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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.
Modern Smart Renewable City Landscape

Tokyo, Copenhagen, San Diego and Peña Station NEXT Rank Among Deloitte’s Biggest, Purest and...

Smart renewable cities (SRCs) are emerging around the world as governments, utilities, corporations and communities create innovative models that leverage and capitalize on the...
Quartierstrom - Neighbors Can Set the Price at Which They Will Sell and Buy Electricity

Swiss Neighborhood Solar Energy Blockchain Trading Network Off to a Good Start

Thirty-seven households and a retirement home in the Swiss town of Walenstadt participated in what’s known locally as Quartierstrom, a blockchain-based solar power trading...
Electricity Grid in Vietnam - Electricity Investment in ASEAN

More Dirty Energy for ASEAN

Primary energy demand across the 10-nation ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region surged 70 percent from 2000 to 2016 alongside annual economic growth...
Chicago’s 100 Percent Zero-Carbon Goal

Chicago Latest U.S. City to Announce 100 Percent Zero-Carbon or Renewable Energy Goal

Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the “Windy City” will make the transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy in buildings community-wide by 2035.Dubbed...
ISO New England (ISO-NE) Control Center

Sunrun’s ISO New England Home Solar-Plus-Storage Forward Capacity Award Establishes a Distributed, Renewable Energy...

U.S.-based Sunrun recently won a bid to provide regional transmission organization (RTO) ISO New England (ISO-NE) with energy capacity at wholesale rates by aggregating...
The Núñez De Balboa Solar Plant Building in Spain’s Extremadura Region

Iberdrola, Kutxabank Put FlexiDAO’s EWF-based Spring Renewable Energy Blockchain to the Test

Spain’s Iberdrola recently announced it had completed a blockchain project that guarantees that 100 percent of the electricity delivered to a consumer, Kutxabank, comes...
Boats at the Dock at Palawan, Philippines

CleanGrid Partners Sets Out to Change the Way Sustainable Energy, Grid Electrification Is Done

Singapore’s CleanGrid Partners is out to make a difference in the world. Flush with USD60 million of investment capital (and more to come according...
The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation

Solar, Renewables, Energy Transformation Reshaping the Geopolitical Landscape

Solar energy investments and usage have grown fast and spread worldwide in recent decades, so much so that they’re influencing and reshaping the geopolitics...
Gaf’s Decotech Line of Rooftop-Integrated Line of Solar PV Systems

A New U.S. Solar Market Force Aims to “Generate Energy from Every Roof”

U.S. solar growth prospects received what could be a substantial boost recently when Standard Industries announced the launch of a new unit, GAF Energy, that...
Solar and Wind Complementarity Tripling Power Output in Texas

Tripling Firm Solar, Wind Energy Output in Texas by Capitalizing on “Complementarity”

Co-locating or integrating distributed solar and wind power resources to maximize their output and contributions to electricity transmission and distribution grids isn’t a new...
Primary School Children in Kenya Holding Solar Lights

December Caps a Bright, Busy Year for Off-Grid Solar in Sub-Saharan Africa

Smart, off-grid solar energy power generation and distribution continues to gain traction across Sub-Saharan Africa, attracting interest from national and multilateral development agencies, international...
Freedom Forever Offering Flexible Residential Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System Ownership Financing Packages

California-based Solar Finance-Installation Company’s Revenues Soar 3,000 Percent in Three Years

Freedom Forever doubled its revenues in 2018, breaching the $100 million mark for the first time in the company’s seven-year history. Revenues have soared...

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