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German Utilities Remunerated to Stabilize Grid Due to Increase Solar and Wind

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

German Utilities Remunerated to Stabilize Grid Due to Increase Solar and Wind Germany’s drive to further increase power output from renewable energy is causing so[...]
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India Plans Its Biggest Solar Power Auction

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

India Plans Its Biggest Solar Power Auction The Indian government is planning on auctioning 1,500 megawatts of solar-power capacity, the country’s biggest to date. Power[...]
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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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Australia Becomes First Counrty to Repeal Carbon Levies

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

Australia Becomes First Country to Repeal Carbon Levies Australia made history by being the first nation to abolish laws requiring companies to pay for carbon[...]
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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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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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WTO Members Open Trade Talks to End Tariffs on Environmental Products

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

WTO Members Open Trade Talks to End Tariffs on Environmental Products The U.S., European Union and 12 other members in the World Trade Organization have[...]
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Gas Pipeline Linking Europe and Ukraine to Run at Full Load This Summer

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

Gas Pipeline Linking Europe and Ukraine to Run at Full Load This Summer The Vojany pipeline from Slovakia has been booked to start running at[...]
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U.K. Geological Study Shows Shale is Below Water Sources

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

U.K. Geological Study Shows Shale is Below Water Sources Layers of shale in the U.K. are well below water aquifiers, thereby minimizing the risk of[...]
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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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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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Seawater for Sustainable District Heating Utilized in Holland

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by

Seawater for Sustainable District Heating Utilized in Holland Duindorp, a small community near The Hague, Holland, has been the home of the world’s first district[...]
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Rising Coal Use Imperils EU Emissions Deal

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by

Rising Coal Use Imperils EU Emissions Deal The European Union’s attempt to cut greenhouse-gas emissions is threatened again as even developed member nations from the[...]
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Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

Gore Predicts Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline Al Gore, who considers the Keystone XL pipeline as an atrocity, said he thinks President Barack Obama is[...]
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Canada Attempts to Turn Up Heat on U.S. as Keystone Stalled

Posted on June 13th, 2014 by

Canada Attempts to Turn Up Heat on U.S. as Keystone Stalled The Canadian government has moved to turn up the heat on President Obama’s administration[...]
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EU Will be Forced to Curtail Green Power to Avoid Overloading

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by

EU Will be Forced to Curtail Green Power to Avoid Overloading Network operators in Europe are likely to curb wind and solar generation at times[...]