Andrew Burger

Andrew Burger

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.
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

That’s the case in sub-Saharan Africa, where distributed solar power systems hold out the promise of enabling nations to extend sustainable energy access and development…
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 farm…
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 to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

. Contour Global, the independent power producer (IPP) charged with providing safe, reliable and affordable electricity island-wide, is getting more emissions-free energy from its wind…
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 extend…

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 near…
“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 group…
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 Needed

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 and…
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 a…
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 to…
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