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  • First emission reduction purchase agreement will boost expansion of hydropower - EIB

    On 18 August 2008, Ani Hydro Corporation OJSC and Stichting Carbon Purchase Intermediary (CPI) signed an emission reduction purchase agreement (ERPA) for the sale and purchase of certified emission reductions to be generated by the Jradzor Small Hydroelectric Project in Akhuryan in western Armenia. Stichting CPI is the special purpose vehicle created to acquire carbon credits for the participants ...

  • Ontario releases long term energy plan

    The Ontario government has released an updated Long-Term Energy Plan designed to set the course for a clean energy revolution that will create thousands of new jobs in Ontario while cleaning up the air the citizens of Ontario breathe. The government's 20-year energy plan, Building Our Clean Energy Future, calls for essential investments to keep the lights on in homes, businesses, schools and ...


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  • Distributed energy systems and canada`s energy future

    Canada's current power grid was designed to transmit electricity from a power plant often in a remote location to large-scale industrial users and households in large populated areas. This grid was not designed to meet the needs of the growing demands of a digital society or the increased use of renewable power production. Consumers however are increasingly demanding low cost and more ...


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  • EPA honors 2014 Green Power Leaders

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented its annual Green Power Leadership Awards to 23 businesses and organizations for their efforts to significantly advance the green power market by using electricity from renewable energy including solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, and low-impact hydroelectric sources. “By using green power, these businesses and organizations are ...

  • British Columbia power costs to increase

    Gold medals last forever, but Olympic cheer won't withstand an energy upheaval in British Columbia. The Canadian province and its largest city Vancouver just hosted what many are calling the greenest Olympiad ever. With its reputation as a clean, coastal metropolis where quality of life is high, few observers or visitors seemed surprised that Vancouver set up online energy monitoring, made extra ...


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  • Special Report: Solar industry polishes its green image

    EurActiv - The solar industry, backed by environmental activists, is promoting solar power for its light impact on biodiversity, highlighting the sector's anxiety to preserve its green image. Virtually no source of energy can claim to have zero impact on biodiversity. Fossils fuels are the obvious worst offenders, as their burning emits gases which contribute to climate change and ...


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  • As a land thaws, so do Greenland`s aspirations for independence

    (AXcess News) NUUK, Greenland - Judging by flags alone, you'd never guess that Nuuk is part of the Kingdom of Denmark. All around this humble capital - population 15,000 - one sees the fluttering Greenlandic flag. The Danish one, by contrast, is rarely seen at all. But if some in this largely autonomous Danish territory have their way, it will one day fly in front of a future Danish embassy ...


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  • First urban community energy storage project opens in Toronto

    A consortium led by eCAMION Inc. with Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited, the University of Toronto, and Dow Kokam LLC has unveiled the first energy storage system installed directly into an urban community. Located at the Roding Arena and Community Centre in North York, this community energy storage (CES) system will allow Toronto Hydro to monitor this technology, and help validate its ...


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  • Endless Energy - New York Style

    A group of University-based researchers have put together a visionary blueprint for converting all of New York State's electricity, transportation, heating, cooling and industry energy infrastructure to one derived entirely from wind, water, and sunlight and electrolytic hydrogen. Under the plan, the state's 2030 all-purpose end-use power would be provided by onshore wind (10%), offshore wind ...


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  • Dangote Group’s Joseph Makoju, Akon Lighting Africa and the AfDB big winners at West African Power Industry Awards in Lagos

    Joseph Makoju, Honorary Advisor for the Dangote Group, was honoured with the  Lifetime Achievement Regional Award during the sold-out gala dinner at the West African Power Industry Awards in Lagos on Tuesday evening. Akon Lighting Africa scored a double nod of approval from the industry with two awards, namely Best Renewable Energy Project and CSR Initiative of the Year. The ...


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