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Bloomberg News Editors - April 17, 2014

SolarCity Resumes Storage Applications After California Decision

SolarCity Corp., the largest U.S. solar-power provider by market value, will resume applications to connect energy-storage systems in California after regulators said they’re exempt...

Bloomberg News Editors - April 15, 2014

CEO of German Utility RWE Says It Should Have Invested in Renewable Energy Sooner

What’s a beleaguered utility to do when forced by the government to close its profitable nuclear power plants?

Bloomberg News Editors - April 14, 2014

Global Renewable Energy Should Triple to Save Climate, UN Panel Says

The world needs to triple the energy it gets from renewables, nuclear reactors and power plants that use emissions-capture technology to avoid dangerous levels of global warming, United...

Bloomberg News Editors - April 09, 2014

Utilities Threatened by Competitive Renewable Energy Growth

Technology is catching up with Thomas Edison’s electricity industry, eating away at the utility business model that hasn’t changed much in a century.

Michael Harris - April 09, 2014

Hydroelectric Projects, Dams Could Be Win-Win for Pakistan

Pakistan's hydroelectric power operators could be significantly vulnerable to climate change given the country's significant lack of water storage capacity, according to a report published...

Associated Press Editors - April 09, 2014

UN Climate Change Panel to Discuss Global Transition to Renewable Energy

After concluding that global warming almost certainly is man-made and poses a grave threat to humanity, the U.N.-sponsored expert panel on climate change is moving on to the next phase:...

Latin America Report: Brazil Planning Its First Solar-specific National Auction

Brazil is reportedly planning its first-ever national solar-specific energy auction to be held by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME).

Associated Press Editors - April 01, 2014

ExxonMobil Not Very Concerned that Climate Change Regulations May Affect Business

On the same day the world's scientists issued their latest report on climate change and the risks it poses to society, the nation's biggest oil and gas company said the world's climate...

Jennifer Runyon - March 31, 2014

Solar Decathlon Houses Make Up a Solar Village to Test Microgrid Technology

In yet one more example of the rising interest in how microgrids that incorporate renewable energy and energy storage will change the energy landscape, Missouri University of Science...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 31, 2014

Fuel-Cell Technology Boom Hampered by Need for Platinum, GE Says

General Electric Co. studied fuel cells and determined the technology is too dependent on platinum to be more than a niche product.

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