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Mixed reaction to EU climate change agreement

Oct 24, 2014

There has been a mixed reaction to the last night’s European Union agreement on climate change targets.

Carbon capture, conversion pilot project opening in Texas

Oct 24, 2014

The Department of Energy (DOE) and Skyonic Corp. marked the opening of a project demonstration for converting carbon dioxide into commercial products.

Last ditch compromises delivers world’s most ambitious climate target

Oct 24, 2014 European Commission President Jose Barroso told a press conference last night that other nations must “step up to the plate,” as the European Union reached a deal among its 28 member states to deli...

Coal-rich Poland ready to block EU climate deal

Oct 23, 2014

Coal power dominated Poland says it's ready to veto the plan that would oblige the bloc's 28 states to jointly cut their greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 

U.S. CO2 emissions drop in past five of eight years, EIA says

Oct 23, 2014 Emissions reductions in the electric power sector lead a decline in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in five of the past eight years, according to analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administra...

GSA signs largest US Federal Government contract for wind energy

Oct 23, 2014 MG2 Tribal Energy, a joint venture between Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians and Geronimo Energy, has announced that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has entered into a Power Purcha...

SunEdison receives contract for 17 MW of solar power projects In California

Oct 23, 2014 SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) has received a contract for 17.7-MW of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects through the Regional Renewable Energy Procurement Project (R-REP) led by the Co...

War of words at UK department of energy

Oct 23, 2014

The UK’s energy secretary, Ed Davey, has berated the Conservative Party for their pledge to end wind subsidies.

Demonstration project to find innovative uses for CO2

Oct 22, 2014

First-of-its-kind carbon capture and conversion demonstration technology opening in Texas

Carbon capture and conversion pilot project opening in Texas

Oct 22, 2014

This nearly $40 million project included $28 million in grants awarded under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act