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First U.S. Grid-Connected OTEC Plant Goes Live on Hawaii

Andrew Burger September 1, 2015 Hawaii Governor David Ige on Aug. 21 joined executives from the Office of Ocean Naval Research (ONR), Makai Ocean Engineering and other organizations on-site at the Natural Energy Laborat...

States Already Seek To Delay Clean Power Plan

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg August 14, 2015 Fifteen states led by coal-rich West Virginia asked a federal court to stall Obama administration rules intended to cut the use of fossil fuel for power plants and slow climate change. Th...

Global Renewable Energy Roundup: China, Kenya, Turkey, India Seeking More Renewables

Bloomberg News Editors August 12, 2015 China is being encouraged by three industry groups to double the nation’s solar-power goal for 2020 to make up for shortfalls from nuclear and hydropower projects, while India’s installed...

With Vast Amounts of Geothermal, Wind and Hydropower, Why No Solar In New Zealand?

James Ellsmoor, Contributor August 11, 2015 New Zealand has built an international brand on environmentalism and the great outdoors. So it is unsurprising that the country generates over three quarters of its electricity from renew...

Don’t Like Obama’s Clean Power Plan? Fine, Here’s Cap and Trade

Mark Drajem and Lynn Doan, Bloomberg August 6, 2015 Republican governors who boycott the Obama administration’s new power-plant regulations may instead get an offer they can’t refuse: a cap-and-trade system many of them also oppose. Five y...

Indian Government Backs US$1.48 Billion 1,200-MW Teesta Stage-III Hydroelectric Project

Gregory B. Poindexter August 5, 2015 India’s Power Ministry recommends National Hydroelectric Power Corp. (NHPC) purchase private equity shares to ensure the US$1.48 billion 1,200-MW Teesta Stage-III hydroelectric project on...

Renewable Energy Gains Greater Opportunity in US Clean Power Plan

Elisa Wood August 4, 2015 After a year of being pummeled by opponents, Obama’s final carbon reduction plan emerged this week with an even stronger push for renewable energy. Wind and solar energy are centerpieces ...
6 Things Every American Should Know About the Clean Power Plan

6 Things Every American Should Know About the Clean Power Plan

August 3, 2015 President Obama unveiled the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Power Plan—a historic step to cut the carbon pollution driving climate change. Here are six key things ev...

World Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy – First Electricity, Then Heating/Cooling, and Finally Transportation

Junko Movellan, Correspondent July 31, 2015 The exclusive use of energy from renewable resources in at least one sector has now become a feasible goal for 8 countries. Diane Moss, Founding Director of Renewables 100 Policy Institut...

Sudan Sees Hydropower Boost After Protests Over Electricity Cuts

Bassem Abo Alabass Mohammed, Bloomberg News July 30, 2015 Sudan plans to boost electricity output by about 15 percent with new hydropower equipment in the coming year as power cuts in the capital spur sporadic protests. A generating plant connec...

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