Europe

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U.S. Offshore Wind Farm, Made in Europe

Published: 
Fri, 01/24/2014 - 8:32am
Category: 
Energy

Carl Horstmann strode around the floor of his factory here, passing welders honing head-high metal tubes as sparks flew. He is one of a dying breed: the owner of Mass Tank, a steel tank manufacturer in a down-at-the-heels region that was once a hub of the craft.

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Europe, Facing Economic Pain, May Ease Climate Rules

Published: 
Fri, 01/24/2014 - 8:21am
Category: 
Energy

For years, Europe has tried to set the global standard for climate-change regulation, creating tough rules on emissions, mandating more use of renewable energy sources and arguably sacrificing some economic growth in the name of saving the planet.

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Clean Energy Learns to Compete

Published: 
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 9:32pm
Category: 
Energy

Europe used to be nirvana for companies in the clean-energy business, but in the past couple of years it has become a much tougher place. 

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Poland, Wedded to Coal, Spurns Europe on Clean Energy Targets

Published: 
Sat, 11/02/2013 - 8:39am
Category: 
Energy

They call it Poland’s biggest hole in the ground.

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A City That Turns Garbage Into Energy Copes With a Shortage

Published: 
Sun, 05/05/2013 - 9:23pm
Category: 
Waste

This is a city that imports garbage. Some comes from England, some from Ireland. Some is from neighboring Sweden. It even has designs on the American market.