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Solar-Panel Roads to Be Built on Four Continents Next Year

By Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you. A subsidiary of Bouygues SA has designed rugged solar [...]

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South Pacific island ditches fossil fuels to run entirely on solar power

Ta’u island in American Samoa will rely on solar panels and Tesla batteries as it does away with diesel generators by Eleanor Ainge Roy for The Guardian A remote tropical island has catapulted [...]

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Nearly 50 countries vow to use 100% renewable energy by 2050

The signatories are countries who are disproportionately affected by global warming such as Ethiopia and the Maldives by Matt Payton for Independent Nearly 50 countries vulnerable to climate [...]

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Climate Bright Spot: India’s Growing Solar Market

by Anjali Jaiswal for NRDC With the Paris Agreement now in force, world leaders signaled overwhelming support for strong action, as the climate talks come to a close in Morocco. Even though the [...]

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Tesla’s Future in Trump’s World

Elon Musk is up against a starkly different agenda, but the energy transition he invigorated can’t be stopped. By Tom Randall for Bloomberg What will Donald Trump actually do? It’s a question [...]

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Comment: China’s solar revolution is picking up speed

By Tom Baxter for GreenPeace China has seen enormous growth in renewable energy over the last few years. It now has both the largest and the fastest growing wind and solar sectors in the world. [...]

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Trump Rode a Wave of Economic Angst. Will He Harness America’s Greatest Economic Opportunity?

Trump’s campaign stoked fears about economic change. His energy policy could deliver a trillion-dollar payoff for America—if only he’d recognize the positive changes sweeping the sector. by [...]

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Morocco poised to become a solar superpower with launch of desert mega-project

World’s largest concentrated solar power plant, powered by the Saharan sun, set to help renewables provide almost half the country’s energy by 2020 From the guardian by Arthur Nelsen The Moroccan [...]

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Canadian Government Makes 100% Renewables Commitment

by Joseph Bebon for Solar Industry  The Canadian federal government has committed to powering all of its buildings and operations using renewable energy sources by 2025. The goal is in support of [...]

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From Dirty Coal to Solar Farm, One of New England’s Worst Polluters Makes the Switch

From EcoWatch One of the worst polluters in New England, the Mount Tom Power Station in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is making the switch from coal to solar. The plant’s owner, Paris-based [...]