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Iberdrola Chairman Joins Global CEOs Urging Ambitious Agreement at Paris Climate Summit

Iberdrola USA’s parent company, Iberdrola, announced today its chairman, Ignacio Galan, along with the CEOs of 42 other companies has signed an open letter to world leaders urging them to reach an ambitious agreement at December’s Paris Climate Summit.Joining forces under the auspices of the World Economic Forum, the signatories, which operate in 150 countries […]

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Lester R. Brown’s latest highlights falling costs, rising adoption and failing nuclear, fossils

The global economy is now undergoing a transition from fossil and nuclear energy to clean power from solar, wind, and other renewable sources, according to the latest book from environmental analyst Lester Brown and his colleagues at the Earth Policy Institute (EPI).   In The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind […]

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Molycorp Chosen to Supply Rare Earths for Use In High-Efficiency Siemens Wind Turbines

Siemens AG (“Siemens”) has selected Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) (“Molycorp”) to supply rare earth materials over the next 10 years from its Mountain Pass, California facility for incorporation into Siemens’ high-efficiency, direct drive wind turbine generators.  Molycorp will supply rare earth materials to Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (“Shin-Etsu”), which will produce the rare earth magnets […]

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Iraq plans several renewable energy plants

Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity along with the National Investment Commission (NIC), have announced an investment opportunity to construct three solar power stations and one wind power station. The renewable energy plants will be between the capacity of 5 and 10 MW, and be situated in Diwaniya, Najaf and Missan (Maysan) provinces, according to reports by […]

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Saft and Enercon to Help Stabilize Faroe Islands’ Grid

Saft, a Paris-based company who focuses on design development and manufacturing of high-tech batteries, is teaming up with German-based wind turbine manufacturer Enercon to create an energy storage system (ESS) which will aid the Faroe Islands. The 2.3 megawatt project will be Europe’s first ever commercial deployment of a lithium-ion battery system that works in […]

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