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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.
California Golden Gate Bridge - Global Climate Action Summit

Clean Energy, Climate Change Take Center Stage as California Sets 100 Percent Carbon-Free Energy...

California set a new, higher “carbon-free” energy goal this past week, burnishing the state’s reputation as a US and worldwide leader when it comes...
Developing-World Solar Mini-Grid in Kenya

Fast-Growing User Base Suggests Evolutionary Growth Spurt in the Making for Developing-World Solar Mini-Grids

Private power utilities in Africa, Asia and Latin America are developing more than 550 “green” mini-grids – over USD550 million worth, according to Odyssey...
Landscape of Solar Energy Trading and Management Using Web Platform

Building the Foundation for the Grid Edge-Centered Renewable Energy Web of the Future

LO3 Energy recently announced it will work with the Energy Web Foundation (EWF) to advance development of data standards and the systems architecture for...
Solar PV Helps to Power the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque

US Dept. of Energy Launches USD2 Billion Tribal Energy Loan Guarantee Program

The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced a USD2 billion loan guarantee program aimed at facilitating financing and development of energy resources, products...
MGM-Innova Financed Deployment of a Hybrid Solar PV-Diesel Generation and Distribution System at Red Frog Beach

The Market-Makers “De-Risking” Clean Energy Development in the Caribbean and Central America

The USAID Clean Energy Finance Facility for the Caribbean and Central America (CEFF-CCA) recently held a webinar during which a group of “market-making,” clean...
Solar Photovoltaic Glass Technology by Ubiquitous Energy

Ubiquitous Energy, Asahi Glass Aim to Speed Commercialization of Solar Photovoltaic Glass

Developer of a transparent, thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) coating that can be applied to windows, Ubiquitous Energy recently signed a strategic development agreement with...
Sunvapor’s “Solar Steam on Demand” System to Drive Down Cost of Solar Thermal Desalination

US Dept. of Energy, Project Partners Aim to Drive Down Cost of Solar Thermal...

The US Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Technologies Office (STO) on June 19 announced USD21 million of...
Finland Uses Solar-Clean Energy in Industrial District

Integrated Solar-Clean Energy Microgrid to Power Finland Industrial District

Last edited: June 28, 2018 @ 09:44 PM ETSolar energy will be a central feature of a hybrid, industrial-district microgrid in Finland. Incorporating fuel...
NRG Energy Solar Garden Product

NRG Rolls Out Simplified, Fixed-Rate, Commercial-Industrial Solar Garden Energy-as-a-Service Product

US-based NRG Energy recently introduced a long-term, fixed-price, consumer solar energy product that management says enables commercial and industrial companies to acquire reliable, emissions-free...
American-Made Solar Prize - Solar Manufacturing

Trump Administration Looks to Spur Next-Gen, US Solar Manufacturing with American-Made Solar Prize

The US Dept. of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy earlier this month launched a three-stage, USD3 million prize competition in a...
The Paluan Solar-Battery Storage Microgrid - No More Brownouts

Distributed Solar-Storage is Going Great Guns in the Philippines

Investment in and deployment of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) energy-battery energy storage systems is soaring in the Philippines amid efforts to electrify the countryside,...
Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive Distributed Solar

Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive, Distributed Solar, Clean Energy Technology

An international group of 10 power utilities is in the midst of conducting the second edition of Free Electrons, a unique, utility-sponsored accelerator program...

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