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Renewable energy startup is lighting up London

London - A London-based, online renewables only energy provider called Bulb is not only growing its number of users, the company is also attracting investment from big firms based in the U.S. and Russia.

Merkel expects tough talks with Putin

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expected tough talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday on issues from the Syria and Ukraine conflicts to energy cooperation.

Latest offshore oil drilling tract auction another bust for Trump

While being hailed as a great success by the Interior Department, the Trump administration's offshore Lease Sale 251 in the Gulf of Mexico made another "belly flop" with less than one percent of the tracts being sold on Wednesday.

Brace for extra-warm weather through 2022: study

Paris - Manmade global warming and a natural surge in Earth's surface temperature will join forces to make the next five years exceptionally hot, according to a study published Tuesday.

The Caspian Sea: rich in oil and gas and caviar

Aktau - The leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan are meeting in the Kazakh port city of Aktau on Sunday to sign a landmark deal on the Caspian Sea.

Caspian Sea nations sign landmark deal

Aktau - The leaders of the five states bordering the resource-rich Caspian Sea signed a landmark deal Sunday on the legal status of the inland sea which boasts a wealth of oil and gas reserves and sturgeon.

New organic battery can operate for decades

Scientists have experimented with a new organic molecule that has an ability to ‘renew’ and this can be the basis of a new type of organic flow battery which has the potential to last for several decades.

State-owned Syria firms in infrastructure hiring spree

Damascus - State-owned Syrian companies are hiring hundreds of employees in the gas, electricity, and technical infrastructure industries, state media announced Friday, weeks after President Bashar al-Assad said post-war reconstruction was a priority.

Venezuelan capital hit by 80 percent power cut: government

Caracas - A power failure cut electricity to 80 percent of the Venezuelan capital Caracas Tuesday, provoking transport and communications chaos, authorities said.Electricity minister Luis Motta said the government was "working on restoring the service.

Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam found dead

Addis Ababa - The project manager of Ethiopia's Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was found dead in the capital Addis Ababa on Thursday, state media reported.

First Ukraine nuclear reactor loaded 'solely' with non-Russian fuel

Kiev - Ukrainian authorities said on Thursday that the first unit of a nuclear power plant was fully loaded with fuel from Westinghouse Electric Co as Kiev seeks to break its dependence on Russian energy supplies.

Russia and Ukraine in EU-backed talks to avoid fresh 'gas wars'

Moscow - Officials from Moscow and Kiev were set to gather in Berlin on Tuesday for EU-backed talks on the future of the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine in a bid to minimise disputes when the current contract expires next year.

U.K. goes 1000 hours without using coal

The U.K. has gone beyond 1,000 hours without using coal. This is a further sign of a reduction with fossil fuel use as well as signal of Britain's green energy shift accelerating.

Two Colombia police officers killed in emergency zone

Apo - Two police officers were killed and another injured while patrolling an area housing thousands of evacuees who escaped a potentially catastrophic flood in northeast Colombia, authorities said Friday.

Latin America's largest solar park turns Mexican desert green

Viesca - Driving through the endless dunes and cacti of the Chihuahuan desert in northern Mexico, a shimmering blue field suddenly appears on the horizon -- not a mirage, but the largest solar park in Latin America.

Apple launches $300 mn 'green' fund for China suppliers

Shanghai - Apple said on Friday it has established a fund to invest nearly $300 million over the next four years to connect its Chinese suppliers to renewable energy as Beijing pushes an anti-pollution drive.

Creating clean energy in Arizona: Interview Special

The Arizona Corporation Commission is to develop a new rule directing utilities to meet a new clean energy standard by 2050. The aim is for utilities in the state to source most electricity from renewables. A leading analyst looks at the implications.

Bacteria-powered solar cell works under dark skies

In advancing energy capture, scientists have developed a bacteria-powered solar cell that can convert light to energy, even when operating under overcast skies.

Q&A: Technological solution to manufactured food pollution Special

One the leading sources of the world's ballooning ecological footprint are the costs and energy emissions associated with manufacturing recipe-based food products along with the buying habits of consumers. However, there's a technological solution.

UAE further delays launch of first nuclear reactor

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday that its first nuclear reactor would come online in late 2019 or early 2020, further delaying the launch of the Arab World's first atomic power station.

Aberdeen wind farm opposed by Donald Trump generates first power

An offshore wind farm in Scotland, that was fervently opposed by President Donald Trump a few years ago, has commenced operations. Located 1.5 miles off the Aberdeenshire coast, it is fully visible from a golf course owned by the President.

Physicists seeking to create cooler computing

Santa Fe - Computers require a huge energy demand, not only from the power required to run the devices, but also in terms of keeping them cool. Physicists have come up with a theory, based on the thermodynamics of computation, which could help to cool down devices.

Defusing row, OPEC agrees to output rise

Vienna - OPEC energy ministers on Friday said they would be putting more oil onto the market to meet "extra demand", reaching a last-ditch compromise in a spat that pitted Saudi Arabia against archfoe Iran.

OPEC inches towards oil output deal ahead of key meeting

Vienna - OPEC energy ministers expressed optimism Thursday they were nearing a compromise on oil output policy, with Saudi Arabia acknowledging that a big production hike would be "politically unacceptable" to archfoe Iran, and Iran saying that it was "ready fo...

Saudi, Iran face off ahead of tense OPEC meet

Vienna - Saudi Arabia insisted Wednesday it would do "whatever is needed" to avoid oil supply shortages, setting the stage for a showdown with archfoe Iran ahead of crunch OPEC talks on easing a production-cut pact.

Power woes hit Nigeria's football fans

Lagos - Football-loving Nigerians had more than one reason to groan about the country's opening World Cup game: not only did they lose 2-0, many weren't even able to see the whole match.

Oil in the Faroe Islands: mirage or miracle?

T - After fuelling hopes of independence from Denmark at the turn of the millennium, the Faroe Islands' dreams of an oil bonanza have turned out to be more of a mirage than a miracle.

New way to create energy-saving electronics

Scientists have discovered an alternate way of conducting electricity between transistors without energy loss. This could spur developments in energy-saving electronics and quantum computing.

Key to improving solar cell efficiency is chemistry

Nuremberg - As solar cell technology continues to advance, at the same time as interest in renewables rises, researchers are looking at how advanced chemistry can shape industrial sized solar cells so they can be adapted to maximise power collection.

Russia, Saudi seek raised OPEC output of 1.5 million bpd

Moscow - Russia and Saudi Arabia will ask OPEC to hike production by 1.5 million barrels a day in the third quarter of 2018, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday.
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