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Samsung and Pattern Energy Complete Canada’s Largest Wind Power Project, South Kent Wind Farm

The largest wind project in Canada is now up and running. Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (Pattern Energy) today announced its South Kent Wind project has completed construction and is fully operational. The 270 megawatt (MW) South Kent Wind project is the largest wind power facility […]

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Solar Power Recharging Station for Electric Vehicles

Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (herein “KCCS”) announced today that they have installed a “Solar Cycle Station for EV” at the headquarters of Shintec Hozumi Co., Ltd. in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Based on a development plan by Shintec Hozumi, KCCS designed and constructed the system so that solar-generated […]

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IPCC: fossil fuels out, renewables in to tackle global warming

Switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy and energy efficiency measures in the coming decades is the International Panel for Climate Change’s (IPCC) recommendation in its latest report. This change is “affordable”, says the IPCC: it would knock only 0.06% off expected annual economic growth rates of 1.3%-3%, without quantifying the enormous health benefits of […]

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Vestas appoints Head of Service

Christian Venderby has been appointed new Group Senior Vice President and Head of Service at Vestas Wind Systems A/S. Christian Venderby, who comes from a position as Senior Vice President Operations at Vestas Americas, enters into his new position on 1 June 2014. Already a significant source of revenue and profit, the service business is […]

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Keeping the renewable energy Production Tax Credit in perspective

Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) spoke up about the “intellectually dishonest argument” that bubbled to the surface at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on April 3rd. His remarks were in response to an amendment introduced by Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-PA), under the short title “Eliminate crony capitalist energy tax credits,” which proposed to eliminate the renewable […]

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Decarbonizing the Future: Seizing Power for Global Change

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change meets on measures to reduce the impact of climate change, the answer to the global problem remains clear: The world must stop betting on a dirty fossil fuel energy system and should instead double-down on investment in clean, sustainable renewable energy. While no easy task, the good news is that […]

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