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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.
African Children Study Using Solar Clean Energy

Upscaling Local Solar and Renewables: Keys to Unlocking Universal Energy Access, Sustainable Development

A new study from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) highlights the “revolutionary” role distributed, local solar and other renewable energy...
Perovskite PV Cell Applications With Huge Potential But High Hurdles

Perovskite Solar Cell Pioneers Search for the Elusive “Killer App”

Cheap to fabricate and capable of being applied to practically any surface, or material, of nearly any form, shape or size, scientists and researching...
Solar Remediation at Legacy Mine Sites

RMI, BHP Identify Half a Gigagwatt of Legacy Mine Site Renewable Power Capacity

Looking for ways to reduce their carbon and environmental “footprints”, the world’s leading mining companies are evaluating and investing in solar, wind, other renewable...
Blockchain Technology Used in Solar Trading

Social Equity-Minded Solar Energy Entrepreneurs Catch Blockchain Fever

Blockchain fever appears to have broken out among social enterprise-oriented solar energy entrepreneurs and start-ups. At least three potentially seminal events recently took place in...
Japan Smart City Microgrid Storage Infrastructure

The Sun Rises on Japan’s Solar-Powered Smart Communities

Smart communities fueled by solar energy and the latest in advanced energy storage and smart microgrid technologies are taking root and beginning to expand...
The Purchase Power Agreement Between Recurrent Energy and Peninsula Clean Energy

A New Type of Community Choice Utility Rises, Boosts Solar Energy in California

Last edited: October 10, 2017 @ 03:55 PM UTCA new type of utility energy services provider has taken root and is now growing in...
RE-volv Solar Crowdfunding Platform

DiCaprio Foundation Doubles Down on Solar for Non-profits Crowdfunding Project Developer

Academy award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been a leading public advocate and supporter of taking action to address the myriad and profound impacts and...
Suomi NPP/VIIRS Satellite View of Hurricane Irma on 03 September 2017

Solar Energy Storage Resilience: On the Ground in Haiti

Last edited: September 20, 2017 @ 05:30 PM PSTOnline, television, radio and print news services are awash with reports of Hurricane Harvey and Irma’s...
Compound Eyes of a Fly and Solar PV Perovskites

A Fly’s Compound Eyes Lead to Breakthrough in Production of Solar PV Perovskites

We humans have looked around us and received inspiration from the natural world throughout the course of our evolution. Many such observations have led...
Strauss Energy Solar Roof Tiles

Strauss Energy’s Solar Roof Tiles Light Up a School, Students’ Lives in Kenya

So-called “building integrated (solar) photovoltaic (BIPV)” energy technology is considered a keystone of distributed solar and renewable energy proponents’ grand vision of economies and...
SDG&E Escondido Storage Facility

US Solar Eclipse Opens Window of Opportunity for Energy Storage to Shine

For the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will traverse the entire width of the lower 48 US states Aug. 21, moving...
Tesvolt is a specialist in commercial storage systems

Solar-Storage Mini-Grid Makes an Impact at Africa’s Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Water, energy and food – the three are inextricably intertwined and increasingly challenging to access or provide on a basis that’s sustainable economically, environmentally...

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