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Tue, 18 Sep 2018, Facebook signs 20-year deal to supply Singapore operations with clean energy
The tech giant is embracing renewable energy in Asia. 
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Tue, 18 Sep 2018, US crude rises 1.4%, settling at $69.85, on signs OPEC will not boost output
Oil firmed on Tuesday on signs that OPEC would not be prepared to raise output to address shrinking supplies from Iran and as Saudi Arabia signalled it was in no rush to bring prices down.
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Tue, 18 Sep 2018, Leave oil and gas out of US-China trade dispute, energy execs warn

Tue, 18 Sep 2018, US gas industry risks losing access to massive Chinese market as trade war escalates
The burgeoning trade war with China could cripple U.S. natural gas exports and threaten billions of dollars in trade, market experts warn. 
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Tue, 18 Sep 2018, Tetra Pak to install solar array at North American headquarters
The packaging giant is looking to green its operations by turning to solar power. 
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018, There's 'room for everybody' in the LNG space: Qatar Petroleum
Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi of Qatar Petroleum says countries want "diversity of supply" in meeting their needs for liquefied natural gas due to concerns over national security.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018, Investors 'really need to watch' Brent crude prices: Analyst
Andy Lipow of Lipow Oil Associates says the prices of Brent crude oil futures are expected to "tick back above" 80 dollars per barrel.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018, Duke Energy leader: Florence 'absolutely' worst storm I've seen as a lifelong NC resident
David Fountain, Duke Energy's North Carolina president, says the impact of Florence on his state has been the most severe he's ever experienced.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018, UN report identifies where global harvests will rise and fall by 2050
The study has identified which farmers will win or lose as the planet warms.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018, 'World's first' hydrogen-powered train enters into service
The trains will operate in Lower Saxony, Germany. 
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018, US sanctions on Iran are 'unproductive' and 'wrong', Russia's energy minister says
U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil industry are unproductive and there will be consequences to such a move, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018, Oil dips as China-US trade tensions deepen, new tariffs due
Global oil prices pared gains amid assurances from Washington that Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States can raise output fast enough to offset falling supplies from Iran and elsewhere.
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Mon, 17 Sep 2018, Where are oil markets headed?
There's not a huge amount of spare capacity in the market so increasing production could be tricky going forward, says Azlin Ahmad, crude oil editor at Argus Media.
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018, What the world needs now to fight climate change: More swamps
Three environmental scholars discuss the value of swamps -- underrated but irreplaceable tools for slowing the pace of climate change and protecting our communities from storms and flooding in The Conversation.
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018, Dozens of explosions kill 1 and injure 12 near Boston
Dozens of natural gas explosions destroyed homes north of Boston Thursday. The lines belonged to Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, a subsidiary of NiSource, which is based in Merrillville, Indiana.
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018, Shares of NiSource, owner of gas utility to Boston area, plunge after massive explosions
Shares natural gas company NiSource dropped after a series of gas explosions left several homes near Boston demolished or engulfed in flames.
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018, Hyperloop: The revolutionary technology that could change transport forever
The way we travel between cities could change dramatically. 
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018, The big ideas changing transport, part three
Sustainable Energy looks at how the way we move around our cities is changing.
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018, The big ideas changing transport, part two
Sustainable Energy looks at how the way we move around our cities is changing.
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018, The big ideas changing transport, part one
Sustainable Energy looks at how the way we move around our cities is changing.
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Fri, 14 Sep 2018, Oil prices gain as Brent tests $79
Oil prices pulled back on Friday amid concerns additional U.S. tariffs would be placed on China, trading mixed after a rally triggered by worries of more sanctions on Iran.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, Aerovironment CEO on 5G partnership with SoftBank, drone products
Jim Cramer sits down with AeroVironment President and CEO Wahid Nawabi to hear about the drone maker's joint venture with SoftBank.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, Cramer Remix: Apple's new products prove its trillion-dollar valuation is too low
Jim Cramer explains why Apple's sustained innovation is what keeps driving its stock higher.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, AeroVironment CEO discusses 5G partnership with SoftBank, newest drone products
Jim Cramer sits down with AeroVironment President and CEO Wahid Nawabi to hear about the drone maker's joint venture with SoftBank.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, A 'super cell tower' in the stratosphere: AeroVironment and SoftBank's 5G vision
Jim Cramer sits down with AeroVironment President and CEO Wahid Nawabi to hear about the drone maker's joint venture with SoftBank.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, Oil production at risk as violent protests rock Iraq's Basra province
As home to most of the oil production facilities for OPEC's second-largest producer, Basra in crisis could have a material impact on oil output and prices, analysts say.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, Larger turbines to help drive growth in European wind energy
Wind energy capacity on the continent will grow at an average of 17.4 gigawatts per year.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, IEA report: Global oil supply hit a record high in August despite Iran, Venezuela fallout
Global oil supply was firing on all cylinders in August, reaching a record 100 million barrels per day (bpd), the International Energy Agency revealed in its monthly Oil Market Report Thursday.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, From space stations to factories: Five interesting ways that solar power is being harnessed
Sustainable Energy looks at the remarkable ways solar power is being used around the world.
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Thu, 13 Sep 2018, Oil slips as economic concerns counter tighter supply
Oil prices fell on Thursday, slipping back from four-month highs as investors focused on the risk that emerging market crises and trade disputes could dent demand.
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