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WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland will find it almost impossible to meet an ambitious new target for renewable energy use backed this week by European lawmakers, Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski said on Thursday.
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2018-01-18 05:55:39
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STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday to reform the power market and reduce energy consumption that envisage more ambitious climate goals, setting the stage for tough talks with reluctant EU member states.
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2018-01-17 08:45:48
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. power grid regulator on Monday rejected a directive by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to prop up aging coal and nuclear power plants, in a setback for the Trump administration that disappointed coal miners but pleased drillers, environmentalists and renewable energy advocates
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2018-01-08 17:21:16
Friday, December 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has finalised a power supply plan that aims to make renewables the country's fuel of choice for power generation for the next 15 years, its energy ministry said on Friday.
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2017-12-29 02:02:45
Saturday, December 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. renewable energy industry expressed relief after a compromise Republican tax bill released late on Friday preserved key tax credits that had been at risk of being removed, but it raised concerns about a provision that may threaten investment in the sector.
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2017-12-16 17:45:50
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A group of big technology, industry and power companies have called on the European Union to set a target for renewables of at least 35 percent when EU energy ministers meet next week.
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2017-12-13 06:13:15
Thursday, November 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
Government secures agreement to continue work on its proposed mechanism without direct comparison with alternative schemesThe government has secured agreement for further work to be carried out on the national energy guarantee despite resistance from South Australia and the ACT.
As flagged by Guardian Australia on Thursday, some of the Labor states wanted a detailed comparison with alternatives such as the chief scientist’s clean energy target and an emissions intensity trading scheme
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2017-11-23 20:12:35
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's target to "effectively alleviate" renewable power waste remains under pressure despite Beijing's progress in boosting renewable energy consumption in the first three quarters of the year, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a statement on Tuesday.
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2017-11-14 05:14:15
Friday, November 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
ROME/MILAN (Reuters) - Italy is looking to phase out all coal power plant production by 2025 and boost the role of renewable energy as it seeks to reduce its carbon footprint, the government said on Friday.
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2017-11-10 10:38:11
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. renewable fuel credits (D6) hit $1.00 in early trading on Wednesday, traders said, as prices continue to surge in the wake of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to back off program reforms.
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2017-10-25 10:51:23
Monday, October 23rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
SSE and Drax tell Philip Hammond they need longer-term clarity on price floor if they are to replace coal power plantsTwo of Britain’s biggest energy companies have called on Philip Hammond to strengthen a carbon tax that has driven a dramatic collapse in coal power generation, arguing it is essential for the shift to cleaner energy
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2017-10-23 00:01:11
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - BP is targeting smaller and wider-ranging investments in renewable energy to avoid large losses in the sector like those it suffered earlier in the decade, Chief Executive Bob Dudley said on Wednesday.
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2017-10-18 09:00:10
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Prime minister wins party room backing despite Tony Abbott bid for delay, but policy may be resisted by statesMalcolm Turnbull has secured party room backing to impose new reliability and emissions reduction guarantees on energy retailers and large energy users from 2020.But the emissions reduction trajectory, the most internally sensitive component of the reform, will require new legislation, and the government has been advised to implement the new scheme with the support of state governments passing complementary laws – which could render Turnbull’s reworked proposal dead on arrival
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2017-10-17 01:41:00
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Monday, October 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's government on Tuesday rejected calls to set a clean energy target, instead scrapping aid for renewable projects and adopting a fuel-neutral energy policy that it said could keep the country's lights on and cut power prices.
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2017-10-16 22:47:10
Monday, October 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rabobank NA [RABOVR.UL] is launching with the United Nations $1 billion in financing for farmers to transition to more sustainable practices as food companies and consumers are demanding more supply chain transparency.
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2017-10-16 16:22:59