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States’ energy use correlates with efficiency policies, new data suggest

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12 September 2018 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

Energy use per capita varies widely by state, according to new data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The lowest is in Rhode Island, where people consume five times less energy than those in...

Mitigation Finance Update: Support for Tidal Energy in France, Loans for Energy Efficiency and Distribution in India

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11 September 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Greece | Sectors: Power sector, Cross cutting
India signed US$220 million IBRD loan to improve the domestic energy efficiency market, and a US$250 million IBRD loan to reform electricity distribution in Rajasthan. The European Commission approved France’s support of a tidal energy pilot project. In Greece, a wind power project received EIB support of €24 Million.

Nigeria:11 Discos' Debts to NBET, Mo Hit N112bn in Q1'18 - NERC

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07 September 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[Vanguard] Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has disclosed that the nation's 11 Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs' debts to Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader, NBET, and Market Operator, MO, are still below 30 percent as they paid only N51.2 billion of the N163.1 billion issued to them in the first quarter of 2018, Q1'18.

California must go big on energy efficiency to be carbon-free by 2045

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06 September 2018 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

California’s official push toward a carbon-free electricity system, now awaiting the governor’s signature, will need dramatic contributions from energy efficiency to succeed.

Last week, lawmakers passed SB 100, mandating that power generation come solely from clean sources like wind and solar...

Event: Species on the Move 2019

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05 September 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Australia | Sectors: Power sector
The 2019 edition of the Species on the Move conference series will bring together scientists and natural resource managers working in the disciplines of global change, biogeography and evolution, and in contexts of natural resource management, biodiversity management and conservation, and theoretical ecology. The interdisciplinary conference is co-convened by the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) of the University of Tasmania, Australia, and Rhodes University, South Africa,...