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Green energy is good investment

February 11, 2016

Green energy is good investment

It was encouraging to read in columnist Froma Harrop’s Feb. 2 op-ed “Green energy on rise despite drop in oil prices” that the stability of renewable energy alternatives is being noticed. However, Ohio needs to recognize that green energy isn’t simply a good stock-market bet. According to a recent analysis by NextGEN, our state could add 56,000... 


Transeastern Power Trust Announces Proposed Acquisitions of Hydro Renewable Energy Projects

February 11, 2016

Transeastern Power Trust Announces Proposed Acquisitions of Hydro Renewable Energy Projects

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb 10, 2016) – Transeastern Power Trust (“Transeastern” or the “Trust”) (TSX VENTURE:TEP.UN)(TSX VENTURE:TEP.DB) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent for the proposed acquisition of three operational hydro projects totaling 3.65 MW (the “Hydro... 


Budget 2016: Renewable Energy Ministry seeks Rs 10000 crore to meet target of 175 GW by 2022

February 11, 2016

Budget 2016: Renewable Energy Ministry seeks Rs 10000 crore to meet target of 175 GW by 2022

The Renewable Energy Ministry has sought an increased budgetary allocation of over Rs 10,000 crore to meet its ambitious target of 175 GW green energy capacity by 2022. “This time, we have sought an increased budget allocation of over Rs 10,000 crore for the MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy) because of the various schemes which have... 


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From Self-Driving Cars To Clean Energy, Obama Lays Out His Plan For A Climate-Smart Economy

February 10, 2016

From Self-Driving Cars To Clean Energy, Obama Lays Out His Plan For A Climate-Smart Economy

Climate by Natasha Geiling Feb 10, 2016 8:00 am CREDIT: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Copies of the President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2017 federal budget are unpacked after being delivered to the House Budget Committee Room on Capitol Hill. President Obama sent his final budget proposal... 


British envoy finds PH energy investment policy ‘illogical’

February 10, 2016

British envoy finds PH energy investment policy ‘illogical’

British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Philippines—British Ambassador Asif Ahmad on Friday scored the Philippine government’s policy of putting a cap on foreign investment in renewable energy development while encouraging the full foreign ownership of traditional power generation. Ahmad... 


Opinion: Cheap oil means big bargains in alternative-energy stocks

February 9, 2016

Opinion: Cheap oil means big bargains in alternative-energy stocks

First Solar A big trend in investing has been the persistent decline in oil prices, and the cascading effect across asset classes including stocks in all industries. Everyone knows by now about the serious pain for oil companies, as most recently evidenced by ConocoPhillips ... 


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Renewable energy: ‘Jobs at risk’ if NI subsidy scheme ends

February 10, 2016

Renewable energy: ‘Jobs at risk’ if NI subsidy scheme ends

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption The scheme was set up to encourage homes and businesses to move to greener energy and the preferred option for most was the installation of wood pellet burners Millions of pounds worth of work will... 


Report: N.C. ranks 9th for solar jobs

February 10, 2016

Report: N.C. ranks 9th for solar jobs

North Carolina’s 5,950 jobs in the solar industry ranked 9th nationally last year, a new report says. The nonprofit Solar Foundation counted 208,859 solar jobs across the U.S., more than double the number of five years earlier, in its 2015 census. Solar workers outnumbered those in the dwindling coal sector, the report said. California led the list... 


Ontario Investing $100 Million to Create Jobs and Help Homeowners Save Energy

February 10, 2016

Ontario Investing $100 Million to Create Jobs and Help Homeowners Save Energy

Ontario Investing $100 Million to Create Jobs and Help Homeowners Save Energy Green Investment Fund Fighting Climate Change, Growing Ontario’s Economy February 4, 2016 11:30 A.M. Ministry of Energy The province is putting its new Climate Change Strategy into action by investing $100 million from the Ontario Green Investment... 


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My Turn: Seeking a balance of power in the energy revolution

February 11, 2016

My Turn: Seeking a balance of power in the energy revolution

Email Print Comments Decisions being made now for the creation and delivery of energy in New Hampshire will impact the quality of lives and our economy for many decades to come. We are experiencing a revolution. Change is coming in the form of ever more affordable and diverse sources of renewable energy and through the expansion of energy... 


Obama carbon emissions rule halted by Supreme Court

February 11, 2016

Obama carbon emissions rule halted by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court halted the EPA’s major anti-global warming initiative late Tuesday evening, dealing a major blow to President Obama’s hopes of overseeing a green energy transition in his final year in office. The 5-4 decision by the court puts the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation on hold while a lower appeals court hears states’...