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Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource

June 22, 2016

The amount of electricity generated using solar panels stands to expand as much as sixfold by 2030 as the cost of production falls below competing natural gas and coal-fired plants, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency...

A Record Year For Renewable Energy

June 03, 2016

This week the Renewables 2016 Global Status Report (GSR) was released by the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)...

A Renewable Energy Boom

April 04, 2016

Some world leaders, especially in developing countries like India, have long said it’s hard to reduce the emissions that are warming the planet because they need to use relatively inexpensive...

Expect a Major Spike in U.S. Solar Growth

March 09, 2016

U.S. solar installations will more than double in 2016, increasing by 119%, says the Solar Energy Industries Association. That's a continuation of the energy subset's ongoing growth...

Bill Gates, the 'Impatient Optimist,' Lays Out his Clean-Energy Innovation Agenda

February 23, 2016

Bill Gates added clean energy and climate change to his agenda in 2010 with a TED talk on the need for "energy miracles," during which he uncapped a jarful of blinking fireflies in place of the mosquitoes he liberated in malaria talk the year before...

Tax Credit Extension Gives Solar Industry a New Boom

December 28, 2015

With the extension of the investment tax credit, previously set to expire at the end of 2016, solar developers get renewed incentives...

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