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Imran Khan - March 05, 2015

Bolstering a Biofuels Market in the Middle East

The global demand for fossil fuels is swelling against a tight economic environment, and the Middle East is no exception. The domestic consumption of energy in the region is increasing...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 02, 2015

India to Quadruple Renewable Capacity to 175 Gigawatts by 2022

India plans to quadruple its renewable power capacity to 175 gigawatts by 2022 as part of the government’s plan to supply electricity to every household, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...

Jim Lane - March 02, 2015

The Food Waste Debacle

Last week there was a Fast Food industry fly-in to DC — arguing for a repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard on the grounds of food price impact. Politico reports:

David Appleyard - February 27, 2015

UK Low-Carbon Contract Winners Revealed: Wind Scores, Solar Disappoints

The first round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) programme — the UK scheme that is designed to support low-carbon generation and a capacity margin in the energy sector — has concluded....

David Appleyard - February 25, 2015

European Commission Unveils Draft Energy Strategy

The European Commission has unveiled “A Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a Forward-Looking Climate Change Policy,” which is a key plank in the development of its...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 24, 2015

Japan Panel Considers 16 Percent Cut for Solar Feed-in Tariff

Japan is considering reducing the incentives for developers of solar power projects by as much as 16 percent to reflect lower operating and maintenance costs.

Bloomberg News Editors - February 23, 2015

Apple To Build Two Renewable-Powered Data Centers in Europe

Apple Inc. plans to spend 1.7 billion euros ($1.9 billion) building data centers in Ireland and Denmark in its biggest European investment, with the facilities set to run services such...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 23, 2015

Harvard’s Star Alumni Urge Week of Fossil Fuel Protests

Actress Natalie Portman, environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and other high-profile Harvard University alumni are calling for demonstrations to urge divestment from fossil fuels...

Jennifer Runyon - February 23, 2015

Outlook for Bioenergy 2015: What’s in Store for This Versatile Renewable Energy Feedstock?

To say that the bioenergy industry is multi-faceted would be a huge understatement. The catchall term “bioenergy” can be used to describe biomass for power; biomass for heat; biogas...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 20, 2015

UK Coal-to-Biomass Conversion Project to Be Probed by EU

U.K. subsidies for RWE AG’s Lynemouth power plant face a European Union probe amid concerns government aid would give the company too much to convert the site from coal to biomass and...

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