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  1. The climate one year on: exit carbon tax, enter brown coalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    A year on from the abolition of the carbon price, greenhouse pollution from electricity generation has rebounded as Australia burns more brown coal to meet its power needs. Carbon dioxide emissions from the national electricity grid jumped by 6.4 million tonnes in the financial year after the Abbott government repealed the scheme that required big industry to buy pollution permits, according to analysis by consultants Pitt & Sherry.

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  2. Kenya: Uhuru Unveils Africa's Biggest Wind Power Project in MarsabitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... the Ol Karia geothermal plants. The project will consist of 365 turbines which will make it the most efficient wind power farm in the world. The wind plant will produce 310 MW of electricity and the first power produced is expected to be connected ...

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  3. London Array celebrates two years of successful operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | AME Info

    Today marks the two-year anniversary of the inauguration and completion of London Array - the world's largest offshore wind farm. The sophisticated, 630-megawatt wind power project - and Masdar's largest international investment to date - continues to deliver clean and reliable energy to more than half-a-million homes throughout the United Kingdom.

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  4. Offshore Wind Power Market, Average Price and Key Country Analysis to 2025Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Emailwire.com

    "Offshore Wind Power Market - Global Market Size, Average Price, Turbine Market Share and Key Country Analysis to 2025", the latest report from industry analysis specialist GlobalData, offers comprehensive information on and analysis of the global wind The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the offshore global wind market. It explains the key drivers and challenges and provides data covering historic and forecast market size, average capital cost, and installed capacity and generation, both globally and in the key countries of China, the US, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark and South Korea.

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  5. Wind Power Turbine Market Share and Key Country Analysis to 2025Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Emailwire.com

    "Wind Power Market, Update 2015 - Global Market Size, Average Price, Turbine Market Share and Key Country Analysis to 2025", the latest report from industry analysis specialist GlobalData, offers comprehensive information on and analysis of the global w The report provides a clear overview of and detailed insight into the global wind market. It explains the key drivers and challenges affecting the market and provides data covering historic and forecast market size, average capital cost, Levelized Cost of Electricity , and installed capacity and generation globally, regionally and in the key countries of China, the US, the UK, Germany, India, Canada, South Africa and Brazil.

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  6. Missouri rejects Grain Belt ExpressRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Joplin

    Missouri's Public Service Commission rejected the Grain Belt Express. However, Clean Line Energy says it will proceed with its plans to build the wind-energy power line across Illinois. If built, the Grain Belt Express would ... (Read full article)

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  7. Petition asks for stricter regsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    The newly formed Citizens for Protective Wind Ordinance plans to present a petition to the Chowan Board of Commissioners Monday asking the board to adopt revisions to the county Wind Energy Ordinance that were recommended this spring by the Planning Board. Dear Reader, This content is only available to subscribers of The Daily Advance print and/or e-edition.

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  8. Calgary conservationist warns Alberta wind farms may hurt birds of preyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    He has monitored nests near Pincher Creek since the 1970s, and banded thousands of baby raptors, long before the area became the birthplace of wind power in Canada. Wind turbines mess up the birds' lives, much in the same way drivers would be stressed if a busy freeway suddenly closed.

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  9. CA electricity rates to undergo biggest change in 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... Shifting some electricity use to mid-day or the evening, in turn, could help the state integrate more solar and wind power into the energy mix. Solar power plants hit their maximum output just after noon, while California's wind farms generate most ...

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  10. My Independence Day Perspective:Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    First, I claim the right to say this; I am a combat veteran with a Purple Heart and have EARNED that right, though one need not have those credentials to say the same things. America is a great but deeply flawed country.

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  11. Could Solar Power Recharge Green Industry?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sky News

    ... all new homes in the UK to meet zero carbon standards and by 2050 they are aiming to reduce emissions by 80%. Wind power is one of the most well-established forms of renewable energy used in the UK, but building onshore turbines will soon become ...

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  12. Davis could be carbon-neutral by 2035; community energy choice is keyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    By aggressively pursuing renewable energy - mainly solar and wind - and reducing energy use through energy-efficiency improvements to existing buildings, Davis could eliminate its direct carbon footprint by 2035. This is 15 years earlier than the carbon neutrality goal established by the city's Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.

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  13. Ninth Circuit Holds that the BLM's Grant of a Right-of-Way for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    On May 27, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the US Bureau of Land Management's grant of a right-of-way over federal land for a road for a wind energy project developed by North Sky River Energy, LLC on private land . [1] On the facts before it, the court held that the Wind Project was neither a federal action nor connected to the federal Road Project, and that therefore, the BLM was not required to consult with the US Fish and Wildlife Service for the Wind Project under the Endangered Species Act or to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act .

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  14. Michigan lawmaker wants to call burning tires "renewable energy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TreeHugger

    ... energy sources like wind and solar are viable options. According to the advocacy group Clean Water Action , wind power would be a cheaper option and could help the state meet 30 percent of its energy needs with renewables. This isn't Nesbitt's first ...

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  15. China's climate pledge for green growth spells doom for coal exportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Ecologist

    ... been set by the National Development and Reform Commission . China is aiming for 350 GW of hydro, 200 GW of wind power, and 100 GW of solar power, plus 58 GW of nuclear. These levels are so far in advance of those of other countries that China can ...

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  16. Alstom, DEME and Merkur Offshore sign a contract for the delivery and ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... and innovation. With its high energy yield - thanks to its 150 m diameter rotor - Haliade can supply clean wind power to the equivalent of about 5,000 households. The first prototype of Haliade was installed onshore in 2012 in Le Carnet (France), ...

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  17. Growing Energy Demand Will Increase the ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Financial Mirror

    ... economic growth. "India is diversifying its fuel mix and increasing the share of renewable energy, with wind power generation potential being the highest. Such strong wind resource potential and the high demand for energy will enhance the growth of ...

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  18. China's climate change promise opens the way for global dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... production, will be used more efficiently and in lesser amounts. Development of gas, nuclear, hydro, solar and wind power will be increased, emissions from buildings and transport cut and more forests planted. The commitment to launching a national ...

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  19. Growing Energy Demand Will Increase the Wind Turbine Market in India Through 2019: TechnavioRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Wire

    ... economic growth. "India is diversifying its fuel mix and increasing the share of renewable energy, with wind power generation potential being the highest. Such strong wind resource potential and the high demand for energy will enhance the growth of ...

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  20. Renewable Energy Can Unlock Socio-Economic Benefits for Islands,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Electric Energy Online

    Developing the vast renewable energy resources of Fiji, the Marshall Islands and Vanuatu would provide substantial socio-economic benefits for their citizens, according to three reports released by IRENA. Renewables Readiness Assessments for the three island nations find that a combination of solar, wind, geothermal, marine, biomass and biofuel could meet domestic energy needs while decreasing electricity costs, increasing energy access, and boosting energy independence.

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