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Climate Change

Canada says to keep Keystone XL issue alive with U.S - Yahoo News

... non-reliable sources of energy," he added. "Canada is a reliable source of energy." Critics say the pipeline would only encourage the development of the oil sands, and thereby worsen global warming. Oil companies use large amounts of natural gas to make steam to liquefy heavy oil reserves, creating more carbon dioxide than conventional production. "I hope people would stick to the facts. The ...

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Solar

UPDATE 2-Greenlight Capital down 1.5 pct in Q1, warns of second 'tech bubble' | Reuters

... year to $32 after it cut its profit forecast due to bad debts. Greenlight acquired shares at an average price of $35.49 and ended the first quarter at $38.85. As for SunEdison, a developer of solar power plants for businesses and utilities, Greenlight said the company was positioned as a winner due to the declining cost of solar energy combined with the rising cost of conventionally produced ...

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Hydroelectric

German Utilities Fight Renewable Energy Shift

... AG and Siemens AG, don’t need large- scale electricity flows from lignite or wind in central and northern Germany, Lieberknecht said. Bavaria has untapped capacity in biomass and hydroelectric power near the Alps and can add gas-powered plants as backup, she said. "They’re already leading the pack with solar energy," she said. "They can do it. The question is if they want to." ...

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Coal

UPDATE 2-Canada says to keep Keystone XL issue alive with U.S. | Reuters

... The fact is that the oil sands represent a miniscule proportion of greenhouse gas emissions, one one-thousandth, and we have done a great deal to reduce the intensity of emissions," he said. Coal-fired electricity production in the United States emits 33 times more than all the oil sands put together, he said. Asked about environmental activists coming to Canada to focus on the oil sands, ...

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Oil

UPDATE 2-Canada says to keep Keystone XL issue alive with U.S. | Reuters

... Canada would keep the issue alive with the Obama administration despite a further delay of the U.S. decision on whether to approve it. Oliver, who vigorously promoted the TransCanada Corp crude oil line as natural resources minister before taking over at finance last month, told reporters he was very disappointed that the U.S. had delayed the decision on Friday "yet again." Asked if Canada's ...

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Gas

Biden offers Kiev U.S. help, condemns corruption | Reuters

... partner and friend," he said. A U.S. official told reporters on Monday that Biden would discuss energy security with Ukraine's leaders, including ways to increase domestic production of natural gas. Kiev currently relies heavily on gas supplies from Moscow. Biden told the legislators it would take time for Ukraine to achieve energy security but it was within the country's power to do so. " ...

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Geothermal

Global Geothermal Market Saw Huge 2013 Growth, Says GEA

... WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The global geothermal industry had a boom year in 2013, bringing the most capacity online since 1997. The market saw 530 megawatts (MW) commissioned, which brought total global capacity to just over 12,000 MW, holding a steady 4 to 5 percent growth rate, according to the Geothermal Energy Association's (GEA) 2014 Annual U.S. & Global Geothermal Power Production Report. ...

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Biofuels

U.S. EPA cuts 2013 target for cellulosic biofuel | Reuters

... WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday slashed its target for 2013 use of cellulosic biofuel to less than a million gallons, after the industry failed to meet goals for production of the fuel last year. The agency lowered the mandate to 810,185 gallons in a new rule, well below the 6 million gallons it had required in the plan it finalized last ...

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Renewable Energy

Google Signs Up to Buy 407 Megawatts of Buffett's Wind Power

... from Des Moines-based MidAmerican today. Terms weren’t disclosed. Google, along with Facebook Inc., Apple Inc., Intel Corp. and other companies, are buying buying power from renewable energy projects to curb greenhouse-gas emissions. Google has agreed to buy more than a gigawatt of clean power. Corporate data centers are significant consumers of electricity. MidAmerican will provide ...

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Alternative Energy

UK says world needs to cut dependence on Russian gas, calls for G7 action - Yahoo News

... In comments published by the Times newspaper, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said Britain would use the meeting to promote a global plan for developing alternative energy sources and supply networks to try to curb Russia's ability to wield its gas reserves as a geopolitical tool. The G7 group of leading industrialised economies has made improving energy security a priority after Russia's ...

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Carbon Credits

China carbon cash party over as U.N. credit stream dries up | Reuters

... $20 mln * Sixty new projects looking for domestic carbon revenue By Stian Reklev and Kathy Chen BEIJING, April 23 (Reuters) - Revenues for China's biggest sellers of U.N.-issued carbon credits shrunk last year to a tenth of 2012 values, choking off billions of dollars flowing to clean energy projects in the world's top carbon-emitter. China will now have less money to put into a ...

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