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24 Mar 2014

World Bank Group approves $73.1m grant for Inga 3 BC hydropower project

The World Bank Group has approved a $ 73.1m grant to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to develop Inga 3 Basse Chute (BC) and Mid-size Hydropower Development Technical Assistance Project. CTBR – News
18 Mar 2014

Seattle City Council approves ridesharing caps to limit drivers on the streets

Monday was a rough day for ridesharing companies in Seattle, as Geekwire reports that the city council voted to approve a cap on ridesharing programs. The council voted unanimously to limit the number of cars allowed on
17 Nov 2013

South Africa Approves $3.3 Billion of Renewable Energy Projects

South Africa approved 33.8 billion rand ($ 3.3 billion) for 17 clean energy projects in the third of five bidding rounds of a program to cut its reliance on coal. Renewable Energy News –
4 Nov 2013

SunVault Board approves assignment agreement to acquire Greek solar projects

SunVault Energy (SunVault) announced that it has received board approval to enter into an Assignment and Amendatory Agreement to acquire an 80% interest in two affiliates of BCI Renewables that are special purpose vehicles (SPVs) that own
2 Nov 2013

IDB approves funding for wind power project in Uruguay

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved $ 132.6m in funding for the development of a wind power project in southern Maldonado region, Uruguay. CTBR – News
28 Oct 2013

Quebec approves development of EDF EN Canada’s La Mitis Community wind project

The Quebec government has approved the construction and operation of EDF EN Canada’s 24.6MW La Mitis Community wind project. CTBR – News
24 Aug 2013

Japan approves solar power applications, totaling 19GW

Japan has approved around 19GW of non-residential solar power applications, as part of its clean energy incentive program that started in July 2012. CTBR – News
21 Aug 2013

Baltimore City approves $263.5m wastewater treatment contract

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates has approved a $ 263.5m contract that was awarded to Archer Western Contractors for the modernization of a wastewater treatment facility in Back River. CTBR – News
28 Jul 2013

Investec Bank approves $813m for clean energy projects in South Africa

UK-based Investec Bank has approved ZAR8bn ($ 813m) in debt funding for renewable energy projects in South Africa, a move that backs the nation’s plans to add wind and solar power. CTBR – News
4 Jul 2013

EU Parliament Approves Backloading Fix To Cap And Trade Market

Big news for global carbon markets today, as the European Parliament voted to approve a “backloading” plan to reduce the glut of unsold carbon allowances in the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS). European Union Parliament building image