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‘The community respects us’: how solar projects are empowering women in Yemen In rural Yemen, many people have no access to power or rely on polluting generators. A project is working to change that Environment Society Sustainable Development
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‘Hugely welcome’: Indian solar scheme a win for farmers and the environment The initiative will put more money in the pockets of farmers and help reduce the country’s agricultural emissions Agriculture Energy Environment Sustainable Development Technology
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Powering forward: how energy in the UK has transformed in a decade In 2019, the UK hit a major energy milestone: between July and September, renewable power sources produced more electricity than fossil fuel... Energy Environment UK
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Solar panels could balance the grid at night The myth that solar farms are useless in darkness has been debunked after a trial found they can help balance the grid at night Energy Environment
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New solar rig to drive rail line directly with renewable power Could this sustainable railway project provide a blueprint for other train lines across the UK? Energy Environment UK
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Sunlight express: the solar-powered train The coastal town of Byron Bay in Australia is now easily accessible via a solar-powered train. It might not look cutting-edge, but it is Environment World
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