Renewables


EU wants to allow natural gas, nuclear in green investment

Wednesday, February 2, 2022, 7:16 AM MST

The European Union on Wednesday proposed including nuclear energy and natural gas in its plans for building a climate-friendly future, dividing member…

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Energy transition drew record $755 billion of investment in 2021

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 6:41 AM MST

Global spending on the transition to low-carbon energy rose by more than a quarter in 2021, driven by the electric…

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Canadian scientists urge rejection of carbon capture tax credit

Thursday, January 20, 2022, 6:42 AM MST

Canada’s plans to introduce a tax credit for carbon capture in the country’s oil patch would amount to a fossil…

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Germany to triple speed of emissions cuts after missed targets

Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 6:51 AM MST

Germany’s new government pledged to slash harmful emissions and speed up expansion of renewables after two years of missed targets…

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TransAlta to replace turbine foundations at wind farm after collapse

Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 6:27 AM MST

TransAlta Renewables Inc. says it will have to replace all 50 turbine foundations at a wind farm in New Brunswick…

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New York to spend $500 million to fuel boom in offshore wind

Thursday, January 6, 2022, 7:04 AM MST

New York state will spend $500 million building up ports and manufacturing infrastructure for offshore wind farms in a bid…

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TransAlta Corp. signs power purchase agreements for its White Rock wind project

Thursday, December 23, 2021, 6:05 AM MST

TransAlta Corp. says it has entered into two long-term power purchase agreements for its White Rock wind project in Caddo…

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China’s solar industry is slowly shifting away from Xinjiang

Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 6:37 AM MST

Chinese solar companies are gradually shifting the country’s solar supply chain away from Xinjiang as the U.S. increases its scrutiny…

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Biden administration moves to expand solar power on U.S. land

Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 6:07 AM MST

U.S. officials announced approval Tuesday of two large-scale solar projects in California and moved to open up public lands in…

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U.K. says new oil and gas fields can overcome net-zero rules

Monday, December 20, 2021, 6:19 AM MST

The U.K. proposed a series of climate change tests to determine whether new oil and gas fields can be built…

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N.L. says renewable energy plan provides 'pathway' for oil development, net zero goal

Friday, December 17, 2021, 8:03 AM MST

The Newfoundland and Labrador government says its new renewable energy plan unveiled Thursday allows for more oil development without straying from the…

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China needs turbine ‘commando teams’ to beat a wind power deadline

Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 6:37 AM MST

With just two weeks to go before a year-end deadline for subsidies, China’s massive utilities are pulling out all the…

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