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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.
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...
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...

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