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A Chinese investor gestures while standing in front of electronic displays showing stock prices in a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. Chinese stocks were volatile Friday and other Asian markets rebounded after a plunge in Chinese prices rattled global markets. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Asia benefiting most from Middle East oil market share battle

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One hundred and seventy-six years after the birth of John Boyd Dunlop, and the crude complex is coming under pressure again. It is Nonfarm Friday, which means that the market is all a’flustered, digesting the soon-to-be-revised official monthly US unemployment report. The report was fairly underwhelming from a headline perspective; only 151,000 jobs were created last […]
Wind turbines manufactured by Gamesa Corp. stand at the Bharat Light & Power Ltd. Amberi wind farms in Rewalkawadi, Maharashtra, India, on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in July restored a wind-farm tax benefit, which could propel wind installations to a three-year high of 2,600 megawatts in 2014, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Renewable energy forecast to grow 9 percent in 2016

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On a percentage basis the largest gains are expected to come in solar energy, which is anticipated to grow 28 percent.
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Solar power hits the brakes amid incentive cuts in Asia, Europe

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As more countries begin to implement plans to reach climate goals agreed to in Paris last year, the global solar industry will again accelerate to about 20 percent annual growth over the next few years.
An employees stands for a photograph near wind turbines manufactured by Gamesa Corp. at the Bharat Light & Power Ltd. Amberi wind farms in Rewalkawadi, Maharashtra, India, on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in July restored a wind-farm tax benefit, which could propel wind installations to a three-year high of 2,600 megawatts in 2014, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Renewables attracted record $329 billion of investment in 2015

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While oil companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell Plc eliminate jobs and curb capital spending to cope with prices that have fallen two-thirds in 18 months, renewables are enjoying a renaissance underpinned by rules designed to curb fossil-fuel emissions damaging the atmosphere.

Oil investment plummets, while clean energy investment rises

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The crude complex is rocking out in celebration of Dave Grohl’s 47th birthday today, pushing higher while risk aversion reigns in broader markets overnight. European and most Asian equity markets have been playing catch-up with yesterday’s rout in the US, yet as US equities look to rebound today, so doth crude. In terms of economic […]
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Google helps analyze if rooftop solar panels are good deal

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The service expanded in December to analyze properties in the Raleigh area, as well as 15 other metro areas in Arizona, Nevada, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Colorado.
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Wind turbines and oil pumpjack in action Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, north of Stanton, Texas.
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Wind and solar now leading Texas in power growth

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Since May, the grid has added nearly 3,000 megawatts of power capacity — about two-thirds from new wind farms.
Children play on the rooftop of a house as emissions billow from smokestacks at the NTPC Ltd. Badarpur coal-fired power plant in Badarpur, Delhi, India, on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg)

India renewable power demand to surge by 2040

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Over the next quarter century, the 240 million people without electricity in India will likely become the biggest force behind global energy demand, the International Energy Agency says in a new report.
OCI Solar Power's Alamo 4 plant in Brackettville features more than 150,000 solar panels and sits on 600 acres of privately owned land. The solar farm is OCI Solar's first Texas project outside of metro San Antonio and was built as part of an agreement with CPS Energy to provide solar-generated electricity.
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Texas makes big leap in energy efficiency rankings

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Texas moved up eight spots to rank 26th nationally after the state became more aggressive in policing proper energy code compliance for buildings as part of a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, according to the report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff (L) shakes hands with workers of Brazilian state-run oil giant Petrobras at Petrobras's shipyards in Rio de Janeiro, on September 11, 2013. (VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil pledges to cut emissions

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Our goals are just as ambitious, if not more so, than those set by developed countries,” President Dilma Rousseff said as she announced the targets at the U.N. in New York.