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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.
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...
Solar Thermal and Related Technologies Used in Industrial Processes for Decarbonization

Can Solar Bring the Heat Big Industry Needs to Decarbonize?

There’s a pressing need to develop and make use of low-, preferably zero-carbon fuels to power industry in order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Rooftop Solar Panels Deployed in Angeles National Forest, Arcadia, United States

How Many L.A. Rooftop Solar Panels to Replace a Natural Gas Power Plant?

The market-leading residential solar energy systems installer in the U.S., California-based Sunrun has a bold plan to replace one of three Los Angeles (L.A.)...
U.S. Corporations Leveraging Renewable Investment and PPAs to Achieve 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goals

Leading U.S. Corporations on the Cusp of Achieving 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goals

Corporations have become major drivers of solar and renewable energy growth in the U.S. over the course of recent years. Along with a growing...
Solar Power Panels on Green Grass

Clean Energy for America Act Would Rationalize, Strengthen U.S. Tax Policy; Too Bad It...

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced legislation in the upper house of the U.S. Congress May 2 that would rationalize and streamline the federal...
BedZED Ecovillage in England

Solar Energy Production in Great Britain Hits Record-High; Plateau Seen Ahead

Solar energy generation reached a Q1 record-high in Great Britain (GB) in 2019’s first quarter (Q1’19). Solar energy systems produced 2.7 terawatt-hours (TWh) of...
The Kayenta Solar Power Farm

The Switch to Solar at Coal Power Plants and Mines is On

Project developers, investors, government and community organizations in the U.S. are coming together to resolve the socioeconomic and environmental issues associated with deploying solar...
Highview Power Teams up with TSK to Develop Cryogenic Energy Storage Projects

Three Large-Scale Energy Storage Technologies That May Hold the Keys to Unleashing an All-Out...

Recent developments to do with pumped hydro, liquid air and kinetic energy storage technology hold out the promise of inexpensive, widely available energy storage....
A Bangladeshi Farmer Working on a Farm with Solar PV Installed

Bangladesh, World Bank Team Up to Double Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Capacity

As much as 310 megawatts (MW) of new solar power capacity is to be installed in Bangladesh beginning this year on out to January...
Solar Panels on a Farm in Mali

The Solar and Renewables-Fueled Utility of the Future May Be Evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa

Though yet to prove itself long-term, smart, off-grid solar-plus-energy storage and mobile money and banking services are shaping up as a potent combination when...
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...

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