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Thursday, June 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
(Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday signed a bill to reinstate a key rooftop solar policy and bring national residential installers Tesla Inc's solar division and Sunrun Inc back to the state after an 18-month absence.
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2017-06-15 13:54:09
Thursday, June 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Global emissions of greenhouse gases from the power sector are expected to peak in 2026, but will still be some way above levels needed to limit temperature rises in line with the Paris climate agreement, research showed on Thursday.
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2017-06-15 07:10:08
Thursday, June 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Tiny Tilos, in the Dodecanese, is a pioneering nature reserve. Now, Greece’s ‘green island’ is set to be powered by renewable energyYou’re more likely to run into friendly partridges, rare orchids and endangered eagles than people as you trek around Tilos. The entire Dodecanese island is a nature reserve, with more than 150 species of resident and migratory birds, over 650 plant varieties, and a permanent population hovering around 500
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2017-06-15 05:15:37
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wind and solar accounted for more than 10 percent of U.S. electricity generation for the first time in March, the Energy Department's Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.
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2017-06-14 10:31:52
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Oslo airport is importing renewable jet fuel made from waste cooking oil in California, stirring criticism that shipping and trucking it more than 16,000 kilometers (10,000 miles) undercuts environmental benefits.
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2017-06-14 09:52:13
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Global energy demand continued its sluggish rise last year as growth in Chinese consumption fell to its lowest in nearly two decades, while renewables flourished, BP said in a report on Tuesday.
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2017-06-13 10:02:27
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SEOUL/OSLO (Reuters) - The $10 billion Green Climate Fund that U.S. President Donald Trump said was a waste of tax dollars has fallen behind on its goals, with a biggest payout so far of just $5 million for a U.S.-led solar energy project.
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2017-06-13 00:35:38
Monday, June 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The Finkel report offers glimpse of opportunity for consumers and businesses to play the electricity market To illustrate the impact of battery storage on the electricity network in Australia, Prof Guoxiu Wang likes to compare it to the invention of refrigeration.
“Before people invented the fridge, we produced food, we consumed food immediately,” says Wang, director of the Centre for Clean Energy Technology at the University of Technology, Sydney
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2017-06-12 18:51:00
Monday, June 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BOLOGNA, Italy (Reuters) - Rifts between the United States and its leading industrial allies over climate change deepened on Monday when Washington refused to subscribe fully to a Group of Seven statement on the environment.
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2017-06-12 12:15:22
Monday, June 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Slowing demand for oil and forecasts of rapid growth in green power pose risk to core business, says analyst More than a fifth of investment by the largest oil and gas companies could be in wind and solar power in just over a decade, according to analysis of how global changes in energy will reshape the sector
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2017-06-12 07:14:38
Thursday, June 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - The state of California and China's Tsinghua University will establish a U.S.-China Climate Change Institute to cooperate on technology and research in the battle against global warming, they announced on Thursday.
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2017-06-08 05:49:42
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will hold off on installing remaining components of a U.S. anti-missile defense system until it completes an assessment of the system's impact on the environment, the country's presidential office said on Wednesday.
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2017-06-07 21:11:55
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Nuclear, wind and solar power in UK generate more electricity than gas and coal combined for first time ever
The windy weather across Europe in the past 24 hours may have been a curse for summer picnics, but it has set records for renewable power.
Related: 'Spectacular' drop in renewable energy costs leads to record global boost Continue reading
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2017-06-07 12:12:48
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Lowy Institute polling also finds 57% of people consider climate change to be a ‘critical threat’ The vast majority of Australians want the government to focus on renewable energy, even if that means more money needs to be spent on making the system reliable, according to polling by the Lowy Institute
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2017-06-07 00:36:26
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Barely one tenth of renewable energy technology is ready to meet long-term climate change targets as governments have failed to adequately support large-scale deployment, a report by the International Energy Agency showed on Tuesday.
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2017-06-06 05:03:44