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Globetrans works with clean energy solution companies, investors, and public interest groups to address the environmental, social, and economic risks associated with a continuing reliance on fossil fuel energy sources.
Globetrans also works to advance innovative technologies and market solutions that reduce carbon emissions and increase clean energy efficiency measures from generation, transmission and throughout supply and demand elements that comprise the power grid.

Region’s expected increase in coal-fired power plants could turn out to be ‘more fizz than boom’ as construction rates fall markedly The number of new coal-fired power plants starting construction across south-east Asia has fallen markedly over the past two years as Australia has increasingly looked to the region to expand its thermal coal exports.Analysis by US-based climate research and advocacy group Global Energy Monitor found work on only 1.5 gigawatts of new coal generation – equivalent to one large Australian plant – began in the region in the six months to June, all of it in Indonesia. Related: How...
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This paper is about two subjects. The first is the latest update on the sea level rise and other oceanic issues. The second is a "no-regrets" to do list involving the oceans that will help the fight to mitigate climate change. Click headline for full article
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Akshay Kaul of Ofgem defends the regulator’s decision to refuse Scottish Power’s request for electric car supportYour article (Scottish Power blames Ofgem ‘disconnect’ for stalling electric vehicle rollout, 19 October) does not fully reflect Ofgem’s position. Our statutory duty is to protect consumers now and in the future. We do this by helping to deliver, as one of our core priorities, a net-zero-emissions economy by 2050 at the lowest cost to consumers. This includes prioritising electric vehicle rollout.We’ve already made sure that networks have £3bn of funding to reinforce their local grids, including to accommodate low-carbon demand for electric vehicles....
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New York lawsuit alleges company was ‘exposed to far greater risk from climate change than investors were led to believe’ExxonMobil is to face trial in New York City on Tuesday, accused of misleading investors over the business risks caused by regulations aimed at addressing the climate crisis.The oil and gas giant has been taken to court by New York’s attorney general for allegedly covering up the costs it will incur from government rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading...
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The DOE lab is examining the impacts of "turbulence" on wind turbines as well as how to integrate battery storage systems and hydrogen alongside electric vehicle technologies.
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In its latest forecast, the International Energy Agency predicts a 1,200 GW increase in global renewable capacity from 2019 through 2024, with solar accounting for 60% of the rise.
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The bipartisan group is requesting a five-year extension of the solar Investment Tax Credit, which they say could bring 113,000 jobs and $87 billion in economic investment by 2030.
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The head of the Arizona Corporation Commission has sketched out a new long-term planning process that he says will result in "more independence and greater stakeholder input."
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Documents show government’s plans to use money from £1bn 2017 deal to prioritise support of major oil companiesThe UK is planning to invest in Argentina’s controversial oil shale industry using a £1bn export finance deal intended to support green energy, according to government documents seen by the Guardian.UK Export Finance, the government’s foreign credit agency, promised in 2017 to offer loans totalling £1bn to help UK companies export their expertise in “infrastructure, green energy and healthcare” to invest in Argentina’s economy.The Guardian has collaborated with leading scientists and NGOs to expose, with exclusive data, investigations and analysis, the fossil fuel...
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By Shareen YawanarajahThe Canadian government recently reaffirmed its commitment to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45% below 2012 levels by 2025 as part of the Pan-Canadian Framework. In April 2018, the federal government published comprehensive regulations intended to achieve this commitment. Methane causes 25% of the warming that we are experiencing today, and.. Click headline for full article
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By Breanna LujanAmazon Canopy. Warwick Lister-Kaye / istockphoto.com. With 2020 fast approaching, countries, companies, and other stakeholders are taking stock of their climate commitments. As they consider ways to meet and enhance climate goals, interest in net zero emissions commitments and carbon removal technologies has grown. But what these discussions reveal is that forests are crucial... Click headline for full article
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However hard they may be trying, Canada’s tar sands/oil sands aren’t moving far enough, fast enough to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, Maclean’s magazine writes, in a painstaking analysis that separates the industry’s genuine efforts to reduce its carbon emissions and carbon intensity from its spin about delivering a low-carbon energy source.Calgary-based.. Click headline for full article
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Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. announces that the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant has begun commercial operations.
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Eos Energy Storage and energy equipment firm Holtec International are creating a joint venture to produce Eos’ next generation of large-scale zinc batteries.
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France’s Neoen SA has outlined plans to build a giant renewables complex in South Australia, including battery storage with up to nine times more capacity than the Tesla Inc. design at its nearby Hornsdale plant, which is billed as the world’s largest lithium-ion battery.
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The U.K. could be producing electricity from a geothermal plant for the first time early next decade after drilling at a site in southwest England showed it could become a viable part of the renewable energy mix.
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DOE announced a strengthened scientific integrity policy that ensures they can do their work without fear or intimidation. Unless Trump reverses it.
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DOE launches national program for Wave Energy, an accelerator for zero energy schools, and more efficiency standards, all threatened by Trump.
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Obama added to the flurry of final actions to protect the environment against the incoming administration.
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