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Australia Seeks to Reduce Renewable Energy Target to ‘Real’ 20 Percent

Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s government will negotiate with the opposition to cut Australia’s renewable energy target and exempt industries such as aluminum and copper smelting.

Meg Cichon - October 22, 2014

The 51st State: What’s Your Ideal Energy Market?

Imagine a place where there is no electricity market. No rules, no policies, no market. A clean slate. This is what the Solar Energy Power Association (SEPA) calls the 51st State, a...

- October 22, 2014

NYPA Awards $5.3 Million for Infrastructure Rehabilitation at Two Hydropower Facilities

Infrastructure rehabilitation is headed to the east coast after Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) was awarded a $4.9 million contract and Hatch Associates Consultants Inc. received a contract...

David Appleyard - October 20, 2014

European Commission Studies Renewable Costs

New analysis commissioned by the European Commission concludes that renewables such as onshore wind and solar PV are close to that of conventional technologies like coal, gas and nuclear...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 20, 2014

UK Green Bank Set to Draw Offshore Wind Investors to $1.6 Billion Fund

The U.K. Green Investment Bank is set to tie up the first investments in a $1.6 billion fund by the end of March, part of Britain’s push to cement its dominance in offshore wind power...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 16, 2014

Canada's $7 Billion Hydro-Dam Project Wins Environmental Approval

British Columbia’s C$7.9 billion ($7 billion) Site C hydroelectric dam on the Peace River won environmental approval, paving the way for final decision later this year.

Linas Jegelevicius - October 16, 2014

Putin Strengthening China-Russia Ties for Renewable Energy Development

China has encroached so strongly into Russia this year — a shift meant mainly to mollify the U.S. impact on the countries’ economic interests and the world stage — that the dominance...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 15, 2014

Germany’s Clean Electricity Costs Decline for First Time

German electricity consumers will for the first time see a drop in the fee added to their bills to fund renewables, a boost for Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has pledged to curb the...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 13, 2014

Norway Approves First Direct Electricity Link to Germany

Norway approved the construction of the first direct electricity cable to Germany and granted a license for a link to the U.K. to aid power trading between the nations.

Renewable Energy World Editors - October 09, 2014

Latin America Report: 7 Renewable Energy Stories Worth Reading

The renewable energy market is fast-paced and growing with each passing day. It’s hard to keep up with every industry announcement and insight, so we decided to highlight interesting...

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