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China Atop Renewable Energy Ranks As Shale Gas Changes The Game

March 1st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Stop me if you’ve heard this before – renewable energy technologies face global challenges from fossil fuels and a lack of public subsidies, but new financing mechanisms and government mandates may be key to their continued growth. What’s different now, according to Ernst & Young’s (E&Y) latest “Renewable energy country attractiveness indices,” is how shale gas development and crashing public financing are changing the way renewable energy is funded across the globe


Germany: Talk of the Cleantech Town this Week

June 9th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Germany is all the talk lately. And for obvious reasons. It's already a world leader in clean energy and now its decided to close all of its nuclear power plants by 2022 (as I reported a little more than a month ago). This has instigated political controversy, wild claims, clean energy enthusiasm, and a number of new reports. It has also helped to light a fire under other countries slower to react on the ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan and slower to implement progressive clean energy policies to tackle catastrophic global climate change. A number of stories focused on Germany have popped up this week that I thought I'd give a little extra attention to


Germany: Nuclear Power 100% Shut Down by 2022

May 30th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

As we all know, Germany has decided to phase out nuclear power. Now, it has set a specific time frame for that. Germany will shut all of its nuclear reactors down by 2022. The agreement was made this morning by the various parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government



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