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Know your NEM: Looking forward, after looking back

RenewEconomy - Tue, 2019-01-15 12:55

windThe worm is starting to turn, as wind and solar power become widely acknowledged as the forthcoming mainstream suppliers of energy into the NEM. But can governments and regulators keep pace?

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Terregra appoints Balance as solar EPC contractor

RenewEconomy - Tue, 2019-01-15 12:50

Terregra Renewables has appointed Balance Utility Solutions as the EPC contractor for the 5MW Mobilong Solar Farm.

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El Paso announces 200MW of solar, 100MW of energy storage

RenewEconomy - Tue, 2019-01-15 12:46

Texas electric utility announces winning bids for its 2017 request for proposals, including a total of 200MW of utility-scale solar and 100MW of battery storage.

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Hawaiian electric submits plans for seven solar-plus storage projects

RenewEconomy - Tue, 2019-01-15 12:40

Hawaii utility announces seven grid-scale solar-plus-storage projects to add approximately 262MW of solar energy and 1,048MWh of energy storage to the islands.

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Canadian Solar buys up S.A. solar farm, confirms PPA with Flow Power

RenewEconomy - Tue, 2019-01-15 11:00

300MW solar and battery-ready Mannum Solar Farm set to be built by Canadian Solar, help power Mid-Murray region agribusinesses, including major wine maker Pernod Ricard.

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It's time to restore public trust in the governing of the Murray Darling Basin

The Conversation - Tue, 2019-01-15 10:44
Public confidence in the institutions in charge of the Murray Darling Basin has plummeted – with good reason. Jason Alexandra, PhD candidate, RMIT University Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
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CP Daily: Monday January 14, 2019

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 09:33
A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.
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Consultant, Corporate Sustainability, South Pole – London/Mexico City/New York

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:53
As part of the Corporate Risks and Opportunities team within the Consultancy & Services unit, you will focus on the delivery of high quality consultancy advice on climate change mitigation solutions to the corporate sector, and be responsible for the management of small project teams.
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Senior Consultant, Sustainable Cities and Regions, South Pole – London/Mexico City

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:51
As a Senior Consultant Sustainable Cities and Regions, you will focus on the successful and efficient implementation of our mandates and the delivery of high quality consultancy reports, as well as programme management of projects on climate change mitigation solutions.
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Junior Portfolio Manager (Voluntary Carbon), South Pole – Amsterdam/London/Stockholm

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:50
In this role you will be part of our Portfolio Management team, responsible for overseeing and developing business for the sales of carbon credits for the voluntary market.
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Head of Global Sourcing, South Pole – London/Amsterdam

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:49
In this role, you will be part of the Projects and Portfolio Team, responsible for defining, taking ownership and monitoring South Pole’s sourcing policies, strategies and activities, as well as managing the sourcing team.
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Climate Change Finance Consultant, Inter-American Development Bank – Washington DC

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:42
The Inter-American Development Bank seeks a climate change finance consultant to coordinate the technical revision of climate change finance programs/project proposals for the Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) and other major providers of concessional climate finance.
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Climate Advisor, Natural Resources Defense Council – Portland

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:38
NRDC is seeking a Climate Advisor to work with the City of Portland as part of the American Cities Climate Challenge (ACCC).
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CAISO Analyst, City of Tacoma – Tacoma, Washington

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:35
The City of Tacoma is looking for a CAISO analyst to optimize and track transactions with the California ISO (CAISO) in the Day-Ahead and Hourly markets as well as with any future implementation of the Western EIM. The role will also be responsible for maintain's the carbon compliance obligation for the utility.
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New York aiming to have RGGI draft regulations by end of Q1

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 07:40
New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC) is aiming to draft regulations for the post-2020 RGGI Model Rule by the end of Q1, a regulatory source said.
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Governments slow to respond to national waste crisis, peak body says

ABC Environment - Tue, 2019-01-15 06:48
"We're just not getting that government support consistently across Australia to get those market changes we need."
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Chief, Sustainable Transportation and Communities Division, California Air Resources Board – Sacramento

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 05:39
California's Air Resources Board is seeking an applicant to head the agency's Sustainable Transportation and Communities Division.
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EU Market: EUAs claw back early losses as Brexit vote looms

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 05:33
EU carbon prices recovered most of their early fuel-related losses on Monday as traders braced for more big moves this week from a crunch Brexit vote in the UK and the resumption of coal phase-out talks in Germany.
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Muck-spreading could be banned to reduce air pollution

The Guardian - Tue, 2019-01-15 04:00

New government strategy aims to reduce ammonia emissions by changing farming methods

Muck-spreading, the agricultural practice of spraying fields with liquid manure, will effectively be banned under government plans to reduce air pollution.

Animal manure is a key source of ammonia, a powerful pollutant that, combined with other chemicals in the air, form fine particles that can lodge deep in the lungs, harming human health.

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California’s ARB loses LCFS branch chief to trade group

Carbon Pulse - Tue, 2019-01-15 03:59
California regulator ARB is losing its Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) branch chief to a renewable natural gas trade group.
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