Wind and solar energy are literally (that’s a literal ‘literally’) saving lives.

The increasing presence of wind and solar in the United States helped prevent the premature deaths of up to 12,700 people between 2007 and 2015, according to a new study from Nature Energy. How’s that? Well, with the rise of clean energy, there’s a …and more » #solar #wind #today #solarpower #renewables

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Norway’s Statoil reshapes control of giant wind farm off the British coast

10 (UPI) — A swap arrangement for parts of the Dogger Bank wind farm off the British coast puts the power in the hands of their respective owners, a consortium said. Statoil signed a swap agreement with British energy company SSE and German energy … #windenergy #windpower #energy #renewables #climatechange #science

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Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink …

Tories urged to look at onshore windfarms which can be built as cheaply as gas plants and deliver the same power for half the cost of Hinkley Point, says Arup.and more » #windenergy #windpower #energy #power #renewables

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Germany’s Siemens wins tender for Turkish wind power project

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey picked Germany’s Siemens (SIEGn.DE) as the winning bidder for a $1 billion wind power project on Thursday, a sign Ankara wants to keep business separate from the widening diplomatic row between the NATO allies. Relations … #windpower