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Andrew is a researcher, reporter, writer and editor whose work spans the fields of energy, science, technology, sociology, finance and political economy. He has a degree in geology, a master's in finance and has completed postgrad studies in international governance for biodiversity.
The Paluan Solar-Battery Storage Microgrid - No More Brownouts

Distributed Solar-Storage is Going Great Guns in the Philippines

Investment in and deployment of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) energy-battery energy storage systems is soaring in the Philippines amid efforts to electrify the countryside,...
Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive Distributed Solar

Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive, Distributed Solar, Clean Energy Technology

An international group of 10 power utilities is in the midst of conducting the second edition of Free Electrons, a unique, utility-sponsored accelerator program...
Cerro Dominador CSP-Energy Storage Project Site

Chile’s 24×7 Concentrating Solar Power Plus Storage Project is Back on Track

Construction of Latin America’s first, utility-scale concentrating solar power (CSP)-thermal energy storage project is back on track. Completion of the 110 MW, 24x7 Cerro...
Monitoring Electricity Meter During Duck Curve Periods

US Grid Operators, Utilities Getting to Know their “Duck Curves”

A phenomenon first observed in California around 2013, electricity supply-demand “duck curves” are emerging on grid systems elsewhere in the US. Utility grid customers...
Distributed Solar Rooftop among Institutional Real Estate

Boosting Distributed Solar, Distributed Clean Energy Investment among Institutional Real Estate Investors

Densely packed commercial, residential and mixed-use buildings and real estate predominate and define cities the world over. With comparatively little in the way of...
Tanzanian Woman Holds Up a Pay-As-You-Go Solar Device

CrossBoundary Energy, The Rockefeller Foundation Launch Sub-Saharan Africa Mini-Grid Innovation Lab, R&D Fund

CrossBoundary Energy and The Rockefeller Foundation on April 24 launched the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab for Sub-Saharan Africa, an R&D fund that aims to develop...
NREL Solar Energy Innovation Network (SEIN) Meeting

Two Cohorts, Nine Research Teams Leverage Network Learning Effect to Spur Solar Energy-Grid Innovation,...

Last edited: May 2, 2018 @ 11:25 PM ETThe US Dept. of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently enlisted an inaugural cohort of...
Sun Exchange Crypto-Token “Gamified” Solar Rewards Program

Sun Exchange Prepares for Launch of Developing World Solar Project Default Insurance Fund

Sun Exchange is one of a growing roster of ambitious, digital tech-driven social enterprises looking to do good in the world by broadening access...
One of the 12 Completed Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Projects By Cypress Creek, LM Energy

Cypress Creek, Lockheed Martin Team Up with North Carolina Energy Co-op to Integrate 12...

Last edited: April 12, 2018 @ 10:33 AM ET Energy “prosumers” (producer-consumers) are choosing to add lithium-ion battery (LiB) energy storage to on-site, “behind the...
Solar PV Field Snow-Capped Mountains

Solar Sets the Pace as Renewables Rise to Global Prominence

“Solar power rose to record prominence in 2017,” according to REN21’s 2018 Renewables Global Status Report. A total of 98 gigawatts (GW) of new...

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