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In 2018, foreign-sourced uranium accounted for 90% of U.S. nuclear operators’ purchases

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July 22, 2019 Most uranium purchased by U.S. civilian nuclear power reactor operators every year comes from foreign countries. In 2018, 90% of the 40 million pounds of uranium purchased was from foreign countries, led by Canada (24% of total), Kazakhstan (20%), Australia (18%), and Russia (13%). U.S.-origin uranium accounted for 10% of purchases, or Read More

TerraForm Power to Acquire Large-Scale U.S. Distributed Generation Platform

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Investment Highlights Acquisition is expected to add ~320 megawatts of distributed generation assets in 20 states and in the District of Columbia Expected to grow TerraForm Power’s distributed generation portfolio to ~750 megawatts, making it one of the largest distributed generation businesses in the United States Portfolio consists of recently constructed assets that have an Read More

China’s top steelmaking city Tangshan steps up anti-smog curbs: local media

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FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from a chimney among houses as new high-rise residential buildings are seen under construction on a hazy day in the city centre of Tangshan, Hebei province in this February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s top steelmaking city Tangshan has stepped up anti-pollution measures over July 21 to Read More

Russian mine unearths unique large flawless yellow diamond

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The combination of rare yellow color, clarity, and size makes a diamond unearthed at a mine in Russia’s northwest one of the most unique gemstones ever discovered in Europe. A deep lemon-yellow diamond weighing 47.61 carats found in the Grib mine in Arkhangelsk, Russia may be the largest of its kind unearthed in this part Read More

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) and Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016. FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines airplane sits on the tarmac at LAX in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March Read More

USGC octane prices slip as gasoline complex softens, exports dip

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US Gulf Coast octanes took a fall Thursday, softened by weaker gasoline prices and decreased exports. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Of the blendstocks, alkylate saw the steepest day-on-day fall and was assessed by S&P Global Platts at pipeline gasoline plus 48 cents/gal. The USGC gasoline Read More

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation

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FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during a National Soccer Day Cerenomy in Brasilia, Brazil July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July. “I am Read More

French forests scarred as heatwaves bring bark beetle infestation

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(Reuters) – Long spells of hot, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining conifer forests and causing timber prices to plummet as forestry firms fell trees before they are damaged. An employee of the ONF (French national forests office) looks at the trunk of a tree Read More

Sunrun Solar and Battery Systems To Help Replace Retiring Oakland Power Plant

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunrun, Inc. (Nasdaq:RUN), the nation’s leading residential solar, battery storage, and energy services company, was awarded a landmark contract on Wednesday evening by the East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) board of directors to help replace the retiring jet-fuel Oakland Power Plant in Oakland, California with home solar Read More

Correction * SeaBird Exploration: Annual General Meeting 2019

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18 July 2019, Limassol, Cyprus * with attachments The directors of SeaBird Exploration Plc convene the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders for the 9(th) of August 2019 at 11.00 (local time) at Diagoras House 7th Floor, 16 Pantelis Catelaris Street, CY 1097 Nicosia, Cyprus. The agenda, recommendations by the Nomination Committee, proxy form and Read More