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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - African nations need to diversify energy supply, particularly countries reliant on hydropower, industry experts said at an energy conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
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2018-02-21 08:58:54
Monday, January 8th, 2018      Leave a Comment
Despite costing up to $4.5bn, the feasibility study for ‘Australia’s biggest battery’ finds it would still be economically viable
Australians would pay more for electricity and have more volatile supply if the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydropower project is not built, Josh Frydenberg has said.The energy and environment minister has strongly argued for the necessity of the scheme in an opinion piece for the Australian Financial Review, despite the feasibility study revealing that its estimated cost had blown out by more than $2bn to between $3
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2018-01-08 20:25:59
Friday, December 29th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has finalised a power supply plan that aims to make renewables the country's fuel of choice for power generation for the next 15 years, its energy ministry said on Friday.
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2017-12-29 02:02:45
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A group of big technology, industry and power companies have called on the European Union to set a target for renewables of at least 35 percent when EU energy ministers meet next week.
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2017-12-13 06:13:15
Thursday, October 19th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of 22 members of the U.S. House of Representatives asked the Environmental Protection Agency in a letter on Thursday not to lower some requirements for mixing biofuels into the country's fuel supply, but also not to let ethanol exports qualify for renewable fuel credits, according to a copy of the letter obtained by Reuters
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2017-10-19 11:57:03
Monday, October 16th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rabobank NA [RABOVR.UL] is launching with the United Nations $1 billion in financing for farmers to transition to more sustainable practices as food companies and consumers are demanding more supply chain transparency.
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2017-10-16 16:22:59
Sunday, October 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
As the annual solar race across Australia wraps up, a Dutch entry averaged 69kmh from Darwin to Adelaide and resupplied the gridA futuristic family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid has been hailed as “the future” as the annual World Solar Challenge wrapped up in Australia
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2017-10-15 01:39:40
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, September 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's bold plan to blend renewable fuels into its gasoline supply within three years will revolutionize its fledging biofuels industry, industry players said, likely spurring billions of dollars in investment in ethanol factories.
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2017-09-13 06:01:07
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Candy manufacturer Mars Inc is aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions and address other sustainability issues across its supply chain in a bid to help meet goals from the Paris climate agreement.
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2017-09-05 23:01:31
Friday, September 1st, 2017      Leave a Comment
People’s Energy seeks ‘fairer, simpler’ way to supply energy while undermining dominance of big six suppliers
It’s a common grumble: lured in by a big energy supplier offering a low tariff, you find your bills skyrocketing a year later when the agreement expires and the standard variable rate kicks in
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2017-09-01 01:04:36