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Pathways for Clean Energy Access

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http://www.cleanenergyministerial.org/Blog/pathways-for-energy-access-39363

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Around the world, more than 1 billion people lack access to electricity, concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Improving access to clean and affordable energy services for these populations will be a critical driver for poverty reduction as well as improved health and social outcomes.

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Investment continues in major transmission projects

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Sean Ottewell
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Prysmian Group has inaugurated its new submarine cable plant at Pikkala in Finland. The EUR40m investment will allow the plant to increase production of transmission cables that use high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) technology to transmit large amounts of energy over long distances.

The company is also expanding production capacity at its Arco Felice plant in Italy following the announcement of an EUR800m order for the Western Link submarine link between Scotland and England. ... Read more about Investment continues in major transmission projects

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Ramping Up Renewables

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http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/smart-energy-solutions/increase-renewables/infographic-ramping-up-renewable-energy.html#learn

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Renewable energy is providing clean, reliable electricity across the U.S. and around the world. It is also growing rapidly, with record numbers of new wind and solar installations in the U.S. over the past few years. 

We can readily continue this rapid expansion of renewable energy by utilizing existing technologies, investing in improvements to our electricity system, and making smart policy decisions that move the country toward a clean energy future.  ... Read more about Ramping Up Renewables

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Don Liddell

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Don Liddell

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General Counsel - CESA

Don Liddell is the General Counsel of CESA and a principal of Douglass & Liddell.  Don provides legal and government affairs support for CESA's regulatory and legislative advocacy in all forums.  In addition to CESA, he is in private practice as an attorney focused exclusively on energy law.  Don was Assistant General Counsel of Sempra Energy, where he was dedicated to all aspects of its unregulated companies.  Don served on the Board of Directors of the Independent Energy Producers Association from 1990 to 1997, including a term as Chairman. ... Read more about Don Liddell

Michael Russell

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China: The Future of Global Energy

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GENI - Global Energy Network Institute

China: The Future of Global Energy

Created by: Vincent Tong & Patrick Poon.

Preseented by Peter Meisen, GENI, 2014-07-29, at the SimCenter, San Diego, CA 92101, USA.

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Energy Storage Technologies & Their Role in Renewable Integration

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Andreas Oberhofer
Energy Storage Technologies & Their Role in Renewable Integration

What is the materials cost/benefit of solar technologies for the Desertec endeavor across North Africa?

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Aurelien PLEE and Benoit GUILLEMBET

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