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- Carbon Trust set to seal Chinese deal
Move to open China to British low-carbon technology (FT)

- US wind sector impatient for Obama stimulus funds
Credit crisis has stemmed capital inflow to renewables (FT)

- Australia government to delay emission trading scheme to 2011, Rudd says
Plan would curb growth as country enters recession (Bloomberg)

- EDF considers selling UK distribution network
Aims to cut debt after year of costly acquisitions (FT)

- Rio Tinto seeks ways to take sting out of Chinalco deal
Shareholders oppose convertible bond offer to Chinese company (FT)

- Chinalco defends planned deal with Rio
Senior Chinalco official says investment is ‘package’ for all (FT)

- Chevron earnings drop 64% on falling prices
Profit is oil major’s lowest in five years (FT)

- Top UK planner aims to push renewable energy
Bottleneck in wind-farm applications biggest challenge (FT)
- BG price protection combats ‘gas-glut’UK company is weathering decline in gas prices (FT)