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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration as soon as Wednesday will announce its plans for curbing methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, which the United States must do to meet its 2020 target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, people familiar with the issue said Tuesday.
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2014-12-16 16:29:05
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Nobel Laureate and former United States Energy Secretary Steven Chu says New Zealand has an opportunity to quickly ramp up its use of renewable energy because of the huge strides being made in wind, solar and other clean technologies.The...
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2014-12-16 10:11:23
BELMONT, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that is has closed its second fund for distributed generation projects in the United States with Barclays...
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2014-12-16 06:43:27
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Differences in local market conditions and policies, and other factors, particularly the size of the system, can lead to wide disparities in what consumers across the United States pay to install solar energy systems on their homes or small businesses, according to a recent study published by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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2014-12-16 06:13:00
Romania has reduced its per capita greenhouse gas emissions by 55 percent in the past 20 years, and some 4.5 billion euros will flow into the national economy by 2030 through the wind energy sector, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Attila Korodi told the meeting of the high-level segment of the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP20) to the United Nations Framework
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2014-12-15 20:53:39
The United Nations Climate Change Conference wrapped up Friday in Peru.  Rainforest Partnership of Austin was the only non-governmental organization invited from Texas. Dignitaries, students and indigenous people from 200 countries attended the week-long conference where they talked about plans for the future, renewable energy and how to lessen our carbon footprint
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2014-12-15 20:43:46
MightyRiverPower will stick with its geothermal investments in the United States but is selling assets in Germany and Chile.
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2014-12-15 14:30:37
Nearly 200 nations unveiled a landmark climate change accord on Sunday in Lima, Peru, but delegates won’t have long to rest. Over the next year, United Nations members will hammer out the plan’s finer details, including setting standards for each country’s greenhouse gas reduction goals and raising billions of dollars to help emerging economies cut carbon and adapt to rising seas, extreme
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2014-12-15 14:30:21
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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Energy Corporation, (OTCQB: CPPXF), an emerging international energy investment company ("Continental"), today announced that the United States Trade Development Agency ("USTDA") has awarded a $600,000 grant to...
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2014-12-15 10:14:03
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London (AFP) - China's biggest nuclear power producer will buy an 80 percent stake in three British wind farms run by a unit of EDF, the French energy giant said on Monday.
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2014-12-15 10:10:15
GE unit GE Energy Financial Services is continuing its expansion into the Japanese renewable energy power market, completing its second solar project financing transaction with Pacifico Energy, a Tokyo-based utility-scale solar project developer and subsidiary of Virginia Solar Group
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2014-12-15 02:10:40
A company in the United Kindgom is looking to harness the power of the flowing marine waters by building submerged wind farms.
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2014-12-14 08:10:48
It also satisfied rich nations led by the United States who say it is time for fast-growing emerging economies to rein in fast-rising emissions. China is now the biggest greenhouse gas emitter ahead of the United States, the EU and India. by GlobalPost About 190 nations agreed on Sunday the building blocks of a new-style global deal due in 2015 to combat climate change amid warnings that far
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2014-12-14 08:04:59
The United Nations climate talks in Lima were at risk of ending in frustration last night after running into extra time amid acrimonious accusations that the 12-day negotiations have caused some governments to move away from the measures needed to avert dangerous levels of global warming.
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2014-12-13 18:00:00
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From an initial investment course it charted for prospective hydropower developments, Filipino firm United Holdings Power Corporation is now working on some variety on its capital outlay plans to include potentials in solar and wind power projects.In a lunch chatter with reporters, United Holdings chairman and chief executive officer Dominic L
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2014-12-13 14:34:14