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Climate Deal Gains With Brazil Pollution Plan and European Cash

Vanessa Dezem, Anna Edgerton and Alex Nussbaum, Bloomberg September 28, 2015 Brazil said it will seek to cut its global warming pollution by 37 percent while France and the U.K. pledged billions of dollars more in aid to poorer countries as world leaders try to bu...

DOE Releases Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Hawaii

Jennifer Delony September 21, 2015 DOE released a final programmatic environmental impact statement for Hawaii to provide federal, state and county governments as well as the public and developers with a reference document...

The 800 Ways Taxpayer Money Supports Fossil Fuel Industries

Reed Landberg, Bloomberg September 21, 2015 As world leaders converge on New York for a United Nations gathering that’s expected to have a strong emphasis on climate change, the OECD is pointing out 800 ways rich industrial nations...

Canada Investment in Renewables Surged Last Year, Led by Ontario

Jeremy van Loon, Bloomberg September 17, 2015

Investment in renewable energy in Canada almost doubled last year as developers largely in Ontario and Quebec built solar, wind and hydropower projects, Clean Energy Canada said.

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...


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