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Hungary Shuts Off Re-Export Of Natural Gas To Ukraine

Hungary's national gas operator says the "indefinite" cut off is over domestic supply concerns, but the move comes just days after the CEO of Russia's Gazprom monopoly visited Budapest.
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Solar Advocates Fight Utilities Over Grid Access

Across the country the solar industry is battling utilities over the financial details of feeding electricity from renewable resources back into the power grid.
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Stockpiling Coal For Winter Proves Problematic For Power Plants

Fall is usually the season when power plants stockpile coal in preparation for higher electricity demand during the winter, but that's proving to be problematic this year.
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Rockefeller Brothers Fund Forsakes Its Legacy

On Monday, at the U.N. climate change conference in New York, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and several dozen other groups will announce their divestment from fossil fuels.
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When The Power's Out, Solar Panels May Not Keep The Lights On

With the price of solar panels falling, more municipalities and homeowners are installing them. But having solar panels doesn't mean you won't lose power in a blackout — at least not yet.
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With U.S. Oil Supply Climbing, Some Call For End To Export Ban

Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.
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With Turmoil Roiling Abroad, Why Aren't Oil Prices Bubbling Up?

Conflict in oil-producing regions usually sends oil prices higher. But the cost of oil has actually dropped, despite turmoil in the Middle East. Economists say it's a matter of supply and demand.
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No Gas Guzzlers Here; Beijing Hosts First All-Electric Car Race

The very first Formula E all-electric car race took place over the weekend in Beijing. Promoters hope the 10-race series around the globe will boost sales of alternative fuel cars.
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New York Says It's Time To Flip The Switch On Its Power Grid

Officials want to overhaul the state's energy grid. Experts say the plan would help utilities withstand severe weather events, but it would also require a massive re-engineering of the power system.
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Nebraska's Supreme Court To Hear Keystone XL Pipeline Case

The White House delayed a decision on the pipeline until a Nebraska route is approved. The state's high court hears arguments on Friday over whether the governor had authority to approve the route.

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