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Mainstream Renewable Power gets planning permission to build 150MW wind farm in Calama, Chile
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Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, today (28 August) announces it has received environmental consent to build the 150 megawatt Tchamma Wind Farm in Northern Chile. The wind farm, which will be located in the commune of Calama in the Antofagasta region, will cover an area of 1,900 hectares on land owned by the National Assets Ministry. The wind farm is expected to reach ...

E-Scrap 2014: The latest on the CRT crisis
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Discussion of downstream options for CRT glass — and the associated pricing — has consumed the electronics recycling industry for the past year, and at E-Scrap 2014, the CRT debate will get its due treatment. To help clarify the current situation and anticipate where it's headed, the conference will offer a full rundown of the North American processors still standing and those hoping ...

Committed carbon emissions are rising fast
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Challenging news for those climate campaigners who believe that renewable sources of energy are on the increase: they may be, but so are carbon dioxide emissions. Steven Davis of the University of California, Irvine and Robert Socolow of Princeton University in the US report in the journal Environmental Research Letters that existing power plants will emit 300 billion tons of additional carbon ...

Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan
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Royal Dutch Shell PLC has filed a revised Arctic offshore drilling plan with federal regulators but says the company hasn't decided whether to return to waters off the coast of northwest Alaska in 2015. The revised exploration plan submitted to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Anchorage calls for two drilling vessels to operate simultaneously in the Chukchi Sea rather than one in the ...

IEA questions impact of a non-binding renewable energy target for Europe
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According to the IEA's Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report, the absence of a binding target raises questions about how effective the overall target can be as member states would be able to define their commitment to renewables voluntarily.  The report adds that the framework overseeing these commitments lacks detail. Justin Wilkes, deputy chief executive officer of the European Wind ...

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