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Wind and solar news - Hannon Armstrong completes $100m bond offering

...... the buyer, according to the Baltimore Biz Journal. Interest payments on the bonds will come from the cash flow generated by over 100 clean energy projects, in turn also displacing greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 61,036 tonnes per year. The 6-year bonds will pay a fixed rate of 2.79 per cent, maturing in December 2019. The firm invests in solar, wind, and other clean energy ......

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(12/24/2013)
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Sustainability news - EU investors worth 7.5 trillion call for changes to UK's Carbon Budget

...... call for changes to UK's Carbon Budget p 11 Dec 2013 European investors worth 7.5 trillion have together called for the UK to implement recommendations made by the Committee on Climate Change to the UK's Fourth Carbon Budget. ......

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Solar news - Low Carbon teams up with Macquarie Capital for 300MW of UK solar

...... fuels. We have a pipeline of future projects under development and look forward to continuing our successful collaboration with Macquarie Capital with the aim of making an impact on climate change.' Macquarie has made a number of investments into renewable energy projects throughout the UK in the past year. In October NewNet reported the firm is considering buying up the development ......

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Hydro news - African Development Bank provides $113m to Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower

...... integration among countries. Africa has incredible untapped hydropower potential: only four per cent of which has been exploited,' said director of the AfDB's Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department. Through projects such as the Rusumo Falls project we are looking to leverage Africa's natural assets for universal access to modern, reliable and affordable energy services on the ......

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Australia's Tasmanian Government targets 100% renewable energy

...... cookies policy . Home > news > by region > Australasia Australia's Tasmanian Government targets 100% renewable energy p 26 Nov 2013 The Tasmanian Government has unveiled a new climate change strategy which will seek 100 per cent renewable energy usage for the Australian island state. Sorry, you have reached your quota of 1 free article a week or you are attempting to read a Premium ......

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UK Energy Secretary eyes 2015 climate deal, withdraws support for overseas coal

...... UK Energy Secretary eyes 2015 climate deal, withdraws support for overseas coal p 20 Nov 2013 Attending the UNFCCC international climate talks this week, UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said that nations at the talks must leave Warsaw with a 'clear political understanding' that a new global climate deal will be agreed in 2015. ......

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Google, KKR to make $400m solar investment

...... data centers in an effort to cut costs and increase energy efficiency. Recently, KKR said it has realised $917m in cost savings and added revenue as well as over 1.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases (GHGs) avoided between 2008 and 2012. Among its portfolio companies invested in by its funds are wind, solar and energy efficiency companies. In June it launched a new alternative energy ......

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Solar news - Eskom loaned 100m for French solar farms

...... developing clean energy in the coming years. At the moment, the country produces around 85 per cent of its energy from coal. Pretoria has also committed to reducing the nation's greenhouse gas emissions - which rank as the highest on the continent - and intends to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by one third in the next decade. Copyright 2013 NewNet Tags: Africa, carbon, eskom, ......

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Sustainability news - UK in line to reduce emissions 34 per cent by 2020 says DECC

...... UK in line to reduce emissions 34 per cent by 2020 11 Oct 2013 The UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) says the country is on track to reduce emissions by 34 per cent by 2020 as a result of government reforms to shift over to a low-carbon economy. Secretary of State Edward Davey set out the government's assessment of progress made so far across each sector of the economy, ......

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Bioenergy news - Bioenergy company Anaergia raises CAN$47.5m from Macquarie and others

...... new projects. Anaergia offers sustainable solutions for renewable energy generation and the conversion of waste to resources. The company generates renewable energy and reduces greenhouse gases by maximising the generation of renewable energy for the municipal, industrial, commercial, and agricultural sectors. The company works out of 14 officers through Europe, North America, and Asia. ......

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Energy efficiency news - EIB lends 100m for efficient power, emissions reductions in Russia

...... environmental and energy efficiency performance in line with best practice. Total energy generation capacity from the three turbines will be 139.5MW. This loan will contribute to climate change mitigation, which is a key priority for the European Union and therefore also one of the key operational priorities of the EIB,' said Wilhelm Molterer, EIB VP responsible for lending operations in ......

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NewNet News - Canadian government invests $70m in Husky Energy, $5.4m in Methes Energies

...... growers, and the country at large. Husky is pleased to have played an important role in pioneering the production and marketing of this renewable fuel source to help reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions.' Minister Raitt said, 'Our Government is delivering results for families and workers in Mississauga by encouraging clean energy development. By investing in this project, we are helping ......

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Solar and wind news - India puts $7.9bn into renewables 'corridor'

...... 26 Aug 2013 India has put $7.9bn of investment into creating a renewables corridor' to stimulate renewable energy development into the country's national grid. Responding to Climate Change reports that the corridor would be constructed over seven states by the turn of the decade. The World Bank and German investors will aid the development, according to Ratan Watal, Indian secretary ......

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Sustainability news - New Zealand reduces 2020 carbon reduction target to 5%

...... it to a decrease of five per cent from 1990 levels while saying the move is an interim step ahead of a new UN pact from 2020. According to Reuters , the government said it would cut greenhouse gas emissions to five per ecnt below 1990 levels, by the year 2020. However, it had previously indicated it would consider a cut of 10 to 20 per cent. Climate Change Minister Tim Groser said, In ......

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Solar news - Duke Energy buys 4.5MW solar in San Francisco from Recurrent

...... Harlan Kelly, general manager of the SFPUC, said, The Sunset Reservoir solar project more than tripled San Francisco's municipal solar generating capacity. The renewable, greenhouse gas-free energy from Sunset Reservoir and all of our other facilities help power public buses, the San Francisco International Airport, health clinics, and other vital city services.' Under ......

