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China’s State Council Unveils 40-45% Carbon Intensity Target

China's announcement signals its commitment both to the climate conference in Copenhagen, and its intent to achieve significant domestic emissions reductions.

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Concentrating Solar Thermal Power: Clean Energy for the United States

In the Southwest United States, an enormous solar energy resource remains largely untapped. There is already more than 500 MW of concentrating solar thermal power in the United States and Spain primarily, but there is significant scope to scale up development. As Congress oversees the nation’s transition to a clean energy economy, a homegrown renewable energy technology---concentrating solar thermal power---can help cut emissions and enhance energy security with American resources.

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North Carolina Sees Green in Stimulus Funds

The state will receive $75.9 M to promote efficiency and renewable power as it looks to lead the Southeast in green job creation.

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Global Direct Normal Solar Radiation

Globally, solar resources are abundant. Solar resources in Australia, Mexico, the Middle East, and southern and northern Africa are especially promising.

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Juice From Concentrate

Reducing Emissions with Concentrating Solar Thermal Power

This report examines Concentrating Solar Thermal power (CST), a renewable energy resource that presents policy-makers and investors with a significant potential for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from the power sector.

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