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EIB Links Green Bonds to Projects in Second Push for Climate

Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg October 6, 2015 The European Investment Bank is the first issuer to link its individual green bonds to the projects they finance in a second move to respond to the call from world leaders to scale up fin...

BOEM Greenlights Offshore Wind for North Carolina

Renewable Energy World Editors October 6, 2015

BOEM has released a finding of no significant impact for commercial wind lease issuance on the Atlantic OCS offshore North Carolina.


Geothermal, Biomass in Indonesia to Benefit from $500M Loan Program

Renewable Energy World Editors October 6, 2015 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million loan program that the bank said will boost efforts by the government of Indonesia to scale up renewable energy through price i...

SolarCity Lays Claim to ‘World’s Most Efficient Rooftop Solar Panel’

Jennifer Delony October 5, 2015

SolarCity in an Oct. 2 announcement said that it will begin production this month on what the company claims is the “world’s most efficient” rooftop solar panel at 22 percent.


Nordex Buys Acciona Wind Unit for $880 Million to Expand Abroad

Brian Parkin and Lydia Mulvany, Bloomberg October 5, 2015 Germany’s biggest wind-turbine maker agreed to purchase its counterpart in Spain in a transaction that will create the fifth-largest manufacturer worldwide amid a shift toward renewable e...

Terpenes Emerge as Energy-Dense Players in Biofuel Market

Bruce Dorminey October 5, 2015 Terpenes rarely make the nightly news, but these organic hydrocarbon byproducts of eucalyptus, pine, bacteria and even some species of butterflies and termites are emerging as energy-dens...

Global Forecast: Solar Installation Capacity To Top 57 GW in 2015

Renewable Energy World Editors October 2, 2015

Solar installations globally could grow by between 25 percent and 30 percent in 2015 compared to last year, according to Mercom Capital Group.

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APS Requesting Proposals for New Large-scale Solar Power Plant

PennEnergy Editors October 2, 2015 Arizona Public Service (APS) on Oct. 1 announced it is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) to test the market for new large-scale solar installations in Arizona that could be developed ...

Biomass Energy Potential Far from Being Fully Exploited in China

Liu Yuanyuan October 2, 2015 Relative to other renewable energy power sectors, such as wind and solar power that have experienced explosive growth over the past several years, biomass power has played a minor role in...
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India Pledges Clean Energy Push in UN Climate Submission

Alex Nussbaum and Anindya Upadhyay, Bloomberg October 2, 2015 India, the world’s third-biggest polluter, pledged to slow the rise of greenhouse gases produced by its growing economy and to rapidly build up clean energy sources, becoming the las...


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