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Biofuels and bioenergy take up finite land resources at the cost of food production and carbon storage and doesn’t guarantee carbon emissions cutsPowering cars with corn and burning wood to make electricity might seem like a way to lessen dependence on fossil fuels and help solve the climate crisis
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2015-01-29 08:06:38
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Kenya has stepped up its efforts to transform 40,000 acres of land into a wind farm, in a bid to meet growing demand for electricity.
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2015-01-29 06:19:40
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Germany is to open a first auction of land for solar power installations from next month as it seeks to bring renewable energy into the wholesale power market.
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2015-01-28 08:13:50
KUCHING: Sarawak should consider building cascading hydroelectric power (HEP) dams instead of mega conventional HEP dams as they will not flood too much land and forests, says former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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2015-01-27 14:26:33
The developer of Cape Wind terminated contracts to buy land and facilities in Falmouth, Mass., and Rhode Island, the latest sign that the $2.5 billion effort to become the nation’s first offshore wind farm might never produce a kilowatt of energy.
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2015-01-26 18:08:00
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The continent skipped land lines for mobile phones. Now a new generation of start-ups is trying to bring sun power to rural Africa – and leapfrog the fossil fuel era. 
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2015-01-25 15:44:22
Members of a western Manitoba aboriginal community are peacefully protesting work on the Bipole III hydroelectric line, a transmission project that requires the construction of a transmission line, two new converter stations and two ground electrodes for those stations. The area includes Sapotaweyak Cree Nation's ancestral lands and traditional territory, which includes burial and spiritual
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2015-01-25 10:26:28
A Manitoba First Nation has set up a blockade in the path of workers clear-cutting trees to make way for a hydroelectric transmission line planned to cross their ancestral lands.
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2015-01-24 15:59:18
The developer of Cape Wind has terminated contracts to buy land and facilities in Falmouth and Rhode Island, the latest sign that the $2.5 billion effort to become the nation's first offshore wind farm may never produce a kilowatt of energy.
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2015-01-24 08:05:11
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Submitted The Morse Wind project, which is owned by Ontario-based Algonquin Power Co., is a 23 MW-capacity wind generation facility that is currently under construction on 1,120 acres of private land. Algonquin Power acquired the project in March of 2011 and construction began in early August ...
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2015-01-23 10:28:57
Duke Energy will build a solar power facility costing between $25-30 million at Camp LeJeune. In return, the Marines are providing the 80 acres of land at no cost under a long-term lease deal. This is the first solar facility Duke is building at a military base.
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2015-01-22 09:49:27
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Weâve been down this path before; a new species, a new crop, a new product. A silver bullet plant that can be grown on degraded land and provide exactly what industry needs. And yet typically such plants go one of two ways; the way of Jatropha, which after a few years of being touted as the miracle plant of the biofuel industry, simply faded into nothingness; or the way of oil palm, where
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2015-01-19 11:43:00
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A SOLAR farm is to be installed on land in Upper Wick – despite the council receiving 206 letters of objection seeking to protect the area’s natural beauty.
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2015-01-17 14:19:10
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As India moves to ramp up investment in solar power, it is exploring innovative places to install solar plants, including across the top of canals.
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2015-01-17 04:26:47
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EU countries could increase their production of biofuels with a minimum impact on the environment, Utrecht University scientists concluded in a study published on Tuesday (13 January). Biofuels are the main green alternative to fossil fuels used in transport, but they compete with feed crops that share the same agricultural land
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2015-01-16 06:23:27