The liberalisation of the UK's energy market should be reversed, with ministers taking more control of decisions such as building renewable energy generation, the government's Committee on Climate Change will say today.

Germany's conservatives and their Free Democrat allies will reform the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) but cuts for solar power rates will be modest to prevent harming the fast-growing industry, a coalition source said on Sunday.

Pattern Energy Group LP said on Thursday that it finished more than $100 million in financing for a 101.2-megawatt wind project in California, citing an easing in the marketplace.

Six banks joined in the debt funding for construction costs, which converts to a term financing facility upon commercial operation.

Atmanand

: All types of energy use results in environmental costs. Our transportation, food production, manufacturing, governments, recreation and household management all consume energy.

Simran Arora

: Suryachakra Power Venture, a group company of Suryachakra Power Corporation, has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with a German company, MAN Solar Millennium for developing and setting up concentrated solar thermal power projects in India.

Sandip Das

: With global warming issues taking centre stage globally, the use of renewable source of energy for meeting power requirements of Indian companies has taken off. Besides the usage for domestic purpose, the companies are seeing increasing opportunities in using solar energy for industrial use.

Dina Cappiello

The natural gas industry, which produces more gas here than nearly every other county in Colorado, has been relegated to the shadows

The long-awaited "smart grid" for U.S. power could play a major role in rolling out renewable energy like wind and solar, the top U.S. power regulator said on Wednesday.

Ecuador aims to double hydroelectric power use over the next decade and increase grid capacity to attract mining investment but must overcome local opposition, a senior official said on Thursday.

Prashant Rupera | TNN

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