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Spain to offer $215 million in renewable energy subsidies

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 14, 2020

MADRID: Spain will inject 181 million euros ($215 million) of state funds into renewable energy projects in seven regions, aiming to boost employment and cut carbon emissions, its Energy and Environment Ministry said on Thursday. The subsidies are part of a chest of 316...

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Subject Tags: Renewable energy , Spain

Salt degradation imperils world's arid farmlands

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 3, 2014

Salt is poisoning around 2,000 hectares of irrigated farm land every day – and has been doing so for the last 20 years, according to new research. Think of an area about the size of 3,000 football fields that can no longer be used to produce food each day. And then remember...

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India Risks Spain’s Solar Slump With Move to Cut Tariff

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2013

India’s biggest solar power-producing state is seeking to cut the subsidized rate it pays to plants by 28 percent, joining governments from Spain to Greece backtracking on clean-energy support to lower costs.

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd. is asking for permission to...

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Spain Achieves Grid Parity for Solar Power

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 1, 2012

Just five years ago subsidised prices of solar power in Spain were around nine times more than those of fossil fuels; but in 2007-2008 Spain installed a large capacity of solar power plants than the rest of the world put together.

The stimulus effect of Spain’s...

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Subject Tags: Spain