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13 November 2015 03:37 AM GMT

The South Australian state government has set a goal to be completely reliant on clean energy by 2017.

October 13th 2015
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Unveils Climate Change Initiatives

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, together with former US Vice President Al Gore, has announced four major actions to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions across New York State.

October 12th 2015
Sierra Energy Wins US Government Grant for Hydrogen Fuel

Sierra Energy has won a US$100,000 grant from the US Defense Logistics Agency to further explore the production of hydrogen fuel from waste.

October 9th 2015
California Passes Bill for Clean Energy, Efficiency Targets

The state of California has passed regulation requiring it to produce half its electricity from renewable sources and doubling of energy efficiency in buildings by 2030.

October 8th 2015
Clean Energy Investment in Q3 Hits US$70 Billion, NEF Data Shows

The Americas region led the way to US$70 billion in global investment in clean energy technologies the third quarter of 2015, according to the latest data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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October 2nd 2015
Dyesol Receives Australian Funding for Solar Cell Technology

Australian solar company Dyesol has reached agreement with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency for funding support of A$449,000 (US$316,000) to progress its Perovskite Solar Cell technology towards scalable manufacture and commercialisation.

October 1st 2015
Scotland Commits Continued Support for Small-Scale Solar Projects

The Scottish government has reaffirmed its support for small-scale solar projects following the UK Government’s decision to close the Renewables Obligation.

August 28th 2015
UK Renewables Suffer Blow From Proposed Cuts in Assistance

In a blow to the renewable energy sector, the UK government is planning to impose massive cuts to a financial assistance program for clean energy projects including wind and solar.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change plans to reduce the so-called feed-in tariffs for wind-energy projects with capacities of between 100 kilowatts and 500kW to 4.52p/ per kilowatt-hour from 10.85p/kWh.

August 24th 2015
Australian State Sets 20% by 2020 Renewables Target

The state government of Victoria in Australia has set a target of producing 20% of its electricity from renewables by 2020.

August 4th 2015
Obama Banks on Clean Power to Cut Emissions At Faster Pace

President Barack Obama has announced the US Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan, which aims to cut the nation’s carbon pollution from the power sector by 870 million tons, or 32% below 2005 levels, in 2030.

June 23rd 2015
UK Green Investment Bank to Invest in Low-Energy Lighting Program

The UK Green Investment Bank and Equitix will invest £5m (US$7.9 million) towards a programme to install low-energy lighting in buildings.

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