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Image SolarReserve Crescent Dunes - Preheating the Receiver (Photo courtesy of Molten Salt Energy Storage Making Strides

Molten Salt Energy Storage Making Strides

SolarReserve is developing technology to make a solar system with 24-hr power generating capacity. The system relies on molten salt for its efficiency.   In 2015, SolarReserve opened 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes solar energy facility. It has 1,100 megawatt-hours of energy storage, and the facility can… Keep Reading

Image A fight for natural resources in Colombia

A fight for natural resources in Colombia

Last week, a cease fire between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN), a communist guerrilla army, came to an end, and the rebels went straight to work attacking the county’s oil infrastructure.  #Atención | Por atentandos al oleoducto #CañoLimónCoveñas, le pedimos a… Keep Reading

Venezuela: Chavez’s legacy falls into chaos

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (LC – SOUTH AMERICA) Opposition leaders have called for new mass protests on Monday, after twelve people were killed in Caracas in three days of street fighting, protests and looting. The latest figures raise the total number of deaths during growing protests to… Keep Reading

Image Colombia: Will There Be Peace? [Lima Charlie News][Photo: Rafa / AFP]

Colombia: Will There Be Peace?

Colombia Celebrates Independence Day and Cautious Optimism. Colombia! The happiest country in the world, according to a 2012 and 2016 WIN/Gallup International Poll, celebrates its 206th birthday today. Día de la Independencia! Heralded as the Gateway to South America, Colombia follows its neighbor to the… Keep Reading

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