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Wind Turbines And Solar Farms Drive Down House Prices | Vox, Cepr Policy Portal

Countries that invest in renewable energy production face frequent opposition from local homeowners. Using a detailed housing transactions dataset covering the whole of the Netherlands since 1985, this column compares the overall impact that wind turbines and solar farms have on housing prices. It finds that tall wind turbines (over 150 metres) have a negative effect, and solar farms generate losses as well (2-3% for homeowners within a 1km orbit). This evidence should be factored into finding the optimal allocation of renewable energy production facilities.
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business-standard.com September 08, 2020

Switch To Clean Energy Could Employ 5 Million North Indians By 2050: Report | Business Standard News

Finland's LUT and Delhi-based 'Climate Trends' in a new report shows how northern India's energy systems, comprising the world's largest metropolitan area, can be switched to 100% clean energy by 2050.
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washingtonpost.com September 06, 2020

Oil Prices Face A Chill Autumn Wind - The Washington Post

The recovery in demand has officially stalled, and there's still plenty of stockpiles brimming to the rim. : As the summer driving season fades in the rearview mirror, oil markets are taking on a distinctly chilly air. The recovery in demand has officially stalled, just as the OPEC+ countries are starting to taper their record output cuts. With spare capacity rife throughout the supply chain and huge stockpiles of crude and refined products, it may be some while yet before oil prices resume their upward path.
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prnewswire.com September 04, 2020

Global Wind Power Market Assessment 2016-2027 With Profiles Of Acciona, Nordex, General Electric, Envision Group, Goldwind, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Suzlon Energy And More

DUBLIN, Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Wind Power Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Location (Onshore, Offshore), By Application (Utility, Non-Utility), By Region (North America, Europe, APAC, South America, MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2020-2027" report has been added to...
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business-live.co.uk September 02, 2020

PS35M Of Investment Planned As Offshore Wind Centre Of Excellence Launches In Grimsby

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult chief executive outlines move at 'absolutely critical time': Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult chief executive outlines move at 'absolutely critical time' Grimsby's advanced role in a renewables-driven future has been revealed, with the launch of the Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance Centre of Excellence. Already home to world-leading wind farms and a world-leading cluster, attention is turning to ensuring the UK holds on to the top spot by converting experience into expertise, harnessing innovation with a PS35 million investment.
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forbes.com September 02, 2020

Natural Gas Is Core To The New Energy Economy -- The One Created By Joe Biden

Joe Biden spearheaded the New Energy Economy -- the one that relies on clean energy, including natural gas. As such, the former Vice President would never ban fracking but he would closely monitor it.
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greentechmedia.com September 01, 2020

Total And Macquarie Invest In 2.3gw Portfolio Of Floating Wind Projects In South Korea

French oil major Total and Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG) announced plans on Tuesday to develop a 2.3-gigawatt portfolio of floating offshore wind projects in South Korea. The pair said they will each take a 50 percent stake in five Korean projects, with an initial 500-megawatt phase to begin construction as soon as 2023. That ambitious timeline makes the projects frontrunners to be the first industrial-scale floating offshore wind farm anywhere in the world. The global pipeline of floating wind demonstration and pilot projects has grown in recent years, with interest especially strong among oil companies.
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channelnewsasia.com August 27, 2020

Bill Gates' Nuclear Venture Plans Reactor To Complement Solar, Wind Power Boom - Cna

A nuclear energy venture founded by Bill Gates said Thursday it hopes to build small advanced nuclear power stations that can store electricity to supplement grids increasingly supplied by intermittent sources like solar and wind power.
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telecompaper.com August 26, 2020

Verizon Inks More Renewable Energy Purchase Agreements, Outlines Allocation Of Green Bond Money

(Telecompaper) Verizon Communications said it has inked four more long-term renewable energy purchase agreements (REPAs) totaling more than 450 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy capacity...
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cpexecutive.com August 26, 2020

Esa Vision: 100 Gw Of New Energy Storage In 10 Years

The U.S. Energy Storage Association reveals the 100x30: Enabling the Clean Power Transformation vision, a revised plan to boost the energy industry.
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