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Environmentalists Wednesday urged the United States to drop plans to haul India to the WTO to open its solar market, saying the action would hurt the fight against climate change. The World Trade Organization's dispute settlement body in Geneva has scheduled Friday to hear the US case for a panel against India, which has some of the world's most ambitious plans for expanding solar power
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2014-04-23 15:37:06
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Environmental groups urged the United States on Wednesday to drop a challenge to India's massive solar program and said the World Trade Organization case would only hurt the growth of renewable energy resources.
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2014-04-23 14:15:05
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Last December two Drax units were declared eligible for contracts, now only one plant made the list of qualifying projectsJust another whinge from a big power company about the government's slippery approach to subsidising renewable energy? Actually, no. Drax is right to be baffled as to why only one of its two coal units being converted to run on biomass has been deemed eligible for a fixed-price contract
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2014-04-23 12:57:49
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The use of so-called unit trains carrying up to 100 tanker cars of crude oil or ethanol is a relatively new phenomenon that risks catastrophic events such as the July 2013 accident in Quebec that caused 47 deaths and the evacuation of more than 2,000 people.
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2014-04-23 22:22:53
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LONDON (Reuters) - British electricity producer Drax said on Wednesday it had commenced legal proceedings against a government decision not to support the conversion of one of its coal units to biomass under a new subsidy scheme.
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2014-04-23 04:08:36
Biofuel created from corn waste may not be the clean, eco-friendly oil alternative the United States government is hoping for. A new study has found that fuel generated from harvested corn leftovers creates more greenhouse gases than conventional gasoline — at least in the short term. The fuel under study, called cellulosic ethanol, has been touted in recent years as a promising successor to
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2014-04-22 15:46:09
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April 22, 2014 (Investorideas.com renewable energy stocks newswire) Los Angeles rang in the 2014 New Year with a ban on the distribution of plastic bags at the checkout counter of big retailers, making it the largest of the 132 cities and counties around the ...
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2014-04-22 14:49:14
In fact, in 2013, the 13.2 billion gallons of ethanol blended into gasoline in the United States helped reduce greenhouse gas emissions from on-road vehicles by approximately 38 million metric tons, which is the equivalent of removing roughly 8 million ...
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2014-04-22 13:47:44
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On International Mother Earth Day, the United Nations has called for greater efforts to promote sustainable development and use of renewable energy sources, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealing for worldwide changes in attitude and practice to ...
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2014-04-22 13:20:26
U.S. Geothermal paid $6.4 million in cash for the Geysers project in Sonoma County, according to a statement today. The deal includes Ram Power units that own five completed wells and geothermal leases for about 3,800 acres, as well as design plans and permits for the planned power project.
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2014-04-22 10:24:02
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Today is Earth Day, a time to celebrate the environment and its resilience but also another reminder that the window to enact proactive measures to curb the effects of climate change is very real and closing fast. A report from the United Nations' ...
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2014-04-22 01:39:09
Infraestructura Energetica Nova SAB (IENOVA*), the majority-owned Mexican unit of U.S. utility Sempra Energy (SRE:US), agreed to sell half of a wind project in the Latin American nation to closely held InterGen NV. The sale of a 50 percent stake in the ...
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2014-04-21 14:09:19
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The United States remains the largest corn producer in the world. A lot of it gets exported, another good chunk gets processed into ethanol to meet government biofuel mandates (and to snag government ethanol subsidies), and presumably some of it actually ...
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2014-04-20 19:00:19
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DDA also considers green energy units at its residential facilities. The Delhi Development Authority has decided to take a big green jump by installing solar power generating units at all its sports complexes. The Commonwealth Games Village and Thyagaraja ...
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2014-04-20 14:52:02
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We were ready preparing ourselves to suffer the hot and humid weather instead of looking forward to enjoying long vacation last week at home. This was after a unit of the Masinloc coal-fired power plant in Zambales broke down amid concerns of seasonal ...
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2014-04-20 14:23:31