As the US and China conclude discussions of trade relations, the Commerce Department has slapped still tariffs on wind towers from China and Vietnam.
Suntech, one of China’s largest producers of solar panels, is to supply 100 MW of its photovoltaic modules for two projects in South Africa.
The United Nations climate change negotiations have ended with a last minute agreement on the ‘Doha Climate Gateway’, which launches a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol and sets a timetable for the adoption of a new agreement by 2015.
As the United Nations climate negotiations in Doha, Qatar move into the final hours, the UK and Germany have announced a joint venture to help partner countries take action against climate change.
The WindMade organisation announced a new consumer label for goods and products made using renewable energy at the United Nations’ COP18 climate summit in Doha yesterday.
Energy Secretary Ed Davey announced that the UK will provide £1.5 billion of ‘fast start’ finance to help developing countries tackle climate change on his arrival in Doha at the United Nations negotiations.
UK-based renewable energy developer Blue Energy has been given the green light to build the largest solar farm in Africa.
Before he headed to Doha, Qatar to join the United Nation climate change negotiations, UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey said there was still reason to be hopeful.
As the latest United Nations climate summit kicks off in Doha, Qatar this week, UK researchers say that the “antiquated” structure of the negotiations obstruct agreement.