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The construction of Apple Park in California – video
The Guardian • Guardian Staff
Foreign rupee limit poses new threat to Indian high-yield bonds
Reuters
Electricity revolution could save consumers up to £40bn
BBC • Roger Harrabin
Strong storms roll across northern Illinois, where floodwaters aren't receding
Chicago Tribune • Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas
Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice
PBS • Pbs Newshour
World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland
BBC • Roger Harrabin
Jakson Group to invest Rs 700 crore to set up new solar plant
The Economic Times of India • Kaavya Chandrasekaran
Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink
The Guardian • Adam Vaughan
A New Grid Security Report, DOE’s Budget Battles, and an App That Fails a Utility Security Test [GTM Squared]
Greentech Media • Jeff St. John
3 Big Reasons To Be Bearish On Oil For Even Longer
Seeking Alpha • Miles White
 
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Renewable Energy, Technology Industry
The construction of Apple Park in California – video
The GuardianGuardian Staff
Apple’s new 175-acre California campus was envisioned by Steve Jobs as a centre for creativity and collaboration. Apple claims it will be the ‘greenest building on the planet’. It consists of 5 million square feet of asphalt and concrete with grassy fields...
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Banking, Currencies
Foreign rupee limit poses new threat to Indian high-yield bonds
Reuters
* Foreign investment limits complicate efforts to replicate Greenko structure By Daniel Stanton and Krishna Merchant SINGAPORE, July 24 (IFR) - Three years after stirring controversy, an offshore financing structure pioneered by Indian renewable energy producer Greenko Energy Holdings is now under...
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Energy & Utilities, Energy Efficiency
Electricity revolution could save consumers up to £40bn
BBCRoger Harrabin
Consumers could save billions of pounds thanks to a revolution in the way electricity is made, used and stored, the government has claimed. New rules will make it easier for people to generate their own power with solar panels, store it in...
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Hydropower, Politics & Policy
Strong storms roll across northern Illinois, where floodwaters aren't receding
Chicago TribuneKatherine Rosenberg-Douglas
(Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas ()) Areas of McHenry County remain at the mercy of rain, overwhelmed rivers, saturated land and infrastructure as thunderstorms rolled through northern Illinois on Sunday, triggering another round of weather warnings. A line of thunderstorms that developed near Belvidere was...
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Climate Change, Hydropower
Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice
PBSPbs Newshour
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio CHRISTOPHER LIVESAY: Venice is a world class wonder. A city built on more than 100 small islands, connected by a maze of bridges and canals. The largest is the Grand Canal with its famous Rialto...
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Finance, Oceans
World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland
BBCRoger Harrabin
The world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland. The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines used. The Peterhead wind...
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Energy & Utilities, Manufacturing
Jakson Group to invest Rs 700 crore to set up new solar plant
The Economic Times of IndiaKaavya Chandrasekaran
NEW DELHI: At a time when most domestic solar manufacturers are struggling with idle capacity in the face of cheap solar cells and modules being imported from China, Noida-based Jakson Group is setting up a greenfield solar plant in a seemingly contrarian...
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Electricity Markets, Energy & Utilities
Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink
The GuardianAdam Vaughan
Onshore windfarms could be built in the UK for the same cost as new gas power stations and would be nearly half as expensive as the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant, according to a leading engineering consultant. Arup found that the technology...
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Cleantech, Energy & Utilities
A New Grid Security Report, DOE’s Budget Battles, and an App That Fails a Utility Security Test [GTM Squared]
Greentech MediaJeff St. John
Let’s start this recap of the week’s major grid edge-related events by touching on the big story of the Department of Energy’s leaked grid reliability study. You know, the one ordered by Energy Secretary Rick Perry, which everyone assumed was going to...
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Carbon Tax, Currencies
3 Big Reasons To Be Bearish On Oil For Even Longer
Seeking AlphaMiles White
Summary Oil has fallen substantially from the high of $136 in June 2008 to the low of $42 in 2016. There is no good news for the oil story! Nigeria and Libya cannot afford to cut their output, and do not have...
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