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Quenching the thirst of concentrated solar power

In CSP plants, an array of large mirrors is used to concentrate sunlight, focusing it enough to turn water into steam and drive power turbines. The turbines generate electricity much as those of fossil fuel plants, only without the fuel expenditure or the greenhouse gas emissions


Concentrated solar power (CSP) could have the potential to energise remote areas of the world, but it faces one major obstacle – the amount of water it uses. Now, thrifty water sprinklers, tailor-made rotors and hybrid sunlight-biomass boilers could cut the water bill of concentrated solar power and even help generate electricity when the sun doesn't shine.
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>>HAPPY ESTONIAN RE-INDEPENDENCE DAY<<

Head Taasiseseisvumispäev :)

http://www.eu-events.eu/4336-estonia-restoration-of-independence-day.html
Known in Estonian as 'Tasiseseisvumispäev', this public holiday is always celebrated on 20 August. Following the growth of a strong independence
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Are you one of the victims of discrimination?
Check the latest results from a new Eurobarometer survey on discrimination in Europe on various grounds like ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age and gender:
HTTP://BIT.LY/1Z2S0K9

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Understanding the fate of food

What exactly happens as we digest food and what are the implications for our health? Answering these questions will help design healthier foods that could curb the rising rates of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.


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Video showcase of our #Space #Science missions - helping us understand our place in the #Universe.
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#SOTEU - coming on the 14th of September. 
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With the start of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the use of the ancient ‘cupping’ technique by various athletes, to supposedly improve their recovery time and allow for better performance, has been one of the most commented upon aspects of the Games thus far. However, scientists are divided over whether or not the technique has actual physical benefits beyond the creation of a placebo effect.
Read more on CORDIS: http://cordis.europa.eu/news/rcn/125999_en.html?utm_campaign=engagor&utm_content=engagor_Mzg0NDIzNg%3D%3D&utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus
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Snake oil and ectoplasmic massage works just as well...
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Our #EELT compared to #BigBen, in #London, #UnitedKingdom. With a main mirror 39 metres in diameter, the European Extremely Large Telescope will be the largest optical/near-infrared telescope in the world. #BiggestEyeOnTheSky
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#CircularEconomy: @EU_Commission expands ecolabel criteria to computers, furniture, footwear https://t.co/y9DP1axa9m 
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The prospect of Ukrainians gaining visa-free travel to the EU is fading, amid a bitter row over the introduction of a computer system for public officials to declare their interests. #Ukraine #VisaFreeTravel #EU  
A row over the introduction of a computer system for officials to declare their interests threatens to torpedo Ukraine's visa deal with the EU.
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common, just give the VISA to them!
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The extraordinary mission of ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft around comet 67P is nearly over: on 30 September the craft will crash land on its surface and end a 12 year voyage through space.

Find out more: http://bit.ly/2bG2mUi
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Are you thinking of starting your own business, or have you recently done so? Or perhaps you are already running a successful business and would like to expand it to new markets, or get fresh ideas?

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs could be for you!
http://www.erasmus-entrepreneurs.eu/?utm_campaign=engagor&utm_content=engagor_Mzg0MzQwMA%3D%3D&utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus

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+Otto Pardey would be nice to develop a bit? Because it is easy to claim truth without backing by any facts. I could say also the sky is fluo-pink. I guess people we just lol of me. Sepcialy here, they are speaking of ERASMUS ... what is this so bad for you?
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