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  1. South Africa intervenes in energy deals to help meet emissions reduction targets
    South Africa intervenes in energy deals to help meet emissions reduction targets 27 Aug 2014

    South African Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson will address weaknesses in the commissioning process of renewable energy projects to help and reach the country's emissions reduction targets

    South America, Policy, Sustainable Energy
  2. UK Green Investment Bank commits £64m for clean energy plant
    UK Green Investment Bank commits £64m for clean energy plant 26 Aug 2014

    GIB and Derbyshire County Council have formed a partnership for energy from waste power plant project that also has financial support from Germany’s Bayerische Landesbank and Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

    Europe, Finance, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  3. Brazil targets 3.5 GW of solar power by 2018
    Brazil targets 3.5 GW of solar power by 2018 22 Aug 2014

    Brazil is going to boost the development of its local solar power industry in a bid to reduce its dependence on a struggling hydropower system

    South America, Sustainable Energy
  4. Clean energy companies set to invest $7bn in Chile
    Clean energy companies set to invest $7bn in Chile 21 Aug 2014

    Clean energy developers are set to invest around US$7 billion in renewable energy projects in Chile after Energy Minister Pacheco announced a suite of financial incentives on Thursday

    South America, Finance, Sustainable Energy
  5. IRENA report assesses renewable energy readiness in Peru
    IRENA report assesses renewable energy readiness in Peru 21 Aug 2014

    The International Renewable Energy Agency has published a groundbreaking report on renewable energy potential in Peru that could become a model for the Latin American region

    South America, Sustainable Energy
  6. Low carbon fund unveiled by Scotland First Minister Salmond
    Low carbon fund unveiled by Scotland First Minister Salmond 19 Aug 2014

    Candidates for new fund will have to outbid other community partnerships in order to gain access to funding, and will have to demonstrate how their projects are the most effective in promoting renewable energy developments

    Europe, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy
  7. UNEP and DNV GL partnership for clean energy projects in developing countries
    UNEP and DNV GL partnership for clean energy projects in developing countries 18 Aug 2014

    United Nations Environment Programme and global risk management company DNV GL have announced a new partnership to improve access to climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies in developing countries

    Worldwide, Sustainable Energy
  8. First next generation 6MW offshore wind turbine installed in UK
    First next generation 6MW offshore wind turbine installed in UK 15 Aug 2014

    New Siemens turbine is the first of 35 to be installed off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea and represents the next generation of larger machines designed to boost output and reduce costs

    Europe, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  9. Largest floating solar plant set for India
    Largest floating solar plant set for India 14 Aug 2014

    Indian solar power company Vikram Solar will begin construction on the world's largest floating solar power plant on a lake in east India and the application will also be the first in the country

    Asia, Technology & Innovation, Policy, Sustainable Energy
  10. Mexico leads Central American clean energy boom
    Mexico leads Central American clean energy boom 14 Aug 2014

    Mexico is set to achieve record levels of clean energy investments this year, further reinforcing Central America's status as a leading emerging clean tech market.

    North America, South America, Sustainable Energy

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