Renewables


​Equinor’s new CEO pledges to speed shift to renewables from oil

Monday, August 10, 2020, 6:31 AM MDT

Equinor ASA’s new boss plans to boost renewable-energy spending targets with the aim of making the Norwegian state-controlled oil giant…

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BP cuts dividend as virus hastens moves to curb oil output

Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 7:11 AM MDT

BP Plc slashed its dividend for the first time in a decade and set out new targets to accelerate its…

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China weighs bond issue to help pay clean energy subsidies

Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 6:56 AM MDT

Chinese officials are considering a proposal to sell bonds to pay renewable energy subsidies owed to developers, according to people…

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BC Hydro says pandemic hits Site C project, expect delays, cost increases

Monday, August 3, 2020, 8:57 PM MDT

Construction delays and rising costs on British Columbia's Site C dam project are being blamed on the impact of the…

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German green power hits record despite muted onshore wind growth

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 6:33 PM MDT

Green power generation in Germany surged to a record in the first half of the year, crowding out coal generation…

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Australia sees $10 billion opportunity to harness solar and wind

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 6:29 PM MDT

Australia will need to invest A$14 billion (US$10 billion) in grid infrastructure to integrate a surge of wind and solar…

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​RBC signs solar-power agreement in a first for a Canadian bank

Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 6:33 AM MDT

Royal Bank of Canada will buy solar power from BluEarth Renewables Inc. under a renewable-energy contract that’s a first of…

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​PetroChina eyes wind and solar after $38 billion pipe bounty

Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 6:21 AM MDT

China’s biggest oil company plans to use some of the $38 billion it will receive for selling its pipelines to…

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​Environmental law group seeks to stop inquiry into who funds oil critics

Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 6:13 AM MDT

An environmental law group wants a court to suspend the Alberta government's inquiry into oil and gas industry critics until…

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​In the future, solar and wind will be everywhere you look

Monday, July 27, 2020, 6:10 AM MDT

To my four-year-old son, electricity must seem magic—this invisible stuff that comes out of the wall sockets to power the…

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​Cheap wind power could boost green hydrogen, Morgan Stanley says

Friday, July 24, 2020, 6:09 AM MDT

The falling cost of wind power is shaping up to be a boon for another clean energy source: green hydrogen.Hydrogen…

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Oil major Repsol expands renewables outside Spain with Chile JV

Friday, July 24, 2020, 6:03 AM MDT

Spanish oil producer Repsol SA will enter the renewable market in Chile through a joint venture to develop solar and…

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