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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and India are in talks that could settle a long-running solar power trade dispute, delaying the announcement of a ruling by the World Trade Organization, an Obama administration official said on Friday.








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2016-02-05 16:23:42
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Aberdeen and the UK oil industry have been promised £500m in state help while support for renewables and carbon capture has been slashed. The future of the UK’s energy capital should be green, not blackThat the government should step in with £250m to help ailing Aberdeen, the centre of Britain’s oil and gas industry, seems right given the billions in tax revenues ministers have extracted from the North Sea over several decades
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2016-01-31 05:18:56
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(Reuters) - California, which boasts more than half of the households with solar panels in the United States, will decide on Thursday whether to stick with a policy that has allowed rooftop systems producing electricity to flourish or to implement reforms that would make it more expensive to go solar
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2016-01-28 06:10:52
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of U.S. states led by coal producer West Virginia and oil producer Texas on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put a hold on President Barack Obama's plan to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants to combat climate change.
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2016-01-26 18:06:38
Friday, January 22nd, 2016      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the approval of a 10-year, $5 billion Clean Energy Fund to invest in reducing emissions and promoting the use of renewable energy in the state.









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2016-01-22 03:56:21
Thursday, January 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a big victory for the Obama administration, a U.S. federal court on Thursday rejected a bid by 27 states to block its Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of its strategy to combat climate change by reducing carbon emissions from power plants.
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2016-01-21 17:45:36
Monday, January 18th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Energex, which is owned by the state government, launches a 12-month trial of solar batteries to investigate ways to integrate them into electricity supply A Queensland government-owned power company has installed the country’s first solar battery storage system from Tesla as it begins a year-long trial into how it can reward consumers who cut their reliance on the electricity grid
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2016-01-18 00:57:00
Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is due on Friday to announce an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, and freeze new coal mining, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.
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2016-01-14 22:23:48
Thursday, January 14th, 2016      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will announce as soon as Friday an overhaul of how the United States manages coal development on federal land, according to government and conservationist sources, in a further move to confront climate change.
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2016-01-14 17:54:35
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016      Leave a Comment
State public utility commission gave only power company permission to charge higher rates and fees to users, shattering industry’s business modelThere are 36 solar panels sitting in a row behind Richard Stewart’s home in north Las Vegas. The panels cost about $40,000 – most of his savings, he said
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2016-01-13 14:09:00
Wednesday, January 6th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Prof Philip Jennings, a renewable energy expert, says investors would be unlikely to be interested in unprofitable power networks Western Australia would not be able to privatise its electricity assets “even if they gave it to them for nothing” because the popularity of rooftop solar panels has made state-owned power stations unprofitable, a renewable energy expert has said
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2016-01-06 00:27:00
Tuesday, January 5th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Power plant conversion project in North Yorkshire is one of several state-backed renewable energy projects in the UKThe European commission has launched an investigation into the UK’s plans to support the conversion of part of its Drax coal power plant to biomass.The commission, which late last year gave approval for the German energy group RWE to undertake a similar conversion at its Lynemouth plant, wants to ensure the Drax plans are in line with EU state aid rules
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2016-01-05 08:12:19
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will cut payments to wind and solar electricity generators for contributing power to the grid, the country's state planning commission said on Thursday, reflecting recent declines in operating costs.









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2015-12-23 23:24:40
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015      Leave a Comment
DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - SMA Solar, Germany's largest solar company, continues to see strong demand for its inverters in the United States, its chief executive said, banking on an extension of local tax benefits for renewable energy.








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2015-12-22 06:53:30
Friday, December 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday that their countries should step up efforts to reach a climate change deal, state media said, as leaders try to bridge gaps between rich and developing countries at talks in Paris.
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2015-12-11 02:05:48