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  • NREL Releases Renewable Energy Data Book Detailing Growing Industry in 2012

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The annual report is an important assessment of U.S. energy statistics for 2012, including renewable electricity, worldwide renewable energy development, clean energy ...

  • International developers get serious about PV in Chile

    Enel Green Power Latin America and Quiborax have recently joined the quickly growing list of international companies investing in PV power in Chile. News came today that Enel Green Power Latin America has lodged plans for three solar parks in Antofagasta. The parks will total over 400MW of power and are projected to r require a total of US$ 865 million of investment.  Two of the plants will ...

  • A week at the world water forum

    With a team of collegues from Africa, Asia, and Europe, Wetlands International was present at the World Water Forum with full programme of presentations and contributions to panels. A main ambition was to lead a part of the so-called ‘Thematic ...


    By Wetlands International

  • MWH and International Water Association form climate change partnership

    MWH and the International Water Association (IWA) are joining forces to deliver a wide-ranging, three-year programme aimed at tackling the impact of climate change on the water sector. Both organisations are recognised as thought leaders in climate change adaptation and mitigation. MWH signed up to the Clinton Global Initiative in 2006 and has made a Climate Change Commitment to reduce its own ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Meltdown in the mountains

    The world's glaciers are continuing to melt away with the latest official figures showing record losses, according to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Data from close to 30 reference glaciers in nine mountain ranges indicate that between the years 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 the average rate of melting and thinning more than doubled. The findings come from the World Glacier Monitoring Service ...

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