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The world of renewables this week

Reuters reports this week that deforestation of the Brazilian rain forest has accelerated and in the first 15 days of July satellite data shows an area of 1,000 square kilometers was cleared, about 68% more than the entire July last year. This creates so much carbon release, and kills off carbon absorbing trees, that some voice in the EU are now saying that green factions are likely to use this fact to vote down a trade deal with Brazil. National Grid Ventures has completed its $100 million purchase of Geronimo Energy, a wind and solar developer in the US. The deal was announced in March and the National Grid has also entered into a joint venture agreement with Washington State…

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