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Obama Forges Ahead on Clean Energy, Launches Industry Energy Efficiency, Advanced Solar Energy Research Initiatives

The President and his administration launched new initiatives aimed at boosting industrial energy efficiency and combined heat & power, as well as public-private research partnerships to develop advanced solar PV and CSP technologies.

Commerce Hikes Duties on Chinese Silicon Solar PV Imports

The additional duties are based on Commerce’s ongoing investigation of illegal Chinese subsidies for silicon solar cell and panel manufacturers and exports.

World Bank Launches “Clean, Green, Resilient” Sustainable Development Strategy

Promoting and fostering adoption of appropriate clean energy technology to reduce environmental degradation while at the same time reducing poverty is the focal point of the World Bank’s new sustainable development and environmental strategy.

New UK Research Center to Focus on Climate, Carbon Markets and Green Technology

A new center for climate change research has emerged in the UK. With support from government, academia and businesses large and small, the UK’s National Physical Laboratory yesterday officially launched the Centre for Carbon Measurement (CCM), a multidisciplinary climate change research institution with a focus on climate modeling, global carbon markets and green technology. CCM “will provide reliable climate data…

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