Category: Clean energy investing

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U.S. Cities Are Vastly Undercounting Emissions, Researchers Find

Inconsistent and flawed data is undercutting efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from American cities, according to a new study.


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EPC hopes to help advance women in renewable energy via employee-led effort

Renewable energy EPC firm CS Energy has launched an employee-led effort to support and increase the number of women on its team and within the broader renewable energy industry. A group of female employees launched CS Energy’s Women in Renewable Energy (CS Energy WiRE) program in the spring of 2020. CS Energy WiRE aims to…
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Allegheny County signs 35-year PPA for energy generated at new hydropower facility

Allegheny, Pa., County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced in late January that the county entered into a 35-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Rye Development for renewable energy generated by a 17.8-MW hydropower facility the company will construct on the Ohio River. For each year that the agreement is in effect, the county will offset emissions equivalent to…
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Sweden Plugin Vehicle Share Grows To 33.5% In January

Sweden saw plugin electric vehicle market share grow again in January 2021 to 33.5%, from the previous January record of 30.3% last year


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Sustainable Marine Energy reveals plans for 9-MW Pempa’q Tidal Energy Project

Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) and Minas Tidal LP have agreed to co-develop their adjacent berths at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) in Canada and will use SME’s PLAT-I floating in-stream tidal energy technology to deliver up to 9 MW of capacity to the Nova Scotia grid. The combined project is to be…
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Australian firm partners with French giant to reduce carbon emissions in Japan

by Andrew Spence, The Lead A company from Adelaide, South Australia is partnering with one of the world’s biggest energy utilities to provide renewable wood pellets for the Japanese electricity market. International Bio Fuels Marketing (IBFM) has entered into contracts with French energy giant Engie to build four wood pellet plants in Asia with construction…
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Norway’s Best Ever January At 81% Plugin Electric Share

Norway, the world’s leading nation in the electric vehicle transition, saw 80.7% plugin share in January, significant growth from the 64.4% of a year ago. The overall auto market was up 7.7% in volume year-on-year, with the country’s bestsellers being the Audi e-tron and Peugeot e-2008. January’s combined plugin result of 80.66% comprised just over…
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A Consensus Builder for E.P.A. When Some Want a Fighter

President Biden’s pick to lead the E.P.A. knows how to reach out to Republicans, but in a polarized Washington, some worry he doesn’t know how to fight them.


2 February 2021 0

The Daily: Joe Biden’s Climate Plan

The president has signed several executive orders for environmental policies since taking office. But the real work of reducing America’s emissions has just begun.


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G.M. and the Electric-Car Comeback

The end of the gasoline-powered car will transform the economy.


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