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Solar panel researchers investigate powering trains by bypassing grid

Imperial College and climate change charity 10:10 to focus on connecting solar panels directly to train lines, reports BusinessGreen Imperial College London has partnered with the climate change [...]

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Large Corporations Are Driving America’s Renewable Energy Boom. And They’re Just Getting Started.

By Julia Pyper for GreenTech Media Large corporations aren’t typically thought of as environmental champions. But these companies now stand to be one of the most powerful advocates for clean [...]

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Infinite Solar Power Technology Could Completely Change Our Future

By Dom Galeon for Futurism THE SUN GOES UP, AND OIL GOES DOWN Last 2016, solar power saw a resurgence — from cheaper solar panels to innovative roofing for houses and cars, to solar powered [...]

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China Makes Major Investment In Renewable Power Generation

The investment will create over 13 million jobs in the sector. From The World Post China will plow 2.5 trillion yuan ($361 billion) into renewable power generation by 2020, the country’s energy [...]

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Solar Could Beat Coal to Become the Cheapest Power on Earth

by Jessica Shankleman and Chris Martin for Bloomberg Solar power is now cheaper than coal in some parts of the world. In less than a decade, it’s likely to be the lowest-cost option almost [...]

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Bill Gates and top investors launch $1 billion clean energy fund

BY RYAN CONNELLY HOLMES  for PBS News Hour Bill Gates launched a $1 billion fund for investment in clean energy innovation Monday to combat the effects of climate change. The Breakthrough Energy [...]

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Interactive map shows why renewables and natural gas are taking over the US

From Vox This one’s for the energy nerds out there. The University of Texas Austin’s Energy Institute has put out an incredibly useful interactive map showing what types of power plants are [...]

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New Delhi Metro to run on solar power by 2017

By Pragya Singh for THE ASIAN AGE The corporation has set a target of 50 MW solar power by installing rooftop solar power plants on its buildings by 2021. Taking a major leap toward green energy [...]

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Google Will Achieve 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 2017

The web services leader crosses the finish line ahead of most of its peers. by Julian Spector for GreenTech Media A lot of leading companies have committed to getting all of their energy from [...]

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Off-grid solar to help Myanmar bring electricity to all by 2030

In a country where only 16% of rural homes have power a government-led scheme is bringing electricity to thousands of villages By Oliver Balch for the Guardian Four feet in length, of aggressive [...]