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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....

Bloomberg News Editors - February 27, 2015

Iberdrola Agrees to Buy UIL for $3 Billion to Expand US Renewable Business

Iberdrola SA, Spain’s largest electricity company, agreed to buy UIL Holdings Corp. in a deal valued at about $3 billion in cash and shares to create a U.S. utility with about 3.1 million...

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...

Tim Miser - February 20, 2015

Renewable Energy Roundtable: Production and Investment Tax Policy to be a Top Priority in 2015

The renewable energy industry has come a long way in relatively little time. The costs of renewable technologies continue to go down, while renewable capacities at many utilities continue...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 17, 2015

Mainstream, Actis to Invest $1.9 Billion in Africa Renewable Energy Projects

Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd., a Dublin-based clean-energy developer, and Actis LLP agreed to work together to develop $1.9 billion of solar and wind power projects across Africa...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 16, 2015

India Renewables Boom Aided by International Funds

India said cheaper credit along with foreign investment will help the world’s third-largest polluter fund an ambitious renewable energy program that would build green power plants faster...

Elizabeth Judd - February 16, 2015

Will Lower Oil Prices Dampen the Mining Industry’s Appetite for Renewables?

For many mining companies, the rallying cry for investigating solar or wind energy options has been that the price of oil and other conventional fuels is too high — and will almost...

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