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

    … through its effect on renewable energy. The main policy mechanism encouraging the development of renewables is the renewable energy target, which aims for 20% of electricity to be generated by renewable sources, such as wind and solar, by 2020. The Reputex report says that if the carbon price is removed, the renewable energy target on its own won’t…

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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

    …• By Stuart Bruce, University College London and Mike Pottenger, University of Melbourne • The UN has set out its ambition for an international policy on sustainable energy. But is the UN’s lead enough? What will it take to make nations follow? Creating and harnessing incentives to participate in (and comply with) international regulation is vital…

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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

    …(LEXEGESE) - Cutting the amount of electricity used in Britain’s homes, businesses and industry can be much cheaper than paying firms to supply it; saving money through lower bills and reducing the need for new generation capacity. According to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), just a 10 per cent reduction in electricity…

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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…

    LEXEGESE- 11 Leser -
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