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Andrew Burger

Andrew Burger
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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.
Natural Gas Power Generation and Stranded Asset Risk

Natural Gas Power Stranded Asset Risk Reaches a Tipping Point

Investment risk in new and proposed natural gas power plants is on the rise. The risk of them becoming stranded assets has reached a...
Merchant Solar Projects Are Rising as Deployment Costs Come down to Record Lows

Merchant Solar Projects Rise as Contract Prices Fall to Record Lows

The costs of deploying large-scale solar and solar-storage power plants have come down to a level where growing numbers of developers are willing, and...
National Flag, Solar Panels and Blue Sky: Solar Energy Development in Spain

Spain’s Second Solar Boom, and Possible Market Failure?

New solar installations in Spain have soared since the institution of new, more ambitious national renewable energy goals and regulatory reforms, including rescinding regulations...
Opening up Namibia’s National Electricity Market to Solar and Renewable Power Producers

Namibia Sets a Foundation for Sustainable Solar, Renewable Energy and Socioeconomic Development

New solar energy markets and industry are emerging worldwide as costs continue to decline, performance improves, supply chains expand, solar-plus-storage systems march towards economic...
Agrivoltaic Energy System Practice on Farmland: Incorporating the Benefits of Solar Power

Agrivoltaic Research, Applications Could Reconcile Trade-Offs at the Water-Food-Energy Nexus

A growing body of scientific research and real-world applications at the water-food-energy nexus is revealing that solar panels and photovoltaic (PV) energy systems on...
China’s Panda Solar Station Along Its New Silk Road

International Research Project Charts Course for Chinese Transition to Unsubsidized Power Market

Last Updated on August 22, 2019, 3:25 AM China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), one of the country’s foremost economic agencies, and the National...
Aerial View of Bonaire—Divers Paradise

Caribbean Island Rolls Out Battery Energy Storage System, Looks to Add Solar on Path...

Grid power and electricity service on the Caribbean island of Bonaire has improved substantially as a result of the addition of a new, smart,...
Aerial View of Solar Panels Amongst Coconut Trees on the Paradise Island

The Bahamas Launches Family Islands Solarization Program

The Caribbean island nation of the Bahamas is turning to independent power producers (IPPs), the combination of “solar plus storage” and hybrid microgrids to...

Nevada Utility NV Energy Goes “Solar Plus Storage” in a Big Way

Customers of Nevada utility NV Energy are going to be getting a lot more electricity from utility-scale “solar plus storage” power plants in the...
“Wild Energy”: Balancing Nature and Solar Energy Development

Wild Energy: Reconciling Nature and Solar Power Project Development

Sustainable energy access and conservation of wild species and biodiversity rank at the top of the international community of nations’ strategic agenda. An international...
Calling for More Effective Support for Solar Mini-Grids in Africa from Leading Solar Investors

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

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...
Granny Flat Lifted over Villa Park Home

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...

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