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About Joshua S Hill

Joshua S Hill I'm a Christian, a nerd, a geek, and I believe that we're pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket! I also write for Fantasy Book Review (.co.uk), and can be found writing articles for a variety of other sites. Check me out at about.me for more.

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UK Wind Farms Provide 44% Of Electricity Demand

March 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The wind was blowing strong across the UK on Saturday as the country's wind turbines generated a new record of 14.3 gigawatts by the end of the day, and accounting for as much as 44.5% of total electricity demand during the mid- to late-afternoon

Oil & Gas Giant Statoil Proposes Changing Name To Equinor

March 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil has announced its intention this week to change its name to Equinor, as part of a growing trend of fossil fuel-reliant companies looking to diversify their holdings and change their name to reflect the changing times. 

US Solar Adds 10.6 Gigawatts In 2017, Down 10% From 2016

March 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The US solar PV market installed a total of 10.6 gigawatts of new capacity in 2017, according to a new report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), which is down 10% from 2016 and exposing weaknesses in certain market segments and specific locations around the country. 

UK & Saudi Arabia Sign Clean Energy Partnership

March 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia signed a Memorandum of Understanding last week which commits both countries to working together on developing new technologies to reduce carbon emissions and sharing technical knowledge with one another. 

Current Government Policies Risk $1.6 Trillion Energy Transition Risk

March 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Fossil fuel companies are at risk of wasting $1.6 trillion worth of expenditures through to 2025 if they base their emissions policies on current government policies which will likely result in global warming increasing to 2.7° degrees above pre-industrial levels, as compared to the 1.5° degree scenario of the Paris Climate Agreement. 

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