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E.On’s switch to renewables is a sign of things to come, say experts

5 December, 2014
E.On’s switch to renewables is a sign of things to come, say experts

More companies are likely to follow the German utility giant E.ON and shift their energy generation away from coal and nuclear to renewable power, the president of Germany’s Federal Environment Agency (UBA) […]

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Report France Offshore Wind Mission, October 2014

12 November, 2014
Report France Offshore Wind Mission, October 2014

Business Development and Matchmaking Trip with EDF and French offshore wind companies 21 – 23 October 2014 Background Information With operations in Europe and North America, EDF Energies Nouvelles is a market leader […]

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Developing countries begin to take lead in green energy growth

6 November, 2014
Developing countries begin to take lead in green energy growth

The growth rate of wind farms and solar plants in China, India and an array of smaller developing countries is starting to outpace that in many of the world’s richest nations. Companies […]

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Turks and Caicos sign green energy agreement

28 October, 2014
Turks and Caicos sign green energy agreement

Turks and Caicos is the latest territory to join the Carbon War Room’s Ten Island Challenge, committing to making the transition from fossil-fuel dependency to 100 percent renewable energy.   Last week, […]

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Renewable energy investment key to sub-Saharan Africa’s prosperity

14 October, 2014
Renewable energy investment key to sub-Saharan Africa’s prosperity

A woefully under-developed energy sector is holding back growth in sub-Saharan Africa, but smart investment could unlock the region’s huge renewable energy potential, according to a new report. The International Energy Agency’s […]

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A New Generation Of Solar Cells Could Smash Current Efficiency Limits

9 October, 2014
A New Generation Of Solar Cells Could Smash Current Efficiency Limits

A revolutionary technique developed by a team at the University of Cambridge could boost the efficiency of solar cells and accelerate the switch to renewable sources. The technique “could smash the solar […]

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£100m in funding for government grants to improve energy efficiency

7 October, 2014
£100m in funding for government grants to improve energy efficiency

Householders across the UK are to be offered an additional £100 million to fund energy-saving home improvements, after a government scheme proved so popular it ran out of cash within three months. […]

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Clean-Energy Spending at $175 Billion on Chinese Rise

2 October, 2014
Clean-Energy Spending at $175 Billion on Chinese Rise

About $175 billion was spent globally on renewable energy projects during the first three quarters, up 16 percent from the same period last year, with Chinese solar investment at a record, according […]

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Northland Power eyes European offshore wind projects

30 September, 2014
Northland Power eyes European offshore wind projects

One of Canada’s oldest independent power companies is shifting its sights to European offshore wind projects, taking advantage of a rapidly expanding segment of the green power sector that is hungry for […]

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France Bets on Geothermal Energy

29 September, 2014
France Bets on Geothermal Energy

France is making a new push to develop geothermal energy. The goal is to reduce the carbon emissions that contribute to global warming while ensuring the nation’s energy independence. Hydraulic fracturing for […]

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