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Articles by Silvio Marcacci

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California carbon market nets $1 billion for clean energy

California carbon market nets $1 billion for clean energy

Sales from linked California-Quebec carbon markets show they can expand and remain strong through smart design, even with nearly triple the number of permits for sale.

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North American carbon markets link in $500m clean energy investment

North American carbon markets link in $500m clean energy investment

The $500m raised highlights the potential for expansion and international system linkages to fight climate change.

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The world's $7.7 trillion renewable energy boom

The world’s $7.7 trillion renewable energy boom

Global energy markets facing watershed moment as BNEF predicts two thirds of new investment to 2030 will be in renewable energy.

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... and why China has announced a national carbon market

… and why China has announced a national carbon market

China announces it would launch a national carbon market in 2018 based on the 6 regional pilot programs launched in past year.

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Is 3,000 MW of new Nigeria solar power a model to end energy poverty?

Is 3,000 MW of new Nigeria solar power a model to end energy poverty?

Nigeria has signed a series of agreements to develop and operate 3,000 MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plants over the next five years.

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Graph of the Day:  Global green jobs surge to 6.5 mln

Graph of the Day: Global green jobs surge to 6.5 mln

IRENA data shows 800,000 new green jobs created in 2013, boosting overall number employed in clean energy economy to 6.5 million at end 2013.

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US energy efficiency programs cost just 2c/kWh saved

US energy efficiency programs cost just 2c/kWh saved

America’s most comprehensive study of energy efficiency costs has found programs paid for by utility customers cost just two cents per kWh of power saved.

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Biggest grid in US could reach 30% renewables by 2026

Biggest grid in US could reach 30% renewables by 2026

Renewables could provide up to 30% of electricity for the 13 states covered by the biggest grid system in the US by 2026.

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2013 wind energy installations stall in US, surge in China

2013 wind energy installations stall in US, surge in China

Worldwide wind energy capacity has more than doubled over the past five years and is set to gust ahead in 2014 led by installation booms in China and US.

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10 US cities making massive emissions cuts through energy efficiency

10 US cities making massive emissions cuts through energy efficiency

Building emissions cause local air quality issues, threatening public health, but are also responsible for pouring out 40% of US emissions.

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Controlled EV charging cuts power costs 50% – even more with wind

Controlled EV charging cuts power costs 50% – even more with wind

Research finds the potential to improve electricity grid efficiency by combining EV use and renewable energy is significant.