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German renewable energy surcharge to rise 47 pct next year

According to the four grid operator, the additional cost on electricity bill for renewable power would be increased from 3.6 cents per kilowatt hour this year to 5.3 cents in 2013. The renewable energy market consists of the net consumption of electricity generated via geothermal, solar, wind and hydroelectric means, as well as through wood … Continue reading German renewable energy surcharge to rise 47 pct next year

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Renewable energy in Ukraine

The promotion of the renewable energy sector has brought the first results. Renewable sourced electricity facilities with a total capacity of 96 MW have been put into operation for the period September 2010 to September 2011. Growth on target According to the State Program of Energy Efficiency for 2010-2015, the share of renewable energy sources … Continue reading Renewable energy in Ukraine

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Renewable energy attractiveness indices

Spain and Italy’s sovereign credit crises have continued to drag them further down the index, while the UK’s plethora of policy announcements this quarter have garnered little clarity for investors. Welcome to the 2012 global economy. Growth in many countries is faltering and unemployment rates are stagnating. Even the rapid growth countries are showing signs … Continue reading Renewable energy attractiveness indices

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Renewable energy could provide more than 125,265 jobs by 2020 in Spain

Transitioning to a green economy has a huge potential to create new jobs in Spain at a time when the crisis-hit country is reeling from a 50 per cent youth unemployment rate, according to a newly released report. However, the report titled Green Jobs for Sustainable Development – The case of Spain, says the severity … Continue reading Renewable energy could provide more than 125,265 jobs by 2020 in Spain

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Renewable energy shows potential for bright future

A study released in July by the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that global power generation from renewable sources was expected to rise by more than 40% to 6,400 terawatt hours (TWh) in the next five years. This increase would equal one-and-a-half times the electricity currently produced in the US. It is also a … Continue reading Renewable energy shows potential for bright future

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AfDB Supports Gabon Renewable Energy Sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, through its private sector window, approved on 18 July 2012 in Tunis, a senior loan of Euros57.5 million to the Coder Hydropower Project for the design, construction and operation of two run-of-river hydro projects in Ngounie Province and North Gabon. The project consists of … Continue reading AfDB Supports Gabon Renewable Energy Sector

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