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  • How clean is Green Energy?

    Environmentalists discover that the World’s largest Solar Thermal Farm launched in California this February, is actually killing birds that fly around its extremely hot towers. This ‘Greener and Cleaner’ farm is alleged for hampering the survival of many other species –and this is where it sparks controversy in certain cautious corners. The above would probably ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Clean energy infrastructure

    Preferred bidders in the Government’s £1bn CCS Commercialisation Programme were announced in March 2013. Since then, my Department has taken forward detailed negotiations with these bidders to draw up and agree specifications and contracts for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies of their projects. Developing carbon capture and storage infrastructure forms part of the ...

  • Clean Energy Trends 2010

    Two weeks ago, Clean Edge launched its annual Clean Energy Trends 2010 report. Since then, it has received extensive media coverage. In general the report notes that 2009 will go down as one of the worst years in economic ...


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  • The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3)

    Energy Ministers from 23 of the world’s leading economies will meet at Lancaster House in London from April 25-27, to work together on accelerating the transition to clean energy technologies, with outcomes feeding in to the Rio +20 summit in June. The discussions will take place at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM3) [www.cleanenergyministerial.org], which will work on enhancing ...

  • Clean Energy Trends 2012

    Clean Edge's 11th annual Clean Energy Trends report has been released for 2012. The full report is a must read for industry stakeholders and is downloaded by tens of thousands annually. The report includes growth forecasts and market sizing for the major clean-energy sectors (solar PV, wind, and biofuels), as well as detailed analysis of solar PV pricing, public market activity and performance, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Going for gold in clean energy

    Helping British Columbia 'Go for the Gold' in clean energy, GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE and Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX: PCC) announced today updates on construction at the 144-megawatt Dokie Wind Project and 196-megawatt East Toba River and Montrose Creek Hydroelectric Project. Announced during a 2010 Winter Olympic Games briefing today at the British Columbia Showcase in ...


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  • Clean-energy trends 2008

    The following is an excerpt from Clean-Energy Trends 2008. To read the full report, please download the PDF file by clicking on the link below. Amid a challenging economic outlook—plummeting housing prices, rising foreclosure rates, record-high oil prices, sinking consumer confidence, looming recession—2007 was another banner year for clean energy, with no signs of a slowdown in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Competing in the Clean Energy Sector

    Canada's clean technology sector is a major driver of job growth and innovation, and could be worth $60 billion by 2020 barring current federal policy and financing barriers, says a new report by the Pembina Institute. Competing in Clean Energy:  Capitalizing on Canadian innovation in a $3 trillion economy details the opportunities and challenges facing Canada in the global ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean energy projects announced

    The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership’s (REEEP) has announced the remaining short-listed projects under its 7th programme cycle call from the regions in East and South Asia and the Pacific. In all a total of 120 projects have been short-listed globally from which 43 projects will be supported. REEEP received a large number of high quality proposals and the steering committees ...


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  • NRDC: Clean energy bill should stay clean

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today approved a bipartisan bill speeding the United States’ transition to a more energy efficient economy by promoting available efficiency technologies for homes, businesses, industrial facilities and the federal government. Franz Matzner, associate director of government affairs for the Natural Resources Defense Council, made these ...

  • Turning waste into clean energy for B.C.

    A new study released last week reveals clean energy from waste material is closer to becoming a commercial reality in British Columbia. The study was made public at the opening of British Columbia Innovation Council Day at the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Annual Summit in Vancouver, B.C. "British Columbia’s bio-economy is growing and this study acknowledges the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Clean energy is win-win for the US

    Scientists have worked out how the US could save as many as 300,000 lives by 2030, and get a tenfold return on its investments at the same time. It’s simple. All the nation has to do is what it promised to do at the Paris climate conference last December − launch clean energy and transport policies, reduce greenhouse gas emissions by two-thirds or more, and pursue the international ...


    By Climate News Network

  • European union clean energy policy

    The European Union has adopted a highly ambitious target of decarbonizing power generation and other key industrial sectors, in addition to 67% cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transport and up to 91% in reductions within the residential sector by 2050. To accomplish these goals, the EU embarked on a strategy of developing a holistic view of energy, transport, and efficiency - a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US and China to cooperate on clean energy

    President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao announced on November 17 a far-reaching package of measures to strengthen cooperation between the United States and China on clean and renewable energy. The presidents began by establishing a U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center to facilitate joint research and development of clean energy technologies by scientists from both countries. The ...

  • Clean Energy Boom Powers Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas, October 8, 2007 (ENS) - Texans like to say that everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to wind power, they're right. Texas boasts the world’s largest wind farm - FPL Energy’s 735 megawatt, MW, Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center - and also the world's second largest wind farm - the 505 MW Sweetwater project owned by Babcock & Brown & Catamount Energy, both ...

  • A Canada - US clean energy entente?

    The over $2.6 billion of goods and services that cross the border daily attests to the close relationship and intensity of trade between Canada and the United States. So where does energy fit into the picture? Numbers tell the story. In 2006, Canadian oil exports to the U.S. totaled 2.6 million barrels per day, or 11% of American energy supply. Canada's 3.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas ...


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  • Shifting global investments to clean energy

    When President Barack Obama announced the country's first national climate strategy, many people wondered what it would mean across the nation. Yet, the strategy may carry even more significant implications overseas. The plan restricts U.S. government funding for most international coal projects. This policy could significantly affect energy producers and public and private investors around the ...


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  • Clean Energy Ministerial webinar on shared leadership in the clean energy transition

    WHAT: Media webinar  WHO: Christian Zinglersen, Head of CEM Secretariat WHEN: Tuesday 23 May - 4:00PM Paris Time   Ahead of the next Clean Energy Ministerial ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Rivers and oceans as clean sources of energy

    The third day of the acqua alta, which will take place from 10 to 12 November at the CCH - Congress Center Hamburg - will be focusing on the topic of hydro energy. Experts from Germany and abroad will be presenting new developments and projects. Not only will the classic types of energy generation from water power be addressed, but also the advanced and climate-friendly use of tides and sea ...


  • Australia moves to clean energy future

    Australia"s Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Senator Penny Wong, has welcomed the passage of the enhanced Renewable Energy Target and Building Energy Efficiency legislation through the Parliament.  "These are important milestones for Australia as we move towards our clean energy future," Senator Wong said. "We know we will need to transform our energy sector and our ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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