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Archive for February 2009

I attended and spoke at the 3rd Renewable Energy Finance Forum on Central and Eastern Europe in Prague. The event was attended by about 120 delegates including project developers, bankers, private equity financiers, lawyers, renewables manufacturers and consultants. The overall sense I had was that prospects are still positive but this is a difficult region […]

This years Energy Efficiency Conference “EE-Global 2009” will take place end of April in Paris and Dr. Marianne Osterkorn, Director of REEEP will moderate one of the executive sessions about “Energy Efficiency and Renewables: Competing or Complementary Technologies”. Often renewable energy technologies receive greater policy support than do energy-efficiency technologies therefore this session will feature […]

US Excitement Over Renewables

Today at the RETECH 2009 conference in Las Vegas, leading industry figures spoke about America’s imperative to join and ultimately lead the clean energy revolution. Using metaphors like “creating a new Apollo program”, the United States appears to have fully endorsed the value of incentivizing and driving forward renewable energy and energy efficiency. The night before […]

Academic support for reegle

If you are a regular reegle-blog reader you know that reegle is undergoing a total redesign at the moment and that some now features (like the reegle map) will be added soon. But … to improve not “only” the look and feel we have meet some other challenges – one of the most important is […]

In a unique project financed by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) and implemented by the Government of Canada’s RETScreen International in association with The Energy + Environment Foundation, New York and Washington, D.C. energy lawyers have donated their time pro bono to create templates of key legal documents required for clean energy […]

Mexico clears way for private sector investment in renewables

Until November it was virtually impossible for a private developer of renewable energy power plants to become an independent power producer (IPP) in Mexico. Article 27 of the Mexican Constitution precluded private investment stating that electricity generation for public use is an activity to be undertaken exclusively by the Government. Mexico’s enactment of a new law […]



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