Oct 202017
 

The inaugural meeting of the Island Renewable Energy Initiative (IRIE) was recently held in Malé, Maldives, in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) — bringing together senior officials and ministers from 30 different countries and organizations to discuss ways of accelerating renewable energy deployment and addressing climate change

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How America Should Promote Energy Innovation in the Face of Extreme Weather – Greentech Media

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Oct 192017
 

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How America Should Promote Energy Innovation in the Face of Extreme Weather
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The extreme weather events of the 2017 hurricane season have brought home yet another reminder of the devastating effects of our changing climate. Climate change is a challenge that ultimately requires a global solution. As veterans of the Obama …

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Princeton Grads’ Energy Startup Provides Power To Native Americans Protesting Oil Pipeline

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Oct 122017
 

And for decades the oil and gas industry has used pipelines to transport fossil fuels. However, no form of transportation comes without risks – within or outside one’s control. Most of us who have witnessed a leaking water pipe can relate. Though when …
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Do Energy Industry Activities Threaten Dams? BC Hydro Now Says Yes

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Oct 112017
 

Photo: BC Hydro. Last summer a bizarre dispute about dams, fracking, waste water disposal, public safety and earthquakes quietly played out before the BC Oil and Gas Appeal Tribunal. Be one of two lucky Tyee readers to win a pair of tickets. The Facts are …
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Rick Perry’s Energy Department Plans To Prop Up Coal Plants With Direct Subsidies

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Sep 292017
 

Coal power plant cc by x1klima on FLickrIn a blatant money-grab for the coal industry, Rick Perry’s Energy Department is pushing for direct subsidies to dirty, un-economical coal-fired power plants.

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Daily on Energy: Trade panel sets stage for solar tariffs

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Sep 232017
 

Climate critics: That criticism has intensified over the administration’s refusal to discuss the effects of global warming amid a string of strong hurricanes that have battered the Gulf Coast and … stewardship,” he said. FRACKING RULE FRACAS: A federal …
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Epic — Wind Turbines On Steroids, + Idiotic Clean Energy Forecasts (Charts)

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Sep 202017
 

As I noted in my article earlier today, Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Future of Energy Summit just wrapped up in London. Michael Liebreich, BNEF’s Founder* and now Chairman of the Advisory Board, knocked the ball out of the park in his keynote presentation (whoops, wrong continent for that metaphor)

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Energy Consultant, Former CEO of Vestas: EV & Renewable Energy Trends Not Enough To Achieve Paris Climate Change Goals

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Sep 112017
 

Electric vehicle and renewable energy technologies aren’t enough on their own to give countries a means of achieving the goals of the Paris climate change accord, according to the CEO of DNV GL’s energy consulting business, Ditlev Engel

Energy Consultant, Former CEO of Vestas: EV & Renewable Energy Trends Not Enough To Achieve Paris Climate Change Goals was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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India Added More Renewable Energy Than Thermal Power 4 Consecutive Quarters

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Aug 232017
 

From the quarters starting April 2016 and ending March 2017, India saw more renewable energy capacity added to its grid than thermal power capacity. This is perhaps the first time in India’s history when renewable energy capacity dominated thermal power capacity

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Coal & Nuclear Lobbies Threaten Renewable Energy In South Africa

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Aug 212017
 

Originally published on The Conversation. By Hartmut Winkler, Professor of Physics, University of Johannesburg South African power utility Eskom recently repeated that it will not conclude supply contracts with the developers of new renewable energy power stations. These developers were selected under a programme to facilitate private sector involvement in the building of medium-sized renewable energy power stations. The [&hellip

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