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Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

Justin Sink, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit priva...
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Cannonsville Dam: Work Being Performed To Repair Leak at Future Hydro Site

Elizabeth Ingram July 24, 2015

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced work is under way to repair Cannonsville Dam, which has been leaking muddy water.

Regional News from the July/August 2015 Digital Edition of Renewable Energy World

Renewable Energy World Editors July 24, 2015 EcoFasten Solar announced that it launched a new mounting "Rock-It System" that it would be displaying during Intersolar. Product compliance was determined through testing per U...

Mini-hydro Making A Big Impact on Nepalese Power

David Appleyard July 23, 2015 Renowned for its vast hydropower resources, the Himalayan nation of Nepal has nonetheless long struggled to meet its growing power demand. Now though, the devastating earthquake that stru...

Cost Estimates for 1,200-MW Punatsangchhu-1 Hydroelectric Project Reach US$1.74 B

Gregory B. Poindexter July 22, 2015 India's Union Cabinet has approved cost revisions for its intergovernmental agreement with the Royal Government of Bhutan to implement the 1,200-MW Punatsangchhu-1 hydroelectric project o...

Some Hope for US Renewable Energy Tax Credits As Extension Bill Passes Committee

Vince Font July 22, 2015 In a lopsided 23-3 vote, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted yesterday to extend a number of renewable energy production tax credits through the end of 2016. The vote allows developer...
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Climate Talks Nearing Consensus in Behind-the-Scenes Meetings

Alex Nussbaum, Bloomberg July 16, 2015

Publicly, the United Nations climate-change talks look mired in disputes over everything from money to the length of the proposed agreement.

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Global Renewable Energy Is Status Positive

David Appleyard, Contributing Editor July 16, 2015 The headline figure from the authoritative REN21 Renewables Global Status Report 2015 (GSR) states renewables accounted for more than 59 percent of all new electricity generating capacity...
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The Latest Sign That Coal Is Getting Killed

Tom Randall, Bloomberg July 13, 2015 Coal is having a hard time lately. U.S. power plants are switching to natural gas, environmental restrictions are kicking in, and the industry is being derided as the world's No...

FERC Removes Obstacles that Limit Distributed Renewable Energy in Colorado

Andrew Burger, Contributor July 10, 2015 In a July 1 ruling FERC (the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) cleared the way for Colorado’s Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA), along with other electric co-ops, to step out...

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