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Image - Jimmy Carter Urges US, China Leadership on Climate

Jimmy Carter Urges US, China Leadership on Climate

Former US president Jimmy Carter on Tuesday urged his country and China, two of the world's biggest fossil fuel polluters, to take the lead on halting climate change. If the two economic and political giants could agree on a way forward, the rest of the world would likely follow their lead, the statesman told AFP on the sidelines of a climate change discussion with students at the Paris Institute of Political Science. "If we could put those two together as leaders of the West...

General News - Apr 22, 2014


Image - Shale To Provide 50%+ of Revenue for More Than Half of Oilfield Services

Shale To Provide 50%+ of Revenue for More Than Half of Oilfield Services

More than half of oilfield services companies and 40% of upstream companies expect shale oil and gas plays to provide the majority of their revenues in 2014, according to a global industry survey by UHY LLP Certified Public Accountants and PennWell Publishing’s Oil & Gas Financial Journal. This is an increase of about 15% from 2013 levels in the number of oilfield services and upstream companies for which shale is the source of a majority of revenues. Other companies in the mids...

Oil and Gas - Exploration - Apr 21, 2014


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Image - Pair of Trina Solar PV Projects Connected to UK Grid

Pair of Trina Solar PV Projects Connected to UK Grid

PV power plants boast a total capacity of 23.77 MW. The plants, which are located in Cornwall and Dorset, commenced construction in December 2013 and were completed on schedule in March 2014. The two projects were developed using Trina PC05A 255Wp modules and will receive 1.6 Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs), equivalent to GBP 42.02 per MWh. According to Trina Solar -- an investor sole project developer for these projects -- the plants will have the effect of  reducing mor...

Solar - Apr 21, 2014


Image - Yingli Green Energy Cooperates with a Local Module Manufacturer in France

Yingli Green Energy Cooperates with a Local Module Manufacturer in France

Yingli Green, the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that the Company's subsidiaries in China and France agreed to cooperate with a leading French PV module manufacturer ("French Partner") to join forces to satisfy the requirements of the French national tender program ("French National Tender Program") under which the French Partner won large-volume tenders, a...

General News - Apr 21, 2014


Image - Pakistan Plans Huge Desert Solar Park to Fight Energy Crisis

Pakistan Plans Huge Desert Solar Park to Fight Energy Crisis

For years Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the country's chronic energy crisis. In a corner of the Cholistan desert in Punjab province, power transmission lines, water pipes and a pristine new road cross 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) of parched, sandy land. The provincial government has spent $5 million to put in place the infrastructure as it seeks to transform the des...

Solar - Apr 20, 2014


Image - KYOCERA Invests in Solar Projects Valued at $38M with U.S. Light Energy

KYOCERA Invests in Solar Projects Valued at $38M with U.S. Light Energy

Kyocera today announced plans to invest in a tax equity partnership for the development of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects valued at $38 million in New York state, leveraging the 30% federal energy investment tax credit. As part of the investment, Kyocera has also entered into an agreement with U.S. Light Energy (USLE) to utilize high-quality, dependable Kyocera solar modules on all installations. USLE (formerly New York Light Energy) is in the final stages of installing 9.4 megawatts (MWDC)...

Solar - Apr 21, 2014


Image - US Delays Decision on Keystone Pipeline Project

US Delays Decision on Keystone Pipeline Project

The United States indefinitely extended the review process for a controversial Canada-to-US oil pipeline Friday, potentially delaying a final decision on the project until beyond mid-term elections in November. The US State Department said eight federal agencies -- which had been given until the end of May to submit views on the matter -- would now have a longer window to weigh in on the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline, first proposed in 2008, is slated to cross US bor...

Oil and Gas - Apr 18, 2014


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Image - Taiwan Premier Rejects Call to Scrap Nuclear Plant

Taiwan Premier Rejects Call to Scrap Nuclear Plant

Taiwan's Premier Jiang Yi-huah on Monday rejected a call from the main opposition party to scrap a nearly completed nuclear power plant, despite planned protests including a hunger strike. "It would be difficult to stop the construction of the fourth nuclear power plant simply by issuing an administrative order," Jiang told reporters after a closed-door discussion with Su Tseng-chang, chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The plant outside Taipei has been o...

Nuclear - Apr 21, 2014