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UK Wind Power Projects Delayed

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A massive project planned in the UK that would erect an offshore wind farm consisting of over 8,000 wind turbines by 2020 is likely to now be delayed. The UK has a target for 2020 to be getting 15 percent of its power from renewable sources. Government / Industry offshore wind farm UK wind farm Wind Farm

Podder: A futuristic form of public transport set in Singapore 2020

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Podder: A futuristic form of public transport set in Singapore 2020. In this regard, the Podder will serve as an electric public transport system for the city of Singapore, in the year of 2020. Industrial designers are trying hard to make people believe that when. EcoFriend © 2010 Instamedia Pvt. Please login. Login.

UK waste can supply half renewables energy target by 2020

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A study finds UK energy-from-waste can contribute up to 50 percent of the UK renewable energy target by 2020 An award-winning study concludes that energy-from-waste (EfW) technologies can contribute up to 50 percent of the UK renewable energy target by 2020. Where the hell have we been that long?

Department of Navy Recognized as Energy Leader by Industry Experts

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The Department of Navy has been selected as a finalist in three categories in the international competition for the 2010 Platts Global Energy Awards.

UK WIND ENERGY INDUSTRY WELCOMES GREEN INVESTMENT BANK PROPOSALS

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The report sets out new ideas on the funding, and remit, of a Green Investment Bank to help drive the development of the UK’s renewable energy industry and wider low carbon sector. The Wigley Report supports industry analyst estimates that fulfilling the UK’s energy requirements over the next decade will cost £200bn.

U.K. Wind Energy Jobs Up 91%

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wind power industry has surged 91 percent in three years, the RenewableUK lobby group said today. The number of people employed full-time in the large-scale onshore and offshore wind energy industry rose to about 9,200 in 2010 from 4,800 in 2007, RenewableUK said today in an e-mailed report. Government / Industry uk wind power

“WE CAN BUILD NEW UK INDUSTRY FROM OFFSHORE WIND REVOLUTION” SAYS BWEA

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The industry body called on the Government to ensure that UK manufacturing benefits through support for skills and training, the identification of coastal manufacturing hubs and upgrades to the UK’s electricity grid. With the new generation of nuclear unlikely to be ready before 2020 and clean coal technology still commercially unviable.

INDUSTRY ENDORSES RES

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INDUSTRY BACKS GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT TO GREEN ENERGY REVOLUTION by Michael Smith (Veshengro) 30% renewable electricity target by 2020, now it is time to back strategy and build UK supply chain, with wind, wave and tidal expected to deliver bulk of targets.

World's largest wind farm opens off UK coast

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Each Thanet turbine is up to 380 feet (115 meters) tall and the site is as large as 4,000 football fields.

Wind power breezes through 5GW mark

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We have helped lay the foundation for further contribution to the achievement of the UK's 2020 carbon reduction and energy security targets.

Global oil consumption hit record high in 2010

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million barrels of oil equivalents per day by 2020” and is positioned for long term growth. million barrels per day. The US produces 7.5

Wave and tidal plan must be followed by Government investment

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RenewableUK’s ‘State of the Wave and Tidal Industry’ report forecasts that as much as 2 gigawatts (GW) of marine energy could be installed in the UK by 2020 – enough to power 1.4 However, there needs to be a greater awareness on the initial investment needs of this industry. Wave & tidal to power up to 1.4 million homes.

Wind power generation increases by almost a third

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The statistics, published by DECC as part of The Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) 2010, also reveal that between 2008 and 2009 the amount of electricity generated from renewable sources overall grew by 20% from 5.6% to 6.7% and the proportion of all UK electricity produced by wind power now stands at 2.5%. last year compared to 2008.

REBIRTH OF UK MANUFACTURING: NORTH EAST ON BOARD

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The factory building the blades will be based on Tyneside, creating 500 jobs by 2020. Maria McCaffery, BWEA Chief Executive, said: “Wind energy presents a significant opportunity for the UK economy, leading to between 60,000 and 70,000 new jobs by 2020. Source: RenewableUK

BWEA PRE-ELECTION MANIFESTO

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The document urges Government to consider a raft of immediate measures in order to deliver on UK ’s 2020 targets, by promoting growth in the onshore and offshore wind sectors, wave and tidal energy sector and small wind systems. In 2009 the industry delivered over 1GW of capacity, sufficient to power 600,000 homes.

Renewables set to keep household energy bills down

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The Statement delivered by Chris Huhne in the House of Commons reconfirmed the Government’s long-term commitment to expanding renewable energy, with the announcement of a Renewables Delivery Plan, which will map out detailed milestones to the delivery of the UK’s 2020 renewable energy target. Source: RenewableUK

Renewable energy coalition releases 12 step manifesto

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The 12 proposals would help ensure Britain delivers 15% of its energy from renewables by 2020, fulfilling its EU obligations and building a thriving ‘green collar’ industry sector in the process. Clearly, this is a truly significant undertaking and will be the largest single infrastructure investment since the coming of the railways.

