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UK breaks solar energy record on sunny March weekend

by Adam Vaughan for the guardian Amount of electricity demanded by homes and businesses one afternoon was lower than it was during night for first time ever Last weekend’s sunny weather was not [...]

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London’s Black Cabs Go Green as Geely Opens Coventry Factory

by Jess Shankleman for Bloomberg Markets An all-electric version of London’s iconic black cab is set to go on sale at the end of this year after its Chinese manufacturer opened a solar-powered [...]

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Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

By Lorraine Chow for EcoWatch Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release it when supplies [...]

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The U.S. Has More Solar Potential Than We Realized

  By Futurism According to a new study, if the top U.S. cities identified as having the most solar rooftop potential were utilized, the country could produce enough to power 8 million homes [...]

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Google Says It Will Run Entirely on Renewable Energy in 2017

By QUENTIN HARDY for the New York Times   Last year, Google consumed as much energy as the city of San Francisco. Next year, it said, all of that energy will come from wind farms and solar [...]

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China is Now the Biggest Producer of Solar Energy in the World

From Futurism China has proven that it is, in fact, very serious about its intentions to lessen dependence on coal. According to China’s National Energy Administration (NEA), the country has more [...]

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Will Fossil Fuels And Conventional Cars Be Obsolete By 2030?

Rapidly falling prices of renewable energy are not just transforming the energy markets but disrupting them. By Frank Rijsberman, Contributor for Huffington Post In 2016, solar power became the [...]

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Amazon follows Google, Apple with commitment to solar energy

BY Emma Hincheliffe for Mashable Amazon on Thursday announced a new commitment to clean energy. Amazon will install solar panels on 15 of its U.S. fulfillment centers this year, and 50 worldwide [...]

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This Danish School Has Installed The World’s Largest Solar Facade

A new building in Copenhagen is covered by 12,000 colourful solar tiles, making it one of the largest building-integrated solar power plants in Denmark. By Peter Koekoek for Daily Planet The [...]

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Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina ahead of festival

From Yahoo News A solar-powered cinema was unveiled in Burkina Faso Friday ahead of Ouagadougou’s hosting of Africa’s top film festival, even as movie theatres on the continent [...]