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A pilot project in the North Sea will develop floating solar panels that glide over waves ‘like a carpet’

Floating solar panels in the Netherlands. A number of major energy firms are looking into the potential of combining floating solar with other energy sources. Mischa Keijser | Image Source | Getty Images German energy firm RWE is to invest in a pilot project centered around the deployment of floating solar technology in the North […]

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Shell to build Europe’s ‘largest’ renewable hydrogen plant to help power Dutch refinery

On Wednesday, Shell said the Holland Hydrogen I facility would be “Europe’s largest renewable hydrogen plant” when operations start in 2025. Shell is one of several big firms looking to lay down a marker in the sector. Ina Fassbender | AFP | Getty Images Plans to build a major hydrogen plant in the Netherlands will […]

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Waynesville Detective Jumps into Lake Junaluska to Save Man Who Fell from Kayak Without Li

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An energy transition loophole is allowing Big Oil to offload high-polluting assets to private buyers

An oil flare burns at Repsol’s oil refining complex in Cartagena, Spain. Repsol was one of the top sellers of assets between 2017 and 2021 in EDF’s analysis. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oil and gas giants are increasingly selling off dirty assets to private firms, amplifying concerns that the fossil fuel industry’s traditional […]

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Palantir, Rivian, Uber and more

Peter Thiel, co-founder and chairman of Palantir Technologies Inc., pauses during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Kiyoshi Ota | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Monday. Palantir – Shares of the software company dropped more than 18% after Palantir’s first-quarter earnings came […]

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Ukraine urges NATO to provide more military equipment; tensions between Kyiv and Hungary increase

Ukraine official says Russian air attacks concentrated in the east, Mariupol holding out Russia has said the country’s military will now concentrate efforts on the “complete liberation” of Ukraine’s Donbas region. Bulent Kilic | Afp | Getty Images Russian air attacks are predominantly focused on parts of eastern Ukraine and Russian forces are seeking to […]

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Wind energy needs dramatic increase to hit net-zero goals, new report says

Onshore and offshore wind turbines photographed in Flevoland, the Netherlands. Mischa Keijser | Image Source | Getty Images The wind energy sector had its second best year in 2021 but installations will need to dramatically increase going forward to keep track with net-zero goals, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council. […]