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Brazil: Iberdrola and Neoenergia Are Investing In Wind Energy

Saturday, July 28, 2012

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Brazil: Iberdrola and Neoenergia Are Investing In Wind Energy

IBERDROLA, the globe leader in wind energy, and Brazilian consortium NEOENERGIA are signing ten loans for the sum of 300 million, with Banco Nacional do Desenvolvimento Economico y Social (BNDES) and with Banco do Brasil. Iberdrola and Neoenergia, for the umpteenth time, will finance 10 wind power farms in Brazil. Brazil has been one of [...]

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Too Cheap To Meter – This Time Renewable Not Nuclear Energy

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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Too Cheap To Meter – This Time Renewable Not Nuclear Energy

Germany is one of the countries that has since long supported solar and wind energy. Now there are times that energy is generated as a zero-cost. Yet, in UK energy polices seems to hide the real augmenting cost of nuclear energy. In the pioneer days of nuclear power the slogan was “Too Cheap To Meter.” [...]

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First Marine Energy Test Centre In Japan

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

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First Marine Energy Test Centre In Japan

The Orkney based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) today signed an agreement in which it has agreed to help develop the Japanese Marine Energy Centre. This Centre is to be the first marine energy test establishment for Japan. According to the papers signed by the EMEC with the Oceanic Energy Association of Japan, the EMEC [...]

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Renewable Energy Outlook For Asia Pacific 2012

Sunday, January 15, 2012

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Renewable Energy Outlook For Asia Pacific 2012

For Asia Pacific, the top six predictions for 2012 are: 1. Conventional Power Generation & T&D Infrastructure Development will be the strongest and largest source of revenue for power equipment industry. 2. There will be a 20 % growth in the renewable energy markets in 2012, in terms of total investments. 3. There will be [...]

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Update on Masdar – World Largest Carbon-Neutral City -

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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Update on Masdar – World Largest Carbon-Neutral City -

Masdar, an Abu Dhabi company, had to cancel their plans for a building that generates more energy than it exhausts. This was to be the first building of its kind. This setback occurred one year following the financial crisis that caused Masdar to terminate their scheduled creation of the first carbon-neutral city. Masdar holds the [...]

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Japan’s Green Town Being Built by Panasonic: Fujisawa SST

Saturday, June 11, 2011

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Japan’s Green Town Being Built by Panasonic: Fujisawa SST

The SMART Town is a project that is not only going to save energy but will change the concept of how towns are constructed in Japan. In collaboration with eight companies Panasonic is building an eco-energy town, which is going to be full-fledge with energy saving technologies. In theory, the houses that are going to [...]

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A Study On Solar Power In Madagascar

Thursday, May 12, 2011

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A Study On Solar Power In Madagascar

Scientists from Madagascar Biodiversity Center have developed a new tool for the study of species. These are the species which are in danger due to deforestation, i.e. clean power. Solar panels have been installed by the volunteers, which can save research time while the power outages, thus reducing the carbon footprints of the center. This [...]

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Google’s Investing In Renewable Energy: California

Sunday, May 1, 2011

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Google’s Investing In Renewable Energy: California

Google did an investment of $100 million in the wind farm in Shepherds Flat (Oregon). After completion the farm will be considered the biggest farm in the world as it will produce 845MW of clean energy. Similar kind of investment was also recently done in California for a solar power tower and mobile bio-fuel production [...]

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BNEF Announces A Fall of 34% In Clean Energy Investment Due to Incentives Cut in Europe

Saturday, April 23, 2011

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BNEF Announces A Fall of 34% In Clean Energy Investment Due to Incentives Cut in Europe

Weighed down by the U.S.’s low natural gas prices and Europe’s subsidiary cuts, Bloomberg New Energy Finance announced that in this year’s first quarter new investment in the field of renewable energy has dropped to its lowest in two years. The London based researcher stated today that, money flowing into share sales, private equity, asset [...]

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Opcon Signs Deal on Clean Energy (Swedish Company)

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Opcon Signs Deal on Clean Energy (Swedish Company)

In an effort to promote a cleaner and healthier environment, Opcon AB (OPCO), a Stockholm-based technology group, signed an agreement to invest 250 million kronor ($40 million) in clean energy and energy efficiency businesses. The Clean energy company has successfully joined an Opcon agreement with GEM Global Yield Funds Ltd and GEM Investment Advisors Inc. [...]

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