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White House proposes new energy efficiency rule in climate push

19 Sep 14 - 15:24 CEST

REUTERS - The U.S. Department of Energy unveiled its latest energy efficiency rule on Thursday, a standard for commercial air conditioning units that the White House believes could slash energy use in commercial and industrial buildings.

Report: US solar costs continue rapid decline

19 Sep 14 - 15:23 CEST

PVTECH - Solar prices in the US in 2013 fell by a further 15% year on year, a study from the Department of Energy and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found.

Finnish consulting and engineering company Pöyry awarded assignments for 130 MW solar PV project in Thailand

19 Sep 14 - 15:23 CEST

SOLARSERVER - Energy Absolute Public Company Limited (Bangkok, Thailand) has awarded the international consulting and engineering company Pöyry (Vantaa, Finland) with engineering assignments for the “EA Solar Lampang” solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Thailand.

IFC lends $96m to Yapi Kredi to boost renewable energy in Turkey

19 Sep 14 - 15:22 CEST

EBR - World Bank Group member International Finance Corporation (IFC) is lending $96m to Turkish leasing company Yapi Kredi Leasing in order to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy in the country.

Urban Green Energy And OTEPI Partner To Grow Panama's Solar Market

19 Sep 14 - 15:21 CEST

SIM - Urban Green Energy (UGE) says it has formed a strategic partnership with OTEPI Renewables in an effort to expand the commercial solar market in Panama.

NPD Solarbuzz: Major Asia-Pacific markets to account for 60 percent of global solar PV demand in H2, 2014

18 Sep 14 - 14:50 CEST

SOLARSERVER - The total solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from the five leading Asia Pacific (APAC) markets - China, Japan, India, Australia and Thailand - is forecast to reach 17.2 gigawatts (GW) during the second half of 2014, accounting for almost 60 percent of global solar PV demand, according to findings in the latest NPD Solarbuzz report.