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U.S. solar market growth slows this year as projects pushed back

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FILE PHOTO: An array of solar panels is seen in the desert near Victorville, California, U.S. March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo (Reuters) – The U.S. solar market will grow more slowly than previously forecast this year as some large projects are shifted into 2020, an industry trade group said on Tuesday. The Solar Energy Read More

Dreamhouse for free? These 5 destinations offer free homes, but there’s a catch

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Many places worldwide offer newcomers insanely cheap real estate or even cash in an effort to tackle problems like urbanization, bad demographic situations, or lack of workforce. However, they all come with strings attached. 1. Molise region, southern Italy A region in southern Italy has recently announced it will pay newcomers €700 ($780) a month for Read More

Woman killed by black bear in ‘extremely rare’ attack

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A black bear has killed a Minnesota woman on a secluded island in Canadian waters in an attack that experts have called extremely rare. Catherine Sweatt-Mueller was staying with her parents in a remote cabin on Red Pine Island in Rainy Lake when she was killed. A police spokesman said Ms Sweatt-Mueller went outside on Read More

Sunrun To Help Power Hawaii With Rooftop Solar and Battery Network

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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq:RUN), the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage and energy services company, will participate in Hawaiian Electric Company’s emerging grid services market by delivering electricity from home solar and batteries to the utility as part of an innovative Grid Services Purchase Agreement with Open Access Read More

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. Below are the main climate strategies of the candidates participating in the event that Read More

Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy: sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump returns after travelling Read More

Farmer’s threat prompts U.S. Agriculture Department to pull staff from crop tour

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CORALVILLE, Iowa/CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat of violence was made during a phone call from an angry farmer. A crop scout walks through a soybean field to check on Read More