• Renewables will reduce electricity costs – if we have a carbon price

    … electricity costs for households. The connection between the price on carbon and our hip pockets has been endlessly discussed. A new report from Reputex released this week suggests scrapping the carbon price may increase the price of electricity. How does this work? Carbon pricing and renewable energy Cutting carbon pricing could raise electricity prices…

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  • Reaching the 100% renewable target is now possible, but sustaining it might be trickier

    …● By Keith Baker, Glasgow Caledonian University ● When the Scottish Government set itself the target of generating 100% of the country’s electricity from renewables by 2020 many people scoffed. Now that goal is only six years away. Is it reachable? Remember that commitment is only for electricity. On the surface the target is ambitious…

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  • Int'l Press Review: UK 'will miss European renewable energy target'

    …(The Guardian) - The UK is not on track to meet its 2020 European renewables targets, according to the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC). Published in the annual update of the EREC's "Keep on Track" project, the findings rank the UK as 25th out of 27 ...…

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  • Int'l Press Review: Germany's Merkel eyes tougher carbon targets

    …(The Sydney Morning Herald) - ... “We need, as soon as possible, another EU-wide target that goes beyond the CO2 reduction of 2020,” Merkel said. “I think that at the end of this year, possibly in connection with the climate conference in Poland, that we can succeed in jointly agreeing” on a new target…

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  • The role of international law and economics in renewable power

    … if the UN plan to reduce global energy-based carbon emissions is to be achieved. And economic theory can help law-makers focus on what is most needed in order to do it. Renewable energy targets provide clear goals The UN’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative has proposed a global renewable energy target of 30% by 2030 (doubling…

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  • Haftung beim Unternehmenskauf

    … Mio. In New York City entschied am 14. Februar 2013 das Bundesberufungsgericht des zweiten Bezirks im Fall Vector Capital Corp. v. Ness Technologies Inc. gegen das Unternehmen: Die untergerichtlich festgestellte Unschlüssigkeit der Klage geht fehl. Sieben Tage für die bei einem Erwerb notwendige Due Diligence reichen nicht, also muss es vor…

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  • UK Government sets out plans to cut electricity demand

    … that is targeted at households. Demand reduction included in the Capacity Market as part of Electricity Market Reform – as part of proposed reforms to the electricity market to be set out in the Energy Bill, the Government wants to ensure there is sufficient electricity capacity to keep the lights on, even at times of high demand. This consultation looks…

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  • Development of biofuels in China: technologies, economics and policies

    …● By Chang Shiyan / Zhao Lili / Govinda R / Timilsina / Zhang Xiliang, Environment and Energy Team of World Bank ● China promulgated the Medium and Long-Term Development Plan for Renewable Energy in 2007, which included targets of 2010 and 2020 for various renewable energy technologies including biofuels. The 2010 biofuel targets were met and even…

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