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January 10, 2013 China solar industry aims to shine out
Financial Times - Jenny Chase of Bloomberg îNew Energy Financeî said: âHanergy has very little actual production history even including its new subsidiaries.â She said the company would struggle to find...
January 10, 2013 Caisse invests in Canadian and U.S. wind farms
CBC - Pension fund manager îCaisse de depot et placement du Quebecî has invested about $500 million US in wind farms in the United States and Canada owned by Invenergy Wind. Chicago-based Invenergy said Tuesday that...
January 10, 2013 Thanks to Natural Gas, American Manufacturing is Coming Roaring Back
NorthcentralPa.com - And today the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî, in its Foreign Affairs publication, highlights how responsible shale gas development is creating a âNew Power Mapâ globally. This from the...
January 10, 2013 Woodstock residents seek to criminalize fracking
Daily Freeman - Ten speakers at a board meeting on Tuesday said the energy industry is seeking to earn profits through a practice they say has been shown to contaminate îwaterî supplies ... of Environmental...
January 10, 2013 BP and Sempra open two new wind farms in US
Silicon Republic - The two companies confirmed that the Mehoopany Wind Farm, which is located on 9,000 acres near Scranton, Pennsylvania, has now gone into commercial operation. The farm includes 88 wind turbines sourced from...
January 9, 2013 What Would Happen To The Current Fracking Activity And Subsequent Booms Generated If Oil $/bbl Were To Drop?Source: Forbes
This is a much more complicated question than it seems: 1) Most oil/gas wells are fracked, even if they’re not in shale basins. Shale gas and shale oil* can only be liberated with extensive fracking, but regular non-shale wells...
January 9, 2013 Study: Fixing climate change will take new energy toolsSource: USA Today
The task is more difficult now than just a few years ago, a new study says, citing the recent surge in global greenhouse-gas emissions. Its co-author proposes eliminating emissions altogether by 2060.
Just five years ago, Brazil's mostly "green" energy landscape was the envy of nations dependent on dirtier sources of power and the pride of a government that believed it was leading the country to economic superpower status.
January 9, 2013 Europe’s untamed carbonSource: Nature.com
With its carbon-trading market and tough emissions targets, Europe plays the part of responsible adult at climate-policy negotiations. But in a growing blemish on its low-carbon image, the region has fallen behind North America...
January 9, 2013 Biofuels cause pollution, not as green as thoughtSource: Reuters
Green schemes to fight climate change by producing more bio-fuels could actually worsen a little-known type of air pollution and cause almost 1,400 premature deaths a year in Europe by 2020, a study showed on Sunday.
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