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Odebrecht Seeks Renewable-Energy Partners as Brazil Funds Dry Up

Odebrecht Energia, a unit of Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht SA, is seeking investors to buy stakes in its renewable-energy assets as credit conditions deteriorate in Brazil. The developer is in talks with four international pension funds that are interested in … Continue reading

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Shell successfully lobbied EU to reduce renewable energy targets, FoI docs …

(Reuters / Arnd Wiegmann) Energy giant Shell lobbied to have renewable energy targets reduced in the run up to an EU-wide agreement on curbing carbon emissions, new documents reveal. The agreement in question was brokered by EU states in October … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Sources Mean Higher Electricity Bills

Shutterstock / TebNad BC Hydro’s planned project for a hydroelectric dam on the Peace River — known as the Site C dam — is proving to be controversial, with some industry groups panning the plan while touting renewable energy sources … Continue reading

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Electrical power converter allows grid to easily accept power from renewable …

Doctoral student Joseph Carr developed the system with his adviser, Juan Balda, University Professor and head of the department of electrical engineering. Innovations in this field are critical as the United States moves toward integration of renewable energy sources to … Continue reading

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Strong Future Forecast for Renewable Energy

In its forward-looking report for the year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts renewable energy will be the fastest-growing power source through 2040. New investments in renewable energy rose from $9 billion in the first quarter of 2004 to $50 … Continue reading

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U of A Research Team Invents Electrical Power Converter for Renewable Energy

Photo Submitted A high-frequency matric converter invented by researchers at the University of Arkansas accepts power from a variety of renewable energy sources, including solar, and converts it for use in the electrical grid system. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Engineering researchers … Continue reading

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Tangedco to purchase more renewable energy

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Renewable Energy: Draft Rules Ready

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has published the draft KSERC (Renewable Energy) Regulations, 2015. A public hearing on the draft regulations will be held at Kalamassery on May 12. All renewable energy projects in the state will … Continue reading

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Norway, the land of renewable energy and electric vehicles – backed by oil

Oil-rich Norway can be considered similar to Australia in many ways; vast fossil fuel resources in the form of oil and gas which are perceived to underpin the nation’s wealth and prosperity.  Australia doesn’t have so much in the way of … Continue reading

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Renewable energy good for environment, economy

Buy Photo Several sections of wind turbine towers sit outside on the property of Ventower Industries in Monroe waiting for shipment to various locations for installation on Tuesday June 17, 2014.(Photo: Eric Seals/Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo SENT TO BIZED At … Continue reading

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