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Report: Global offshore wind market to grow 32 per cent year-on-year

The global offshore wind energy market will enjoy rapid growth over the next seven years, led by the deployment of a new fleet of offshore wind farms in British waters. That is the conclusion of a new report from analyst firm GlobalData, which predicts global offshore wind capacity will grow from 5.5GW in 2012 to … Continue reading

Spain seeks to charge for on-site renewables

By BusinessGreen staff Wind and solar power companies warn unprecedented changes will have a profound impact on health of the industry Spain’s renewable energy industry has hit out against government energy market reforms that could force homeowners to pay for the right to generate renewable energy. The Spanish government unveiled a draft bill last month … Continue reading

New strategies needed as rapid urbanization threatens sustainable development – UN report

2 July 2013 – Without fresh ideas to address rapid urbanization, the number of people living in slums lacking access to basic infrastructure and services such as sanitation, electricity, and health care may skyrocket from one billion at present to three billion by 2050, the United Nations today reported.   That wake up call is … Continue reading