Archive for the ‘Electricity’ Category

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India Doubles Coal Tax, Favors Clean Energy Projects

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

India Doubles Coal Tax, Favors Clean Energy Projects India’s finance minister has decided to double the tax on every metric ton of coal mined or[...]
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World’s Largest Wind-Solar Hybrid Installation Unveiled in Jamaica

Posted on July 18th, 2014 by

World’s Largest Wind-Solar Hybrid Installation Unveiled in Jamaica The world’s largest wind and solar hybrid installation was recently unveiled in Kingston, Jamaica. It consists of[...]
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First Solar Cancels Plans for World’s Biggest Solar PV Plant

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

First Solar Cancels Plans for World’s Biggest Solar PV Plant First Solar Inc. will no longer be pursuing the construction of the world’s biggest solar[...]
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UK Crown Estate Announces New Wave & Tidal Energy Expansion

Posted on July 11th, 2014 by

UK Crown Estate Announces New Wave & Tidal Energy Expansion The UK Crown Estate, which manages the country’s seabed, has revealed new agreements for six[...]
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India Plans World’s Largest Floating Solar PV Project

Posted on July 4th, 2014 by

India Plans World’s Largest Floating Solar PV Project National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC), India’s leading hydro power producer, is planning to build the world’s largest[...]
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Renewables to Receive Huge Chunk of $7.7 Trillion in Global Power Funding

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

Renewables to Receive Huge Chunk of $7.7 Trillion in Global Power Funding Renewable energy may receive as much as two-thirds of the $7.7 trillion of[...]
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GM to Build 3 Acres of Solar Panels in Michigan

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

GM to Build 3 Acres of Solar Panels in Michigan General Motors will be installing three acres of PV solar panels at two of its[...]
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EU Seen Cutting Coal Use by Quadrupling Carbon Price

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

  EU Seen Cutting Coal Use by Quadrupling Carbon Price Europe could persuade utilities to shift from coal burning to cleaner natural gas by quadrupling[...]
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Demand for India Renewable Credit Reaches 3-Month High

Posted on June 27th, 2014 by

Demand for India Renewable Credit Reaches 3-Month High Demand for Indian renewable-energy credits rose to a three-month high last month as state utilities move to[...]
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Solar Tariffs Seen to Cause 14% Price Spike for Chinese Panels

Posted on June 20th, 2014 by

Solar Tariffs Seen to Cause 14% Price Spike for Chinese Panels Prices for Chinese solar panels exported into the U.S. are seen to climb by[...]
SunPower Join Hands with Admirals Bank for $200 M Residential Solar Loan Initiative

SunPower Join Hands with Admirals Bank for $200 M Residential Solar Loan Initiative

Posted on June 18th, 2014 by

SunPower Join Hands with Admirals Bank for $200 M Residential Solar Loan Initiative SunPower and Admirals Bank announced a $200 million loan program for residential[...]
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New England Clean Power Link to Generate Around $400 Million Annually

Posted on June 17th, 2014 by

New England Clean Power Link to Generate Around $400 Million Annually TDI New England’s proposed New England Clean Power Link will produce around $400 million[...]
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Americans Willing to Pay More to Curb Climate Change

Posted on June 12th, 2014 by

Americans Willing to Pay More to Curb Climate Change According to the Bloomberg National Poll, Americans are willing to bear the cost of fighting climate[...]
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Buffett to Stake Another $15 Billion on Renewables

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

Buffett to Stake Another $15 Billion on Renewables Describing Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s increasing investment in sustainable energy, Warren Buffett had to rely on a deputy,[...]
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Iceland Moves Closer to Powering Homes with Geothermal Energy

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 by

Iceland Moves Closer to Powering Homes with Geothermal Energy Iceland is moving closer to powering European homes using the volcanic island nation’s geothermal and hydropower[...]
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Missouri University Shifts from 69-Year Old Coal Plant to Geothermal Energy

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 by

Missouri University Shifts from 69-Year Old Coal Plant to Geothermal Energy A World War II-era power plant that supplied energy to much of the Missouri[...]