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After months of tough negotiations, the European Commission recommended Wednesday a new energy savings target of 30 percent so as to combat climate change and ensure self-sufficiency. In January, the Commission, the European Union's executive arm, said the 28-nation bloc should cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 while renewables should account for 27 percent of energy use
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2014-07-23 13:38:58
Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has joined with Republican colleague Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa to push federal investigations of alleged restrictions on the sales of ethanol by the nation's major oil companies. The senators cited a ...
USAMinneapolis Star Tribune via Google News
2014-07-22 11:58:48
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NDP Northern Development and Mines Critic Michael Mantha says the Liberal government has destroyed years of planning for a hydroelectric project that could have provided power and economic opportunity for a remote First Nation reserve. “For seven ...
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2014-07-21 13:33:01
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Several months ago the government announced that it hopes to have 100 MW of geothermal energy in use by next year, and the nation, beset by smog and other development-related woes, has been stepping up its efforts to bring that goals to fruition.
Canary Islandsrenewableenergymagazine.com via Google News
2014-07-21 09:34:44
Annette Bubak, builder sales manager of SolarCity, sits in a coference room at SolarCity, the nation's largest solar power provider, Monday, Jul 14, 2014, in Las Vegas. Bubak works with home builders to have solar energy in new developments. (Ronda ...
USALas Vegas Review-Journal via Google News
2014-07-21 01:43:32
Poet-DSM's cellulosic ethanol plant which was under construction this winter, is the largest in the nation. Merritt said Project Liberty was in the midst of going online next to an ethanol plant already in operation. Merritt said no damage was caused to the plant ...
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2014-07-20 18:56:59
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There are still a few people in the world who dispute the existence of climate change, and even more who doubt that it is down to human activity. The vast majority of nations, however, accept that CO2 emissions are a problem and have voiced concern. But, as always in human endeavor, talk is cheap.
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2014-07-20 08:01:03
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ARENA, in its own submission, noted that the act was supposed to take its activitis “away from day to day politics” and allow a “long term focus consistent with the long term investment needed to build a successful renewable energy resource for the nation.”.
AustraliaRenewEconomy via Google News
2014-07-18 19:05:17
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Parks Canada says it will review the application made by Pic River First Nation to develop a hydroelectric plant in Pukaskwa National Park. The proposal, presented on July 15, is for a hydro facility at Chigamiwinigum Falls on White River, a site located within ...
CanadaCBC.ca via Google News
2014-07-18 15:19:51
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in November proposed a reduction in the amount of ethanol made from corn in the nation's gas supply, much to the dismay of Corn Belt farmers. The agency has twice postponed its ruling, and the delay is vexing ...
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2014-07-18 08:12:38
Al Gore calls it a disappointing step and European Union says world is moving towards carbon pricing initiatives Australias repeal of the carbon price has provoked a largely negative reaction overseas, with former US vice president Al Gore calling it a disappointing step.Gore said Thursdays abolition of the mechanism means that Australia is falling behind other major industrialised nations in the growing global effort to reduce carbon emissions and ensure a clean and prosperous future
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2014-07-17 23:54:59
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China expanded its trade partnership with Brazil on Thursday with $7.5 billion in financing for Brazilian miner Vale, the purchase of 60 passenger jets from planemaker Embraer and renewed commitment to invest in infrastructure. In a raft of energy, finance and industry accords signed before presidents Xi Jinping and Dilma Rousseff, the two nations agreed to team up to build railways to help
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2014-07-17 14:53:17
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Gas prices in Chicago are among the nation's highest. In the July 12 editorial “Why is the EPA stalling on ethanol?” the Chicago Tribune adopted the oil industry's talking points in criticizing Illinois' own homegrown solution to the problem: renewable fuels.
USAChicago Tribune via Google News
2014-07-15 13:10:12
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This is a bi-national project between Ecuador and Colombia to boost the geothermal potential of the Chiles volcano. It is located on the Colombia-Ecuador border. The project is promoted by Ecuadorian firm Celec and Colombia's Isagen, with the support of the Andean Community of Nations.
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2014-07-14 18:22:50
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A solar farm with some 4,400 photovoltaic panels near Lyerly, Ga., is the newest part of what experts are calling the nation's fastest-growing solar electricity program. Pete Marte, the president and CEO of Atlanta-based Hannah Solar, says ... Marte said Georgia Power agreed to up its solar electricity usage at the urging of Georgia's Public Service Commission, whose chief, Lauren "Bubba" McDonald Jr
USARenewablesBiz via Google News
2014-07-13 10:05:58