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How Co-ops Are Bringing Solar Power to Rural America

Declining solar costs have helped spur a move away from coal By John Fialka for Scientific American In 2014, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association studied what some of its members [...]

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California sets a new solar output record – and it isn’t even spring yet

By CHRISTIAN ROSELUND for GreenTech Media On Saturday afternoon utility-scale solar output on California’s grid peaked at 10,745 MW – its highest level since last summer. More importantly, [...]

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Solar Power Stations In Space Could Supply The World With Limitless Energy

By Scott Snowden for Forbes While on the surface of the Earth, society still struggles to adopt solar energy solutions, many scientists maintain that giant, space-based solar farms [...]

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Even in a warmer Europe, wind and solar could still keep the lights on

By Rachel Becker for The Verge Europe’s electricity future could be both green and consistent, even as climate change warms the continent, according to a new study. That’s good news for [...]

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Major New 270-Acre Solar Facility Now Online, Providing Clean Energy to Walt Disney World Resort

by Angie Renner, Environmental Integration Director for the Disney Blog We’ve got some big news to share from the Sunshine State today. Built in collaboration with the Reedy Creek Improvement [...]

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Google is building a solar power project above fishing ponds in Taiwan, its first in Asia

Google recently signed its first green deal in Asia, a solar project to be built above fishing ponds in Taiwan.Building solar projects over water is becoming more common in Asia due to population [...]

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World’s Biggest Battery to Boost Solar in Texas Oil Country

 At 495 megawatts, project is ‘five times’ bigger than others Set for 2021, it’s located within the oil-rich Permian Basin By Chris Martin for Bloomberg The 495-megawatt storage system would be [...]

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Floating solar farms: How ‘floatovoltaics’ could provide power without taking up valuable real estate

New report spotlights benefits of installing solar panels on bodies of water. By Joseph Bennington-Castro for NBC News As they’ve become cheaper and more efficient, electricity-generating [...]

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425 BILLION REASONS FOR CHANGE

Every year, governments from all over the world spend $425 billion to make oil, gas, coal and other fossil fuels cheaper to buy. $425 million! That’s not exactly chump change and, sadly, it’s [...]

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Maldives luxury resort is powered entirely by solar panels

By Liz Stinson for Curbed From above, the Kudadoo Maldives Private Resort looks like a shiny black beetle floating in a tranquil aquamarine sea. Located off one of the Maldives’ [...]