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Leading U.S. Corporations on the Cusp of Achieving 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goals

Corporations have become major drivers of solar and renewable energy growth in the U.S. over the course of recent years. Along with a growing...

Sustainable Energy Is More Cost-Efficient Than You Think: Three Ways That Renewable Energy Is Becoming Cheaper for Companies

With all the attention given to wind, solar and other forms of clean power, you’d be forgiven for assuming sustainable energy use is more...

How California’s New Solar Mandate Will Affect Homeowners

In 2018, the California Building Standards Commission approved a mandate requiring all new homes under three stories in the state of California to install...

Saving Lives: Solar Powered Oxygen Systems Reduce Child Mortality

Medical use of oxygen is over 100 years old. Oxygen therapy is used in the treatment of a wide array of diseases ranging from...

Why Is Solar Energy Being Embraced by Businesses?

Commercial utilization of energy takes a sizeable chunk out of a country’s energy quota. In the United States alone, 40% of the energy that’s produced...

Clean Energy for America Act Would Rationalize, Strengthen U.S. Tax Policy; Too Bad It Stands Little Chance of Passing

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced legislation in the upper house of the U.S. Congress May 2 that would rationalize and streamline the federal...

Solar Energy Production in Great Britain Hits Record-High; Plateau Seen Ahead

Solar energy generation reached a Q1 record-high in Great Britain (GB) in 2019’s first quarter (Q1’19). Solar energy systems produced 2.7 terawatt-hours (TWh) of...

Solar Jobs and Seeing the Light

While various professional solar journals like SEIA, Solar Energy and ASME report the employment numbers, sometimes the dots aren’t getting connected. The development of...

The Switch to Solar at Coal Power Plants and Mines is On

Project developers, investors, government and community organizations in the U.S. are coming together to resolve the socioeconomic and environmental issues associated with deploying solar...
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Vietnam Solar Profile: Energy, and an Economy, in Transition

Vietnam’s power sector has been expanding alongside its economy—at USD223.9 billion in 2017—one of the 20 fastest growing in the world with year-over-year growth rates...

Three Large-Scale Energy Storage Technologies That May Hold the Keys to Unleashing an All-Out Renewable Energy Transition

Recent developments to do with pumped hydro, liquid air and kinetic energy storage technology hold out the promise of inexpensive, widely available energy storage....
Solar Magazine’s Curated News Highlights, March 31–April 7, 2019

Solar Magazine’s Curated News Highlights, March 31–April 7 Week

The shift away from coal and towards decentralized solar, wind and renewables continues. News regarding utility solar-storage in Hawaii, retirement of the massive Navajo...