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Poland eyes green energy investments in Western Balkans: minister

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WARSAW (Reuters) – Polish energy groups could invest in renewable power in Western Balkan countries that eye European Union membership, Jadwiga Emilewicz, minister for entrepreneurship and technology said. Poland backs the EU bids of the Western Balkan nations, including Serbia, which is Warsaw’s biggest trade partner in the region, as well as North Macedonia, Bosnia Read More

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable. FILE PHOTO: A traffic light is seen in front of a logo of General Electric at the company’s Read More

Sunworks to Construct 751 kW Solar Project for Plumas Mutual Water District

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ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW), a provider of solar power solutions for agriculture, commercial and industrial (ACI), public works and residential markets, today announced a new 751 kW solar power construction project for Plumas Mutual Water District, a water company located in Yuba City, California that distributes water Read More

Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country’s National Grid said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Migrating starlings fly at dusk past electricity pylons silhouetted by Read More

Renewable energy sector hails New York state’s new climate plan

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state’s ambitious plan here to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050. FILE PHOTO: A crane hangs over the first jacket installed to support a turbine for a wind farm Read More

British parliament to hold Citizens’ Assembly on climate crisis

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LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers will hold a Citizens’ Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis. Although the assembly, to be held over several weekends this autumn, would have no independent powers, legislators said its deliberations Read More

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation’s most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050. FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks before signing the Red Flag bill, also known as the Extreme Risk Protection Order bill, in Read More

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal

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(Reuters) – The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-era version to fight climate change. The move was a boost to coal companies facing tough competition from natural gas, solar and wind Read More

Italy’s Edison buys EDF assets to boost green credentials

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MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s Edison has agreed to buy green energy assets from its French parent company EDF to make it Italy’s No. 2 wind player and pave the way for “major” growth in solar power. In a complex deal, Edison will pay 172.9 million euros ($194 million) to buy 265 megawatts of Italian wind Read More

New York nears passage of aggressive law to fight climate change

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York state lawmakers could pass as early as Wednesday one of the nation’s most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050. FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks before signing the Red Flag bill, also known as the Extreme Risk Protection Read More