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Croatia’s Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund to co-finance home renewables systems

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06 November 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Croatia | Sectors: Cross cutting
“We will co-finance the procurement and installation of biomass boilers and heat pumps by individuals with HRK 12 million. Depending on the location of the house, it is possible to get co-financing of between 40% and 80% of the project value, but not more than HRK 35,000 including VAT, to install a biomass system or up to HRK 45,000 for heat pump systems,” FZOEU Director Dubravko Ponoš said.   [http%3A]

EIA: Reduced electric demand has halved carbon emissions in power sector

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02 November 2018 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

Finally, some good news! Recent hurricanes and major climate reports have heightened awareness of climate change and the dire need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. This week, a blog post from the US Energy...

What will Massachusetts’ new efficiency targets mean for future policy?

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01 November 2018 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

Massachusetts’ new three-year energy efficiency plan includes aggressive energy-savings targets for utilities. The plan, approved Tuesday by the state’s Energy...

Nigeria:Firm Harps On Digital Metering to Enhance DISCOs' Revenue

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01 November 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[This Day] Worried about the high rate of electricity theft in the country, through illegal connectivity, amounting to over 60 per cent loss in revenue generation to electricity distribution companies (Discos), the CWG Plc, one of the licenced metre asset providers, has said the solution to the revenue loss suffered by the power investors is to ensure that all households, offices and shops have the smart metering system installed in their premises.

Uganda:Solar Energy Lighting Up the Way to Financial Inclusion

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30 October 2018 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Uganda | Sectors: Lighting
[Monitor] Increased access to solar energy by rural households and small businesses will drive demand for formal credit in the developing world. Off-grid solar energy solutions are taking off. For the more than one billion people living without electricity, the ability to use technology to access cleaner energy over time can be life-transforming. In sub-Saharan Africa, many people lack access to electricity. This limits their opportunities to education, business growth and presents significant...