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Geothermal news - Aboitiz Power seeks to win ownership of 440MW Phillipine geothermal

...... as security capacity. Maibara Geothermal was given the green light to develop a 20MW geothermal power project in the country through the United Nations' Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) in May. The company will take part in the bidding process through subsidiary AP Renewables. Aboitiz launched the Phillipines' first hydropower facility registered under the UNFCCC, a 42.5MW ......

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(08/15/2013)
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Energy efficiency news - DECC reveals bidders for 2.4bn smart meter roll-out

...... DECC reveals bidders for 2.4bn smart meter roll-out p 14 Aug 2013 The UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change has revealed the preferred bidders for a 2.4bn contract to roll out 53 million smart meters to every home and business in the UK. ......

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Sustainability news - US Environmental Protection Agency identifies 600,000 potential renweable sites

...... the renewable energy potential of contaminated sites across the country, these screening results are a good step toward meeting national renewable energy goals in order to address climate change, while also cleaning up and revitalizing contaminated lands in our communities." The EPA identified, for solar alone, over 10,000 contaminated sites adjudged to have the potential to install 300MW ......

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Canadian Solar announces 34% rise in Q2 sales

...... wind farm EV sustainable transport germany water management Asia water management energy energy management waste-to-energy fuel cell IPO marine energy waste renewables emissions climate change company results Scotland australia clean energy Legals & Terms of Use Privacy & Cookies Policy NewNet is a trading name of Investor Networks Limited, registered in England (No. 06695690). ......

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North Blyth Energy to build 100MW biomass power station

...... is to construct a 99.9MW biomass power station at Blyth Harbour, Northumberland. The company confirmed it has received permission from the government A Department of Energy and Climate Change spokesman said, Sustainably sourced biomass has an important role to play as part of a balanced energy mix, enhancing energy security and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. If constructed, this ......

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European Investment Bank launches 650m Climate Awareness Bond

...... euro denominated CAB benchmark trade in vanilla fixed income format in completely paperless form.' The European Union and its long-term financing institution, the EIB, have made climate change mitigation and adaptation a top policy priority. EU's climate and energy policy requires growing investments in renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency. EIB's financing activity in these sectors ......

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(07/22/2013)
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Energy efficiency news - UK's DECC proposes 1.9bn in energy savings for large firms

...... UK's DECC proposes 1.9bn in energy savings for large firms 11 Jul 2013 The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published proposals for new energy saving assessments for larger firms in the UK, enabling companies to save money on energy bills and producing a 1.9bn benefit to the UK economy. The scheme, which is being developed as part of the country's implementation of the ......

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Water treatment news - Climate Change Capital's portfolio business Orge raises 20m from IPO

...... Climate Change Capital's portfolio business Orege raises 20m from IPO 4 Jul 2013 Climate Change Capital Private Equity's (CPE) portfolio company Orege, a France-based water technology business, has completed its IPO, raising 20m of new capital to fund the next phase of its growth. The company, now valued at 60m, received an initial investment from CPE of 6m in 2011. In a statement, Orege ......

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Wind news - Australian protestors prevent 100-turbine wind farm

...... Labor aims to generate 20 per cent of energy from renewable sources by 2020 while the coalition intends to review the renewable energy target next year if it wins the election. Climate Change Minister Mark Butler said, Labor stands by our unprecedented investment in clean, renewable energy which is driving a transformation of the Australian economy with a 30 per cent increase in ......

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Wind news - Repsol, EDPR submit applications for 213-turbine Inch Cape wind farm

...... UK, said, This represents another significant milestone in the delivery of a new industry which will make a significant contribution to improving national energy security, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and protecting consumers from the long-term volatility of the global hydrocarbon markets.' Copyright 2013 NewNet Tags: Angus, EDPR, Firth of Tay, offshore, repsol, Scotland, wind ......

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Canadian Wind Energy Association targets 55,000 MW capacity by 2025

...... valued at $1.8tn. The strategy states that increased wind-energy production would stabilise electricity rates for Canadians, ensure a diversity of supply and reduce Canada's annual greenhouse gas emissions by 17 megatonnes annually. CanWEA also released results of a national poll undertaken by The Strategic Council, which finds that Canadians support development in wind energy. CanWEA ......

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Policy News - California spends $18.69m on hydrogen fuel cell infrastructure

...... at expanding the US states fueling infrastructure for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. California has identified hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as playing an important role in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions. California has a portfolio approach to investing in renewable and alternative fuel vehicles,' said Energy Commissioner Janea Scott. The investments the Commission made in hydrogen ......

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Bioenergy news - UK's DECC gives 1.3m boost to three UK cleantech entrepreneurs

...... UK's DECC gives 1.3m boost to three UK cleantech entrepreneurs 10 Jun 2013 The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has given three UK cleantech companies a 1.34m boost to test new technologies as part of its wetlands biomass to bioenergy competition. The winners, AB Systems, AMW IBERS, and Natural Synergies, were selected from an initial list of seven to continue from the ......

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NewNet News - UK fails to meet 2010 renewable energy targets

...... The Renewable Energy Foundation has published its analysis on the performance of the UK's renewable energy sector based on information gathered by both the Department of Energy and Climate Change, and UK regulator Ofgem. It said the UK failed to reach its ten per cent renewable electricity target for 2010, producing only 6.5 per cent of electricity from renewable sources. This lack of ......

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Sustainable transport news - United Airlines to begin aviation biofuel flights in 2014

...... United Airlines to begin aviation biofuel flights in 2014 6 Jun 2013 United Airlines is to begin a flight service running on aviation biofuels, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent. The company has begun a purchase agreement with AltAir Fuels that will see it buy 15 million gallons of lower-carbon, renewable jet fuel over a three-year period with the option to purchase more. ......

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