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LONDON (Reuters) - BP is targeting smaller and wider-ranging investments in renewable energy to avoid large losses in the sector like those it suffered earlier in the decade, Chief Executive Bob Dudley said on Wednesday.
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2017-10-18 09:00:10
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will struggle to pay billions of yuan in subsidies to clean energy companies, with the shortfall set to quadruple by 2020, a government official said on Wednesday, underscoring the cost of funding the country's ambitious renewables push.
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2017-10-18 05:15:31
Opposition leaves itself room to move on Coalition’s national energy guarantee while zeroing in on promised price reductionsMalcolm Turnbull has acknowledged there are “many impacts” on a household energy bill after being pursued by Labor about whether he could guarantee the power price reductions floated under his proposed energy policy
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2017-10-18 03:13:30
Prime minister wins party room backing despite Tony Abbott bid for delay, but policy may be resisted by statesMalcolm Turnbull has secured party room backing to impose new reliability and emissions reduction guarantees on energy retailers and large energy users from 2020.But the emissions reduction trajectory, the most internally sensitive component of the reform, will require new legislation, and the government has been advised to implement the new scheme with the support of state governments passing complementary laws – which could render Turnbull’s reworked proposal dead on arrival
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2017-10-17 01:41:00
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's government on Tuesday rejected calls to set a clean energy target, instead scrapping aid for renewable projects and adopting a fuel-neutral energy policy that it said could keep the country's lights on and cut power prices.
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2017-10-16 22:47:10
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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
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China expects to solve the problem of renewable energy waste by 2020, Liang Zhipeng, deputy director of the new energy and renewable energy department of the National Energy Administration (NEA) said in a presentation at a conference on Monday.
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2017-10-16 01:47:34
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A surcharge levied on German consumers to support renewable power will be reduced by around 1.2 percent next year, industry sources said on Friday.
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2017-10-13 08:25:17
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
Climate Council finds agreement among experts and authorities that there are no technological or economic obstacles to a grid powered by renewablesPolitics is the only barrier to modernising Australia’s ageing electricity system, according to a synthesis report by the Climate Council.The council found there was agreement among a series of major independent reports that there were no technological or economic barriers to a clean, secure, affordable and reliable grid
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2017-10-04 12:00:00
Wednesday, October 4th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Horse manure will generate electricity for an international horse show in Finland this month in a new form of alternative energy, Finnish utility Fortum said on Wednesday.
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2017-10-04 10:16:51
Monday, October 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Offshore wind firm, DONG Energy, soon to be renamed Orsted, says big European companies are increasingly interested in buying renewable power directly from renewable developers as they seek to reduce their carbon footprint.
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2017-10-02 11:30:51
Monday, October 2nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - Anglian Water's issuance of the first water utility green bond in Europe should pave the way for more such instruments which should help the market grow, Dutch bank ING's head of sustainable capital markets said.
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2017-10-02 06:05:41
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - An urban agriculture initiative to make Paris more environmentally sustainable, mainly through farming on the capital's rooftops, has been such a success that the mayor is unveiling a new round of projects this week.
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2017-09-26 09:20:32
Thursday, September 21st, 2017      Leave a Comment
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean presidential candidate Sebastian Piñera, who is leading in the polls for this November's elections, pledged on Thursday to move the South American country toward a fully renewable electricity grid by 2040.
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2017-09-21 13:49:47
Friday, September 15th, 2017      Leave a Comment
The world’s largest lithium-ion battery installed after the Aliso Canyon gas blowout has become a test case for the grid storage industryOn a paved expanse next to an electrical substation in Escondido, 30 miles north of downtown San Diego, sits a row of huge silver boxes. The site resembles a barracks, but instead of soldiers, the 24 containers house racks of battery packs
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2017-09-15 01:00:02