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Solar1 Ocean Races, Monte Carlo Cup 2014

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The first edition of the Solar1 Monte-Carlo Cup will take place from July 10th to July 12th, 2014. Solar powered boats from all over the world are set to race in the first truly ‘green’ solar boat world championship. Developed by universities all over the world and driven by young students, this race is destined to be a future facing sport.

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Why Wave Power Has Lagged Far Behind as Energy Source

Researchers have long contended that power from ocean waves could make a major contribution as a renewable energy source. But a host of challenges have stymied efforts to generate electricity from the sea.

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Climate Action Is An Opportunity, Not a Burden!

At the end of its week-long meeting in Berlin, the IPCC, which brings together the world’s top energy and climate experts, concluded that preventing catastrophic climate change requires an urgent and fundamental transformation of energy systems around the world.

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How Germany Is Revolutionizing Its Energy System.

As the UN climate panel meets in Berlin this week to finalise its report on options for combating climate change, here’s how Germany is rising to the challenge.

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Transitioning to a Green-Political Economy in Small States

Most Caribbean countries are famous for their sun, sand and warm sea breezes. Far fewer are known for their wide use of solar, wind and other forms of renewable energy.

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Lockheed Inks Deal To Produce Energy From Ocean Waves in Australia

Lockheed Martin Corp on Tuesday said it had signed an agreement with a unit of Ocean Power Technologies Inc to harness the motion of ocean waves to generate electricity off the coast of Victoria, Australia.

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Fossil Fuel Subsidies Dampen Shift Towards Renewables

Despite evolving public awareness and alarm over climate change, subsidies for the production and consumption of fossil fuels remain a stubborn impediment to shifting the world’s energy matrix towards renewable sources.

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Kenya To Generate Over Half Of Its Electricity Through Solar Power By 2016

Kenya has identified nine sites to build solar power plants that could provide more than half the country’s electricity by 2016.

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Singapore Takes the Lead In Green Building in Asia

The phrase “green building” suggests basic universal characteristics, such as an attention to energy use and attempts to bring a building in tune with its environment. However, it is also a somewhat fluid concept…

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