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Analysis: UK auction reveals offshore wind cheaper than new gas

Analysis: UK auction reveals offshore wind cheaper than new gas

Offshore wind auction results means that these projects are close to being subsidy-free, helping shift the conversation from renewables being expensive, towards how cheap, variable zero-carbon power can be integrated into the UK grid.

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Carnegie grant funding update on wave, microgrid projects

Carnegie grant funding update on wave, microgrid projects

Over the past weeks, Carnegie received approximately $850,000 of grant funding from ARENA and the European Regional Development Fund.

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Battery storage developer Younicos acquired by Aggreko in £40m deal

Battery storage developer Younicos acquired by Aggreko in £40m deal

German-U.S. storage specialist Younicos snapped up by British power generation firm Aggreko in £40m deal.

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A tale of 3 countries: water risks to global shale development

A tale of 3 countries: water risks to global shale development

Unlocking shale gas comes with a significant environmental risk: access to freshwater for drinking, agriculture, and industrial use.

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Wind turbines are much more durable than thought

Wind turbines are much more durable than thought

New research reveals wind turbines can produce electricity for 25 years before needing an upgrade, that’s considerably longer than previously thought.

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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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Ireland, U.K, Germany set new wind generation records

Ireland, U.K, Germany set new wind generation records

The past few weeks have brought new wind generation records in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Germany.