies. Critics have said a family of four would pay 3,200 Swiss francs ($3,290) in extra annual costs, while more intermittent wind and ...

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Geothermal

Swiss voters set to approve renewable energy law: TV projection | Reuters

... now account for less than five percent of Switzerland's energy output, compared with 60 percent for hydro and 35 percent for nuclear. Under the new law, power from solar, wind, biomass and geothermal sources would rise to at least 11,400 gigawatt hours (GWh) by 2035 from 2,831 GWh now. The law will ban building new nuclear plants. Switzerland has five plants, with the first slated to close in 2 ...

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Biofuels

Swiss voters set to approve renewable energy law: TV projection | Reuters

... Solar and wind now account for less than five percent of Switzerland's energy output, compared with 60 percent for hydro and 35 percent for nuclear. Under the new law, power from solar, wind, biomass and geothermal sources would rise to at least 11,400 gigawatt hours (GWh) by 2035 from 2,831 GWh now. The law will ban building new nuclear plants. Switzerland has five plants, with the first ...

Tone: 2.34%
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Green Energy

The coal miner who became a data miner - May. 17, 2017

... drop from 1980, according to the Brookings Institute. President Trump has said he will work to bring coal jobs back by removing regulations, but experts say that low natural gas prices, green energy and automation actually pose a greater -- and irreversible -- threat to the industry. Related: Why coal jobs aren't coming back, despite Trump's actions Evans saw her own employer's ...

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Renewable Energy

Swiss voters set to approve renewable energy law: TV projection | Reuters

... ZURICH Swiss voters are set to back the government's plan to provide billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy, ban new nuclear plants and help bail out struggling utilities, broadcaster SRG projected. The level of support in Sunday's referendum "will be above 55 percent and thus far above any area of doubt," pollster Claude Longchamp said, basing the projection on partial ...

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Alternative Energy

The coal miner who became a data miner - May. 17, 2017

... to find new industries and retrain coal workers. In Appalachia, there are a number of organizations focused on helping locals transition to new jobs, like farming, construction and alternative energy. Bloomberg's philanthropic organization is giving $3 million to groups working on economic development in coal communities. But Evans is excited about her new career, and thinks she'll still get ...

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Carbon Credits

An Outrageously Early Field Guide to 2020 - POLITICO Magazine

... It may be hard to top Sanders when it comes to commitment to the climate. He routinely fingers global warming as "the single greatest threat facing our planet," and has long backed a carbon tax. But Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is aiming to do Sanders one betterpass a carbon tax. The man whom the president of the League of Conservation Voters calls "the greenest governor in the country" ...

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