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Invest Deeper into the Japanese Smart/Renewable Energy Market Through …

July 29, 2014

Invest Deeper into the Japanese Smart/Renewable Energy Market Through …

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding the 2014 edition of World Smart Energy Week Osaka (the sister edition of World Smart Energy Week http://www.wsew.jp/en/), at INTEX OSAKA from September 3-5, 2014. Scene from World Smart Energy Week Osaka 2013 (Photo: Business Wire) Composed... 


Local govt asked to participate in alternative energy planni……

July 29, 2014

Local govt asked to participate in alternative energy planni……

By John Odyek Ministry of energy officials and experts from GIZ have urged local government leaders to participate in developing affordable and efficient sources of energy at district level to light up districts instead of the long waiting for the central government to do for them what they can do themselves. The experts and energy officials said... 


Study: It Is Feasible to Power California With Renewables

July 29, 2014

Study: It Is Feasible to Power California With Renewables

A new Stanford study discovers that it is economically and technically feasible to convert California’s energy infrastructure to renewables like solar energy, wind and hydroelectricity. Published in Energy (see footnote), the plan shows the way to a sustainable, inexpensive and reliable energy supply in California that could create tens of thousands... 


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Green Bonds Go Through the Roof!

July 29, 2014

Green Bonds Go Through the Roof!

by Rona Fried At the end of 2013, seemingly out of nowhere, the market for green bonds took off, all of them over-subscribed. From a meager $2 billion issued over several years, we ended the year with $11 billion in newly issued bonds, spurring many bankers to call it a tipping point. And indeed it is, because this year it’s been... 


AEP keeping it ‘green’

July 27, 2014

AEP keeping it ‘green’

“Green”-energy efforts in Ohio might not be in suspended animation after all. All but one of Ohio’s regulated electricity utilities plan to continue with their green-energy programs despite a new state law that allows the companies to put a two-year freeze on the initiatives. As a result, changes in that industry might not be as drastic as environmental... 


£45m invested in green energy in Hampshire

July 26, 2014

£45m invested in green energy in Hampshire

£45m invested in green energy in Hampshire 1:30pm Saturday 26th July 2014 in News By Rory McKeown, Senior reporter £45m has been invested in green energy in Hampshire, new figures reveal MORE than £45 million... 


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Benefits of green fuel schemes outlined

July 26, 2014

Benefits of green fuel schemes outlined

The trade body has produced a video to highlight the benefits of renewable energy to Scotland. The animation, which will be premiered at an international Commonwealth Games renewables event in Glasgow, highlights 30 key green energy points. Loading article content The video, and accompanying booklet, will be launched next week and is designed to communicate... 


SCOTS RENEWABLES BENEFITS HAILED

July 25, 2014

SCOTS RENEWABLES BENEFITS HAILED

By Press Association Published: 02:09 EST, 25 July 2014 | Updated: 02:09 EST, 25 July 2014 The carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere in Scotland by renewable energy projects since 2012 was the equivalent of halting every motor vehicle journey for an entire year, according to Scottish Renewables. The... 


Wind power production tax credit: Wall St. wolf in green clothing

July 25, 2014

Wind power production tax credit: Wall St. wolf in green clothing

The tax incentive for wind power expired last year, and the battle over its extension is now underway. Opponents say the wind power production tax credit, PTC, is a wasteful boondoggle while supporters say it’s crucial for renewable energy and jobs. The Sierra Club calls it “one of the best bets we’ve made on clean, domestic energy.”  But it’s... 


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New Stadium Goes Green

July 29, 2014

New Stadium Goes Green

Many buildings, homes, and other structures across the country have received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. In many cases, the facilities take advantage of a combination of solar panels and energy-management systems to ultimately achieve “net zero” energy use. Now, one stadium has announced... 


ReneSola sells 40 energy storage systems to Think Green Energy in the U.K.

July 24, 2014

ReneSola sells 40 energy storage systems to Think Green Energy in the U.K.

ReneSola Ltd. (Jiashan, China), technology provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, on July 23rd, 2014 announced the delivery of 30 ReneSola Novaplus 2KW energy storage systems to a national distributor in Chelmsford (Essex, U.K.) for onward sale to Essex installation company Think Green Energy. An additional 10 units are on order for use by...