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Renewable Energy Sources To Account For 85% Of Global Electricity Production By 2050

by Joshua S Hill for CleanTechnica Renewable energy sources will provide 85% of global electricity production in 2050, led by solar PV and onshore wind, according to a new report published this [...]

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Navajo Nations first solar project now producing enough electricity for about 13,000 homes

From AZCentral by AP A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the Navajo Nation at a time when the tribe is bracing for [...]

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After Irma: Solar Plus Storage – A Small Beacon Of Light In A Sea Of Darkness

By Peter Kelly-Detwiler ,  for Forbes Five days after the dreaded arrival of Hurricane Irma, Jim Walden lives in a ghost town. When Walden woke up on this mid-September morning, he switched on [...]

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Solar is now so cheap in the US it beat government goals by three years

By Karen Hao for Quartz Media Though US president Donald Trump has promised many times that he will bring back coal, he really can’t do much to fight the forces of good old economics. On Tuesday [...]

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Japan looks to combine solar power with mushroom farming

By Megan Treacy for Treehugger Since the Fukushima disaster, Japan has focused on steering away from nuclear power and toward renewable energy generation, but an obstacle to that has been finding [...]

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Which stadiums are big on green energy?

From CNBC CNBC takes a look at some of the stadiums and teams embracing clean energy. See the slideshow here.

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GRID Continues Low-Income Solar Mission With Help From Tesla Donation

by Joseph Bebon for Solar Industry   U.S. nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives has announced a major solar panel donation from Tesla that will support solar power for an estimated 150 [...]

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World’s Biggest Floating Solar Farm Goes Live on Top of a Former Coal Mine

by Global Citizen for EcoWatch Coal power is getting buried in China—both literally and figuratively. Earlier this week, a new floating solar farm went live in the Chinese city of Huainan above a [...]

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Solar Power Does What? 4 Unusual Uses of Photovoltaic Technology

From Energy.gov It’s becoming more common to find solar panels on rooftops, but that’s just one of thousands of places where they are generating power. As costs drop and energy production rises, [...]

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Navajo Tribal Utility Authority opens first large-scale solar farm

From the Farmington Daily Times, by Noel Lyn Smith  An entity of the Navajo Nation has taken its first step to generating electricity by starting a solar farm on 200 acres five miles north of [...]