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Thousands march in New York City, around globe over climate change

Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change. The crowds of marchers, which included actors Mark Ruffalo and Evangeline Lilly, wound through midtown Manhattan, joined along the way by […]

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Renewable Energy Can Meet Global Demand And Cut Carbon Emissions Says IRENA

A plan to use renewable energy sources to meet the rising demand for cheap electricity and the need to reduce the pace of global warming, has been developed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). The organisation predicts that average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will reach 498 grams per kilowatt-hour (g/kWh) by 2030 if the […]

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Tamil Nadu should set up a state-level wind power forecasting mechanism

Tamil Nadu should set up a state-level wind energy forecasting mechanism and wind energy integration facility to avoid ‘evacuation loss’ of power produced in wind mills, a top official of Indian Wind Power Association said today. The evacuation loss has been a major hurdle in meeting the gap between power requirement and availability. This loss […]

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Egypt sets new feed-in tariffs for wind energy and solar power

The government hopes for new and renewable energy to account for 20% Egypt’s total energy mix by 2020. The Ministry of Electricity announced Saturday pricing for electricity generated by new and renewable energy sources for households and private sector companies. Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker said in a press conference that the purpose of the […]

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China is drawing 30 percent of its energy needs from hydropower, solar energy and wind energy

China’s demand for energy is unparalleled. The demand is met primarily with traditional raw materials such as oil, gas and above all, coal – the basis for 80 percent of China’s energy supply. The trouble is, the process of generating electricity through coal releases large quantities of CO2. And it is becoming increasingly difficult to […]

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Nicaragua Plans 770 Megawatts in Renewable Energy Projects: Wind Power, Geothermal Energy and Solar Energy

The plan includes 300 megawatts of wind energy, 100 megawatts of geothermal, 100 megawatts of solar and 270 megawatts from two hydroelectric projects. Nicaragua plans $4 billion of public and private-sector investment in renewable energy projects over the next 15 years to add 770 megawatts, Spanish news agency EFE reported. More than 70 percent of […]

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Jamaica Signs Agreements for 78 Megawatts of Wind Energy and Solar Power Projects

The two wind farms and solar facility will cost $196 million, the island nation’s power utility said in a statement yesterday. Blue Mountain Renewables LLC’s project will be capable of generating 34 megawatts at a cost of $90 million. Petroleum Corp. of Jamaica’s plans to spend $46 million to build a third wind farm which […]

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Siemens Presents Onshore Wind Turbines at WindEnergy Trade Fair in Hamburg

Innovations include high-efficiency wind turbines for onshore sites with low wind speeds and a state-of-the-art approach to servicing wind power installations on land and at sea.   Under the banner slogan “Green Energy. Made in Hamburg”, Siemens Energy is presenting its newest products at the wind power trade fair “WindEnergy 2014″ in Hamburg, Germany from […]

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One quarter of Austrian electricity could come from wind energy by 2030

The Austria Wind Energy Association study said that the Green Electricity Act passed in 2011 includes an expansion of the wind turbine energy production from its current 1,900 megawatts to 3,000 megawatts by 2020. Wind turbines in Austria currently produce 6.5 percent of the country’s domestic electricity consumption, said a new study released Thursday, predicting […]

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Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis

Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ) has released its Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis – Version 8.0, an in-depth study comparing the cost of generating energy from conventional and alternative technologies. Lazard’s Global Power, Energy & Infrastructure Group has been publishing the study since 2008. The study shows the acceleration of an ongoing trend: Utility-scale solar and wind […]

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Photovoltaic Solar energy demand to be driven by India, China, Japan

The total solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the five leading Asia Pacific (APAC) markets—China, Japan, India, Australia and Thailand—is forecast to reach 17.2 GW during 2H’14, almost 60% of global solar PV demand, according to findings in the latest NPD Solarbuzz Asia Pacific Major PV Markets Quarterly report. While solar power has been growing across the […]

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