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A Closer Look at Fossil and Renewable Energy Subsidies

Susan Kraemer, Contributor A new study by the International Monetary Fund puts the total cost of fossil fuel subsidies at approximately $10 million a minute globally, when health costs and environmental degradation are included, never mind the effects of a destabilized clim...

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geoAMPS meeting with industry leaders at S.E.E.

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CAD $75 Million in Funding Available for Shovel-Ready projects (CCEMC)

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‘Snail’s Pace’ in Climate Talks, Weak Pledges Frustrate UN Chief

The secretary general of the United Nations is frustrated with the pace of negotiations...

Securing Offshore Wind Energy Finance Is Just One Step

Securing finance is a vital step for any project, but it is just one step. We were remi...

A Closer Look at Fossil and Renewable Energy Subsidies

A new study by the International Monetary Fund puts the total cost of fossil fuel subsi...

Reality Check: Maybe Energy Storage Isn't Ready for Prime Time

Highlighting the growth of the energy storage market at the at the 2015 Energy Storage ...

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‘Snail’s Pace’ in Climate Talks, Weak Pledges Frustrate UN Chief

Alex Nussbaum, Bloomberg June 29, 2015 The secretary general of the United Nations is frustrated with the pace of negotiations for what’s intended to be a crucial agreement limiting global warming. Climate change pledges submitted so far from the world’s leadin...
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A 9-Minute Guide To Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Climate Change

Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest June 25, 2015 Pope Francis issued Laudato si’ (Praise Be to You) On the care for our common home, his second encyclical, concerning Catholic doctrine with respect to climate change, consumerism, and development.

Australian Renewable Energy Law Paves Way for $11 Billion in Projects

James Paton, Bloomberg June 25, 2015

Long-frustrated wind and solar developers in Australia can now get to work on more than A$14 billion ($11 billion) in projects after a new renewable energy target passed parliament.

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Republicans and Democrats Back Bill to Level the Playing Field for Renewable Energy

Vince Font, Contributing Editor June 24, 2015 U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Jerry Moran are leading a bipartisan effort to reintroduce tax code legislation aimed at leveling the playing field for renewable energy investment. The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act ...
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Ecological Map Could Save Vultures from Fledgling African Wind Farm Development

Becky Allen, British Ecological Society June 24, 2015 Ecologists have developed a new map that could help Lesotho's first wind farms generate low carbon energy without putting the region's vulnerable vulture population at risk. The map is part of a study published today in th...
Yale University

For All Their Talk, Colleges Divest Little After Climate Protest

Michael McDonald, Bloomberg June 24, 2015

Stanford, Oxford and Georgetown universities have won praise for promising to purge their endowments of direct investments in coal, embracing the fight against climate change.

 

Renewables to Beat Fossil Fuels With $3.7 Trillion Solar Boom

Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg June 23, 2015 Renewable energy will draw almost two-thirds of the spending on new power plants over the next 25 years, dwarfing spending on fossil fuels, as plunging costs make solar the first choice for consumers and the poorest nations.

The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

Tom Randall, Bloomberg June 23, 2015 Trillions of dollars will be invested in renewable energy over the next 25 years, driving some of the most profound changes yet in how humans get their electricity. That's according to a new forecast by Bloomberg New ...
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Scientists Research Stealthy Owl Wings in Bid for Quiet Wind Turbine

Stefan Nicola, Bloomberg June 22, 2015 Scientists seeking to make a quieter wind turbine are mimicking owl wings after uncovering the secret of the bird’s ability to silently descend on its prey.
Pope Francis

The Common Goals of the Pope and Clean Energy

Paul Stinson, EDF June 22, 2015 Pope Francis turned a keen eye toward the environment and the problem of climate change with his encyclical,“Laudato Si” (“Praised Be”). As a clean energy advocate, I’m heartened that Pope Francis recognizes the need ...
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Even Solar Haters Are Loving SunEdison's Power Plant Strategy

Christopher Martin, Bloomberg June 19, 2015

SunEdison Inc.’s focus on developing renewable energy plants worldwide, rather than the panels that make them work, has won over one of the industry’s top critics.

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UK Plans to End Onshore Wind Subsidy Program a Year Early

Alex Morales, Bloomberg June 18, 2015 The U.K. proposed to cut subsidies to new onshore wind projects a year early, raising doubts that the new government is committed to cutting carbon emissions at the lowest cost.

RESOURCES

Electrical Energy Storage to Make Wind and Solar PV Resources Disptatchable

The transitioning to a lower carbon emissions path in most regions of the world has dri...

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Take this free course to gain a basic and deeper understanding of how to evaluate and c...

Free Lecture: What Business Are Elective Utilities In? Opportunities fro...

The traditional mission of an electric utility – providing affordable, reliable, resili...

Free Lecture: Photovoltaic Project Development Using RETScreen 4

This is a free opportunity for you to use RETScreen to model a solar PV project from st...

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REPORTS

2014 Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding an...

Mercom Capital Group’s Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding...

Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

WEBCASTS

Doing Business in South Africa – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Wi...

Wind Energy in South Africa has been expanding dramatically, growing from 10 MW install...

Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined app...

Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for your ...

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticis...

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The Almost There Markets: Just Give ‘Em Some Time

Earlier this year, we reported on recent legalization of third party fin...

Meteorological Technology International Magazine - SENSORS AND SENS...

Over the past 10 years, these sensing technologies have spread tre...

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SunEdison has largely focussed on the commercial and utility-scale solar...

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