Renewable Energy

The renewable energy source that's more dangerous than coal
Wood energy is considered renewable because trees can regrow. But it's not a clean energy source like wind turbines or solar panels, which convert energy from the environment to electricity. Wood is a fuel, meaning it must be burned to produce ... [...]
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CaPRI to present country report on renewable energy options in Barbados
CO-EXECUTIVE director of The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI), Dr Christopher Tufton, will this week travel to Barbados to chair a workshop on Barbados' country report on renewable energy options at the Caribbean Development Bank ... [...]
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Argentina to generate 8% of energy from renewable sources by 2017
Renewable energy is making inroads in Argentina. Last week, after much negotiation, the chamber of deputies approved a new law decreeing that, by 2017, the country must generate 8% of its electricity from wind, solar or small-scale hydro power, among ... [...]
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Is Renewable Energy Starting to Bend the Carbon Curve?
"This is what effective climate action looks like," tweeted Mary Nichols presenting this graph showing that California's drop in emissions is not due to a reduced economy. Since 2006, the state has had a renewable energy standard requiring the addition ... [...]
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Oak Park approves 12-month electric contract, debates renewable energy plan
A new electrical aggregation contract should save money for Oak Park residents, but board members are still debating what to do with the renewable energy surcharge attached to the new rate. At the Oct. 19 board meeting, trustees unanimously approved a ... [...]
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Google's newest renewable energy investment: Africa's biggest wind farm
Google has made a reputation for itself in recent years as a major investor in renewable energy. And this morning, the company announced its newest investment: a wind power project in Kenya that, when completed, will be the continent's biggest wind farm. [...]
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Paulwell happy with increased use of renewable energy
Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (STEM) Phillip Paulwell is happy with the pace of energy transformation in Jamaica. "... As we speak, the transformation is gathering steam and we are not being deterred by the lower oil prices that we ... [...]
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International Renewable Energy Developers Look to Invest in Sub-Saharan Africa …
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International renewable energy (RE) power developers are looking to invest in Africa as a result of the continued success of the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer ... [...]
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