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Alberta to Follow U.S. and China on Carbon Regulations

Posted on November 14th, 2014 by

Alberta to Follow U.S. and China on Carbon Regulations Alberta, home to Canada’s oil sands, is prepared to follow the U.S. and China on making[...]
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RusHydro, Chinese Firms Ink Deals for Conventional, Pumped-Storage Development

Posted on November 12th, 2014 by

RusHydro, Chinese Firms Ink Deals for Conventional, Pumped-Storage Development Energy giant RusHydro has announced the signing of two deals with Chinese firms that could lead[...]
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Russia, China Sign Second Blockbuster Gas Deal

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by

Russia, China Sign Second Blockbuster Gas Deal China and Russia deepened their energy ties with a second billion-dollar deal that lessens Russia’s reliance on Europe[...]
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UK Approves 750 MW Offshore Wind Venture

Posted on November 10th, 2014 by

UK Approves 750 MW Offshore Wind Venture The UK approved development of one of the largest offshore wind farms as the nation chases a European[...]
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France Breaks Ground on Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm

Posted on November 7th, 2014 by

France Breaks Ground on Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm Paris-based solar company Neoen has broken ground on a 300 MW photovoltaic grid-connected installation at Cestas, which[...]
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Kenya Inaugurates World’s Biggest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by

Kenya Inaugurates World’s Biggest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has just inaugurated the world’s largest single turbine geothermal power plant, which will[...]
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Canada’s Multi-Billion Hydro-Dam Project Wins Environmental Approval

Posted on October 17th, 2014 by

Canada’s Multi-Billion Hydro-Dam Project Wins Environmental Approval Canada’s $7 billion Site C hydroelectric dam on the Peace River won environmental approval, and is on-track for[...]
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Scotland Approves 4 New Giant Offshore Wind Projects

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by

Scotland Approves 4 New Giant Offshore Wind Projects The Scottish government recently gave the green light for the development of four gigantic new wind energy[...]
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Ecotricity Ventures With Skanska for $800 Million UK Wind Project

Posted on October 15th, 2014 by

Ecotricity Ventures With Skanska for $800 Million UK Wind Project Ecotricity Group Ltd., a UK wind-farm developer, has teamed-up with Sweden’s Skanska AB to construct[...]
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Europe to Boost Gas Storage as it Pushes for Diversification

Posted on October 10th, 2014 by

Europe to Boost Gas Storage as it Pushes for Diversification Europe is set to increase natural gas storage capacity in the coming years as it[...]
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Chile Is Now the Top Market for Renewables

Posted on October 8th, 2014 by

Chile Is Now the Top Market for Renewables With the sunniest desert on earth, paired with a windy coast, northern Chile has turned into the[...]
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Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by

Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant Canada recently opened its first large-scale power plant that will burn coal while reducing carbon emissions by 90 percent,[...]
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Madrid Aims For Car-Free City Center by 2020

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by

Madrid Aims For Car-Free City Center by 2020 The center of the Spanish city of Madrid is planning to be car-free by the end of[...]
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Egypt Announces Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs Ahead of Auction

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by

Egypt Announces Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs Ahead of Auction The Egyptian government has released financial initiatives to support of sustainable energy infrastructure as the nation[...]
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Masdar Acquires Half Statoil Stake in U.K. Offshore Wind Project

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by

Masdar Acquires Half Statoil Stake in U.K. Offshore Wind Project Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co. agreed to acquire half of Statoil ASA’s stake in[...]
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Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project Brazil’s mines and energy ministry has released guidelines for the concession auction to develop the 8,040[...]