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Global Renewable Energy Employment Surges 18 Percent to 7.7 Million

Andrew Burger, Correspondent May 22, 2015 Ongoing growth in renewable energy investment and deployment is creating jobs worldwide — and lots of them. This job growth is helping governments address a fundamental economic problem p...

First Anniversary of The Balkan Floods Highlights Renewable Energy Market Opportunities

Ilias Tsagas, Contributor May 19, 2015 One year ago this month, severe flooding in Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia killed 79 people, displaced about half a million and caused economic paralysis of the region. In the wak...
UK Parliament Clean Energy Leaders

UK Government Names Clean Energy Cabinet Members

David Appleyard, Contributing Editor May 14, 2015 With the UK general election now over and a majority Conservative Party government in place, the re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron has now named key members of the government charge...
Brazil-Based Renova Shifting Toward Renewable Energy

Brazil-based Renova's Partnership with SunEdison Shows Shift in Strategy

Vanessa Dezem, Bloomberg May 11, 2015

Renova Energia SA, Brazil’s second-largest developer of clean-power projects, is shifting its strategy in a bid to generate returns more quickly and accelerate growth.

UK Conservatives Spark Renewable Energy Fears

UK Conservative Victory Sparks Climate and Renewable Energy Concerns

Alex Morales, Bloomberg May 11, 2015

The surprise Conservative victory in the recent UK elections have some worrying about the future of renewable and climate progress, but officials are now calming those fears.

Orkney Marine Hydrokinetics Test Sites Prepare To Use Hybrid EMECOFS

Gregory B. Poindexter May 6, 2015 Wave and tidal energy research test facilities that the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) operates in Orkney, Scotland, will utilize a hybrid operational forecast system (OFS) to manag...

Carbon Market Overhaul Closer After EU Lawmakers Approve Plan

Ewa Krukowska, Bloomberg May 6, 2015 European Union negotiators are endorsing an accelerated overhaul of the bloc’s carbon market after the price of emission rights fell to levels that fail to deter polluters.

NHA Recognizes Five Companies as Outstanding Stewards of America's Waters

May 4, 2015 Five companies have been recognized by the National Hydropower Association as recipients of its Outstanding Stewards of America's Water awards program for positive excellence in recreatio...

Karot in Pakistan To Be First Hydropower Project Financed By China’s Silk Road Fund

Elizabeth Ingram April 30, 2015 The 720-MW Karot hydropower project in Pakistan will be the first project financed by China’s $40 billion Silk Road Fund, according to "The New York Times."

Engineering Possibilities Versus Practical Implementation: Utility Portfolios and Business Models

Renewable Energy World Network Editors April 30, 2015 Europe’s utilities are re-evaluating their business models due to the energy transition. Members of POWER-GEN Europe’s Advisory Board consider how a reliance on fossil fuels is no longer ...

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