Renewable power generation

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, and Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, left, talk during a tour where the city has raised streets and installed pumps to combat rising tides, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Miami Beach, Fla. The U.S. Conference of Mayors opens its annual meeting Friday in Miami Beach. Mayors of cities with populations of 30,000 or more will discuss plans to reduce the nation's carbon footprint and protect immigrant families. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
June 24, 2017 - 8:44 am
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S...
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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, left, poses with Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli for a photo during a meeting at the Zhongnanhai leaders compound in Beijing Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, Pool)
June 08, 2017 - 2:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — America and China have "extraordinary opportunities" to work together on clean energy, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday, amid global criticism of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement. In a meeting with Chinese Vice...
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FILE- In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, a passenger airliner flies past steam and white smoke emitted from a coal-fired power plant in Beijing. President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
June 02, 2017 - 6:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment. Trump's announcement that the U.S. would leave...
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In this image taken from video, lobsterman, Tim Pettis, works with his traps on the waterfront Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Portland, Maine. Pettis said that he has seen the effects of climate change in the warming waters he works in and wishes President Donald Trump could feel the same. His comments came on the same day Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement. (AP Photo/Robert Bukaty)
June 02, 2017 - 1:09 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — From coal country to the ports of Maine to the wind farms of the West Coast, Americans react to President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday that he's pulling the country out of the Paris climate accord. ___ WARMING WATERS AND LOSING LOBSTERS Tim Pettis, a Maine lobsterman...
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FILE- In this Feb. 28, 2017 file photo, a passenger airliner flies past steam and white smoke emitted from a coal-fired power plant in Beijing. President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment.(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
June 01, 2017 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment. Trump's announcement that the U.S. would leave...
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May 30, 2017 - 10:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made an impassioned appeal Tuesday for the world to intensify action to combat climate change and implement the Paris Agreement to limit carbon emissions as President Donald Trump debates whether the U.S. will withdraw from the accord...
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May 22, 2017 - 6:14 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's upcoming departure to Beijing marks the end of a career in state politics that spans several decades. As the longest-serving governor in the U.S. at more than 22 years, Branstad oversaw Iowa throughout the farm crisis of the 1980s that...
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Officials from the IKEA Foundation, and the U.N. refugee agency tour a newly inaugurated solar energy plant, that will provide about 20,000 Syrian refugees with electricity, in the Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan, Wednesday, April 17, 2017. The foundation funded the plant which makes Azraq, run by the UN, the world’s first refugee camp to be powered by renewable energy and saves $1.5 million a year in electricity costs. (Elena Boffetta/AP Photo)
May 17, 2017 - 1:28 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syrian refugees in Jordan's remote desert were connected to solar power on Wednesday, making their community the world's first refugee camp to be powered by renewable energy. The $4.5 million (4 million euros) plant was funded by a foundation established by Ikea, the global...
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May 17, 2017 - 5:01 am
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency has switched on a newly built solar power plant to serve 20,000 Syrian refugees in the remote Azraq camp in Jordan's desert. The agency said Wednesday that Azraq has become the world's first refugee camp powered by renewable energy. For the...
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April 23, 2017 - 10:50 am
HAZLEHURST, Ga. (AP) — Energy officials say one of the largest solar projects in Georgia has been completed. The Telegraph reports ( http://bit.ly/2p3yoyb ) that the new 52-megawatt solar facility in Hazlehurst is expected to generate more than 134 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy...
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