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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.
Tesla’s CEO Introduces the World to the Powerpack

Elon Musk Invokes Twitter Storm – Australian Government, Industry Respond

Last updated: March 20, 2017Tesla-Solar City CEO Elon Musk this past week once again displayed attributes that distinguish him as an innovative engineer, high-tech...
d.light Refugee Family Energy Access

How Off-Grid Solar Can Help Stem the Rising Refugee Tide

A defining characteristic of human history and nature, conflict – whether armed or otherwise – continues to destroy human lives, rupture societies and uproot...
Trump Signs Executive Orders

California Vows to Go Its Own Way to Support Renewables as Storm of Controversy...

Executive actions taken by U.S. President Donald J. Trump during his first four weeks in the Oval Office by and large confirmed expectations he...
Trump Tower

Trump Era: $30MM in New U.S. Solar-Grid Integration Funding Comes Amidst Heightened Energy Policy...

The U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) on Jan. 31 announced it would invest as much as $30 million to fund...
Insight: Mobile Pay as You Go Solar in China

[INSIGHT] Could Mobile “Pay as You Go” Solar Succeed in China?

“Pay as you go” solar power systems are cropping up across Sub-Saharan Africa, bringing affordable, reliable, emissions-free electricity to rural communities and creating new...
BBOXX in Rwanda

Investors Plow $20MM into BBOXX – an African Off-Grid Solar/Distributed Energy Start-Up

A rather impressive group of clean energy investment companies recently made a $20 million venture capital (VC) investment in BBOXX, a start-up based in...
C.D. Glin - the New President of the U.S. African Development Foundation

C.D. Glin Sworn In as the New President of the U.S. African Development Foundation...

WASHINGTON, DC – September 6, 2016 – C.D. Glin was sworn in as the U.S. African Development Foundation’s 9th President on Tuesday, September 6,...
USADF Incubator 2016

USADF On Verge of Funding 20 New Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge Entrepreneurs

Local mini- and off-grid solar power continues to gain traction in Sub-Saharan Africa as innovative, socially-minded startups leverage the popularity of mobile phones and...
Power Africa Meets in Washington D.C.

Power Africa is Building Clean Energy, Sustainable Development Pathways Across Sub-Saharan Africa

2016 has been a busy year to date for those participating in U.S. President Barack Obama's Power Africa program. Particularly noteworthy, the U.S. Congress...

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