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China coal production falls in first 4 months of year
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Coal production in China, the world's biggest coal-consuming nation, fell by 6 percent in the first four months of this year as the economy slows and the government makes a concerted push to reduce carbon emissions. The National Development and Reform Commission said Tuesday that Chinese imports of coal also fell, plummeting 38 percent. China uses roughly half of all of the world's ...

North American Energy Ministers Establish New Continental Climate Change and Energy Collaboration
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The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources; Ernest J. Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy; and Pedro Joaquín-Coldwell, Mexico Secretary of Energy, today announced the creation of the North American Energy Ministers’ Working Group on Climate Change and Energy. Today’s announcement took place during the third official meeting of North ...

New T Series reduces service costs by over 20 percent
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Service intervals of the new T Series have been increased to 600 hours compared with 500 hours on earlier models. When compared with competitors, service costs of the new machine are extremely low. “Savings of 20 percent in service costs can add up to several thousand euros after just 5000 hours,” says Service Technician Jussi Lappi. The new T Series can offer extend­ed service ...

Energy Department Announces $32 Million to Boost Solar Workforce Training, Drive Solar Energy Innovation
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Today, the Energy Department is announcing $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar by developing innovative low-cost concentrating solar power collectors and increasing access to critical solar data. The Department is making up to $12 million available to develop a diverse, well-trained solar support ...

Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill
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The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration required Plains All American Pipeline to remove the damaged section of pipe, test it and empty the remainder of the line. The ...

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