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2014-06-09 00:20:29

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As recent reports on the impact of climate change underscore the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new study finds that a tax on carbon can reduce those emissions while also adding jobs to the economy. The study, conducted by Regional Economic Models, Inc., examined a tax on the carbon-dioxide content of fossil fuels. The tax would start at $10 per ton, increasing at $10 per ton each year. Revenue from the tax would be returned to...

2014-06-08 23:00:27

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Bio Energy Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/bio-energy-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Bio energy is a renewable source of energy that is made available from materials derived from biological sources. Biomass is a matter derived from plants and animals available on renewable...

2014-06-06 23:06:25

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Research Report on Photovoltaic (PV) Industry in China, 2014-2018: Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The photovoltaic industry develops rapidly in China in recent years. China became the world's largest producer of photovoltaic products in 2007 with the export value of USD 2,838 million. In 2013, the export value of...

2014-06-06 20:20:40

A highly acclaimed renewables programme is building investor confidence in Africa's economic powerhouse, writes Simon Barber WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business leaders surveyed by AT Kearney, the global management consultancy, have more confidence in South Africa as an investment destination than they do in many western European countries and emerging powerhouses like Chile and Malaysia. One reason is Pretoria's much lauded renewable energy program which in the view...

2014-06-06 08:22:05

· The Amanecer Solar CAP plant was developed, built and interconnected by SunEdison under an energy purchase agreement with CAP Group. It has 100 MW (megawatts) of installed capacity and is located in the municipality of Copiapo, in the Atacama Desert. SANTIAGO, Chile, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Michelle Bachelet of Chile inaugurated the Amanecer Solar CAP plant in Copiapo today; it is the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in Latin America and one of the largest...

2014-06-05 23:00:50

Following a vote at its board meeting in San Francisco yesterday, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced that Nat Kreamer, President and CEO of Clean Power Finance, has become Chairman of the SEIA Board, effective immediately. Tom Starrs, Vice President of Market Strategy and Policy for SunPower Corp, will serve as Vice Chairman. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Following a vote at its board meeting in San Francisco yesterday, the Solar Energy Industries Association...

2014-06-05 12:23:07

GTM and SoliChamba recognize Locus Energy as the leading and fastest-growing independent solar monitoring provider for U.S. residential PV in annual report HOBOKEN, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Energy, a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the distributed solar PV market spanning the residential, commercial and utility sectors, was recognized as the largest independent solar monitoring provider in the U.S. residential market for the second...

2014-06-04 23:14:41

SunFarmer, a U.S.-based nonprofit bringing reliable solar energy to hospitals, schools, and other institutions lacking critical energy access, announced today that it is providing long-term financing for six off-grid solar installations for Possible Health clinics in Western Nepal. These solar projects will provide reliable electricity that will enable the clinics to provide essential medical services to over 67,000 people in Achham District, Nepal. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014...

2014-06-04 23:06:33

Fostering U.S. company participation in the growth of Morocco’s solar energy infrastructure. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is hosting a Business Briefing on June 10th, 2014 at the Fairmont Hotel, in San Francisco, CA to bring together Moroccan and U.S. solar stakeholders to forge partnerships for future solar project implementation in Morocco. The Kingdom of Morocco has ambitious plans to use solar power to achieve 6 GW of installed...

2014-06-04 12:23:20

NEW YORK, NY, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SkyPower, the world's largest solar developer, is co-sponsoring the United Nations' first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SE4ALL) to promote access to renewable energy around the world. The inaugural conference takes place June 4-6 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Kerry Adler, SkyPower's President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak as a panelist with other global leaders on the "Doubling the Share of Renewables in the Global...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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