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Renewable Energy and Efficiency in Southern Med and Eurasian Nations

A new research report from the IEA reveals the challenges holding back investment in and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies across southern Mediterranean nations and aspiring EU member nations in Eurasia.

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Wind and Solar Supply 100 Percent of New Generating Capacity in April

Solar and wind comprise 100 percent of new electrical generation for April 2015

According to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update, released from the Federal Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, April unambiguously confirms the ongoing trend of renewable energy’s dominance in new supply of electrical generation in the United States. Wind and solar accounts for 100 percent of new generating capacity placed online in April. Jumbo Road Wind, formally known as Hereford-2 Wind Farm Project brought 300 …

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Renewable Energy Beats Natural Gas for New Capacity in 2014

Renewable sources provide nearly half of all new generating capacity in 2014

It was a close race throughout the year, but in the end new generating capacity from renewable sources beat out new natural gas capacity by 1.16 percent in 2014. Of the 49.81 percent of new capacity from renewable energy, more than one-quarter, or 26.52 percent, came from wind energy while solar power provided another 20.40 percent of the total. Other renewable energy sources, including …

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Wind Energy Primary Source of New U.S. Generating Capacity in October

Wind energy provides more the two-thirds new generating capacity in the US for October 2014

More than two-thirds of new U.S. generating capacity in October 2014 is from wind energy With the latest release of the Energy Infrastructure Update report by the Federal Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, wind energy emerged the leader in new U.S.  electrical generating capacity for October. Five new wind farms in Colorado, Kansas. Michigan, Nebraska and Texas came online last month, bringing 574 megawatts (MW) of new generating …

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Renewable Energy Provides More Than 40 Percent of New Generating Capacity

Renewable energy a major source of new generating capacity in the United States

According to data from the latest Energy Infrastructure Update report just released from the Federal Regulatory Commission (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, renewable energy sources including solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and hydro account for 40.61 percent of all new electrical energy capacity put into service in the U.S. through the first nine months of 2014. Only natural gas provided more new capacity during the first three quarters …

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