Abu Dhabi To Build Largest Solar Plant On Planet

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With a capacity when it comes onstream in two years’ time of 100 megawatts, “Shams 1″ will make only a small dent in Abu Dhabi’s power needs, estimated at 20 gigawatts by 2020. Government / Industry abu dhabi solar plant largest solar plant

Kaiser Permanente Goes Solar

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The solar energy generated by the installations will equal 10% of Kaiser’s energy usage at those facilities, getting them closer to their goal of having 25% of their energy come from renewable sources by 2020. Government / Industry kaiser permanente kaiser permanente solar

Renewable Energy Business Leaders to Convene at European Future Energy Forum

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19/21, 2010. How can government and industry work together to develop the low carbon energy supply we need? Twenty-nine industry experts from the international renewable industry community will present and discuss solutions and case studies, while other streams include infrastructure, finance, clean transport and green cities.

RenewableUK: Government’s renewable energy proposals ‘credible’

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RenewableUK Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery MBE said: “Retaining the Ports Fund will give the industry a huge boost and establish the UK as a major force in renewable energy manufacturing. Further details of how the funding held by the Department of Energy and Climate Change will be allocated should emerge on Monday 25 October.

Smart money for offshore wind ports

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It is smart money well pledged, as it will create a significant number of jobs by 2020 and help British businesses benefit from Round 3.” The £60 million pledged for ‘development of port sites to support offshore wind turbine manufacturers’ has long been advocated by RenewableUK. We are pleased that the Government has taken this on board.

Skills Summit sees signing of new green training pact

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Wind industry representatives and skills sector bosses call for commitment from Government to get people into green industries. She added “But in order to attract the investment and build that industry we need to have a skilled workforce ready to work in the sector.

GE Announces Major European Offshore Wind Expansion

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The European Wind Energy Association expects that Europe’s offshore wind sector will grow more than 70% in 2010, with continued growth forecast over the next several years. The plan will result in up to €110 million investment related to GE’s offshore wind business in the United Kingdom and could ultimately deliver nearly 2,000 jobs by 2020.

Biogas must play bigger role in meeting energy needs

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This is the claim of the trade body representing the industry, which argues its potential is being massively underused in the UK at the moment. These new plants could meet two thirds of Britain's renewable energy targets by 2020. billion per year.

LOW CARBON INVESTMENT

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We have a legal and moral responsibility to protect the environment, so CIWEM fully supports the GIB Commission’s recommendation that £550 billion worth of investment is needed to meet UK climate change and renewable energy targets between now and 2020.

Ecometrica becomes first Quebec CDP-accredited carbon calculation partner

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CDP partnership with a Quebec company is good news to the nascent green technology and green IT sectors in Canada, which are projected to achieve monumental growth by 2020 given adequate funding and policy support. Presently, over two thousand companies report to the CDP, including the vast majority of the Fortune 500.

Could An All-Wind Energy Future Be in Our Sights

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Given the fact that we’re using a mere fraction of our vast wind resources — and considering how many jobs the wind industry could create with a little support from the federal government — you’d think we were going all in with the wind, right? But will we capitalize on it? According to the Global Wind Energy Council, some 37.5 Not so much.

Better waste management could be 'secret weapon' against climate change

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Speaking at WRAP Northern Ireland's first annual meeting recently, the organization's chief executive Liz Goodwin pointed to new research commissioned by WRAP that shows that making better use of our natural resources could contribute as much as 10% of the target reduction in UK domestic greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.

Urban Innovation Global Conference 2010

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All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map

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China aims to reduce its carbon intensity 40-45 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. Together, these vulnerable industries account for 0.2

Climate Change Solutions.co.uk

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GtCO2e in 2020. GtCO2e, or 15% of total BAU emissions by 2020. billion tonnes (Gt) carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) in 2002 to 1.43

Eco-friendly concrete now mandatory in Dubai

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The UAE construction industry depends on a dozen in-country cement manufacturers, presently producing about half the tonnage that they are capable of.

Peak energy, climate change, and the collapse of global civilization - The current peak oil crisis

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Substantial shortfalls in the global oil supply will likely occur sometime between 2010 – 2015. It's unique to both human and geologic history.

Urban Agriculture

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In one of USA's most famous industrial cities, Detroit also known as Motor City, one man with a plan and a lot of money, has made headlines recently.

Climate Racism, Climate Injustice & Copenhagen Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals

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Unfortunately climate criminal First World countries believe that they are much more deserving than others, and are lead by Copenhagen sabotaging, US surrogate, climate criminal Australia which wants a 2020 per capita GHG pollution for itself that would be over 60 times that of Bangladesh. 2010), 21.0 2020). 2010), 16.7

Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

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UNDP-WHO (2009) [2] World Development Report 2010: Development and climate change. David J. David J. An estimated 1.5 see Table 1). More than 1.4

Resource Center for Urban Agriculture and Food Security

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It is however more difficult to combine it with urban jobs that require travelling to the town centre, industrial areas or to the houses of the rich.

Curitiba – Designing a sustainable city

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million by 1990, and an estimated million more by 2020. Bill McKibben It is not often we can praise the way our towns and cities are run.

Regional Cap and Trade Advances

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Earlier this week, the states Environmental Improvement Board voted 4-to-1 in support of a carbon cap-and-trade program that will reduce state emissions by 3 percent annually from 2013 to 2020. It would be better for all -- for industry, the public, and the climate -- if North America had a single, coherent, and comprehensive carbon program.