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vintage gasoline station We rely heavily on electricity and gas as forms of energy to power our world.  As our consumption of energy in these forms intersects with rising costs and a dwindling supply, businesses and governments are faced with the task of finding ways to cut expenditure, as well as harness alternative means of energy production.  The need for "green energy" which can be extracted, generated, or consumed without negatively impacting the environment is an important current issue.  Promising sustainable energy solutions include wind power, hydroelectricity, solar energy, and geothermal energy.

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  • Top EU Court Upholds Sanctions Against Russia's Rosneft
    The top European Union court has ruled that EU sanctions imposed on Russian energy giant Rosneft over Moscow's seizure of Crimea and involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine are lawful.
    Radio Liberty.  Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:09:08 +0000.
  • Energy Chief Perry Tours Yucca Mountain Nuclear Site
    Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured the site of a shuttered nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain on Monday, his first visit to a U.S. Energy Department site since taking over the department. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:36:19 -0400.
  • Wood Group extends contract with Premier Oil in £40m deal
    Oil Services company Wood Group secures a £40m contract to deliver energy services to two North Sea platforms.
    BBC News.  Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:25:05 GMT.
  • Enbridge sheds 1,000 jobs after takeover of Spectra Energy
    Enbridge Inc. is cutting about 1,000 jobs, or six per cent of its staff, after completing its takeover of Spectra Energy Corp. of Houston, Texas.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:16:06 EDT.
  • 2 reports, 1 conclusion: energy shift must start soon
    BERLIN (AP) — The world must swiftly shift energy production away from fossil fuels if it is to prevent a dangerous increase in global temperatures, according to separate reports released Monday by two international agencies.
    Yahoo.  Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:42:05 -0400.

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