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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators set a path on Wednesday for renewables to power half of Europe by 2030, with plans to cut energy use, phase out subsidies for coal and enforce greater cross-border trade.
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2016-11-30 10:03:03
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch government on Wednesday proposed a 33 percent increase in its budget for renewable energy projects in 2017, as it attempts to catch up after lagging on its 2020 emission reduction targets.
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2016-11-30 03:36:08
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Monday it approved Czech state aid granted in 2006-2012 to renewable energy installations.
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2016-11-28 04:51:49
Thursday, November 17th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BEIJING (Reuters) - China must increase clean and efficient use of coal, the country's premier said, adding that it also should increase the use and development of renewable energy, state radio reported late on Thursday.
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2016-11-17 05:12:24
Thursday, November 10th, 2016      Leave a Comment
That the government is now at last being forced to do more to reduce the dangerous levels of nitrogen dioxide air pollution is welcome news (Court defeat for government on air pollution, 3 November). More than a year on from the “dieselgate” revelations, ministers should have been in no doubt about the dishonest and illegal methods used by some manufacturers to cheat emissions tests
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2016-11-10 13:08:07
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016      Leave a Comment
On a panel moderated by Guardian Australia editor Lenore Taylor, the author Naomi Klein, anti-Carmichael coalmine campaigner Murrawah Johnson, climate action leader Maria Tiimon Chi- Fang, Community and Public Sector Union national secretary Nadine Flood and GetUp! human rights campaigner Shen Narayanasamy discuss the need to transition to a post-carbon Australia
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2016-11-09 23:40:54
Monday, November 7th, 2016      Leave a Comment
ACTU seek federal body to manage move to a clean energy economy and to support workers and communities that rely on fossil fuel-related jobsAustralian unions have thrown their weight behind a transition away from coal-generated electricity, calling for a new statutory authority to manage a “just transition”, supporting workers and communities that rely on fossil fuel-related jobs
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2016-11-07 11:00:50
Sunday, November 6th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Policy Exchange says policies boost growth in dirty diesel, arguing a smarter power grid could cut costs and curb emissionsSmart technology that could shave £90 off household energy bills and curb carbon emissions is being stymied by government policy, a leading thinktank has said.In a wide-ranging report, Policy Exchange also claimed that current energy policy offered too many incentives to build polluting diesel generator farms at the expense of cleaner technology
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2016-11-06 18:01:30
Thursday, October 27th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Just 17% of people surveyed back the process, the lowest level since the government survey started tracking public attitudes about shale gasPublic support for fracking has fallen to new lows, a government survey has revealed.Just 17% of people backed the process of extracting shale gas, compared with a third who opposed it, and just under half (48%) who had no opinion, the latest figures from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy show
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2016-10-27 06:21:54
Tuesday, October 11th, 2016      Leave a Comment
World Energy Council warns of potential gap in energy supply due to government’s lack of clarity and myriad changesThe UK has fallen out of the top 10 of a respected international league table of countries’ energy sectors for the first time.The World Energy Council blamed the government’s lack of clarity and myriad changes which it said have left the country facing a potential gap in energy supply
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2016-10-11 06:07:50
Tuesday, October 11th, 2016      Leave a Comment
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A surcharge levied on German consumers to support renewable power will most likely rise by around 8 percent next year, despite government efforts to scale back support for green power, sources in the power transmission sector said on Tuesday.
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2016-10-11 04:12:57
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A prototype system of dams and turbines in Swansea Bay could provide Britain with a major zero-carbon source of powerBackers of an ambitious proposal to transform the UK’s power supply will learn in the next few weeks if they are to be given the go-ahead to build tidal lagoons to generate electricity
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2016-10-08 13:28:34
Friday, October 7th, 2016      Leave a Comment
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina expects investment of $1.8 billion from 17 renewable energy projects awarded in an auction to generate 1,109 megawatts of power, the government said on Friday, as it tries to lessen dependence on imported power.
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2016-10-07 18:18:51
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will conduct an independent review into a blackout last week across South Australia state, although a meeting between state and federal energy ministers failed to resolve their differences over renewable energy targets.
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2016-10-07 06:23:07
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ABC journalist stands by wind claim, Sonia Kruger praised by Cosmopolitan and Chris Mitchell’s print ads dry upThe ABC’s political editor, Chris Uhlmann, has doubled down on his controversial claim last week that South Australia’s heavy reliance on wind generation is linked to the blackout. The former AM and 7
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2016-10-06 14:08:00