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Should the UK Do More for Renewable Heating?

News at the end of August that over 50,000 green heating schemes had been approved since the inception of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) in April 2014 caused some in the industry to hail a new era of heat pumps, … Continue reading

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What Will a Clinton or Trump Presidency Mean for Renewable Energy? Part 2 – Renewable Energy’s Uncertain Future?

In Part 1, I discussed the history of support for renewable energy by U.S. presidents over the past four decades. In it, I was not defending presidents from either party. I was simply pointing out that the person occupying the … Continue reading

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Kenyan Geothermal Gets $60 Million From African Development Bank

The African Development Bank will lend $60 million to finance a geothermal power project in Kenya. The funds will go to state-owned Geothermal Development Co. to buy three drilling rigs, according to Gabriel Negatu, regional director at the Abidjan, Ivory … Continue reading

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Bangalore’s Airport to Become a Leader in Solar Energy Production

Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport plans to become the largest solar-producing airport in India, aiming to generate 14.6 MW of solar power. The airport announced in December that it will source 40 percent of its electricity from solar energy, offsetting approximately … Continue reading

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Part IV: Justice Delayed — Will Politics Trump Justice in the Case of the Clean Power Plan?

The Current Status of West Virginia v EPA   By the time this column is published, oral arguments in the legal challenge to the Clean Power Plan (CPP/Plan) will have already been made. The en banc panel of 10 appeals … Continue reading

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What Will a Clinton or Trump Presidency Mean for Renewable Energy? Part 1 – The History

Here we are again. Election 2016. Deemed “the most important election of our lifetimes” — the same claim made about the 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Presidential elections. As usual, each side is predicting that if their candidate’s opponent wins, … Continue reading

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How Can Morocco Achieve 52 Percent of its Electricity from Renewable Energy in 2030?

According to the latest conclusions of the 46th World Economic Forum (2016), climate changes and reducing its effects, for the first time, are top-ranked in terms of the major risks facing the worldwide economy. Morocco is not spared. Today, about … Continue reading

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Total Continues to Diversify, Takes Strategic Stake in AutoGrid

French multinational oil major Total continues to diversify and adapt to changing market, industry and political conditions by making strategic investments across the renewable energy value chain. Total Energy Ventures (TEV), the corporation’s venture capital (VC) arm, joined AutoGrid’s Series … Continue reading

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3@3 on Solar PV: Falling Prices, Commoditization, Middle East

Jenn Runyon, Chief Editor of Renewable Energy World and Paula Mints, Chief Market Research Analyst with SPV Market Research discuss three hot topics in the global solar industry for three minutes each. Today’s topics are the falling prices of PV … Continue reading

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AfDB selected as lead financial adviser for US$4 billion Batoka Gorge hydropower project in Africa

Zambia and Zimbabwe have appointed the African Development Bank (AfDB) as lead financial adviser for the construction of the 2,400-MW Batoka Gorge hydropower project, according to Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) Chief Executive Officer, Munyaradzi Munodawafa. The project is estimated to … Continue reading

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