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The El Hierro Declaration

El Hierro Katharina Schenk

ENERGY AT THE CROSSROAD 100% renewable energy empowering local communities On the path towards sustainable energy, some islands and regions have shown that a renewable future is possible. These are the new renewable energy lighthouses emerging all over the world. At the beginning of the UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, renewable energy …

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100% renewable energy is only a matter of political will

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Three years after the Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear disaster, the Global100RE Ambassadors are highlighting the need to refrain from using hazardous nuclear and fossil energy sources and instead shift towards 100% renewable energy. Ambassadors of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign Bill McKibben, David Suzuki, Hans-Josef Fell, Jeremy Leggett, and Ulrich Kelber call on policy makers …

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Blue Planet Foundation sees Hawaii energy 100% renewable by 2050

Copy Right: University of Hawaii at Manoa, GE, and the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO)

The state’s current goal, established in 2009, requires that 40 percent of electricity sales come from renewable sources by 2030, along with 30 percent coming from efficiency measures, for a total of 70 percent. The governor has said that he hopes to set even higher standards, especially since the state is well on its …

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Palawan aims for a 100% renewable energy future

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Palawan needs energy, and it needs it now, said Palawan Provincial Advisor for Energy Caesar Ventura to around a hundred Palaweños gathered in Mendoza Park, in the provincial capital Puerto Princesa on Tuesday, October 22 2013. It was the eve before the start of consultations for the province’s master energy plan. The goal is …

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