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March 15 Energy News

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¶ Brazil’s power sector regulator Aneel has authorized three wind energy plants, with a combined capacity of 60.1 MW, to start commercial operations. According to Brazil’s Ministry of Planning, the investment totalled more than BRL 284.7 million ($78.5 million, €70.7 million). [SeeNews Renewables]

Brazilian wind farm. Author: Carla Wosniak. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic Brazilian wind farm. Author: Carla Wosniak.
License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic

¶ Climate laws will be tightened to cut carbon emissions effectively to zero, the UK’s government said. Under current law, emissions must be cut of by 80% by 2050, but ministers said it is clear the UK must not increase CO2 at all because the warming threat is so severe. [BBC]

¶ Uruguay went from having virtually no wind generation in 2007 to become a double world-record holder in less than a decade. By 2013, it was receiving the largest share of clean energy investment as a percentage of GDP…

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