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South, East Africa powering renewable energy drive

By: Nicole Cassandra Naidoo South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia are forecast to be the three largest markets for utility-scale renewable power in the 2014 to 2016 period. This according to research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), which has forecast … Continue reading

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Changes to Renewable Energy Targets cast shadow of doubt on Australia’s …

Updated August 22, 2014 16:52:21 Photo: Turbines for the proposed Ceres wind farm in South Australia. (ceresproject.com.au) Changes to the Renewable Energy Target (RET) would cast a shadow of doubt over the future of Australia’s largest wind farm development, the … Continue reading

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Africa To See More Renewable Energy Growth In 2014 Than In 2000-2013

Clean Power Published on August 22nd, 2014 by Joshua S Hill 0 August 22nd, 2014 by Joshua S Hill  Sub-Saharan Africa is set to see more renewable energy come online this year than it has in the previous 14 years, … Continue reading

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ABB takes wraps off 525kV cabling

Switzerland-based ABB has completed trials on a 525kV underground and subsea power transmission cabling system. The extruded HVDC lines (pictured) will help make “renewable energy installations more efficient and cost-effective”, the manufacturer said. ABB said the system will more than double power capacity … Continue reading

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[HOW TO]: Make the Most of Your Next Renewable Energy Conference

Conferences can be a great way to meet new people, learn more about the industry, and if nothing else, get away from home for a few days. With an industry like renewable energy, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the … Continue reading

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Nicaragua is into renewable energy

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GE Stock Gets Another Renewable Energy Jolt

Is the answer for General Electric (GE) investors blowin’ in the wind? Yes. (But don’t forget geothermal, too.) As The Wall Street Journal recently reported, the IRS recently gave the renewable energy sector a shot in the arm by making … Continue reading

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New numbers, same conclusion

THE ECONOMIST recently published an article about the costs and benefits of various kinds of zero- and low-carbon energy, “Sun, wind and drain”. The article was based on research by Charles Frank of the Brookings Institution (whose paper is here). … Continue reading

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State agency commits $2.5M to UMass Amherst for research on renewable energy

The state’s energy and environmental affairs department has committed $2.5 million to UMass Amherst in an endowment that will pay for a professor who will focus on renewable energy. Mary Moore Reporter- Boston Business Journal Email  |  Twitter The state … Continue reading

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State agency commits $2.5M to UMass Amherst for research on renewable energy

The state’s energy and environmental affairs department has committed $2.5 million to UMass Amherst in an endowment that will pay for a professor who will focus on renewable energy. Mary Moore Reporter- Boston Business Journal Email  |  Twitter The state … Continue reading

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