The Portuguese company Martifer Solar has announces the completion of two PV plants in Romania for Eurowind Energy A/S. Martifer was responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction of a 2.03 MW plant in Halchiu, Brasov county, and a 3.38 MW plant in Magurele, near Bucharest.
The vast majority of Americans believe that climate change is a reality, even in conservative states, which up till now were generally perceived as refusing to accept it. Two thirds of the people from traditionally republican states were also in favour of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The British Governement has revised the strike prices under the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme launching next year. Funding for onshore wind power and solar power plants is being reduced, and offshore wind energy will simultaneously be supported with an increase in the feed-in tariffs. Overall, expenditures for subsidisation will be maintained at a constant level.
The Bulgarian National Assembly decided on Thursday to introduce a 20% tax on the turnover of power plants that use renewable energy sources, starting in 2014. The additional revenue for the country's budget will be an estimated € 80 million.
The German Pellets plant in Woodville, Texas, which went into operation in the summer of this year, has received the ENplus certificate from the European Pellet Council in Brussels. This verifies that the wood pellets produced there exceed the European requirements for the product according to EN 14961-2.