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2019-10-27

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Swedish military block Vattenfall Taggen plan

Swedish companies Vattenfall and Wallenstam have cancelled plans to build the 300MW Taggen offshore wind farm off Sweden following opposition from the military. The project, which would have been located 12km off Solvesborg, secured a...

2019-10-21

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Renewable energy to expand by 50% in next five years – report

Global supplies of renewable electricity are growing faster than expected and could expand by 50% in the next five years, powered by a resurgence in solar energy. The International Energy Agency (IEA) found that solar,...

2019-10-16

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Rise of renewables may see off oil firms decades earlier than they think

Pace of progress raises hope that fossil fuel companies could lose their domination. The world’s rising reliance on fossil fuels may come to an end decades earlier than the most polluting companies predict, offering early...

2019-10-09

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European wind industry warns it faces headwinds over next five years

Industry predictions point to 'significant uncertainty' in outlook as governments mull national climate plans. The European wind energy industry is in limbo as it waits for a new wave of National Energy & Climate Plans...

2019-09-19

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Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

Greenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researchers have found, saying strong civil society movements...

2019-05-07

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Renewable capacity growth worldwide stalled in 2018 after two decades of strong expansion

After nearly two decades of strong annual growth, renewables around the world added as much net capacity in 2018 as they did in 2017, an unexpected flattening of growth trends that raises concerns about meeting...