Qatar Will Boost Middle East Solar with 800-MW Project

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:40:45 +0000

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Qatar’s energy minister on Jan. 19 said the country will build an 800-MW solar power project that will push the country far beyond its announced goal for solar energy. That goal of 100 MW of solar generation was established when Qatar in December 2010 was awarded rights to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament. […]

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B.C.'s forest industry gasping amid seven-month strike, shutdowns, changes

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:16:14 +0000

‘There’s a whole bunch of things swirling around that’s causing a whole world of hurt for people working in this industry’ — David Elstone of the B.C. Truck Loggers Association

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Wisconsin PSC Backs Construction of Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:21:31 +0000

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Construction of a $700 million natural gas-fired power plant near the Wisconsin-Minnesota border was authorized by Wisconsin regulators on Jan. 16, over the objections of environmental groups who have said the plant is not needed. Dairyland Power Cooperative and Minnesota Power would jointly own the 625-MW Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which on its current timeline […]

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Sunflower Finally Scraps Plans for 895-MW Kansas Coal Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:44:35 +0000

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Sunflower Electric Power Corp. has abandoned plans to build the $2.8 billion Holcomb Expansion after its partner on the 895-MW coal-fired power plant project in Kansas, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, announced it would no longer pursue the project. Sunflower said on Jan. 15 it will allow the project’s air permit, for which it once […]

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Report: Investment in Renewables Hit Record High in 2019

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:33:18 +0000

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Financial support for installations of offshore wind projects helped investment in renewable energy capacity hit a record high in 2019, according to data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) released Jan. 16. The group said worldwide investment in renewables was $282.2 billion last year, up 1% from $280.2 billion in 2018. Financing of offshore wind projects, […]

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