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Renewable Energy 2016 Global Status Report analysis

This week, REN21 released its annual global report of the state of renewable energy. An analysis by Jennifer Johnson was published on Energy Digital’s webpage, listing 5 important insights to be learned from the report, which can be accessed here. 1. Renewables now

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Official visit to Brazil by HRH Crown Prince Haakon – part 4

Here you can watch the final video clip of HRH Crown Prince Haakon official visit to Brazil. On the last day of his visit, HRH went onboard the boat Maria Vitória and visited the nature reserve of Combú Island, where

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Official visit to Brazil by HRH Crown Prince Haakon – part 3

In the third video clip shared by The Royal Palace, we can follow Crown Prince Haakon’s steps in his trip to Belém do Pará. It was arranged an environmental seminar to discuss further cooperation in the efforts to reduce deforestation.

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Biodiesel blend to be gradually boosted to 10%

Brazil will gradually boost biodiesel blend from current 7% to 10% in the next three years. A bill approved by the Congress’ Lower House aims to increase the biodiesel blend to 8% within the next 12 months, 9% within the

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“Can we make water the new oil?”

By CEO Anita Krohn Traaseth and sector specialist Arne Borgersen, Innovation Norway Clean water and water treatment is one of our society’s biggest challenges and one of the UN’s recently adopted targets for sustainable global development. This means future-oriented opportunities for Norwegian

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Arctic Frontiers is taking place this week in Tromsø

The Arctic Frontiers conference kicked off on Sunday, January 24th, as about 1,300 delegates from around the world gathered in the northern Norwegian city of Tromsø to discuss the balance between industrial and environmental interests in the Arctic. The conference

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Outlook of Brazil’s nuclear energy industry

Following the global trend, Brazilians are consuming more electricity. Per capita electricity consumption in Brazil has grown strongly from under 1500 kWh/yr in 1990 to nearly 2700 kWh/yr in 2011. The South American country is largely dependent on hydropower. In February

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