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Bloomberg News Editors - October 24, 2014

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.

Susan Kraemer - October 24, 2014

California’s Conservation Proposal Kneecaps Utility-scale Solar

Six years in the making, state and federal agencies released five options with a “Preferred Alternative” draft for the Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan (DRECP), potentially...

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...

Bloomberg News Editors - October 21, 2014

Vestas Wind Plans China Push with New Models, Component Content

Vestas Wind Systems A/S., the world’s biggest wind turbine maker, will extend its push into China with plans to use more component contents from Chinese suppliers while also bringing...

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...

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 15, 2014

Giant Energy Storage Project Aims at Renewable Energy's Holy Grail

At a windy mountain pass on the edge of the Mojave Desert, North America’s most potent collection of batteries used for storing unused power is humming its way toward an electricity...

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.

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