European Wind Power Industry Backs Commission Proposal to Boost Carbon Price

The European Commission has taken action to shore-up the EU’s Emission Trading System (ETS) by proposing to delay the auctioning of carbon allowances. Delaying allowances is needed to prevent further falls in the carbon price. The move must now be agreed by Me.. more

Obama Administration Releases Roadmap for Solar Energy Development on Public Lands

As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of the Interior, in partnership with the Department of Energy, will publish the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for solar energy development in six southwe.. more

Australia’s Solar Succession Plan Receives Another Boost

The Australian Government today announced almost $1.3 million of funding for Australia’s next generation of solar researchers.  Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson AM MP, joined some of the grant recipients at the Australian Solar Instit.. more

Singapore Dishes Out $11m in Grants for Five Solar Energy Research Projects

Singapore aims to develop innovations that will improve the manufacturing process and bring down module costs. The Energy Innovation Programme Office (EIPO) announced the research fund of about $11 million has been granted for 5 research teams under the fifth grant cal.. more

U.S. Solar Opposition to Tariffs Grows

By D.A. Barber Solar Trade War Background The highly controversial U.S .trade case against China began on October 19, 2011, when the U.S. arm of Frankfurt-based SolarWorld and six other U.S. solar manufacturers filed a petition claiming that Chinese PV co.. more

Energy Department Announces New Concentrating Solar Power Technology Investments to American Industry, Universities

Building off investments in innovative solar photovoltaic technologies announced at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Denver, Colorado earlier today, the Energy Department announced new investments for 21 total projects to further advance cutting-edge conc.. more

EU Commission: Strong Economic Benefits with Renewable Targets - Member States Must Act for 2030

With its new Renewable Energy Strategy, the European Commission in Brussels today presented major reasons to favour legally binding renewable energy targets for 2030. Notably, the Strategy says: -    "Strong renewables growth to 2030 could gen.. more


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