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  • Published: Mar 29th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Budget 2011: Carbon price fix welcomed

Britain is to become the first country in the world to introduce a minimum price for carbon, adding to household energy bills, but drawing support from nuclear firms.

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  • Published: Sep 24th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Huaneng Group and Shanxi ink framework agreement on low carbon power coal techno

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BEIJING, Sep. 19, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) — China Huaneng Group, the largest power producer in China, recently inked framework agreement with Shanxi provincial government and Taiyuan municipal government on low carbon power coal technology cooperation.

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  • Published: Jul 31st, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Use Natural Gas & Carbon Tax, Forget Carbon Capture, To Help Transition Off Coal: Report

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Another take on the how to transition from coal-based electricity and its huge carbon emissions to low-carbon power sources, this time from two researchers from Rice University: A new paper coming out of Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy

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View: Zero-carbon power do-able in EU: Study

Europe could meet a target to cut greenhouse emissions by 80 per cent by mid-century through relatively cost-effective measures to transform the power sector to a near-zero carbon footing, a new study finds. A well-regarded assortment of economic and policy groups collaborated on the study which asserts that the conventional wisdom over the obstacles to a switch to low-carbon power doesnt stand up to scrutiny.

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  • Published: Mar 11th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Information Paper: IEA Publishes Paper on Economics of Transitioning to a Low-Carbon Power Sector

January 2010: The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released an information paper titled

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