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  • Published: Apr 17th, 2010
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City manager: Boulder should fight for more carbon cutting by Xcel

Boulder should extend its existing franchise agreement with Xcel Energy for a year or two while officials continue to negotiate ways for the utility giant to help meet the city’s carbon-cutting goals, City Manager Jane Brautigam told the elected leaders Tuesday night.

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  • Published: Apr 17th, 2010
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DLF bags carbon credits worth Rs 40 crore

New Delhi: DLF group has bagged carbon credits worth Rs 40 crore for reducing emission of greenhouse gasses. The company consumes 150 mw power in its different buildings across the country.

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  • Published: Apr 16th, 2010
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Olympic Newsdesk — PyeongChang Examines Carbon Emission, Volleyball Meeting; Ambitious Belarus

PyeongChang 2018 is forming an advisory committee to reduce carbon emissions.

With environmental requirements now a part of the bid process, each of the 2018 bids are making sure their environmental records are impeccable.

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  • Published: Apr 12th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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China: low carbon sources to supply quarter of electricity by end of 2010

Low carbon energy sources will account for more than a quarter of China’s electricity supply by the end of 2010, according to official statistics released yesterday to the state-backed Xinhua news agency.

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  • Published: Apr 12th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Power-generating options must balance low carbon with supply and price security

THE WIND looks set to play as pivotal a role in determining what we pay for electricity in 10 years time as oil prices now do. Because of the approach we are taking to meeting greenhouse gas reduction targets agreed by the EU, Ireland is bound on a path that will see 40 per cent of electricity generated from renewable sources by 2020.

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  • Published: Mar 29th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Work to begin on UK’s ‘biggest zero carbon social housing project’

In less than two weeks work will begin on the biggest zero carbon social housing development in the UK.

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  • Published: Mar 24th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Sainsbury’s makes low carbon R&D pledge

Sainsbury’s has today unveiled plans to invest a chunk of the

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  • Published: Mar 18th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Opinion: Enill: Regions carbon emission output negligible

The Government made a significant move towards establishing a regional centre for renewable energy research in T&T when it hosted energy policymakers from the United States and other Caribbean territories at the Hilton Trinidad yesterday. Energy Minister Conrad Enill said the meeting was important because it acknowledged the new reality that renewable energy will play an enhanced role in the regions thrust towards sustainable development. He said the partnership with the US Department of Energy

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  • Published: Feb 25th, 2010
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Eastern states intensify wind power sourcing

Eastern American states will source more of its electricity from renewable resources after Tennessee Valley Authority signed a 20-year power purchase agreement for 115 megawatts of wind power.

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  • Published: Feb 21st, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Opinion: Prospects of carbon trading under study

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PRESS RELEASE: UN approves the first CDM methodology for biomass co-firing in utility- scale fossil fuel power stations

Dublin, 11th February 2010: EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing and developing emission reductions from greenhouse gas abatement projects, has recently achieved successful approval of its eleventh methodology from the Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board (CDM EB). Through a renewable energy technology known as co-firing, the methodology permits the substitution of coal with solid biomass fuels in grid-connected power plants, reducing CO2 emissions and helping companies to meet their renewable energy targets.

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  • Published: Feb 8th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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Automobili Lamborghini Reduces Its Factory CO2 Emissions By 30%

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  • Published: Feb 4th, 2010
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Solutions to Climate Change: Using Trees and Grasses to Capture Carbon and Produce Energy

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  • Published: Jan 25th, 2010
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New study says 20% wind posible is feasible and will reduce carbon By Chris Madison (AWEA)

A long-awaited, detailed study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on integrating wind energy into the Eastern region of the United States was released today, and the conclusions are very encouraging.

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  • Published: Jan 22nd, 2010
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ADNOC, Subsidiaries Committed to CDM Projects

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  • Published: Jan 4th, 2010
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Will you pay through your nose to reduce carbon emissions?

New Delhi, New Delhi: Want to do your bit to reduce carbon emissions? It may be easy, but not cheap. Solar power-based home equipment is far more costly than conventional ones. But there is hope. The ministry of new and renewable energy is pushing the finance ministry to provide income tax rebates to those who use renewable power.

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New Jersey Project Part of Deutsche Banks Commitment to be Carbon Neutral by 2012

Deutsche Bank today announced the completion of a 250-kilowatt solar photovoltaic (PV) system at its Piscataway, NJ, office. The roof-mounted array will offset a portion of the facilitys electricity consumption and reduce its carbon emissions by 143 metric tons annually, equivalent to 16,232 gallons of gasoline.

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Verdigris Group Celebrates 3rd as a Leader in Carbon-Neutral Business Practice

NewswireToday – /newswire/ – Chicago, IL, United States, 12/18/2009 – Verdigris Group announces the commencement of their third year of commitment to carbon neutral business leadership through their ongoing corporate partnership with the Bonneville Environmental Foundation.

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  • Published: Dec 29th, 2009
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CES ’10 Cuts Its Carbon Footprint With Earth Era

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  • Published: Dec 28th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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COP15: Low-carbon and renewable energy will need investment of US$10.5tr by 2030

Rhewum : Reduction of CO2 Emissions

Remscheid, Germany — Rhewum has been awarded the contract by Geldof N.V. to supply 3 screening machines for a leading Belgian energy supplier.

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  • Published: Dec 25th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Report says Californias cap on carbon has negligible impact on small businesses

As international climate treaty negotiations continue in Copenhagen amid debate over the potential economic impact of new standards, a new report shows that the costs for small business operating under Californias landmark climate law (AB 32) can be measured in pennies.

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  • Published: Dec 21st, 2009
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Premier expresses China’s sincerity at UN climate conference

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said in Copenhagen Friday that China had made unremitting efforts and a positive contribution to the global fight against climate change through energy conservation and pollution reduction.

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  • Published: Dec 20th, 2009
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Baoding to become a low carbon city

The city of Baoding, in heavily industrialized Hebei province, is trying its best to become China’s first low carbon city. Baoding’s industrial park has created around 20-thousand jobs from renewable energy industries.

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Banks put $13M in carbon offset fund

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The Greening Canada Fund for purchasing carbon offset credits from projects across Canada has received $13 million in investments from two major banks.

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