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US Congress Extends Wind PTC To End Of 2014

Published on December 18th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

The US Senate voted Tuesday to extend the Production Tax Credit for the US wind industry for another year. Sadly, for the wind industry, Congress has been debating this so long that “another year” finishes at the ... Read More

Clean Power


MEDOW Looks To Develop A European Wind ‘Super Grid’

Published on December 18th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill

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A group of EU-funded researchers are investigating the development of a pan-European “super grid” specifically designed to transfer wind-generated electricity across EU Member States. According to the European Commission, such a project would “bring more renewable ... Read More

Fossil Fuels

Fracking across the US (Earthjustice)

Governor Cuomo Announces Statewide New York Fracking Ban

Published on December 18th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Yesterday (Wednesday, December 17, 2014), at a year-end cabinet meeting in Albany called by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New York’s acting commissioner of health stated that he could not support high-volume New York fracking (technically, hydraulic fracturing) ... Read More


Solar Impulse China

Solar Impulse Selects China As Key Stopover For RTW Flight

Published on December 18th, 2014 | by Amber Archangel

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Originally published on 1Sun4All. The first Round-The-World Solar Flight with Solar Impulse has designated China as a key stop along the way. With two landings planned in China and a partnership with Sina — one of the top media ... Read More

CO2 Emissions


Overview Of European Commission 2015 Work Plan

Published on December 18th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on EnergyPost. By Sonja van Renssen The number one priority for Team Juncker is a €315-billion investment plan for Europe. Second, is “better regulation”. First Vice-President Frans Timmermans presented the European Commission’s 2015 work ... Read More

Clean Power


Arizona Solar: So Much Potential… Under Threat

Published on December 17th, 2014 | by Jake Richardson


Originally published on Solar Love. What’s the first thing you think of when you hear someone say Arizona? Heat? Sunlight? Well, apparently some of Arizona’s leaders don’t want solar power, even though there is plenty of ... Read More



“Western New York In 2030″

Published on December 17th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor


Editor’s Note: This article is one submission in a live Masdar blogging contest. Very simply, the focus of the contest submissions is to: “Describe your city in 2030: what will occur due to changes in energy, transportation and water technologies, ... Read More

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