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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.
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...
Solar Power Plant in Okinawa, Japan

Japanese Solar Poised for Growth But Government’s Long-Term Decarbonization Strategy Falls Short of Expectations

Japan’s long-term decarbonization strategy falls short on several counts, including setting solar and renewable energy goals and phasing out use of fossil fuels, according...
Bifacial Solar Panels Installed on Residential Roofs

US Import Duty Exemption Adds Fuel to Anticipated Surge in High-Efficiency Bifacial Solar PV

The US market for high-efficiency, bifacial solar panels is poised to surge higher over the course of the next 12 months, thanks to being...
Solar Desalination System to “Green” Drought-Stricken Namibia

No Batteries Needed: Can Low-Cost Solar Desalination System “Green” Namibia’s Desert Coast?

Water quality and scarcity is a growing issue the world over, including in Namibia, which has been struggling to cope with a prolonged drought...
Terawatt-Scale Solar PV Power Plants: 20-Fold Increase by 2030

Scientists Envision 20-Fold Increase in Solar PV Power by 2030

Five-hundred gigawatts (GW) of solar power capacity had been installed globally as of year-end 2018 and another 500 GW is expected to be installed...
Electric Cooperatives Sign Collective Solar Power Purchase Agreement

Five Texas Electric Coops Sign Collective Solar Power Purchase Agreement

Five Texas electric cooperatives banded together and recently signed a collective deal for 7 megawatts (MW) of emissions-free, DC solar power generation capacity. Though...

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