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African Solar Investment and Industry Continues to Grow but Falls Far Short of What’s Needed

The 21st annual Africa Energy Forum took place in Lisbon, Portugal June 11–14, highlighting the risks, rewards, opportunities and challenges African nations and solar...

Super-Fast Growing Solar Installer Aims to Help Los Angeles, California Address Affordable Housing Crisis

One of the fastest-growing solar installers in the U.S. is now taking on Los Angeles and California’s affordable housing shortage with the launch of...

Japanese Solar Poised for Growth But Government’s Long-Term Decarbonization Strategy Falls Short of Expectations

Japan’s long-term decarbonization strategy falls short on several counts, including setting solar and renewable energy goals and phasing out use of fossil fuels, according...

US Import Duty Exemption Adds Fuel to Anticipated Surge in High-Efficiency Bifacial Solar PV

The US market for high-efficiency, bifacial solar panels is poised to surge higher over the course of the next 12 months, thanks to being...

A Newly Released Climate Action Plan Could Unleash Ireland’s Solar Energy Generation Potential Through Making Rooftop Solar More Attractive

A radical climate action plan by the Irish Government, published earlier this month, includes commitments to create a mechanism for solar micro-generators to sell...
Malaysia Solar Energy Profile

Malaysia Solar Energy Profile

Malaysia has emerged as an international hub for the manufacture of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells, wafers and modules. The southeast Asian nation has been...

No Batteries Needed: Can Low-Cost Solar Desalination System “Green” Namibia’s Desert Coast?

Water quality and scarcity is a growing issue the world over, including in Namibia, which has been struggling to cope with a prolonged drought...

Scientists Envision 20-Fold Increase in Solar PV Power by 2030

Five-hundred gigawatts (GW) of solar power capacity had been installed globally as of year-end 2018 and another 500 GW is expected to be installed...

Five Texas Electric Coops Sign Collective Solar Power Purchase Agreement

Five Texas electric cooperatives banded together and recently signed a collective deal for 7 megawatts (MW) of emissions-free, DC solar power generation capacity. Though...

How Industry 4.0 Can Impact Energy

All manufacturers are aware of the advantages they can get from technology. Still, many of them are in the very early stages of the...

Can Solar Bring the Heat Big Industry Needs to Decarbonize?

There’s a pressing need to develop and make use of low-, preferably zero-carbon fuels to power industry in order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Facets and Tips to Lower Electricity Bill

Lower Electricity Bill: Focus on 3 Facets, Start with 15 Proven Tips

Let’s face it—we all want to save electricity. But in reality, the electricity bill always surprises us and makes us wonder if there is...