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U.S. pledges $2 billion loan to South Africa for clean energy

Aug 7, 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa this morning along with other U.S. leaders. Among them, the head of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which has just announced a $2 billion loan to South Africa. That's to help the country fund green energy projects with U.S. companies.

China to ask for environmental funding at Rio summit

Jun 15, 2012
Next week world leaders will meet for the U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development to figure out how to improve the well-being of people around the world without wrecking the planet in the process.

Saudi Arabia goes solar

May 11, 2012
The world's largest oil exporter isn't necessarily concerned about saving the planet. It's about being able to export even more crude.

U.N. meets to chart future of energy

Jan 16, 2012
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is set to declare the Year of Renewable Energy for All.

Renewable energy set to grow in 2012

Jan 2, 2012
A major government incentive for solar power expired this week, but now bigger companies may benefit from a tax break.

The surprising new energy reality

Dec 5, 2011
Despite the stalling of global climate pollution talks, a new energy landscape is emerging.

Going Green in Arabia

Dec 1, 2010
Green energy in the oil-heavy Middle East may seem like an oxymoron, but when a natural resource can only go so far, green technology finds its way...

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China plans $738 billion investment in renewable energy

Aug 9, 2010
Bloomberg is reporting that China will invest 5 trillion yuan (nearly $740 billion) over the next 10 years into renewable energy projects....

Shell to renewables: I don't want to see you anymore. Don't call me, don't text me.

Mar 27, 2009
In a stunning yet not entirely unexpected move, Royal Dutch Shell PLC recently announced it will withdraw its support from any future investment in...

Response post: renewables can't be stopped

Oct 3, 2008
It looks like Michigan and Washington are closely aligned with their renewable portfolio standards of 10% by 2015 and 15% by 2020, respectively....