SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's second-largest energy retailer AGL Energy Ltd said on Wednesday it had set up the nation's largest renewable energy fund, worth A$2-3 billion, with Australia's sovereign wealth fund and a Queensland government-owned fund.
With renewed focus drawn to the issue of national cybersecurity in the wake of not one, but two email security scandals surrounding Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton the Obama administration has responded by channeling the color-coded terror threat system.
Two renewable energy leaders in the UK, BRE National Solar Centre and the Renewable Energy Association (REA), have just released a new guide to installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on commercial rooftops, which can help both owners and tenants of commercial buildings in their bids to decrease energy costs and reduce their carbon footprints. Show More Summary
Join us here today at 5 PM Pacific Time for our live coverage of Day 2 of the 47th Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is Trumping our safety: • It’s day 164 of the GOP’s stubborn refusal toShow More Summary
The critic and psychiatrist Amir Mandel has published a stinging attack in the Haaretz newspaper on the national orchestra, accusing it of failing to renew its repertoire since he first became a subscriber 45 years ago. I decided to compare what was played in 1966 to what the orchestra is offering next season. One statistic […]
National Geographic Channel has ordered a second season of Breakthrough, executive produced by Imagine Entertainment and Asylum Entertainment, for premiere in spring 2017. The anthology series focuses on the world's leading scientists...Show More Summary
The nation's capital just increased its renewable energy standard. The post D.C. Will Get 50 Percent Of Electricity From Renewables By 2032 appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz will step down as chairperson of the Democratic National Committee at the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention after being subjected to renewed calls to step aside in the wake of the DNC email leaks. The...Show More Summary
As the Democratic National Convention prepares to kick off, a massive leak of hacked emails renews old questions about how the Clintons and their associates operate.
Donald Trump said he wouldn’t accept the endorsement of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz even if he offered it and renewed old lines of attacks on the Republican, missives that could jeopardize the sense of unity the Republican National Convention sought to achieve during the week.
Dubai to explore feasibility of geothermal energy LeAnne Graves, July 18, 2016 (The National) “…[Dubai is studying] renewable sources of energy it can make use of, such as the seas of the Gulf of Oman and the steam from the earth…Dubai...Show More Summary
The national flag carrier Turkish Airlines renewed ticket sales to Russian citizens for flights bound to Turkey, an official from the airline told RIA Novosti on Friday.
National Geographic Channel has ordered a second season of Emmy-nominated series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman. The new season will explore topics including "Is There a Chosen One?" "Proof of God" and "Heaven and Hell." Freeman...Show More Summary
Following Indonesia's ban and issuance of a 'national security threat', Reuters reports that Saudi Arabia's top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic. Having tumbled almost 13% overnight...Show More Summary
As my nation (USA) celebrates 100 years of the National Park Service, renewed interest in our untouched landscapes is growing, and that’s a great thing. Even with the selfie-crazed tourists crowding our parks and national monuments,Show More Summary
The National Renewable Energy Lab has a great paper titled Flexibility in 21st Century Power Systems. The paper addresses three grid requirements to accommodate increasing numbers of variable generation resources like wind and solar energy.
On the Path to SunShot: The Environmental and Public Health Benefits of Achieving High Penetrations of Solar Energy in the United States Wiser, et. al., May 2016 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive Summary The U.S. Show More Summary
There is considerable discussion of outsourcing American jobs to foreign countries, especially Asian nations like China and India, as well as to Mexico. Although it has been a powerful issue for years, there is renewed attention since Donald Trump has made it a major feature of his campaign. Show More Summary
The debate on the renewal of the UK Trident nuclear deterrent program is focused not on the need for a nuclear deterrent to ensure national security but on bolstering Britain’s status on the international stage, Green Party Peace and Defense spokeswoman Rebecca Johnson told Sputnik Tuesday.
NC RANKS 3RD IN NATION FOR SOLAR POWER (Jacksonville Daily News) -- Soon after the Department of Navy partnered with local military officials to begin implementing renewable energy projects, North Carolina was ranked third in the nation for solar power capacity by the Solar Energy Industries Association. Show More Summary