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Illinois clears 3.5GW wind transmission link

Illinois clears 3.5GW wind transmission link

UNITED STATES: The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved plans to build a 3.5GW transmission line to carry wind energy from Iowa to Chicago.

Grid is key to selling wind's benefits

The US and China may be the biggest generators of wind power, but they are also the two worst polluters. It is this fact that has enabled other countries resisting the drive towards renewables to argue that there is no point in reducing their carbon emissions.

Costs force ABB to abandon offshore converter work

Costs force ABB to abandon offshore converter work

SWITZERLAND: ABB has announced plans to stop constructing offshore platforms, as part of a new business model for the company.

German 2016 renewables levy set out

German 2016 renewables levy set out

GERMANY: Germany's renewable energy levy is expected to be between EUR 0.0566/kWh and EUR 0.0727/kWh in 2016, according to Germany's big four transmission operators.


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