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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[...]
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Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy Dubai is set for a solar power advancement, as the government creates mandates that would allow property owners[...]
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Poorest Nations Get a Boost in Clean Energy Financing

Posted on September 12th, 2014 by

Poorest Nations Get a Boost in Clean Energy Financing Out of an almost record lending total of $9.445 billion, over two-thirds of the World Bank[...]
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Iberdrola Refurbishes 45 Small Hydro Facilities in Spain

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Iberdrola Refurbishes 45 Small Hydro Facilities in Spain Spanish utility Iberdrola reports that it has modernized almost half of its 92 small hydropower projects over[...]
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Sharp Selling U.S. Solar Developer Recurrent Energy

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

Sharp Selling U.S. Solar Developer Recurrent Energy Sharp Corp., the Japanese electronics giant, is seeking to sell its U.S. solar-power development arm Recurrent Energy. Sharp[...]
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Shunfeng Aims for 3 GW of Installations to Rival Biggest Solar Manufacturers

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

Shunfeng Aims for 3 GW of Installations to Rival Biggest Solar Manufacturers Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., which plans to become one of the world’s largest[...]
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Nudging Can Save Europe Billions on Electricity Bills

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Nudging Can Save Europe Billions on Electricity Bills European energy consumers could save 2.4 billion euros from electricity bills using psychology to nudge them into[...]
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Beijing To Ban Coal By The End of the Decade

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by

Beijing To Ban Coal By The End of the Decade The Chinese state press agency, Xinhua, has reported that Beijing is planning to ban coal[...]
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Indian Firms Launch Zero-Interest Loans for Solar Power Technology

Posted on August 1st, 2014 by

Indian Firms Launch Zero-Interest Loans for Solar Power Technology Tata Power Solar, one of the biggest solar power manufacturers in India, has teamed-up with Bajaj[...]
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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[...]