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Trump Says US Is ‘Getting Out’ of Paris Agreement, But Will Negotiate a Fair Deal

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2017-06-01 14:20

In a statement today from the White House, President Donald Trump fulfilled his campaign promise to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement. “We’re getting out, but we’ll start to negotiate, and we’ll see if we can make a deal that’s fair,” he said.

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Are Multilateral Development Banks Supporting a Low-Carbon Future?

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2017-06-01 10:28

More than 190 countries committed under the Paris Agreement on climate change to hold global average temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius. The multilateral development banks (MDBs) will play a crucial role in enabling countries to finance the infrastructure and energy systems of the future. 

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ENGIE Secures Geothermal Exploration Permits in Mexico

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2017-06-01 10:21

Mexico's Ministry of Energy (SENER) last week issued three exploration permits to ENGIE and Reykjavik Geothermal.

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Los Angeles to Receive Geothermal Power Supply Under New PPA

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2017-06-01 09:26

Ormat Technologies today said that it has sealed a portfolio power purchase agreement that will ensure geothermal from its power plants will service customers of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power starting later this year.

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Biomass Power Plant to Bridge Gap Between Farmers and Miners in Australia

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2017-06-01 07:25

Remote mining projects in farming areas could soon access baseload electricity from biomass plants powered by straw.

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Abu Dhabi's Masdar Starts Waste-to-energy Venture in Nearby Sharjah

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2017-06-01 05:11

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar formed a joint venture to build a power plant that runs on garbage as the United Arab Emirates seeks to diversify its sources of electricity.

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Musk Joins CEOs Calling for US to Stay in Paris Climate Deal

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2017-05-31 12:53

As President Donald Trump nears a final decision on the Paris climate agreement, top corporate executives are mounting a last-minute push aimed at persuading the president that the U.S. has more to lose from abandoning the accord.

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Reclamation announces modifications set to begin in June for Hyatt Dam in Oregon

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2017-05-31 12:21

Modifications to Hyatt Dam near Ashland, Ore., will begin in early June and be completed by the end of November, according to a May 24 announcement from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which said it awarded Alaska-based Suulutaaq Inc. a construction contract in April for US$4.4 million.

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Hybrid Wind-Storage Project Starts Up in Spain

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2017-05-31 05:13

ACCIONA Energía, a subsidiary of Madrid-based ACCIONA, this week said it started operations on a hybrid plant for storing electricity in batteries that is part of a grid-connected wind farm in Spain.

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Energy Absolute Plans Asian Project Rivaling Gigafactory

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2017-05-31 04:38

A little-known company from Thailand with grand ambitions in clean energy wants to take on Tesla Inc. at its own game.

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