A project planned for sunny South Australia will be the world’s largest single solar thermal power plant when it comes on line in 2020. The Aurora Solar Energy Project will have a capacity of 150 MW, which is enough to supply 90,000 people with electricity.
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Two turbines in the Pentland Firth in Scotland recently set a world record for monthly energy production from a tidal stream power station. In August, the MeyGen installation off the Caithness coast of Scotland produced 700 MWh of electricity, enough to power 2,000 homes.
The decline of sugar maple trees has been observed for well over 50 years. It is not a specific disease or a syndrome but instead is a generalized set of symptoms that have been affecting these valuable trees in many areas for a long time.