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(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with representatives of the oil refining industry and their legislative backers to discuss the nation's biofuels program, according to two sources briefed on the matter.
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2017-12-01 07:40:54
Wednesday, November 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - Peugeot maker PSA Group, which paid General Motors 1.3 billion euros for Opel, now wants about half of the money back after discovering the full extent of its CO2 emissions challenges and exposure to European fines, sources told Reuters.
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2017-11-29 11:37:01
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - The EU may need to find a way to ratify the global agreement that governs cuts in greenhouse gas emissions over the next three years without Poland, whose widespread use of coal to generate power may scupper its involvement, EU sources said.
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2017-11-15 07:52:53
Friday, November 10th, 2017      Leave a Comment
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The United Nations' aviation agency on Friday recommended scaling back criteria for biofuels used on international flights as part of a compromise with developing countries who felt the rules would be too stringent, two sources familiar with the discussions said.
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2017-11-10 12:19:44
Saturday, November 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Bonn on Saturday to call for the phasing out of coal as a source of power ahead of global talks on climate change in the German city next week.
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2017-11-04 11:47:14
Friday, October 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A surcharge levied on German consumers to support renewable power will be reduced by around 1.2 percent next year, industry sources said on Friday.
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2017-10-13 08:25:17
Saturday, October 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
About half of the power generated in the UK comes from low-carbon sources – here’s a breakdown of the four main sources of electricityAs one of the UK’s renewable energy chiefs has pointed out, electric cars won’t tackle climate change if they run off fossil fuels. Matthew Wright, managing director of Dong Energy UK, said that although plug-in cars could cut local air pollution, it would be a “pyrrhic victory” if they increased greenhouse gases from coal and gas power stations
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2017-10-07 10:19:47
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Renewables accounted for two-thirds of new power added to world’s grids last year, says International Energy AgencySolar power was the fastest-growing source of new energy worldwide last year, outstripping the growth in all other forms of power generation for the first time and leading experts to hail a “new era”
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2017-10-04 02:00:22
Sunday, September 17th, 2017      Leave a Comment
David Blackburn says we need decentralised energy sources; David Lowry on nuclear not being zero-carbon technology; plus letters from David Hayes and Fred StarrI wholeheartedly agree with much of your editorial (14 September), as the economics of new nuclear is weaker than ever at a time when renewables are coming in cheaper year on year
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2017-09-17 12:52:18
Monday, August 28th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Study predicts power consumption to rise with hotter temperatures, increasing need for renewable sources, while northern Europe’s demand may fall
Demand for electricity is set to soar in southern Europe as climate change takes hold, research has revealed, with the effect likely to be down to a boom in the use of air conditioning
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2017-08-28 14:00:42
Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's second most populous state has proposed passing laws to lock in a renewable power target of 40 percent by 2025, looking to spur investment in electricity sources such as solar and wind even as the national government wrangles over energy policy beyond 2020.
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2017-08-22 22:16:16
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency will reject a proposed overhaul of the U.S. biofuels program that would have shifted blending responsibility away from refining companies further down the fuel supply chain, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday
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2017-08-03 15:31:17
Thursday, July 27th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union postponed a vote on Thursday designed to set its response to Argentina's successful World Trade Organization challenge to EU anti-dumping duties on biodiesel imports, sources familiar with the planned vote said.
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2017-07-27 09:16:27
Wednesday, July 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday was set to propose requiring fuel companies to blend 19.24 billion gallons of renewable fuels in the nation's fuel supply, down slightly from 2017 levels, according to two industry sources.
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2017-07-05 10:58:54
Friday, June 30th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Statoil will look at building a carbon storage facility offshore Norway, in what the energy company said on Friday could be the world's first storage site to receive carbon dioxide from several industrial sources.
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2017-06-30 10:18:42