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Monday, June 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
EDP Brasil (pertaining to the EDP-Energias de Portugal group) has completed the process of selling 50 percent of the Santo António do Jari and Cachoeira Caldeirão hydroelectric projects in Brazil to the China Three Gorges Corp group, the company ...
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2014-06-30 03:12:36
Sunday, June 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Large-scale use of ethanol as a minor additive to petrol is prevalent in 20 countries, including the US and Brazil, where it has been remarkably successful, but India is still a laggard. This is despite the fact that effective use of ethanol as automotive fuel would ...
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2014-06-29 13:42:42
Sunday, June 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON/OSLO (Reuters) - Indonesia has for the first time surpassed Brazil in clearing tropical forests and losses are accelerating despite a 2011 moratorium meant to protect wildlife and combat climate change, scientists said on Sunday.

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2014-06-29 12:05:43
Saturday, June 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Fossil fuel emissions release billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere each year, which is changing the climate and threatening the sustainability of life on planet Earth. In Brazil, the demand for alternative energy sources has led to an increase in biofuel ...
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2014-06-28 10:14:54
Friday, June 27th, 2014      Leave a Comment
BAODING, China and RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar,"...
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2014-06-27 16:17:43
Friday, June 27th, 2014      Leave a Comment
NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Paris, Ile-de-France, France, 2014/06/27 - GDF SUEZ is pleased to announce that through its subsidiary Tractebel Energia, the Group continues to strengthen its renewable energy position in Brazil - GDFSUEZ.com. FR0010 ...
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2014-06-27 13:08:06
Friday, June 27th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Billionaire Rubens Ometto’s Cosan SA has the potential to triple its power generation by burning sugar-cane leftovers if the government offers power-purchase contracts for biomass producers.
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2014-06-27 10:34:41
Thursday, June 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Brazil's biggest sugar and ethanol producer could generate a surplus of as much as 3 gigawatts of power if the company used all the bagasse and straw available in its units, Chief Financial Officer Marcelo Eduardo Martins said in an interview yesterday.
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2014-06-26 19:45:53
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014      Leave a Comment
If Brazil wants to respect its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions it should target low productivity cattle pasture rather than native cerrado for biofuel crops like sugar cane, argues a new paper published in Nature Climate Change. Brazil already ...
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2014-06-25 16:20:15
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014      Leave a Comment
In Brazil, ethanol exports to the US jumped in May to 124 million liters, up 10% from the year and much higher than the 90.8 million liters exported in April. Much of the ethanol is expected to be ETBE blendstock as the arbitrage window for fuel ethanol closed ...
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2014-06-25 13:57:33
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Meanwhile mills reduced the percentage of cane used for ethanol production to 54.6 percent in early June, down from 57.7 percent a year ago and 56.2 percent in late May. Since the start of the season that began officially on April 1, mills in the center-south ...
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2014-06-25 13:47:48
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Trying to emulate the success of Brazil's booming biofuel industry, India launched its ambitious ethanol blending programme in 2006, but disagreements between sugar mills and oil companies over pricing stymied progress. New Delhi is now trying to promote ...
BangladeshThe Daily Star via Google News
2014-06-24 01:26:31
Monday, June 23rd, 2014      Leave a Comment
CPFL Energias Renovaveis SA, Brazil’s biggest renewable-energy producer, received permission to operate four wind farms from the country’s power regulator.
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2014-06-23 16:14:04
Monday, June 23rd, 2014      Leave a Comment
PARIS - Beyond the spectacle of 32 nations battling for the greatest prize in football, the World Cup is also a test bed for tackling climate-damaging carbon emissions from major events. The world's biggest sports fest is a major source of carbon, but FIFA says this year's event should break new ground in addressing the problem
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2014-06-23 14:42:18
Sunday, June 22nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
Increased use of standby thermal plants may pose some unexpected operational challenges to power producers, Fitch Ratings says. Brazil's effort to diversify its electricity production into other renewable resources, including wind farms and expanded ...
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2014-06-22 13:00:00