Water energy

Riverkeeper chooses new leader at pivotal moment

People look out over the Hudson River and New York City. | AP Photo ALBANY – Riverkeeper, a historic organization that started with a patrol boat to catch polluters on the Hudson River, has selected its first female leader. Tracy Brown, regional director of water protection at Save the Sound, will become president and Hudson Riverkeeper of the nonprofit on …

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Beginning of trade on the UK-Norway power cable, with both markets facing constraints

Workers lay a NordLink submarine interconnect power cable to connect Norway and Germany in the Vollesfjord fjord near Flekkefjord, Norway, May 31, 2018. REUTERS / Lefteris Karagiannopoulos // File Photo OSLO, September 30 (Reuters) – Nordic power exchange Nord Pool will hold its first auction on Thursday to trade electricity on a recently launched interconnector between Norway and Britain as …

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SSE says weak wind and dry conditions are affecting renewable energy production

A wind turbine photographed in, Camelford, Cornwall, at sunset. Ashley Cooper | Corbis | Getty Images Energy giant SSE said its renewable assets produced 32% less electricity than expected between April 1 and September 22 thanks to historically dry, low wind conditions. This equates to 11% of his production target for the entire year. “This deficit was caused by adverse …

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BLM Lease Sale Seeks to Expand Geothermal Power in New Mexico

1 hour ago Public lands Through Hannah grover | 1 hour ago As part of an effort to increase renewable energy, the Bureau of Land Management will host a virtual geothermal lease sale this fall for three plots totaling nearly 4,000 acres. These plots are located in Hidalgo and Sierra counties in southwestern New Mexico. It comes after President Joe …

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Either way, the United States needs bold climate action now

After this summer, there may not be a need for a climatologist to state the obvious, but I will: Man-made climate change has become a major problem, not only around the world, but also in the USA. And it’s getting worse quickly. In the southwestern United States, climate change is hitting hard in the form of heat waves, Sandstorm and …

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China’s energy crisis raises alarm bells and calls for more coal

Governor of Jilin Province calls for more coal imports Environmental controls and soaring prices undermine electricity production Fears as power cuts hit traffic lights, 3G networks, factories SHANGHAI, Sept.28 (Reuters) – As a severe electricity crisis shakes the industrial heartland of northeast China, senior officials face increasing pressure from alarmed citizens to increase coal imports in order to keep the …

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PennEast becomes last to scuttle gas pipeline project

A gas pipeline in Chino Hills State Park, California, United States, April 21, 2021. REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson Sept. 27 (Reuters) – PennEast Pipeline on Monday announced it would stop developing a proposed Pennsylvania-New Jersey pipeline, the latest in a series of natural gas lines to run aground due to legal issues and regulatory. The project was one of many …

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Starmer: Labor would not nationalize six big energy companies | Workforce

Keir Starmer said a Labor government would not seek to nationalize the Big Six energy companies, apparently abandoning a campaign pledge to the leadership to “support common ownership of railways, mail, energy and electricity. ‘water “. Appearing on BBC One’s Andrew Marr on Sunday as Labor’s annual conference kicked off in Brighton, Starmer was asked directly if he would consider …

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Could Pipelines Solve America’s Water Crisis?

Big oil companies could help alleviate the water scarcity in the western United States by reallocating existing infrastructure to help transport clean water to areas that need it most. Innovations like this highlight how big oil and gas companies, their infrastructure and knowledge will always be relevant, even in a country that continually pushes for decarbonization and renewables. As severe …

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