‘Sea-change’ driving demand for renewable energy in U.S.

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Reuters: The wind and solar industries hope demand for carbon-free power from U.S. cities, states and corporations can offset headwinds from President Donald Trump’s tax policy and tariffs, developers said this week.The Trump tax overhaul trimmed production and investment tax credits, and the administration also slapped a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels. The moves, aimed at boosting manufacturing and economic growth, also dimmed prospects for renewables. But Trump’s withdrawal of federal support for Obama-era climate goals indirectly helped the industry by inspiring a backlash among U.S. cities, states and corporations, which have grown more ambitious about installing cleaner forms of energy.Also, investors with years of deals under their belts are less wary about financing solar and wind than they were years ago, and socially responsible funds are actively seeking projects to invest in, according to executives and investors at the Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street in New York. “There is a sea change in grass-roots demand for renewable energy,” Susan Nickey, managing director at Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc., which invests about $1 billion a year in the sector, said in an interview on the sidelines of the conference on Tuesday. “More and more corporations and consumers are saying ‘We want 100 percent renewable energy,’” she said, adding city and state governments are adopting renewable-friendly policies to reflect that growing demand.She cited a survey of financial institutions that showed two-thirds of respondents planned to boost renewable investments this year. Some 89 percent said they would sharply increase planned investments from now to 2030 unless government policies slow demand for renewable energy.More: Renewable energy seeks demand, investment to survive Trump squeeze ‘Sea-change’ driving demand for renewable energy in U.S.last_img read more

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Hammerson JV for £300m Kingston plan

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Run Net Framework 20 30 and 35 on Windows 10

first_imgRun .Net Framework 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 on Windows 10 by Martin Brinkmann on June 12, 2017 in Windows – Last Update: July 05, 2017 – 4 commentsSoftware programs that require the Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0, 3.0 or 3.5 may not run by default on Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system.The same is true for Windows 8 machines, but not for Windows 7 or Windows Vista. We talked about fixing the issue on Windows 8 PCs back in 2012, and would like to provide you with information on handling this issue in Windows 10 today.The Microsoft .Net Framework is provided in different versions. While some versions replace others, this is not the case for all of them. This means, that you cannot just install the latest Microsoft .Net Framework version, .Net Framework 4.7 at the time of writing, and run any program that requires the framework using it.If a program requires an earlier version of the Microsoft .Net Framework, and here in particular the versions 2.0, 3.0 or 3.5, you will receive an error during installation. This error may be thrown during application installation, or after installation when you try to run the program.Windows might pick up on that automatically, but it is not a given that this is happening. If it happens, a window should be launched by the operating system that allows you to install the feature.If it does not, you are required to install the feature manually instead, or, and that is without doubt a possibility, remove the program from the system as you cannot run it. A third option would be to use virtualization to run it which may be the best option if the old .Net Framework version cannot be installed.Here is the quickest way to install the missing .Net Framework component on Windows 10:Tap on the Windows-key on your keyboard, type appwiz.cpl, and hit the Enter-key on the keyboard. This opens the Programs and Features Control Panel applet.Select Turn Windows features on or off on the left of the window.Locate the entry .Net Framework 3.5 (includes .Net 2.0 and 3.0), and place a checkmark in the box next to it. You don’t need to check the Windows Communication Foundation options that are sub-options of the main one.Click ok, and wait for Windows to add the new component to the system.Windows 10 might need to connect to Windows Update to download the .Net Framework 3.5 version to install it on the computer. You need to allow this connection to proceed.A restart is required to complete the installation.Installing the .Net Framework 3.5 manuallySometimes, using the “turn Windows features on or off” may not work. Maybe you are getting an error when trying to initiate the Windows Update download, or if there is no Internet connection.Note that you cannot just run the classic installers of the .Net Framework 3.5, but you can install the .Net Framework 3.5 from Windows 10 installation media.Insert the Windows 10 installation media in the DVD drive, mount it if you have an ISO image, or connect the USB flash drive to the PC.Make a mental note of the drive letter that is assigned to the media.Tap on the Windows-key, type cmd.exe, hold down the Ctrl-key and Shift-key, and hit the Enter-key to open an elevated command prompt window.Run the following command (replace the drive letter F with the drive letter on your PC): Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /All /Source:F:\sources\sxs /LimitAccessThis installs the Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5, which includes 2.0 and 3.0 as well, on the system directly from the installation media.Now You: Which .Net Framework versions do you have installed on your Windows PC?SummaryArticle NameRun .Net Framework 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 on Windows 10DescriptionFind out how to install the Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0, 3.0 or 3.5 on PCs running Windows 10 if old programs require those particular versions.Author Martin BrinkmannPublisher Ghacks Technology NewsLogo Advertisementlast_img read more

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