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Bloomberg News Editors - April 18, 2014

Ukraine Seeks Renewable Energy Investors to Loosen Russia’s Grip

Ukrainian officials say they’ve found a way to protect the nation from Russia: Go green.

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 16, 2014

Clean Energy Investment Rises 9 Percent, Led by Solar-Power Demand

Clean energy investment rose by 9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier on surging demand for rooftop solar panels from the U.S. to Japan.

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 14, 2014

Post-Fukushima Japan Taps Coal Over Renewables

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing Japan’s coal industry to expand sales at home and abroad, undermining hopes among environmentalists that he’d use the Fukushima nuclear accident...

Associated Press Editors - April 11, 2014

Swiss Unveil New Solar Powered Plane for Global Flight

The Swiss-made airplane built for the first round-the-world solar flight has wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet yet weighs only about as much as a large car.

Meg Cichon - April 10, 2014

IKEA Enters US Wind Market With Largest Renewables Investment to Date

IKEA is at it again. In an effort to achieve its goal of producing more renewable energy than it consumes by 2020, the retail giant announced yesterday that it has purchased the 98-MW...

Tildy Bayar - April 10, 2014

UPDATE: UK Announces Renewable Heat Tariffs

UPDATE: The U.K. government yesterday launched its Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (d-RHI), which pays households that generate heat and hot water using renewable energy systems such...

Linas Jegelevicius - April 10, 2014

Russia Sets Renewable Energy Auction Dates

The Russian Government has announced that renewable energy source (RES) investment project auctions (IPA) for the years 2015 through 2018 will be held May 28 through June 10, 2014.

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