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  • Clean energy projects announced

    The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership’s (REEEP) has announced the remaining short-listed projects under its 7th programme cycle call from the regions in East and South Asia and the Pacific. In all a total of 120 projects have been short-listed globally from which 43 projects will be supported. REEEP received a large number of high quality proposals and the steering committees ...


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  • Clean Energy Trends 2012

    Clean Edge's 11th annual Clean Energy Trends report has been released for 2012. The full report is a must read for industry stakeholders and is downloaded by tens of thousands annually. The report includes growth forecasts and market sizing for the major clean-energy sectors (solar PV, wind, and biofuels), as well as detailed analysis of solar PV pricing, public market activity and performance, ...


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  • Going for gold in clean energy

    Helping British Columbia 'Go for the Gold' in clean energy, GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE and Plutonic Power Corporation (TSX: PCC) announced today updates on construction at the 144-megawatt Dokie Wind Project and 196-megawatt East Toba River and Montrose Creek Hydroelectric Project. Announced during a 2010 Winter Olympic Games briefing today at the British Columbia Showcase in ...


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  • Clean energy infrastructure

    Preferred bidders in the Government’s £1bn CCS Commercialisation Programme were announced in March 2013. Since then, my Department has taken forward detailed negotiations with these bidders to draw up and agree specifications and contracts for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) studies of their projects. Developing carbon capture and storage infrastructure forms part of the ...

  • Clean Energy Trends 2010

    Two weeks ago, Clean Edge launched its annual Clean Energy Trends 2010 report. Since then, it has received extensive media coverage. In general the report notes that 2009 will go down as one of the worst years in economic ...


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  • Clean energy markets - jobs and opportunities

    The Pew Center on Global Climate Change has released a timely publication that make the case for market-based clean energy and climate solutions.for job creation. Clean Energy Markets: Jobs and Opportunities, a new brief, explains how investment in clean energy technologies will generate economic growth and create new jobs in the United States and around the world. Comprehensive, market-based ...


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  • Clean Energy Live & New Products

    Evolving from Solar Energy UK’s previous energy+ brand and 6-years of continuous show growth, this year’s show heralds an exciting new era where Solar Energy UK evolves into a broader exhibition – Clean Energy Live, opening up new market segments and bringing whole building energy solutions and centralised to distributed energy to the mainstream. ...


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  • Clean energy for all: a global challenge

    This week, key leaders from the policy, industry, government, NGO, banking, and civil society sectors are gathering in the Philippines for the 7th annual Asian Clean Energy Forum (ACEF). The event, organized by the Asian Development Bank and USAID, aims to foster discussions about how to scale up clean energy initiatives ...

  • How to design a clean energy standard

    WRI’s response to the Bingaman-Murkowski White Paper on the design of a clean energy standard in the United States. In response to President Obama’s goal of generating 80 percent of the U.S. electricity from clean energy sources by 2035, Senate Committee on Energy and ...

  • BC to fund clean energy projects

    The Government of British Columbia has announced funding allocations for a diverse array of clean energy technology development applications under the Province’s Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund. The ICE funding will be used to lever investments totalling nearly $80 million. The $25 million in funding was announced by newly appointed Technology, Trade and Economic Development ...


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  • Funding for clean energy projects announced

    The federal government has announced potential support up to $146 million for 19 renewable and clean energy projects across the country. The nineteen successful projects were selected in response to a call for proposals under the Renewable and Clean Energy portion of the Clean Energy Fund. The funding will go towards projects involving integrated community energy solutions, smart grid technology, ...


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  • BC tables clean energy act

    The government of British Columbia has introduced a new Clean Energy Act which 'sets the foundation for a new future of electricity self-sufficiency, job creation and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, powered by unprecedented investments in clean, renewable energy across the ...

  • Australia moves to clean energy future

    Australia"s Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Senator Penny Wong, has welcomed the passage of the enhanced Renewable Energy Target and Building Energy Efficiency legislation through the Parliament.  "These are important milestones for Australia as we move towards our clean energy future," Senator Wong said. "We know we will need to transform our energy sector and our ...


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  • BC tables clean energy act

    On April 28, the government of British Columbia announced the introduction of a new Clean Energy Act. According to the press release, the Clean Energy Act "sets the foundation for a new future of electricity self-sufficiency, job creation and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, powered by unprecedented investments in clean, renewable energy across the province." Like Ontario"s Green Energy Act, the ...


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  • Cleaning up clean coal

    Perhaps the only point that advocates for and against ’clean coal’ might agree on is the fact that we have lots of coal remaining and its continued use likely will be a significant part of our fossil fuel future. Whether it should be the fuel of choice is another matter. The coal industry - acutely aware of growing public concern over greenhouse gas emissions and other health-related issues ...


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  • US and China to cooperate on clean energy

    President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao announced on November 17 a far-reaching package of measures to strengthen cooperation between the United States and China on clean and renewable energy. The presidents began by establishing a U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center to facilitate joint research and development of clean energy technologies by scientists from both countries. The ...

  • Shifting global investments to clean energy

    When President Barack Obama announced the country's first national climate strategy, many people wondered what it would mean across the nation. Yet, the strategy may carry even more significant implications overseas. The plan restricts U.S. government funding for most international coal projects. This policy could significantly affect energy producers and public and private investors around the ...


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  • Clean Energy Boom Powers Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas, October 8, 2007 (ENS) - Texans like to say that everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to wind power, they're right. Texas boasts the world’s largest wind farm - FPL Energy’s 735 megawatt, MW, Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center - and also the world's second largest wind farm - the 505 MW Sweetwater project owned by Babcock & Brown & Catamount Energy, both ...

  • Clean energy is win-win for the US

    Scientists have worked out how the US could save as many as 300,000 lives by 2030, and get a tenfold return on its investments at the same time. It’s simple. All the nation has to do is what it promised to do at the Paris climate conference last December − launch clean energy and transport policies, reduce greenhouse gas emissions by two-thirds or more, and pursue the international ...


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  • California clean water agencies champion clean energy initiative

    The California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) is spearheading a statewide initiative to better educate the public, regulators, and local, state and federal leaders on the role they need to play in achieving new state and national clean energy goals. In Governor Jerry Brown's 2012 State of the State address, he called for "…a goal of 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy by ...

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