Facebook Signs 200 Megawatt Wind Power Purchase Agreement In Texas

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 16:05:09 +0000

American online social media giant Facebook has signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Apex Clean Energy for 200 megawatts (MW) of the 525 MW Aviator Wind project set to be built in Coke County, Texas. 

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Solar Panel–Level Energy Storage Developer Yotta Receives $1.5 Million

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 16:49:14 +0000

yottaThe solar power panel–level energy storage developer Yotta, based in Austin, Texas, has received $1.5 million in funding to continue work on SolarLEAF, the company’s energy storage solution. (Several hundred thousand dollars in grant money has also been obtained.) The funding will be used to continue with technological development and commercialization

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Pipeline Deal Means More U.S. Natural Gas for Mexico Power Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 21:07:03 +0000

Mexico is preparing to import more U.S. natural gas to supply the country’s gas-fired power plants and industrial facilities after the Mexican government reached a deal that will allow several stalled pipeline projects to be completed. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez-Obrador on Aug. 27 said his administration’s deal with Canadian pipeline operator TC Energy; IEnova, […]

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Climate Change Is Teaching Us How To Cope With Climate Change

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 22:40:38 +0000

The small lessons climate change is teaching us along the way might be what saves our species. As important as clean technology is, how we use that technology — what tactics we employ — can make all the difference

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Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 04:37:03 +0000

Beer named for Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism

HAGATNA, Guam  — A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report said. Manhattan Project Beer Company is under scrutiny by Marshall Islanders who were exposed to high levels of radiation by U.S. government research from […]

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Thousands attend El Paso memorial for shooting victims

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 02:36:38 +0000

Hannah Gliemann at vigil for Dayton shooting victims

EL PASO, Texas — Leaders from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border gathered in El Paso Wednesday night to memorialize the 22 people killed this month when a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in the Texas border city. Thousands of people streamed into the baseball stadium in downtown El Paso with a capacity of […]

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Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 00:11:27 +0000

Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

DAYTON, Ohio – Mourners gathered across the country Saturday to remember the lives of a graduate student beloved by friends, a man who died in his son’s arms and a mother who shielded her infant from gunfire.

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