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Loan will support the construction of over 300 MW from wind power in Brazil

Enel Green Power SpA (“Enel Green Power”), acting through its Brazilian subsidiary Enel Brasil Participações Ltda. (“Enel Brazil”), the controlling holding company of Brazilian subsidiaries of the Enel Green Power Group, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed a $200 million loan agreement. The loan will support the construction of over 300 […]

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“Boost energy independence with higher renewables targets”, associations tell Barroso

Increasing renewable energy can relieve Europe’s reliance on fossil fuel imports at volatile prices and protect it from geo-political instability like the ongoing Ukraine crisis. That is according to open letters sent to European Commission President Barroso and European Council President Van Rompuy from ten renewable energy associations including EWEA this week. The associations point […]

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WINDPOWER 2014: Top 3 newsmakers

Have you recovered yet? The WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition is always a frenzy of activity, and WINDPOWER 2014 was no different. Activity never ceases, all characterized by words that end in ing: networking, learning, socializing, deal making, walking (and running), standing, chatting, and news making. Regarding the latter, it’s sometimes tough to identify the biggest […]

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Sales of Electric Motorcycles and Scooters Will Reach 6 Million Annually by 2023

The market for power two-wheel (PTW) vehicles, which includes electric motorcycles (e-motorcycles) and electric scooters (e-scooters), has grown slowly in recent years. Although sales volumes in the next couple of years are likely to remain low, due to continued high costs for components and low levels of demand, this market is poised for growth after […]

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Exelon attacks on PTC “a distraction”

Commissioner Norris calls Exelon’s attacks on the PTC “a distraction;” AWEA releases further analysis showing the trivially small impact of negative pricing on Exelon’s nuclear plants. FERC Commissioner Norris today thoroughly rejected Exelon’s attacks on the renewable production tax credit as a “distraction.” Commission Norris stated that “AWEA offered a report that demonstrated the infrequency […]

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