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Paris agreement kick-starts global energy revolution

The Korea Herald

The world has just signed one of the most important agreements in history. More than just an environmental pact, the Paris climate change agreement will kick-start a global energy revolution. Nearly 200 nations in Paris have signed on to an agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that the world has to go on a …

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Paris deal hailed as dawn of renewable future

Recharge news

World leaders, industry groups and campaigners hailed the dawn of the clean energy era after 195 countries signed an agreement to take positive action on global warming – a deal with huge implications for the renewables industry.

The COP21 summit in Paris ended with a commitment to work towards keeping the global temperature rise to below 2 degrees C …

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Global COP21 deal ‘shows real commitment’ to wind

Windpower Monthly

WORLDWIDE: An agreement obliging 195 nations to limit global temperature rise to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, and to undertake efforts to meet a 1.5°C goal was agreed on 12 December.

The new global climate treaty followed two weeks of intense negotiations at the COP21 talks in Paris where the ambition level of the agreement proved one of the …

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Global: “The very ambitious goals in the text now need to be matched with deeds”

Windfair

GWEC CEO Steve Sawyer comments on the COP21 results. 

Paris represents a 15 trillion USD opportunity for the clean energy industry, ushering in the biggest transformation of the global economy since the industrial revolution.

The very ambitious goals in the text now need to be matched with deeds. The agreement itself doesn’t change anything overnight, but it establishes a solid …

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Argentina puede ser la gran exportadora de energía eólica a toda América latina

Clarin.com

Las grandes compañías de la industria eólica han estado salivando por entrar en el mercado del viento en la Argentina por años. Y no es para menos: la Patagonia tiene el mejor recurso para este tipo de generación renovable: podría satisfacer la necesidad eléctrica de todo el continente 27 veces. Esto lo dice Steve Sawyer, el secretario general del Global …

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Vientos de cambio en Argentina llegaron a la COP21

lainformation.com

El nuevo jefe de la delegación argentina en las negociaciones del clima de París, Juan Carlos Villalonga, asumió este jueves sus funciones en la recta final de la COP21 con la proclamada intención de impulsar un acuerdo que limite a 1,5º el peligroso calentamiento del planeta.

“Queremos ayudar a que haya un acuerdo”, dijo a la prensa Villalonga enLe Bourget, al …

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Winds of Change: Sino-African renewable energy cooperation vital for development

Chinafrica

There’s a revolution blowing along the highlands about 95 km southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital. Standing high up on the Great Rift Valley, row upon row of giant white wind turbines spin freely, churning out valuable green energy to supplement the nation’s grid.

They belong to the Adama Wind Farm, installed by Chinese company HydroChina International Engineering Co. …

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Eólica: más barata que el carbón, el gas y la nuclear

Energetica 

Eólica: más barata que el carbón, el gas y la nuclearLa electricidad que procede de la eólica terrestre en Europa ya cuesta menos que el carbón, que la nuclear y que el gas, lo que proporciona a los gobiernos una gran oportunidad para acelerar la descarbonización de la economía. De hecho, la Agencia Internacional de la Energía (AIE) pronostica que …

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l’Inde face aux enjeux économiques des projets offshore

Energies de la mer

C’est hier, lors des conférences d’EWEA à Paris,que les projets et orientations de l’Inde ont été présentés. Shruti Shukla, directrice des projets et stratégies au GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council) a évoqué les tenants et aboutissants d’un développement des projets éoliens offshore au large du littoral indien. “Nous ne réalisons pas encore l’ampleur de ce challenge. Nous …

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China’s challenge — the pursuit of ecological civilisation

GlobalCapital

In comparison to India, much of China’s infrastructure is space-age. “Overall, China has done very well in building up its infrastructure over the past decade,” says Paul Procee, lead urban specialist at the World Bank in Beijing. “It has done especially well in developing much of the massive transportation infrastructure it needs to keep people moving, such as highways, high …

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