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Cable maker takes lead in offshore wind market

Aug 21 - Evening Gazette (UK) - JDR Cables has signed a contract to supply Germany's largest windfarm cluster. More...

Noise fear rules out wind farm proposal

Aug 20 - Herald, The (Scotland) - Councillors have gone against the advice of officials and unanimously rejected plans for a wind farm amid concern over the cumulative noise and visual impact. More...

AES Sells 100% of its Equity Interests in 87.5 MW of Operating Wind Projects in the United Kingdom for $160 Million

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug 20, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with SYND Holdco Limited, a joint venture of Greencoat UK Wind PLC and Swiss Life Funds (Luxembourg) Global Infrastructure Opportunities S.C.A. More...
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ContourGlobal And Senegal Sign Agreement To Bring 53 MW Of New Thermal Electricity Generation In 2015

DAKAR, Senegal and PARIS and NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 -- Canada NewsWire - ContourGlobal, an international power generation company, announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Senegalese national utility, Societe Nationale d'Electricite du Senegal (SENELEC), to rehabilitate an existing brownfield site and construct a new 53 MW thermal facility under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA"). More...

Georgia's hydropower potential superior to similar opportunities of Canada, Norway, EBRD says

Aug 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Nana Kirtzkhalia Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan - Georgia has hydropower potential that is one of the highest in the world, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said in its strategy on Georgia. More...

Power play: the debate over renewable energy

Aug 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Eric Johnston Japan Times, Tokyo - On Aug. 26, 2011, the same day that Prime Minister Naoto Kan resigned after widespread criticism of his handling of the meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, the Diet passed legislation that created a new feed-in tariff system for renewable energy. More...

Articles 

By Darshan Goswami
On: May 28, 2014
By 2050, India could go 100% on Renewable Energy to create a sustainable energy future. In the coming years, India will face seemingly insurmountable challenges to its economy, environment and energy security. To overcome these more...
By Wayne M. Kovach
On: May 19, 2014
Energy poverty is a shame. There are over 1.3 billion people worldwide who currently have zero electricity. More than 3 billion cook with dirty fuels such as wood, dung, coal, and crop waste. Most of more...
By Joao Gomes
On: April 14, 2014
Today 70% of the Brazilian Electric Power comes from Hydroelectric Plants - Renewable Energy - this relation was worse in the past. I do not know if today we can still consider the energy generated more...
By Harry Valentine
On: January 29, 2014
Throughout the 20th century and up to the present day the Re South Africa was and is the leading economy on the African continent. During the latter 20th century, the South African GNP/GDP exceeded the more...
By Claudio Capozzi
On: January 3, 2014
As you fly across Europe you may notice something if it is a clear day. It begins as you leave the UK and observe the tens of hundreds of windmills lined up in giant farms more...



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