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theguardian.com - Oliver Milman - Texas freeze casts renewable energy as next battle line in US culture wars
Texas freeze casts renewable energy as next battle line in US culture wars
The Guardian

The frigid winter storm and power failure that left millions of people in Texas shivering in darkness has been used to stoke what is becoming a growing front in America's culture wars – renewable energy. The Electric Reliability Council of…

ft.com - Stephanie Findlay in New Delhi - One of India's biggest renewable energy groups joins Spac craze
One of India's biggest renewable energy groups joins Spac craze
Financial Times

ReNew Power, one of India's largest renewable energy groups, plans to go public in New York through an $8bn deal with a blank cheque company, as Wall Street's Spac craze reaches one of Asia's biggest economies. The energy company, which counts…

forbesindia.com - Renewable Energy Expansion Through Inter-continental Grid Will Be Shot In The Arm For Climate Action | Forbes India Blog
Renewable Energy Expansion Through Inter-continental Grid Will Be Shot In The Arm For Climate Action | Forbes India Blog
ForbesIndia

The Covid-19 pandemic has underlined the interconnectedness of people, economies, and the environment globally. There are stark similarities between the effects of the pandemic and climate change in terms of their geographical reach and devastating…

cleveland.com - Jeremy Pelzer, cleveland.com - Ohio GOP lawmaker seeks to extend state's renewable-energy mandates, restore solar standards gutted by House Bill 6
Ohio GOP lawmaker seeks to extend state's renewable-energy mandates, restore solar standards gutted by House Bill 6
cleveland

COLUMBUS, Ohio—New GOP-sponsored Ohio Senate legislation would indefinitely continue the state's solar and other renewable-energy standards for utilities, which are set to end in a few years due to the scandal-ridden House Bill 6. Senate…

euronews.com -  Rosie Frost - Can renewable energy help Bitcoin to clean up its carbon footprint?
Can renewable energy help Bitcoin to clean up its carbon footprint?
Euronews.com

Earlier this month, electric car company Tesla announced that it had bought €1.2 billion of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. It also simultaneously became the first major car manufacturer to take payments for its products using the…

fox43.com - Jessica Pash - Renewable energy has come a long way, but there are still challenges it needs to overcome
Renewable energy has come a long way, but there are still challenges it needs to overcome
fox43.com

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — Whether it's a small installation on the roof of a home or a large display atop a warehouse, solar panels produce clean energy from the sun. Dale Good, President of Paradise Energy Solutions says, “The reality is…

tucson.com - By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services - Arizona lawmakers move to strip commission from mandating use of renewable energy
Arizona lawmakers move to strip commission from mandating use of renewable energy
Arizona Daily Star

State lawmakers voted Wednesday to strip the Arizona Corporation Commission of its power to mandate the use of renewable energy by utilities. HB 2248, given preliminary approval on a voice vote, bars the panel from adopting or enforcing any new…

benzinga.com - Chris Katje - India's Largest Renewable Energy Company Gets SPAC Deal Backed By Palihapitiya Funding
India's Largest Renewable Energy Company Gets SPAC Deal Backed By Palihapitiya Funding
Benzinga

One of the largest clean energy companies in the world is going public with a SPAC deal announced Wednesday morning. The SPAC Deal: ReNew Power is going public in a deal valuing the company at $8 billion with the SPAC RMG Acquisition Corp II…

wsj.com - Tom McGinty - WSJ News Exclusive | Texas Electric Bills Were $28 Billion Higher Under Deregulation
WSJ News Exclusive | Texas Electric Bills Were $28 Billion Higher Under Deregulation
Wall Street Journal

Texas's deregulated electricity market, which was supposed to provide reliable power at a lower price, left millions in the dark last week. For two decades, its customers have paid more for electricity than state residents who are served by…

fool.com - Howard Smith - Is Now the Time to Invest in Renewable Energy Stocks?
Is Now the Time to Invest in Renewable Energy Stocks?
The Motley Fool

The energy industry had a tumultuous year in 2020. The pandemic led to lower global energy demand as policies to stem the spread of COVID-19 restricted travel and throttled economies. But it also highlighted the growing role renewable energy will…

pajhwok.com - Afghan group eyeing 100oc renewable energy growth
Afghan group eyeing 100oc renewable energy growth
Pajhwok

KABUL (Pajhwok): A group of innovative Afghans, seeking to reinvent the future of their nation, are on a mission to become the world leader in carbon-neutral growth. The alliance, led by Afghan political activist Abdullah Khodadad, Director of…

oregoncatalyst.com - The Renewable Energy Limits
The Renewable Energy Limits
The Oregon Catalyst

I love Texas. If we had spent our winter getaways in Texas rather than Arizona we would be living northwest of Dallas today instead of Phoenix. So when the latest kerfuffleI over the beloved green, renewable energy collapsed much of the Texas power…

renewableenergymagazine.com - Biogas - Biogest to build South Korea's first PowerRing biogas plant - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
Biogas - Biogest to build South Korea's first PowerRing biogas plant - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
renewableenergymagazine.com

The project is supported by the Changnyeong-gun city office and will be an important reference point for future local projects. The expanding energy gap in South Korea combined with technology growth and population density has greatly increased the…

reuters.com - Reuters Editorial - Goldman Sachs-backed ReNew Power to go public via $8-bln SPAC deal
Goldman Sachs-backed ReNew Power to go public via $8-bln SPAC deal
Reuters

(Reuters) - India's largest renewable energy firm ReNew Power on Wednesday agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check firm RMG Acquisition Corporation II, in a deal that values the merged entity at roughly $8 billion. The deal will be…

renewableenergymagazine.com - Panorama - Retail real estate needs decarbonisation strategy to ensure contribution to global and EU emissions targets - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
Panorama - Retail real estate needs decarbonisation strategy to ensure contribution to global and EU emissions targets - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
renewableenergymagazine.com

The report marks the launch of Paris-Proof Retail Real Estate, an initiative that looks to develop a vision and strategy to support the European retail real estate sector reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, in line with the Paris Agreement.

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